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Job Title:    Advocacy and Communications

Organisation: The Hunger Project — Uganda (THP-U)

Duty Station:  Kampala,


About US:

The Hunger Project —
Uganda (THP-U) is part of the Global Hunger Project. THP has been implementing
integrated Gender Focused Community Led Development (GFCLD) programs since
1999, and so far, has presence in 10 districts in Uganda; in which TH PU has
empowered 12 clusters of rural communities! villages known as Epicenters to end
their own hunger and poverty through the Epicenter strategy. The epicenters are
located in the districts of Iganga, Kiboga, Kiruhura, Mbarara, Mbale, Mpigi,
Butambala, Wakiso, Kyankwanzi and in 2019, THP-U commenced programme operations
in Druka epicenter Nwoya District.


Key Duties and Responsibilities:  

implement, and monitor advocacy and communications strategy tor the Right2Grow
Uganda country programme. Create content for multiple platforms and audiences
including traditional media, social media, presentations, communication
materials and infographics. Write popular materials/evidence tor nutritional
advocacy at national and local government levels.

Engagement and Advocacy

target District leaders’ meetings to normalize IGITHS of collaboration,
coordination structure and mechanism for district CSO nutrition platforms.

lead in coordination of lobby and advocacy activities at District and sub
county levels.

project dissemination meetings at the districts and sub county levels.

capacity building sessions to strengthen DISTRICT NUTRITION COORDINATION
COMMITTEESS on issues of advocacy and communications.

quarterly nutrition multi-stakeholder meetings on progress of preventing
undernutrition at district levels and sub county levels

lobby briefs for engaging stakeholders to align budgets and programmes on
nutrition, WASH and sanitation.

and implement strategies to increase the brand visibility and outreach of the

with media outlets to ensure that the appropriate information and messages are
reaching the public, including preparing press releases.

of reference materials, identification of reference materials tor retention.
Maintenance of information database and photo library.

promotional material on the project, including pamphlets, newsletters and

training of THP-U and R2G project staff on effective communications and advocacy.


Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

The applicant
must hold a Bachelor’s Degree in Mass Communications & Journalism, Media
Studies, Communications Strategy, Development Communication or relevant

A minimum
of five years of relevant experience in providing communication packages to
promote the activities of organization, preferably a development organization.

in developing, implementing, and monitoring an advocacy and communication

developing publications or communication materials for advocacy on nutrition,
WASH and sanitation work.

coordinating projects including managing internal communications, calendars,
and meeting notes

managing social media accounts, website content, and editing an organizational

with CSO civic space in Uganda in relation to policy and budget advocacy

writing for both popular and academic publications

understanding of media industry and knowledge of various media outlets,
including preparing press releases on the project

in graphic design including use of Adobe Creative Suite.

in the usage of computers and office software packages (MS Word, Excel, etc.)
and graphic designing/ web-based management systems.


How to Apply:

All suitably
qualified and interested candidates should send their applications, detailed CV
and copies of their academic certificates as a single PDF document by email to  Please indicate
the position applied for in the subject line. Hard copies can be delivered to;
The Hunger Project Uganda — Plot BA, Nakasero Lane, Kisozi Complex P.0. Box
26393, Kampala. Uganda


Deadline: 9th March, 2021 by 5:00pm.




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