Content and Social Media Manager

Save the Children

Marketing & Communications

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Job Summary

Development and implementation of the country office's communications and media strategy.

  • Minimum Qualification:Bachelor
  • Experience Level:Senior level
  • Experience Length:6 years

Job Description/Requirements

Content and Social Media Manager
Country/Region: Uganda Country Office
Location: Kampala Office
Organization: Save the Children International


Join us to lead sustainable change for children:

  • Be part of a GLOBAL and DIVERSE technical community
  • Get EXPOSURE in many different contexts
  • Test and scale up INNOVATIVE SOLUTIONS
  • Influence policies that affect MILLIONS OF CHILDREN

OVERVIEW
Are you passionate about being an advocate for children? Do you want to use your expertise to bring about lasting change for children and be a part of an inspiring, dynamic global movement?
The Content and Social Media Manager will elevate visibility of SCI Uganda's work by defining and leading our communications, media, social media and content strategy and implementation and develop thought leadership in all our communication across all channels. S/he will work with thematic leads, project, and regional teams to create and produce evidence-based or data-driven content for different stakeholders. S/he will collaborate with the ACCM team to develop innovative ideas and demonstrate exceptional content presentation skills. The Content and Social Media Manager reports to the Director for Advocacy, Communications, Campaigns and Media, and will lead Communications, media and content and works cross-functionally with teams across the organization.

Sounds interesting? Read more below

THE ROLE
Key areas of accountability include:
1. Development and implementation of the country office's communications and media strategy.
2. Content Management.
3. External Communications and Media.
4. Internal Communications.
5. Donor Relations.
6. Capacity building.
7. Staff and budget management.

To be successful for this role you will bring/have the following:

  • At least a degree in social science, human rights, development, international relations and journalism/mass communication.
  • At least six years of experience in leading communications and media work for a large organisation, preferably NGO, and team management experience.
  • Knowledge of and/or direct work experience in the non-profit sector.
  • Experience in developing and implementing communications and media strategies.
  • Personnel and budget management experience.
  • Excellent representational skills with a proven track record of influencing key audiences.
  • Demonstrated ability to think strategically, to analyse complex information and offer creative, practical and effective solutions.
  • Excellent influencing and negotiation skills, including an ability to deal with people at all levels with credibility, tact, and diplomacy.
  • Excellent written and storytelling skills, and an ability to produce good quality documents and information for a variety of audiences and communicate good practices.
  • Strong inter-organisational skills such as networking, negotiation and communication.
  • Willing and able to travel time to support field teams as security permits.
  • Ability to produce high-quality communications products and services under tight deadlines
  • Excellent English skills both verbal and written, are required. Knowledge of additional local languages desired.
  • Willing to commit to Save the Children's aims, values and principles.

Application Information:
Please apply using a cover letter and up-to-date CV as a single document. Please also include details of your current remuneration and salary expectations. A copy of the full role profile can be found at
https://hcri.fa.em2.oraclecloud.com/hcmUI/CandidateExperience/en/sites/CX_1
We need to keep children safe so our selection process, which includes rigorous background checks, reflects our commitment to the protection of children from abuse.
Application closes on 28th January 2023 at midnight Uganda time.
Save the Children is an equal opportunity employer and seeks to employ and assign the best qualified talent, persons with disabilities and female candidates are encouraged to apply.
Disclaimer: Save the Children International does not charge any kind of fee at whichever stage of the recruitment process and does not act through recruitment agents

OUR DIVERSITY BELIEF
Save the Children International is committed to create a truly inclusive, effective and representative organisational culture, encouraging equity and diversity among its employees and eliminating unlawful discrimination. We want our people to be truly representative of all sections of society. Having a diverse profile of employees, different age groups, backgrounds, cultures, disabilities, gender identities and expressions, sexual orientation etc., including a range of different experiences and capabilities helps us understand, represent and serve our beneficiaries better. We are guided by our values in everything we do, and recognise that being a diverse and inclusive employer helps us fulfil our responsibility to make a difference for children around the world.

Desired Skills and Experience
To be successful for this role you will bring/have the following:
At least a degree in social science, human rights, development, international relations and journalism/mass communication.
At least six years of experience in leading communications and media work for a large organisation, preferably NGO, and team management experience.
Knowledge of and/or direct work experience in the non-profit sector.
Experience in developing and implementing communications and media strategies.
Personnel and budget management experience.
Excellent representational skills with a proven track record of influencing key audiences.
Demonstrated ability to think strategically, to analyse complex information and offer creative, practical and effective solutions.
Excellent influencing and negotiation skills, including an ability to deal with people at all levels with credibility, tact, and diplomacy.
Excellent written and storytelling skills, and an ability to produce good quality documents and information for a variety of audiences and communicate good practices.
Strong inter-organisational skills such as networking, negotiation and communication.
Willing and able to travel time to support field teams as security permits.
Ability to produce high-quality communications products and services under tight deadlines
Excellent English skills both verbal and written, are required. Knowledge of additional local languages desired.
Willing to commit to Save the Children's aims, values and principles.


How to apply.

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