Coordinator - Information, Communications & Media
Location: Flexible Flexible / Remote (candidates in the Global South or South Africa/French communities are strongly encouraged to apply)
Overview of the organization
The Association for Women’s Rights in Development (AWID) is a global, feminist, membership, movement-support organisation. Our mission is to support feminist, women’s rights and gender justice movements to thrive, to be a driving force in challenging systems of oppression, and to co-create feminist realities. AWID envisions a world where feminist realities flourish, where resources and power are shared in ways that enable everyone, and future generations, to thrive and realize their full potential with dignity, love and respect, and where Earth nurtures life in all its diversity.
The position and profile
AWID is looking to hire a committed creative individual to take up the Coordinator role in the Information, Communications & Media (ICM) tactic. The ICM tactic is rooted in the realization that timely information and strategic communications will advance AWID’s goals. This tactic aims to ensure that AWID’s communication efforts are effective throughout, accessible, creative and advance programmatic goals.
In this role, you will be required to contribute to the design and development of communication plans and strategies for projects, programmatic and institutional needs. You will work and collaborate with various internal stakeholders to follow up on the production and ensure the dissemination of content across AWID’s online platforms in furtherance of strategic communication goals. You will ensure that AWID is well represented in virtual and physical spaces (through effective management of social media channels and/or live reporting from events and meetings).
As the right candidate, you should be able to contribute to building a diverse team and an inclusive working environment. You will be understanding of AWID’s political values, and be sensitive to how these influence the way you take up the responsibilities of the role.
Successful applicants will have experience in a similar creative role, in a similar non-profit development, feminist, human rights and/or funding organization. They should have demonstrated capacity to manage digital communication channels and communities including via websites, social media platforms, and constituent relationship management systems. They should have an understanding of web and social media analytics, insights and measurement tools and how to use them to influence AWID’s digital media response and be creative in using graphic design, audio and video editing tools to develop creative multimedia content. They would be someone who can thrive in a virtual work environment working with diverse groups from multiple identities across the globe, motivated to take on challenges and collaboratively find innovative and creative solutions.
Term: full time - 35 hours a week
Salary: The starting gross annual salary for this tier role is $44,500 USD
Benefits: Group medical and life insurances. Paid time off (20 vacation days, 15 sick days, 5 personal days and up to 12 paid holidays). Contribution to retirement savings. Remote work and flexible work arrangements
AWID is committed to the principle of equal employment opportunity for all employees and to providing employees with a work environment free of discrimination and harassment. All employment decisions at AWID are based on organisational needs, job requirements and individual qualifications, without regard to race, color, religion or belief, national, social or ethnic origin, sex (including pregnancy), age, physical, mental or sensory disability, HIV Status, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression. If contacted in relation to an employment opportunity, please advise AWID of the accommodation measures, if required, which would enable you to be interviewed in a fair and equitable manner. All information received in relation to accommodation measures will be treated in confidence.
How to apply:
Please submit in English, a current CV, along with a cover letter explaining how you meet the requirements of the role, why you want to work for an global feminist organization and how you would further AWID's goal of building a resilient and impactful feminist organization. Please include “Coordinator - Information, Communications & Media” in the subject line of the email and submit to firstname.lastname@example.org by 11 October 2020 at 23:00 EST.
People from and based in the Global South, women; trans, non binary and intersex persons; persons with disabilities and other candidates from historically oppressed groups, of all ages, are strongly encouraged to apply for this position.
We thank all those who apply, but only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. No calls/emails please. To learn more about AWID and our programs, please visit our website at www.awid.org.