Paid Internship Jobs – 550 US Dollars – Advocacy and Communications Officer – Raising Voices

 

Job Title:    Advocacy and Communications
Officer

Organisation: Global Health Corps (GHC)

Placement Organisation: Raising Voices

Duty Station: Kampala,
Uganda

Eligible Citizenship: United States

Salary: Monthly
Stipend 550 US Dollars

Position Code: G05-Int

 

About GHC:

Global Health Corps
pairs intelligent and passionate fellows with organizations that require new
thinking and innovative solutions. We provide these young leaders with the
tools to remain connected after their fellowship year finishes, deepening their
ability to enact change through heightened skills and strong partnerships. We
currently place fellows in Malawi, Rwanda, Uganda, the United States, and
Zambia.

 

About US:

Raising Voices is a
feminist non-profit organization, founded in 2000, based in Kampala Uganda.
Raising Voices aims to prevent violence against women and children. We work to
realize this vision by creating approaches that catalyze social norm change in
communities, rigorously studying and learning from our prevention work, and
sharing our experiences to shape the field of violence prevention. The violence
against women (VAW) Prevention Team’s overall aim is to strengthen global
efforts to prevent VAW and contribute to the creation of safer relationships
and communities for all women.

 

Job Summary:   The Advocacy and Communications Officer will
work with the violence against women (VAW) Prevention Team at Raising Voices to
support the implementation of the VAW prevention Influencing strategy. This
strategy strives to ensure that practice-based learning and feminist
perspectives inform key program and policy related decisions for effective VAW
prevention programming in Uganda, regionally and globally. The officer will
harness the power of multiple platforms (print, virtual, traditional and social
media) to communicate VAW prevention ideas with stakeholders in an engaging,
impactful, and strategic way.  The
Advocacy and Communications Officer will work closely with the VAW prevention
team on priority themes such as the ethical scale up of VAW prevention,
feminist movement building, accountability to the women’s movement, and
principles of effective VAW prevention in order to promote better funding,
programming, and policy for violence prevention.

 

Key Duties and Responsibilities:  

·       
Develop,
implement, and monitor advocacy campaigns on Raising Voices priority themes to
impact global funding, programming, and policy on VAW prevention

·       
Create
content for multiple platforms and audiences including traditional media,
social media, presentations, communication materials, and infographics

·       
Write
popular materials for activist organizations and contribute to academic journal
articles on Raising Voices experiences, priority themes, and key controversies
in the field of VAW prevention

·       
Strengthen
and deepen the existing communications strategy for the VAW prevention team at
Raising Voices

 




Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

·       
Previous
experience in developing, implementing, and/or monitoring an advocacy campaign*

·       
Experience
developing publications or communication materials for activist organizations
and/or policy makers*

·       
Experience
coordinating projects including managing internal communications, calendars,
and meeting notes*

·       
Experience
managing social media accounts, writing website content, and/or editing an
organizational blog*

·       
Familiar
with women’s rights issues such as violence against women, sexual and
reproductive health, or feminist movement building*

·       
Demonstrated
commitment to feminist principles and women’s rights*

·       
Experience
writing for both popular and academic publications

·       
Experience
in graphic design including use of Adobe Creative Suite

·       
Working
proficiency in Hindi, Kiswahili, Spanish, French, or Arabic

·       
Culturally
sensitive and able to work with a diverse team

·       
Strong
work ethic

·       
Interest
in working with a feminist team

·       
Creative
and willing to take risks and try new things

·       
Ability
to meet multiple deadlines under pressure

·       
Highly
organized, energetic, and motivated

 

NB: Items
indicated with an asterisk (*) are required

 

Fellowship Benefits and Logistics

·       
Monthly living stipend: $550

·       
Professional development funds: $600

·       
Award of
$1500 upon successful completion of the fellowship year

·       
Housing

·       
Insurance

·       
Travel
costs covered to and from GHC training and retreats

·       
Support
in applying for visas and/or work permits, as necessary

 

How to Apply:

All applicants who
desire to be placed by the Global Health Corps in the aforementioned
organization should express interest by clearly following the instructions at
the web page below.

 

Click
Here

 

Deadline: 13th January, 2021 by 12:00PM (noon) EST /
7:00PM CAT / 8:00 PM EST

 

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