Digital Communications Officer - Part Time

Woking, Surrey
17 Oct 2019
07 Nov 2019
Part Time
Contract Type

The Organisation

Plan International is an independent development and humanitarian organisation that advances children’s rights and equality for girls.

We believe in the power and potential of every child. But this is often suppressed by poverty, violence, exclusion and discrimination. And its girls who are most affected. Working together with children, young people, our supporters and partners, we strive for a just world, tackling the root causes of the challenges facing girls and all vulnerable children.

We support children’s rights from birth until they reach adulthood. And we enable children to prepare for – and respond to – crises and adversity. We drive changes in practice and policy at local, national and global levels using our reach, experience and knowledge.

We have been building powerful partnerships for children for more than 75 years, and are now active in more than 70 countries.


Equal Measures 2030 (EM2030) is a unique cross-sector partnership of leading organizations from civil society and the development and private sectors. We work to ensure that girls' and women's movements, advocates and decision makers have the data they need, and in a format they can use, to guide and drive faster progress towards the gender equality commitments in the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

The partnership is a joint effort of organizations from civil society and the development and private sectors, including: Asia-Pacific Resource and Research Centre for Women (Arrow), Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, CLADEM, Data2X, the African Women’s Development and Communication Network (FEMNET), the International Women’s Health Coalition (IWHC), KPMG International, ONE Campaign, Plan International and Women Deliver.


The Opportunity

This part-time role (3 days per week) will be integral to helping us achieve our objectives through improved digital communications with partners, funders, policy makers, governments, multilateral institutions and gender advocates. The role oversees and delivers strategic digital communications which will support and enhance the corporate communications strategy.

You will help support the development and implement EM2030’s digital strategy in line with our strategic objectives and ensure that EM2030 is leveraging digital best practice. This will include ongoing social media management, content and concept development, scheduling and digital analytics (EM2030 accounts on Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn). In order to help promote content from EM2030’s partners, and sharing our own, this role will require maintaining cordial relationships with our ten partners

The Individual

You will have excellent verbal and writing skills in English with the ability to quickly turn around information into compelling content to post on EM2030’s social media channels and websites. You will also need experience of using Google Analytics and Word Press or other CMS platforms and knowledge of using advertising and promotional tools on digital channels

The ability to work well with others in a small team is essential, as is having the flexibility to multitask when requested to undertake reasonable additional duties and responsibilities by the line manager.


You will support EM2030’s Policy and Advocacy team and national and regional partners through promotion of content on social media (including multi lingual content where applicable). Therefore, the ability to read and write in Spanish and/or French is desirable.


For the full job description, please see:


Location: Preferably Global Hub, Woking or one of the following locations Washington, New York, Geneva, Brussels, Kenya, Colombia. Where you have the pre-existing right to live and work. Employment terms will be as per local conditions

Type of Role: Permanent part-time (3 days per week)

Reports to: Head of Communications Equal Measures 2030

Salary: Competitive

Closing Date: 7 November 2019


Early application is encouraged as we will review applications throughout the advertising period and reserve the right to close the advert early.

Please note that only applications and CVs written in English will be accepted.

A range of pre-employment checks will be undertaken in conformity with Plan International's Child Protection Policy.

As an international child centred community development organisation, Plan International is fully committed to promoting the realisation of children's rights including their right to protection from violence and abuse. That means we have particular responsibilities to children that we come into contact with.

Plan International believes that in a world where children face so many threats of harm, it is our duty to ensure that we, as an organisation, do everything we can to keep children safe. We must not contribute in any way to harming or placing children at risk.

Plan International operates an equal opportunities policy and actively encourages diversity, welcoming applications from all areas of the international community

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