SIHA Network Communications Associate Jobs in Uganda

SIHA Network Communications Associate Jobs in Uganda


  • SIHA is looking for a tech-savvy Communications Associate to come aboard our organization for a dynamic employment opportunity.

  • The Communications Associate will ensure effective implementation of SIHA’s communication and advocacy strategy, media relations and organizational outreach efforts.

  • Central to this function will be the maintenance and improvement of the design/structure of the SIHA website, provision of communications support to Advocacy and Communications Division, and curation of SIHA’s social media interaction across a multitude of platforms under the direct supervision of the Regional Advocacy and Communications Officer.

  • If you've got your finger on the pulse of communications trends, social media, research and/or advocacy, and you have the technical skills needed for website development/maintenance you're exactly what we're looking for.

    Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Support the Communications and Advocacy division in the following tasks:

  • Implement ongoing development and maintenance of the SIHA website and other organizational online platforms like Wikipedia;

  • Assist with content development, preparation and production of communication materials, including fast facts brochures, newsletters and publications – all to be uploaded on SIHA’s online platforms;

  • Update SIHA Network social media on a regular basis with relevant material, highlighting key events and achievements;

  • Assist in executing any campaigns and events that the SIHA Network Communications and Advocacy division undertake;

  • Provide support in developing press and public statements capturing key messages of SIHA Network’s work;

  • Contribute towards the development of new vectors of communication to support the Communications and Advocacy division;

  • Assist in planning and implementing new initiatives from the division;

  • Assist in writing press releases and feature articles related to activities/events;

  • Assist the RACO and the rest of the division
    and programme with any other duties as may be assigned;

    Qualifications and Experience

  • Strong expertise in Information Technology (IT) with a focus on software skills and content management systems like WordPress; digital tools and social media platforms;

  • Strong communication skills;

  • Have at least 3 to 5 years of work experience in the field of gender and advocacy in a civil society environment;

  • University degree in the field of IT, communications, journalism or equivalent;

  • Excellent command of written and spoken English is mandatory;

  • Ability to think and work logically and work precisely with attention to detail;

  • Ability to write clearly and concisely;

  • Initiative, sound judgment and demonstrated ability to work harmoniously with staff members of different national and cultural backgrounds;

    Key Competencies

  • Proactive and practical-minded

  • Team Player

  • Excellent writing skills

  • Quick learner

  • Self-reliant

  • Good computer skills

  • Creative

    How to Apply

  • Interested Candidates are asked to provide their current CV and Cover Letter, expressing her/his motivation in applying and relevant experience/expertise, to SIHA’s Human Resources Department

  • before 23rd November 2020. Please enter “Application Materials: Communications Associate”. Due to the anticipated volume of applications, please note that SIHA will contact only shortlisted candidates. We thank you for your interest in joining SIHA!

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