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Communications Coordinator

Akina Mama wa Afrika

This is a Full-time position in Kampala posted January 7, 2022.

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# Job Description

Job Title: Communications Coordinator
Organization: Akina Mama wa Afrika AMwA
Duty Station: Kampala or remotely within Africa
Reports to: Head of Programmes
Supervises: Communications Associate

Role Summary
The Communications Coordinator is responsible for planning and implementing
strategic communications to increase the reach, influence, and impact of
AMwA’s work. The Coordinator ensures that the lived experiences of African
women in their diversity are documented and captured in a powerful, engaging,
and consistent way, and that their voices are amplified in all critical
spaces. They oversee and drive institutional communication for the
organization including digital marketing and content creation, pursue
visibility for the organization in a manner consistent with feminist values,
and strengthen AMwA’s brand and identity as a pan-African feminist
organization. The Coordinator also serves as AMwA’s spokesperson when
required.

Qualification / Experience
• Bachelor’s degree in Communications, Journalism, Social Sciences,
Political Science,
Gender, Law, or any other relevant discipline.
• A minimum of 5 years in a similar position of development work,
communicating and
advocating for the rights of women, girls and gender expansive persons.
• Evidence of thought leadership through writing blogs, papers, opinion
pieces, etc, and
engagement in panel discussions is strongly desired.
• Demonstrable experience developing and implementing successful
communications and
advocacy campaigns at the national, regional and global levels.
• Evidence of transdisciplinary knowledge in AMwA’s thematic areas of work;
Women’s
Political Leadership, Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights, and Economic
Justice
and Climate Action is a plus.
• Ability to manage an interactive website
• Knowledge of digital communications including social media.
• A proven commitment to women’s rights activism and demonstrable experience
in gender justice advocacy or human rights broadly;
• Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, including superior writing
skills and
public speaking;
• Ability to organize and work collaboratively with a wide range of
stakeholders;
• Ability to communicate and work effectively in English.
• Competency in other major languages used on the African continued will be an
added
advantage.

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Candidates who meet the above criteria are advised to apply. Young feminists,
nonbinary and transgender persons, as well as persons with disabilities are
encouraged to apply. Please send a cover letter, Curriculum Vitae, and writing
samples via email with the subject line “Communications Associate” to: **[
[email protected] ]/cdn-cgi/l/email-protection ** .

The deadline for application is 16th January, 2022.

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