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Are you a skilled writer, a creative publications designer and successful in marketing and positioning  social development issues through a variety of media?

The United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) is looking for a communications and media professional who is passionate about advancing Reproductive Health and Rights, Gender Equality, and Population & Development in Uganda. You must be a person with proven management and substantive experience in corporate and development communications in the areas of Reproductive Health and Rights, Gender and Population.  You will be part of a dynamic team in assisting UNFPA in leading on advice and managing corporate and development communication for UNFPA Uganda Country Office in liaison with its partners.

For this consultancy post, you will need 5 - 7 years of proven experience in corporate and development communication, including advertising and marketing of organizations and programmes.  You will also require substantial experience in networking with media houses, events management and advocacy related work.  Subscribing to the values of the United Nations is essential and knowledge about how the United Nations works will be an advantage. Readiness to travel to UNFPA field locations and other supported programmes will be necessary.

You will be someone who is a self starter, able to see through initiatives and bring energy, drive, ideas and innovations to the work of UNFPA in Uganda. You will be a person who works well in a multi disciplinary setting, across different sectors and management levels and able to work competently in a variety of medi. You should have a track record of achieving results, a believer in teamwork and a strong communicator. You will be skilled in partnership and networking, including with the media.

Click to Download the Terms of Reference for the Communications and Media Consultant can be accessed on the website at.

Email applications

1.      Should be sent to

2.      Applications should be less than 10MB. (This includes the Cover letter and the P11 Form).

3.      The subject of the email should clearly reflect the position you are applying for and include your full names. i.e. REF: Vacancy Name (Applicant's Name)

Deadline for applications: June 10th, 2011

UNFPA provides a work environment that reflects the values of gender equality, teamwork, respect for diversity, integrity, and a healthy work life balance.

NOTE: There is no application processing or other fee at any stage of the application process.  UNFPA does not solicit or screen for information in respect of HIV or AIDS and does not discriminate on the basis of HIV/AIDS status.