Vacancy Announcement: Communications Officer

Role Summary

We are looking to hire a Communications Officer as part of our Communications Department. The Communications Officer will play a lead role in fulfilling the communications objectives of each one of The Peace Centre’s strategic objectives namely:  Enhanced technical expertise of women to participate in peace processes, Information is available for women to influence decision-making in peace processes, Deliberate attempts to claim spaces for women to participate at all levels of peace processes and Holistic Wellbeing of Women in Peace Processes.

The Communications Officer supports and drives institutional communication for the organization including digital marketing and content creation, and pursues visibility for the organization in a manner consistent with feminist values. The Communications Officer reports to the Strategic Partnerships and Advocacy Manager.

How To Apply

Candidates who meet the above criteria are advised to apply.  To apply, submit a cover letter, CV and writing samples via email with the subject “Application for the Position of Communications Officer” to applications@wipc.org by 31st August 2022

Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted.

Read the job description: here

Request for Expression of Interest to develop a Documentary on Women’s Participation in Peace Building in Uganda.

1.0 Background   

Women’s International Peace Centre is running a project promoting women’s effective participation in peacebuilding in Uganda from April 2021 to January 2022. This project seeks to promote women’s participation in conflict prevention and peacebuilding in post-conflict Northern Uganda and humanitarian settings of Kotido, Yumbe and Adjumani. We, therefore, seek to document, through a video documentary, the impact of the project with a focus on individual change stories in Yumbe, Adjumani and Kotido.

2.0 Video Documentary

The Peace Centre invites videographers to express their interest to create a short video documentary and submit a brief technical and financial proposal outlining your approach and associated costs.

The video will document the impact of peacebuilders by capturing their change stories, the impact of the project and key learning over time.

Geographic Coverage:  Yumbe, Adjumani and Kotido districts

2.1 Objectives

  • Document the experiences and impact stories of peacebuilders in Adjumani, Kotido and Yumbe

3.0 Key Deliverables  

  • Draft a script and shooting/production plan
  • Capture footage, images, design infographics and conduct interviews
  • Develop a documentary voice over, illustrations, video

3.1 Eligibility Criteria

Individuals and Registered companies/agencies may apply.

  • Extensive experience in filmmaking/videography and photography
  • Evidence of similar high-quality work for non-governmental organizations
  • Experience working in West Nile and Karamoja.
  • Time Management

3.2 Application Requirements:

The Expression of Interest should include:

  • A technical and financial proposal outlining the proposed approach and cost.
  • Curriculum Vitae/Portfolio with Link to work samples
  • Proposed budget and schedule.

3.3 Application Process

Expression of Interest can be submitted as a soft copy by email to procurement@wipc.org by 27th August 2021. Only shortlisted candidates shall be contacted.

Applications should be addressed to:

The Executive Director,

Women’s International Peace Centre

Plot 1, Martyrs Garden B, Ministers Village, Ntinda, Kampala

PO. Box 4934, Kampala, Uganda

Tel: +256 414-543953

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