Brief Organization Background
Established in 2018, African Diversity and Inclusion Center (ADIC) is a Pan-African organization that promotes diversity, Equality,
Equity and Inclusion in Africa through education and trainings, research and documentation, policy analysis and recommendations,
and Events management. We do this through building programs and initiatives that seek to strength institutions both private and
public, work with corporations and businesses, civil society and governments including national, regional and the African Union for
the benefit of the most marginalized including women, youths and minority groups of people across Africa. We are a Not-for-profit
pursuing our charitable status in Uganda as an International Development Organization.
The Communications and Advocacy Manager supports the formulation and implementation of the communications and advocacy
strategies to increase the standing and awareness of ADIC with partners, the media and the public. The Communications and
Advocacy Manager promotes a client-oriented approach in ADIC and Project.
S/he will be responsible for planning and communication related support in the efficient and effective execution of project activities.
In carrying out her/his responsibilities, S/he will develop a strong communication tool and provide necessary information among all
the stakeholders. S/he will advocate and promote the work of ADIC across Africa and will also work closely with project team and
programm cluster, Government officials, private sector, non-government and civil society organizations.
Core Duties and Responsibilities.
1.Supports the formulation and implementation of ADIC communications and advocacy strategies, supports business development
focusing on achievement of the following results:
Implementation of the ADIC publications policy; provides inputs, content development, coordination of production and
dissemination of press releases, publications, articles and sharing of ADIC knowledge and successes.
Provision of inputs and information for elaboration of ADIC communication strategy based on the corporate communications
Support to increased awareness of ADIC’s mandate and goals through dissemination of information, organization of public
In coordination with supervisor development and preparation of materials for marketing and awareness-raising including
briefing materials and press releases.
Organization of publicity, advocacy, knowledge-sharing events and promotional opportunities. Provision of logistics support to
Review of reference materials, identification of reference materials for retention. Maintenance of information database and
Research and retrieval of data from internal and external sources;
Organization and implementation of ADIC information campaigns (Women’s Day, DISABILITY Awareness Day among
Liaise with media outlets to ensure that the appropriate information and messages are reaching the public, including preparing
Develop and implement strategies to increase and improve public outreach
Prepare promotional material on ADIC, including pamphlets, videos, etc.
Prepare communication reports for the ADIC Management Team and ADIC.
Develop and maintain a project website for information dissemination.
Perform other duties as required.
2.Ensures facilitation of knowledge building and management focusing on achievement of the following results:
Support to colleagues in identification, documenting and drafting of best practices and lessons learned.
Organization of training for the staff on effective communications and advocacy. Lead the process of knowledge for
disseminating at all levels and produces documents that capture the right stakeholders and production of knowledge-based
Organize internal and external networks or communities of practice covering prominent experts in government, non-
government, think tanks, private companies, international development organizations, regional governments, AU and the UN
Develop country based intelligence on country situation, opportunities, interests and prospects covering government, UNDP
and major development stakeholders. Map key competencies available in different government agencies and development
Provide intellectual inputs in the subject area as well as the opportunities to develop broader public goods.
Undertake and facilitate necessary actions to leverage relevant information
Provide support to organization of workshops, seminars, training and delivery of outputs (products).
Coordinates with various government and non-governmental agencies regarding update the project information
In particular, the key results have an impact on the design, operation and programming of activities, creation of strategic
partnerships as well as reaching overall project targets.
Required Qualifications and Skills
Advocacy/Advancing a Policy-Oriented Agenda
Identifies relevant information for advocacy for a variety of audiences
Makes research of contacts in the media, government, private sector, donors, other agencies, civil society in other stakeholders
for ADIC’s advocacy efforts
Analyzes general information and selects materials in support of partnership building initiatives
Promoting Organizational Learning and Knowledge Sharing
Researches best practices and poses new, more effective ways of doing things
Documents innovative strategies and new approaches
Job Knowledge/Technical Expertise
Understands the main processes and methods of work regarding to the position
Possesses basic knowledge of organizational policies and procedures relating to the position and applies them consistently in
Strives to keep job knowledge up-to-date through self-directed study and other means of learning
Demonstrates good knowledge of information technology and applies it in work assignments
Creating Visibility for ADIC/Supporting ADIC’s Capacity to Advocate
Disseminate information and materials on ADIC’s development activities
Maintains networks and knowledge assets for use in visibility and image activities
Identifies relevant information for advocacy for ADIC’s goals for a variety of audiences
Reports to internal and external clients in a timely and appropriate fashion
Organizes and prioritizes work schedule to meet client needs and deadlines
Establishes, builds and sustains effective relationships within the work unit and with internal and external clients
Responds to client needs promptly
Bachelor’s degree from reputed university in Mass Communications & Journalism, Media Studies, Communications Strategy,
Development Communication or relevant discipline.
At least 2 years of relevant experience in providing communication packages to promote the activities of organization, preferably a
development organization. Experience in the usage of computers and office software packages (MS Word, Excel, etc.) and graphic
designing. Experience in handling of web-based management systems.
Experience in Advanced web designing is an added advantage
ADIC is committed to achieving workforce diversity in terms of gender, age, religion/belief, HIV status and culture. Individuals from
minority groups, indigenous groups and persons with disabilities and women are equally encouraged to apply. All applications will be
treated with the strictest confidence.
For more information about ADIC, visit our website at www.africandicenter.org. Applications will be accepted up to July 30th, 2020
or until the position is filled, whichever is earlier. Please submit your letter of motivation with a detailed CV/resume stating your
expected remuneration, email, telephone contacts, names and full contact details of three referees to firstname.lastname@example.org
write “ADIC Advocacy and Communications Manager” in the Subject Heading.