Closing date: 05 Jul 2019
Position Title Digital Communications Coordinator (100%)
Location CI Secretariat Office, Geneva, Switzerland or London UK
Supervisor CI Head of Global Communications
Date June 2019
CARE International is one of the world’s leading humanitarian organisations, fighting poverty and inequality in 90 countries. It’s an exciting time to join CARE. Overall, the Confederation is moving towards a new vision of global influence and impact with a unified approach and interdependent way of working. CARE’s global program strategy drives a significantly step up our ambition to save and protect lives in emergencies and bring lasting change through our programs which focus on smart solutions and empowering women and girls. To resource our bold vision, we need to accelerate and strengthen external communications plans, and this role is key to this growth.
The purpose of this role is to manage and develop the CARE International Secretariat’s digital channels, including the corporate website and social media accounts, and plan, create and curate high-quality/high-impact content across these channels. This role will play a key part in developing a digital content strategy for the organisation and delivering major projects, including the planned redevelopment of the corporate website.
The ideal candidate is a tech savvy storyteller, on the front foot of new and emerging digital technologies and approaches. At ease online, they will deploy their knowledge and creativity to promote conversations and engagement with online audiences who are key to CARE’s mission while constantly analysing metrics and adjusting approaches as needed. The role requires a combination of strategic thinking with hands-on implementation in fast-moving contexts, all while working collaboratively with a variety of departments and global teams.
Key areas of responsibility:
CI Secretariat staff, CARE International communications staff, Secretary General, Global Director Fundraising and Public Engagement, and communications colleagues in the wider CARE network
Work with suppliers and consultants
The Communications Coordinator reports to the CI Head of Global Communications and works closely with the Senior Humanitarian Communications Coordinator.
Qualifications & experience:
How to apply:
CARE offers the chance to work with a great team and make a difference to the world. In addition to a competitive salary, we offer generous holiday benefits and substantial pension contributions to the successful candidate.
CARE International has a zero-tolerance approach to any harm to, or exploitation of, a vulnerable adult or child by any of our staff, representatives or partners. CARE International reserves the right to seek information from job applicants’ previous employers about incidents of sexual exploitation, sexual abuse and/or sexual harassment the applicant may have been found guilty to have committed or about which an investigation was in the process of being carried out at the time of the termination of the applicant’s employment with that employer.
By submitting the application, the job applicant confirms that s/he has no objection to CARE International requesting the information specified above.
How to Apply:
Interested and qualified candidates should submit their CVs and a covering letter in English to email@example.com by July 5th, 2019. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
More Information on CARE International is available at www.care-international.org
CARE International Secretariat is committed to diversity and inclusion within its workforce, and encourages all candidates, irrespective of gender, nationality, religious and ethnic backgrounds, to apply to become a part of the organization.