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Kampala, Uganda

Full-time

Deadline: 

November 9, 2023 at 2:00:00 PM

About the Organisation

The Association for Women's Rights in Development, formerly the Association for Women in Development, is an international feminist membership and movement support organization committed to achieving gender equality, sustainable development and women's human rights.

Job Title

Information, Communication and Media (ICM) Manager job at The Association for Women’s Rights in Development (AWID)

Job Description

To develop and implement effective communication strategies that build relationships with key audiences, and promote AWID’s political image and brand

Duties and Responsibilities

  • AWID is looking to hire an Information, Communication and Media (ICM) Manager who will oversee the all ICM activities, provide leadership to and manage the work of the ICM team, and work with teams across the organization to develop, implement, and assess strategic plans that advance programmatic and organizational goals.

  • This is a full-time role that sits within AWID’s Information, Communication and Media Team, works closely with ICM Coordinators, and is under the direct supervision of the Director of Programs.

  • The key responsibilities for this role are to develop and implement effective communication strategies that build relationships with key audiences, and promote AWID’s political image and brand, work closely with AWID initiatives and Membership Constituency and Engagement (MCE) teams to ensure AWID events are adequately documented and relevant content disseminated via appropriate channels.

  • Other responsibilities include managing an editorial calendar, internal and external communications, AWID campaigns and ensuring consistent branding across all communication channels.


Qualifications and Competencies

  • We are looking for someone who has knowledge of and experience with a wide range of communications strategies, methods and tactics (preferably with a rights-based or feminist organization), and possesses strong strategic & critical thinking and problem-solving skills.

  • You also need to be an outstanding communicator who can build relationships with diverse groups and encourages collaborative work.

  • Finally, you would be someone who can thrive in a virtual environment working in high-pressure situations and with tight deadlines, and have high levels of initiative, creativity, and resourcefulness.


  • As the right candidate, you will be understanding of AWID’s feminist values and ways of working, and be sensitive to upholding them in the way you take up the responsibilities of the role.

  • You will also be familiar with regional and global realities of feminist movements, and the political and logistical aspects of creating safer, welcoming and accessible spaces to a diversity of constituencies.

  • You will be willing to continuously expand your knowledge about diverse accessibility needs and solutions.

  • Successful applicants should be able to work in a fast-paced, rapidly changing environment with diverse stakeholders and have excellent relationship building and interpersonal skills to build strong alliances with diverse constituencies.

How to Apply

Please submit in English, a current CV, along with a cover letter explaining how you meet the requirements of the role, and how you would further AWID's vision in Information, Communication and Media work. Include "ICM Manager" in the subject line of the email and submit your application to jobs@awid.org by 9 November 2023 at 23:00 UTC.

We thank all those who apply, but only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. No calls/emails please. To learn more about AWID and our programs, please visit our website at www.awid.org

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