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Interested in getting hands-on management experience regarding Communications of development programmes?

And do you have an interest in international reproductive health? Then you might be who we are looking for.

We are currently looking for a Part-Time, Volunteer Communications Manager (5-10 hours per month) to guide our professional, friendly & productive Communications team, support our online communications work, and help us highlight the fantastic work we are doing in Uganda, Denmark, Kenya & South Sudan.


The Communications Manager will be in overall charge of the following tasks (while delegating most of the actual work to Comms Team colleagues & strongly supported by the Executive Director (line Manager)):

  • Supporting development of WoMena’s Annual Report;
  • Developing the annual goals & objectives for the Comms Team;
  • Ensuring structures are in place to regularly collect/share project case stories & supporting Communications Officers & Advisors to regularly update social media and blog;
  • Managing a team of 7-10 (independently working) colleagues including volunteers & full time staff;
  • Managing the Comms Team work plan & requests to Comms team;
  • Coordinating communication between the Uganda Office and the Communications team;
  • Other tasks as agreed with Comms team & Executive Director (line Manager).

Qualifications & skills

  • Graduate or graduate student with relevant academic background in communications, international development and management or similar field.
  • Minimum 2-5 years of experience working in Communications.
  • Strong analytical and writing skills, experience with information management, excellent written/oral English and communication skills.
  • Creative, proactive, flexible and good at working independently, result- and solution-oriented, strong problem-solving skills, conscientious and efficient in meeting commitments, and timely delivery of tasks.
  • Positive, supportive team player, strong interpersonal skills, thrive on team work.

WoMena offers

  • Working in a strategic & visionary organisation.
  • An opportunity to get strong hands-on experience.
  • High level of responsibility and influence on your tasks.
  • High level of appreciation & understanding around the complexities of fitting volunteer work into your everyday life & flexibility in setting your schedule & volume of work.
  • Experience in collaborating with local & international partner organisations.
  • International network through WoMena’s diverse team of +80 staff & volunteers from +15 countries.
  • A dedicated, friendly team and positive, dynamic working environment.
  • See our news for what previous & current colleagues had to say about working with WoMena!

Practical details

  • As WoMena does a lot of its work virtually, you can be based wherever you are as long as you have an internet connection.
  • You will be expected to use your own computer.
  • Level of effort estimated around 5-10 hours per month from February 2019.
  • Any expenses related to your work will be covered by WoMena.

We will consider candidates on an ongoing basis, and recommend that you submit your application and an updated CV as soon as possible. The job posting will be taken down when we have a qualified candidate. Interested applicants who meet the above criteria are invited to send their application via email to The application must include: one page cover letter explaining your suitability and motivation for the position; Curriculum Vitae (CV), and a list of three professional references.

We look forward to receiving your application!