World YWCA Engagement Manager

Purpose of the consultancy

The World YWCA is seeking an Engagement Manager, passionate about storytelling, evidence based communications, technology 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 target audiences (e.g. women, young women, girls, donors, self-identified activists); commitment to working in mutual coordination with individual and organisational partners and allies; and linking campaigns and strategies of advocacy and branding. The ideal candidate should have in-depth understanding of primary and secondary research work and be competent in delivering creative, compelling, and strategic global campaigns on the priority thematic areas of World YWCA, in order to achieve viral and high visibility reach and engagement. The position requires an individual that can see and understand an overall strategy (i.e. the big picture) and plan and accordingly prioritise and manage multiple projects, along with deeply exploring key work when required. Candidate must be able to write great copy and deliver content to activate, inspire and engage with a variety of audiences and especially connect young women and women to the organisation.  Operating as an effective generalist to navigate the breadth and depth of the position, the candidate must have a specific knack for creating compelling digital, low-cost, accessible communication mechanisms. 

The position function includes project management and coordination, branding and communications, relationship management, budget management and administrative support to the efforts of the Global Engagement and Impact Team. 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.

The position function includes project management and coordination, branding and communications, relationship management, budget management and administrative support to the efforts of the Global Engagement and Impact Team. 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 possibility of extension depending on the need of the organization, performance of the mandate, and budget availability 

The deadline for submission is January 31, 2022.

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. 

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