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Kampala, Uganda

Full-time

Deadline: 

April 7, 2024 at 2:00:00 PM

About the Organisation

We are LWF Uganda
Inspired by God's love for humanity, we respond to human suffering and challenge its causes. We want to contribute to community development in Uganda through rights-based empowerment for sustainable development. We serve all people irrespective of ethnicity, gender, religion, race or political conviction.

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Job Title

Technical Lead Communications job at Lutheran World Federation

Job Description

To develop and implement communications for internal and external audiences including staff, partners, beneficiaries, stakeholders, media, donors and the general public.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Takes the lead in the development, planning, and implementation of LWF communications strategy; works with various sector heads, LWF partners and affected communities to implement the communication strategy and incorporate it into the overall country strategy

  • Coordinates production of a diverse range of information products (including audio/visual communications) to ensure LWF visibility and branding

  • Regular field visits to capture information for content creation and build the capacity of individual staff at field level in order to assist with content production: photos and storytelling in particular

  • Builds the capacity of key staff on a range of communications issues, methods, and approaches in order to achieve the LWF communications strategy

  • Provides advice and guidance to LWF senior staff, and particularly the Country Representative on communications messaging for particular meetings and events at short notice

  • Supports institutional fundraising by working with teams and applying expertise in order to ensure highly competitive proposals

  • Anticipates and resolves communications public relations controversies through crisis communication skills

  • Develops and prepares communications and key messaging material for LWF Uganda, including fact sheets, reports, promotional materials, and talking points for core management staff when necessary.

  • Lead on content production and curation for the website, print publications and social networking sites.

  • Ensures consistency in terms of voice, branding, messaging and frequency of posting via digital channels.

  • Handles media enquiries and creates effective press releases to gain positive press coverage; provides talking points and other materials as needed for senior staff; responds to media inquiries quickly and effectively.

  • Evaluates results and impact of outreach communications; reports on developments, trends and attitudes regarding the LWF work in Uganda.

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Qualifications and Competencies

  • Thought leadership on communications

  • Excellent writing and photography skills

  • Speaks and writes clearly and effectively; listens to others, and responds appropriately;

  • Tailors’ language, tone, style and format to match audience

  • Commitment to Continuous Learning

  • Keeps abreast of new developments in own occupation/profession

  • Actively seeks to develop oneself professionally and personally contributes to the learning of colleagues and subordinates

  • Shows willingness to learn from others, seeks feedback to learn and improve.


Core competencies

  • Demonstrating/safeguarding ethics and integrity

  • Demonstrate corporate knowledge and sound judgment

  • Self-development, initiative-taking

  • Acting as a team player and facilitating work

  • Facilitating and encouraging open communication in the team, communicating effectively

  • Creating synergies through self-control

  • Managing conflict

  • Learning and sharing knowledge and encourage the learning of others


Education and Experience

  • Advanced university degree (Master’s degree or equivalent) in communication, journalism, international relations, public administration or related field

  • A first-level university degree in combination with 9 years qualifying experience may be accepted in lieu of the advanced university degree.

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How to Apply

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