Home-based
£31,302 per year
Contract, Part-time, Temporary, 11 months Contract, Full-time
Job description

Are you passionate about global health, with a proven ability to develop and implement communication and campaign strategies? If yes, this might be the job for you! This role would suit an innovative and energetic person with excellent communication skills, the ability to motivate others and strong project management skills.

We are looking for a Digital Campaigns and Communications Officer for the Action for Global Health Network (AfGH), which represents over 50 of the UK’s leading NGOs, research institutions and health experts working to promote and improve global health.

We offer a number of benefits including:  

  • A group stakeholder pension scheme with 6% employer contributions 

  • An individual learning and development budget allocated to staff members each year 

  • 25 days of annual leave per year (excluding bank holidays), plus 1 day for every year of service  

  • Flexible working and work patterns, including arrangements such as non-standard working hours and working from home 

  • Enhanced maternity and paternity pay for employees with 1 years’ service or more 

AfGH believes that the UK Government should play a leading role in realising the right to health for all globally and works on a broad range of health issues, including the UK's role in global health, the Covid-19 response and climate change/global health. The network provides a unique co-ordination and convening role mobilising UK global health advocates working towards a common strategy to hold UK government and global health institutions and stakeholders accountable, as well as providing a vital platform for dialogue between UK and global civil society and the UK Government. The network strategy and day-to-day decisions are decided in consultation with the membership and guided by the AfGH Steering Committee and the host organisation, STOPAIDS. 

The AfGH Digital Campaigns and Communications Officer is responsible for developing, coordinating and guiding the communications and campaign activities for Action for Global Health. 

Key Accountabilities include: 

  1. To lead and coordinate digital campaigns and communications activity by the network and other intersecting development actors to mobilise influence for continued UK leadership on global health [60%] 

  2. To develop and implement Action for Global Health’s communications strategy [15%] 

  3. To support the Coordinator in grant management and the development of funding proposals and reports relating to the organisation’s advocacy work [15%] 

  4. To support Students for Global Health in the implementation of their comms strategy, collaborating where appropriate. [5%] 

  5. Other duties as directed by the Coordinator [5%] 

Posted on: 24 November 2020
Closed date: 14 December 2020
Tags: Campaigning, Communications, PR