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Digital Editor – Policy Practice and Advocacy at WaterAid August 2023

WaterAid Vacancies

Digital Editor – Policy Practice and Advocacy at WaterAid August 2023, WaterAid Vacancies, Tanzania Jobs » NGO and Social Work Jobs, Digital Editor – Policy, Practice and Advocacy Contract 12 Months Fixed Term Contract. Full-time, part-time, or secondment opportunity. Location: The roles can be based in the United Kingdom or one of the following WaterAid Country Programme – Nigeria or Tanzania, subject to right-to-work eligibility in the respective countries.

WaterAid Vacancies

Salaries and Benefits: Salaries and benefits for different countries will vary in line with the location of the successful candidate and depending on experience. The role is within the salary banding of Grade 5 in the UK and Grade E in the Country Programme. How to Apply: To see the full job pack, please click ‘Apply’. Please apply by submitting your CV and a cover letter into one document in either Word Document or PDF format. WaterAid Vacancies

  • * UK: Grade 5 – 37,130 – 38,986 GBP plus benefits
  • * Nigeria: Grade E – 9,372,071 – 12,873,392 NGN plus benefits
  • * Tanzania: Grade E – 70,000,560 – 87,500,703 TZS plus benefits

For the UK location, we offer Hybrid Working – A minimum of 40% of working time is spent face to face, either in the London office or as a result of an external engagement or travel for WaterAid. WaterAid is located at Canary Wharf, London and this will be your location and contract base for candidates based in the United Kingdom. Closing date: Applications will close at 23:59 on 21st August 2023. Shortlisting and interviews may take place on a rolling basis and the application process will close if a suitable candidate is found prior to the advertised closing date. Availability for interview is required week commencing 28th August 2023 and will take place online via Microsoft Teams.

About WaterAid Want to use your digital skills to play a vital role in making clean water, decent toilets and good hygiene normal for everyone everywhere We need passionate, creative and dedicated people. In return, you will be encouraged and empowered to be yourself at your very best. Together, we will make a bigger difference. Join WaterAid as Digital Editor (Policy, Practice and Advocacy) to change normal for millions of people so they can unlock their potential, break free from poverty and change their lives for good. On top of that you’ll be joining a 2020 Great Place to Work® award-winning organisation.

About the Team

The WaterAid Digital Content and Experience team is at the forefront of sector-leading, award-winning campaigns and products, thanks to a multi-disciplinary outlook and a test-and-learn culture. As our Digital Editor (PPA), you will develop and deliver user-focused content on WaterAid’s global websites and social channels, creating high-quality, strategic material which supports our organisational priorities.
In this role, you will engage with and lead internal stakeholders frompPolicy and campaigns, programme support and country programme teams to plan and produce inspiring, engaging content to support our policy, practice and advocacy and communications goals.

You’ll also: Manage the day-to-day production and distribution of content on WaterAid’s global Twitter account and co-manage the global LinkedIn page with the Social Media Manger. Proactively identify the need for new content, working closely with the Digital Content Manager (PPA) and internal stakeholders to plan, design and develop content that engages online audiences, writing or commissioning new content as required. Collaborate with policy, practice and advocacy teams on developing audience-led digital content for global advocacy campaigns and moments. Manage the strategy and execution of digital content for key global conferences and events. Work closely with the Content Marketing Manager (Email) to develop and publish the WASH Matters newsletter. Be reactive to external trends and news, working with the media team to create digital content or both planned and unplanned media moments.

About You

A track record in, and passion for, digital communications and copywriting. Proven experience of writing and sub-editing copy for web, mobile, social media and email. Extensive editorial skills with an ability to translate technical information into consumable content packages. A solid understanding of SEO techniques, user experience and web accessibility. Experience of using social media, including a strategic understanding of best practice in this area, social media marketing and various monitoring tools. Excellent stakeholder and project management skills, diplomacy, written and verbal communication skills. Our Commitment WaterAid Vacancies

An inclusive workplace

We are committed to being an organization where everyone is included, respected, and empowered to be their best. We represent and celebrate our staff, partners and everyone we work with, and create a culture where everyone can reach their full potential. Equal opportunities We are an equal opportunity, disability-confident employer and are dedicated to achieving the highest standards of diversity, equity and inclusion. We welcome applications from people of all backgrounds, beliefs, customs, traditions and ways of life. This includes, but is not limited to, race, gender, disability, age, sexual orientation, religion, national or social origin, health status, and economic or social situation.


We are also committed to protecting everyone we come into contact with. We have a zero-tolerance approach to abuse of power, privilege or trust across our global work, and any form of inappropriate behaviour, discrimination, abuse, bullying, harassment, or exploitation. Safeguarding the people and communities we work with, our staff, volunteers and anyone working on our behalf is our top priority, and we take our responsibilities extremely seriously


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