Reprieve is a UK charity founded in 1999. Reprieve uses strategic interventions to end the use of the death penalty globally, and to end extreme human rights abuses carried out in the name of “counterterrorism” or “national security”.
Reprieve’s main office is in London, UK. Reprieve works closely with partner organisations and has full-time in country Fellows who work as lawyers, investigators and campaigners in the countries in which Reprieve operates. We work in cooperation with relevant government officials, individual lawyers and human rights defenders, as well as individual, corporate and foundation funders to further the cause of our shared goals.
We’re looking for an Interim Campaigns and Digital Officer to join an impactful and creative team at Reprieve. Together, this team is responsible for engaging and growing the Reprieve community online and enabling those activists to take action to support and fund Reprieve’s casework around the world. The team is also responsible for establishing the supporter base and US digital presence of Reprieve’s sister organisation Reprieve US.
You will be joining at a very exciting time. Reprieve has invested in the growth and capacity of this team, ensuring it has the tools, expertise, budget and flexibility needed to be at the forefront of digital mobilisation, campaigning and fundraising. We are focussing our efforts on deepening digital engagement on the channels we work across: social media (Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and LinkedIn), email (Engaging Networks) and the website (WordPress).
We believe the sharp rise in online giving over the last two years is a testament to the team’s engaging digital campaigns that create meaningful real-world change. The team brought in over £800,000 in 2020, accounting for 23% of Reprieve’s total annual income in 2020 and a 26% increase on digital fundraising income in 2019. In 2021, the team have ambitious targets.They are aiming to see a further increase in 2021 through a mixture of regular and one-off donations by the end of this year. This target is shared across the team and allows each member of the team to focus on creative, engaging and impactful campaigns that inspire people across the Reprieve and Reprieve US communities.
The post holder will be confident about lead generation campaigning. You will be creative about and inspired by campaigning for justice on behalf of Reprieve clients. And you will be effective in supporting the team to fundraise to meet the ambitious target by the end of this year.
Working with, and reporting to, the Head of Campaigns and Digital, you will be organised and have experience in lead generation, email engagement and/or digital fundraising. You will have great communication (including written) skills. You will be passionate about generating income and engaging people in human rights work to further Reprieve’s mission. You will be experienced and adept at reviewing data and using it to assess your progress in achieving the goals set out for this role.
You will be a positive person and have a great ability to multitask and prioritise a busy workload, a willingness to muck in on all tasks big and small and humility and a passion for Reprieve’s work. Even if you don’t always know the answer, you will be capable of proactively obtaining it from the Head of Campaigns and Digital as well as colleagues across the wider organisation.
For full details and information on how to apply please see the job description.
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