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November 16, 2023 at 2:00:00 PM

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About the Organisation

The Embassy of Sweden in Kampala has a broad mandate to promote Swedish-Ugandan relations through political dialogue, development cooperation, trade and investment, cultural exchange and through service to Swedish and foreign citizens with issues related to Swedish authorities. The Embassy also provides assistance to Swedish citizens in the event of a consular crisis. The Embassy also represents Sweden in Central African Republic and Chad.

Job Title

Communications and Events Officer job at Embassy of Sweden in Uganda

Job Description

Conceptualize, coordinate and execute Embassy events and external activities, with the aim of supporting the successful realization of relevant Embassy strategies

Duties and Responsibilities

Key Responsibilities

  • Conceptualize, coordinate and execute Embassy events and external activities, with the aim of supporting the successful realization of relevant Embassy strategies

  • In collaboration with the Communication and Trade Promotion Officer and relevant Embassy sections, plan and create content for the Embassy’s social media channels

Qualifications and Competencies

Essential Requirements and Skills

  • University degree in business administration, economics, public relations, communications, political science or related field of studies

  • At minimum of five years of relevant work experience (public diplomacy, coordination, communications, social media management, PR, events management)

  • Ability to adhere to rules and regulations of the Embassy of Sweden

  • Motivation to promote Swedish policies and values

  • Excellent command of Microsoft Office-package (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc)

  • Excellent administrative skills

  • Excellent command of the English language

  • Excellent written and oral communication skills

  • Excellent interpersonal and networking skills

  • Ability to work under pressure and manage multiple tasks

  • Self-driven, flexible, solutions-oriented including ability to organize and follow up own work

  • Proactive and creative mind-set


Desired Requirements and Skills

  • Advanced (graduate) university degree in business administration, economics, public relations, communications, political science or related field of studies

  • Strong command of the Swedish language

  • Work experience from diplomatic missions or large international aid organizations

  • Photography skills

How to Apply

Job application procedure
Interested persons can apply for this position by sending copies of their academic documents, resume and a cover letter to vacancy.kampala@gov.se

The deadline for submissions is 16 November at 23.00 PM EAT.
Kindly note that writing ‘Communications Officer 2023’ in the e-mail subject line is a requirement.

Applications must be complete and submitted in time to receive considerations, and only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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