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Digital Content Manager (Voluntary)


Location: Flexible

Organization: The Women in International Affairs Network (WIAN)

We are looking for a Digital Content Manager with passion, experience and skills to join our team. The primary responsibility of the Digital Content Manager is to create, edit, and manage all WIAN’s original content and resources. WIAN is made up of 3 teams, Operations, Programmes and Communications. Sitting in the Communications team, the Digital Content Manager will work closely with the Social Media Manager, Content Editor and Communications Officer to lead the production and management of original content.

The Manager will also play a vital role in developing WIAN’s brand voice.

Key priorities for the next 12 months:

  • Lead the recruitment and management of a team of content contributors
  • Work with the CEO to manage WIAN’s website and disseminate the organisation’s impact
  • Manage the publication of WIAN’s original content including editing, proof reading, publishing, and monitoring and evaluation of content
  • Help to design, develop, and manage creative online content including video production, animation content and video ads.
  • Oversee and manage social marketing initiatives, digital outreach, and partnerships with 3rd party video publishers.


  1. Manage and administrate the creation and publishing of relevant, original, high-quality content across all WIAN’s various digital platforms, including the website, social media and other online mediums.
  2. Edit and proofread all original content, ensuring all grammatical errors are rectified before being released to WIAN members.
  3. Develop and implement new and innovative ways to engage with our members using original content and disseminate WIAN’s impact to external stakeholders and potential partners
  4. Provide regular reports and updates on the progress of content creation and present new ideas and strategies to the Executive Director, Chief Operating Officer and the Communications Team
  5. Implement a content editorial calendar to manage content and plan specific, timely marketing campaigns.
  6. Work with the CEO to manage and refine WIAN’s website, ensuring the timely uploading of content, cleaning up outdated content, monitoring website traffic, responding to website feedback, and implementing changes to the site’s layout
  7. Support the recruitment and management of content contributors (internally and externally to the team) keeping close oversight and ensuring all tasks are completed within the set time.
  8. Arrange regular meetings with content editors and contributors to review performance and delivery.
  9. Create and continually refine the content strategy and ensure all content is aligned to this
  10. Build relationships with and reach out to external individuals and partners to collaborate with WIAN on specific content, resources, and events.
  11. Optimize the company’s presence on Facebook, Instagram, YouTube, LinkedIn and other social channels to educate, market and build the WIAN community
  12. Stay on top of new channels and trends in digital and social by researching new ideas, channels, and being an active part of the social community

See the full job description

How to apply:

To apply for this position, please send a CV, one page covering letter and writing sample (2 pages max) in the field of international affairs / development / women’s empowerment to us via email at:, with your name and [“Digital Content Manager”] in the subject line.

Applications are reviewed on a rolling basis with the deadline to apply at 11:59pm BST on August 14th, 2020. The position will be filled as soon as a well-qualified person is identified. Incomplete or late applications will not be accepted.

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