JOBS/INTERNSHIPS

For each of the following job posts, submit your CV and bio, three reference letters (at least two from former supervisors), letter of motivation, LC1 introductory letter, and copies of certificates, academic records, and IDs to Action Alliance, P.O. Box 462, Lira, Uganda. You may also submit them electronically to info@solidarityuganda.com. We prefer electronic applications.

Indicate which post you are applying for in the subject line. Females and people of all backgrounds are encouraged to apply for all posts. Not every applicant will be contacted due to our limited capacity.

Deadline: Positions are open until filled.

 

Eastern Regional Coordinator

Responsibilities will include:

  • Help community organisers and eastern allies develop unique and cost effective training
    systems, community organizing networks, and campaigns.
  • Facilitate at least one training per month on movement building and community
    organizing skills
  • Conduct at least five one on one coaching sessions (by phone or in person) for Action
    Alliance trainees and partners per week and provide the team with any useful training
    materials and expertise.
  • Make at least one training visit to an allied community each month.
  • Handle all matters relating to community organizing and building people power
    throughout the coordinator’s region
  • Plan and conduct at least one fundraising event per year
  • Seek additional funding for continuation on the coordinator’s post
  • Submit monthly reports, concept notes and accountabilities in a timely manner
  • Organize activists, organisers and change agents to act accordingly to enhance social
    justice and social change in any community
  • Report to and communicate regularly with direct supervisor(s)
  • Other duties as assigned

Qualifications and Requirements

  • University degree in related field or equivalent experience.
  • At least two years of professional experience delivering programs in a humanitarian or social change context.
  • Experience with community organizing, and mobilizing for social justice and change at
    grassroots level.
  • Demonstrated creativity, ability to apply innovative thinking and problem-solving skills;
  • Excellent analytical, presentation, communication and reporting skills;
  • Demonstrated ability to evaluate and implement best practices and processes affecting
    multiple technical specialties to achieve rapid, consistent and high quality outcomes.
  • Experience developing, resourcing and leading budgets, and complex projects spanning
    multiple technical specialties.
  • Excellent verbal and written English skills. Eastern Uganda language skills advantageous.

Timeline

Three month probationary period is paid, with contracts further negotiated thereafter.

Duty Station: This position is based in Eastern Uganda and will require up to 50%
of time spent traveling within the region.

 

 

MEDIA AND COMMUNICATIONS OFFICER

Responsibilities will include:

  • Developing and maintaining relationships with journalists and other media personnel
  • Organizing press conferences and media engagements
  • Assisting movements and campaigns with messaging
  • Managing organization Twitter handle, Facebook page, and other social media accounts
  • Blogging and publishing content for our website
  • Assisting with writing, editing, and publishing reports, newsletters, communiques, and
    other documents
  • Draft, implement, and monitor relevant budgets
  • Training and assisting staff and allies with knowledge and skills in media and
    communications
  • Ensure internal communications are running efficiently
  • Communicate daily with supervisor and report on each activity and provide quarterly
    reports and other reports as needed
  • Other duties as assigned

Qualifications and Requirements

  • At least a Diploma (Bachelor’s degree preferred) in Journalism, Arts or related field
    required
  • A qualification of basic website management / blogging experience preferred
  • Ready to work under minimum supervision
  • Strong presentation and communication skills
  • Excellent organizational skills and the ability to meet deadlines
  • Demonstrated ability to use social media channels effectively to deliver marketing content
  • Excellent written and verbal English (Luganda preferred as additional language)
  • Honesty and competence
  • Able to work under intense crisis and under odd hours
  • Should have experience in community organizing and activism
  • Articulate, confident, courageous personality

Timeline

Three month probationary period is paid. Contracts are further negotiated thereafter.

Duty Station:               Kampala, with some travel

 


Solidarity Uganda welcomes INTERNS AND VOLUNTEERS as well. Share your CV with us.

Interns enjoy a wide variety of experiences and have the opportunity to learn more about social change work. People of all origins are encouraged to apply.

For more information, contact us!