Job Opportunity: Communications Officer

Deadline: 07/06/2024

Position Details:

  • Job Title: Communications Officer
  • Employment Type: Full-time
  • Organization: Women’s International Peace Centre
  • Project Name: Ugandans For Peace Activity
  • Project Funding Source: United States Agency for International Development (USAID)
  • Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda
  • Reports to:
    • National Coordinator/Chief of Party
    • Advocacy and Strategic Partnership Coordinator
    • Technical Adviser

About Us:

The Women’s International Peace Centre, formerly Isis-WICCE, is a feminist organization founded in 1974 and based in Kampala, Uganda. Our mission is to ignite women’s leadership, amplify their voices, and deepen their impact in recreating peace. Our WEAVE model intersects research (on women’s specific experiences and needs), evidence-based advocacy (to influence national, regional, and international policy and practice), holistic healing (to enable women’s wellbeing and participation in peace processes), skills and movement building to equip WHRDs with necessary skills, build networks, and facilitate the exchange of strategies to advance women’s leadership for peace.

Job Summary:

Under the supervision of the National Coordinator and Advocacy and Strategic Partnership Coordinator, the Communications Officer will:

  • Support the development and implementation of communications strategies and plans.
  • Manage media and press relations.

Qualifications, Skills, and Experience:

  • Education: Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Communications, Information Management, Journalism, or a relevant field.
  • Additional Knowledge: Understanding of Gender, Peace and Conflict Resolution, Mediation, and Reconciliation is an advantage.
  • Experience: Four years of progressively responsible work experience in communications, advocacy, research, and information.
  • Skills: Excellent writing and editing skills across a range of communications formats and platforms.
  • Additional Skills: Experience in graphic design, photography and photo editing, and/or web design is an asset.
  • Language: Fluency in English is required.

How to Apply:

All suitably qualified and interested candidates should send applications and CVs, including three references with contact details and copies of academic and professional testimonials by email to: Address your application to:

The Executive Director
Women’s International Peace Centre
Plot 1467, Church Road, Bulindo, Kira. Uganda

Deadline: 7th June 2024

For more information about the organization, visit: Women’s International Peace Centre



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