Advocacy Communications Manager (Maternity Cover), WaterAid


UK, South Africa, Nigeria


Sunday, October 2, 2022

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UK-based £38,065 - £40,052
SA-based 1,336,257 - 1,505,245 ZAR
Nigeria-based 21,285,694 - 24,163,624 NGN


Full Time, Hybrid Working


Fixed Term


Not Stated

Job Description

In this role, you will play a key role in translating core policy messaging into compelling advocacy communications materials and harnessing strategic channels to effectively influence decision-makers at international, regional and country levels.


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Role and Responsibilities

  • Ensure we have strong and effective communications at the heart of our two global advocacy campaigns focusing on Hygiene and Health and Water and Climate Change.

  • Inspire colleagues with your creativity and innovation - whilst remaining ruthlessly strategic ensuring that every piece of content has a defined purpose and audience.

  • Convene a global group of key communications leads from across our country, regional and member teams on a regular basis to plan, coordinate and monitor the delivery of advocacy communications in support of the global priority campaigns.

  • Contribute global advocacy communications plans into wider organisational strategic communications planning and activities.

  • Brief and work closely with internal and external stakeholders on the delivery of creative and strategic communications materials.

Experience, Skills and Qualifications 

To be successful, you'll need:

  • Experience of designing compelling campaign messages and communications across a range of channels, including ability to translate complex issues into simple messages that non-expert audiences can understand and act on.

  • Track record of delivering successful communication plans at global and national level across both low-income and high-income country contexts to achieve campaign objectives.

  • A strategic, innovative and creative thinker with the ability to design simple communications that have impact.

  • Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to successfully manage complex and sensitive organisational relationships to achieve cross-organisational, collectively agreed goals.

  • A university degree or equivalent work experience.

  • Ability to travel.

  • Commitment to WaterAid's values and a working style that reflects these.

Desirable but non-essential skills:

  • Proficiency in another language preferably French or Portuguese.

  • Experience of delivering communications work in Africa, Asia and/or Pacific country contexts.

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