Communications & Partnerships Fellowship

Lead UniTED’s Communications Strategy

Help to catalyse UniTED’s growth by leading communications and partnership building for the charity. Working in Kampala for a year, you’ll develop and implement the communications strategy, helping us to expand our social media outreach and attain national press coverage. You’ll also hold meetings with other civil society organisations, universities, and businesses to create new partnerships for UniTED.

Dates: September 2018 – August 2019. Dates are flexible by 1-2 months.

Location: Kampala, Uganda

Funding: The fellowship position is unpaid. UniTED expects costs for the year to be £5-7,000 ($7-10,000), depending on choices around living standards. Fellows will need to fundraise with the support of UniTED for this prior to travelling.

Main Responsibilities:

  • Develop and implement our communications strategy.
  • Set up and represent UniTED in meetings with potential partners.
  • Curate the UniTED website and social media accounts.
  • Help with the online recruitment for international volunteers.
  • Support the organisation of the annual Social Entrepreneurship Awards.

Required Qualities:

  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • Good communicator, both verbally and in writing
  • Understanding of social media
  • Willingness to learn and work independently