Campaigner

Location: Any AAI Country Office including Global Secretariat Hubs

Closing Date: 21 August 2017

Terms and conditions of base location will apply

Provide coordination for ActionAid's campaign work through the one global campaign and other public-facing initiatives. Roughly half the Campaigner’s time will be devoted to the global campaign, with the other half to assisting countries with national-level public-facing work as defined in the International Platforms separate from the one global campaign. You will also facilitate and support campaigning capacity development, learning and knowledge development with relevant actors.

Substantial experience of writing and designing campaign actions and other communication materials, using both online and print approaches and  experience of planning and executing (preferably multi-country) campaigns aimed at engaging the public and influencing decision makers is essential. You must have experience of using digital campaigning tactics, preferably in an international campaign context.

Strong, demonstrable project management skills, preferably in a cross-cultural and cross-organisational environment; strong interpersonal communication skills, with demonstrable experience of working with people from different organisations, functions, countries and cultures to deliver objectives and projects and strong communication skills and proven ability to translate complicated ideas into clear messages is required.

A relevant Bachelors or Master’s degree or substantial experience in locally and nationally rooted civil society campaigning, particularly involving people living in poverty and their organisations- building power from below is required and you must be proficient in English.

In order to be considered for this position, you must be eligible and be able to provide proof to work in the country where you will be based. We may not be able to consider your application if you do not have eligibility to work.

If you are interested and meet the criteria, send your CV and motivation cover letter to hrworkspace@actionaid.org.You are requested to highlight in the motivation letter how specifically you meet the criteria for this role. Please clearly indicate which position you are applying for.

Recruitment consultancies/agencies should not approach ActionAid with regards to open vacancies. We regret that agency candidates will not be considered. ActionAid International welcomes applications from all sections of the community and promotes diversity.

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 unsuccessful.