Location: Rio, Johannesburg, Nairobi, London or Bangkok
The International Digital Campaigner will be responsible for developing ActionAid International’s digital campaigning strategy across the organisation, working closely with International Communications, International Fundraising and member countries to ensure harmonisation of digital activism plans.
In the role, you will coordinate the development of pilot projects which harmonise fundraising and campaigning supporter recruitment and retention strategies. You will also provide strategic advice on the development and use of new tools for digital campaigning and take a lead role in proposing and implementing creative ideas to develop ActionAid’s campaigns.
Formally, you will have a relevant degree (or equivalent experience) as well as at least 2 years’ experience of digital campaigning in a supporter based organization, including writing web copy and producing effective online content for a range of audiences. Exceptional communication (oral and written English) and interpersonal skills are required. You will need experience of public speaking, delivering training, clearly communicating complex information, and developing and delivering compelling digital campaigns to recruit and retain supporters.
You will have strong knowledge of the current best practices in web design and mass emailing, as well as digital marketing, experience in using mobile technologies for campaigning and a good understanding of online communications tactics, including social media. You must have good knowledge of and experience in website creation processes, including experience with a graphics package (like Photoshop) and working with open source CMS Systems (Drupal preferred).
The ideal candidate will have strong project management skills with the ability to work to deadlines under pressure, taking projects forward without supervision. Your flexibility and enthusiasm in managing complex and diverse activities in a changing environment and ability to work on own initiative is required. To ensure proper monitoring, evaluation and learning, you will need strong analytical skills, including experience with web analytics.
On a personal level, you must have a commitment to team work and strong collaborative, influencing and diplomacy skills. You must also have a strong commitment to a human rights based approach to development; champion women's rights and value working with diverse cultures and poor and marginalised groups, being aligned to ActionAid’s vision, mission and values.
Further information on this position can be obtained from the attached role profile.
Applications should be sent with your CV, motivation cover letter and 2 nominated referees to: firstname.lastname@example.org by no later than the 09th July 2012. Please clearly indicate which position you are applying for.
While we value all applications, we can only respond to short listed candidates. ActionAid International reserves the right to withdraw this vacancy at any time.
ActionAid International warmly welcomes applications from all sections of the community, but we aim to promote diversity by encouraging women and people living with disability to apply. Only citizens of or individuals with permanent residency in the named locations need apply.