Communications Coordinator – Save the Children International

Job Summary:
The Communications Coordinator will support the Head of Advocacy and Communications to develop and implement Save the Children Uganda’s overall communications strategy. The role holder will work closely with programme and field teams to identify communication priorities, highlight our programme work, support our advocacy and campaigns, and manage our brand. The role holder will be expected to initiate creative ideas and produce engaging communications content and messaging for multiple different audiences, both external and internal. It will build and maintain effective relationships with media; help organise events; and strengthen the communications capacity of our staff and partners.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
The candidate for the Save the Children International Communications Coordinator job placement must have five years of experience in communications and media in an international NGO or similar
Proven ability to spot a good story, transform raw information into compelling content, and adapt communication for different audiences
Demonstrable knowledge of the Ugandan media and communications environment
Excellent writing skills.
Ability to take good quality photographs.
Experience of running social media channels.
Willingness to travel throughout Uganda.
Demonstrable evidence of creative thinking and a problem-solving approach.
Computer literacy and experience with design and editing software.
Willingness to work flexible hours as needed.
Good understanding of child rights issues and the wider socio-political context in Uganda
Highly developed interpersonal and communication skills
Ability to shoot and edit video.
Experience of hosting international visits and media.

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