Job title: Communications Officer
Number of Positions: 1 (One)
Duty Station: Kampala/Remote
Reporting to: Communications and Advocacy Coordinator
About Women’s International Peace Centre
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 exchange of strategies to advance women’s leadership for peace.
The Peace Centre works in Africa, Asia, at regional and global level with women war survivors, women human rights defenders, and women’s rights organizations to amplify women’s voices and advocate for policies and programmes tackling the impact of conflict on women and communities using our WEAVE model. The Peace Centre’s current strategic plan (2019-2022) focuses on amplifying the voices and agency of women and women’s rights organisations to build and sustain inclusive peace and security in Burundi, the Democratic Republic of Congo, Nepal, South Sudan and Uganda.
Duties and Responsibilities
Under the overall guidance of the Communications and Advocacy Coordinator, the
Communications Officer will manage the Peace Centre’s resource centre, website and Newsletter publication.
• Regularly generate and publish multimedia content (human interest stories, news items,
photos, video, audio, infographics etc) on the work of the organisation for the website.
• In liaison with other departments, manage and regularly update The Peace Centre’s
website and ensure new content is shared on social media.
• Compile quarterly newsletter with diverse content highlighting the work and impact of
the organisation to its audiences.
• Keep the resource centre updated with the latest information on The Peace Centre
Programmatic themes and any other relevant topics and share the updates with stake
holders; Prepare monthly updates of new information materials received and circulate
them to staff, users and networks; Maintain an up-to-date list of useful publications.
• Advise on or respond to specific needs for infographics, photos or blog graphics to
accompany website content and other publications.
• Support the Communications Officer to prepare periodic analytical /descriptive reports
on progress of The Peace Centre’s Communications component in accordance The Peace
Centre’s reporting guidelines.
• Represent The Peace Centre and optimise The Peace Centre’s programmes impact in
various platforms as may be deemed relevant by the organisation.
• Handle other communications tasks as assigned.
• Bachelor’s Degree in any of the following areas Development Studies, Political Science,
Social Sciences or any other related fields.
• At least 2 – 5 years of experience working in related field
• Fluent in social media and online content creation; internet related campaigns and
• Excellent verbal and written communication skills with attention to details
• Tech savvy and creative
• Collaborative and able to work dynamically and diligently without direct supervision
• Results-oriented, interesting in learning and recommending new approaches or tech
• Excel lent organizational and leadership skills
How to apply
To apply, submit a motivation letter and CV demonstrating your suitability by 29th January 2020 to email@example.com
Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted.