Salary is locally determined
ActionAid(AA) Global Secretariat (GS) Hub in Johannesburg, South Africa or Nairobi, Kenya or ActionAid country
This is an exciting opportunity for a Campaigner who wants to help people harness their own power to achieve a feminist, just, green transition in the 45 countries where ActionAid works.
This role, in collaboration with other team members will devise mobilisation and engagement tactics that will enable ActionAid (AA) member countries to recruit, engage, organise and activate campaign supporters to achieve short-term political change goals and develop a stronger popular base over the longer term. This is achieved through providing the day-to-day operational management of specific campaigns and project-manage key campaign activities as well as facilitating and supporting campaigning capacity development, learning and knowledge development with relevant actors
Who we’re looking for: **
We are looking for someone with at least two years’ experience of planning and executing (preferably multi-country) campaigns aimed at engaging the public and influencing decision makers; experience in working with grassroots movements at local, national and/or regional and global levels, particularly involving people living in poverty; experience of working with people from different organisations, functions, countries and cultures to deliver objectives and projects; experience of using digital campaigning tactics, preferably in an international campaign context; experience in tendering and commissioning external communication and creative agencies; experience of coordinating campaigns across multiple countries or working on an international campaign.
You should have knowledge of traditional and new approaches to developing and communicating public campaigns, including messages, audiences and delivery methods, which aim to inspire and motivate people to take action.; and knowledge of social, gender and environmental justice issues in general; as well as a good understanding of digital and distributed approaches, tactics and tools for campaigning and organising.
In addition to this you should have skills in writing and designing campaign actions and other communication materials, using both online and print approaches; strong, demonstrable project management skills, preferably in a cross-cultural and cross-organisational environment; strong communication skills and proven ability to translate complicated ideas into clear messages; proven negotiating and diplomacy skills ; you should be a multi-talented generalist who is able to take on new issues and master new skills quickly. You should be skilled at using online tools for research and for monitoring ; proven ability to think strategically and analytically; proven initiative, flexibility and enthusiasm in managing complex activities in a complex and changing environment ; able to juggle competing priorities and deliver high-quality work under pressure with minimal supervision ;a proven commitment to teamwork and strong collaborative skills and an ability to travel.
What we offer:
ActionAid is committed to providing a welcoming, supportive workplace where we recognise a job well done, encourage close collaboration and sharing power, and where safeguarding standards and feminist leadership are exemplified everywhere. At ActionAid, you can look forward to a fair compensation package and a flexible working environment, including
· A workplace that embraces intersectional feminist principles
· Generous maternity, paternity and adoption pay
How to apply
How to apply:
To start the application process please visit our website via the link here:
Applications close on 11th April 2022. Please upload an up-to-date curriculum vitae and a covering letter, clearly explaining your suitability against the essential criteria in the job profile.
Please check your application and make sure you meet all the essential criteria listed in the person specification. In addition, your application will be stronger if you meet at least some of the desirable criteria. If you do not meet at least all the essential criteria, please do not apply as we only consider candidates if they meet the essential criteria listed on the job description.
Due to high volumes of applications received, we can only correspond with short listed applicants. Should you not have received feedback on your application within two weeks of the closing date, please consider your application as unsuccessful.
ActionAid International will not consider unsolicited candidates from recruitment agencies. We reserve the right to withdraw any of our vacancies at any time.
ActionAid is a global federation working for a world free from poverty and injustice.
ActionAid International welcomes applications from all sections of the community and promotes diversity. Suitably qualified women leader**s and people of colour** are encouraged to apply.