Engagement and Media Manager

The World YWCA is seeking an Engagement and Media Manager, passionate about storytelling, public relations, using information technology, evidence-based communications, and women’s rights to join the Global Engagement and Impact team.

The ideal candidate must have a thorough understanding of: communications around mobilisation and engagement of diverse target audiences (e.g. women, young women, girls, donors, self-identified activists); linking campaigns and strategies of advocacy and branding; and bringing to life the brand of an organisation through storytelling and people-driven communication. The ideal candidate should be competent in delivering creative, compelling, and strategic global campaigns; have a passion for content creation rooted in communities; and be able to optimally use technology and social media to achieve viral and high visibility reach and engagement.

The position function includes project management and coordination, branding, public relations and communications, copywriting, relationship management, and administrative support to the efforts of the Global Engagement and Impact Team, a team that supports the entire World YWCA operation. The position holder must furthermore be able to prioritize work, communicate effectively both orally and in writing and deliver work under pressure and time constraints.

World YWCA is excited to find a good fit for this position and is confident that there are many individuals that can do this job, even though the role is very precise in need and scope.  

Location: Remote – possible to work from any country of residence/operation provided the specific requirement mentioned below is fulfilled

Duration of contract: 12 months, with the possibility of extension depending on the need of the organization, performance of the mandate, and budget

Closing date for applications: March 15, 2023

Starting date: As soon as possible

Type of contract: Contractor mandate

Reference: YWCA-EMM

Specific requirement: Applicants must be able to work as independent/self-employed contractor in their country of residence/operation and provide evidence of ability to be working in compliance with local taxation and social benefits coverage – the evidence will be requested and assessed against Swiss legal framework for contracts, considering the specific country of residence/operation of the candidate.

Indicative base annual compensation:  max. within the range of CHF 48’000 to CHF 96’000, depending on location and relevant experience.