Social Media Manager

  • Mid-level, Short-term contract assignment
  • Posted on 23 March 2021

Job Description

World Vision is a Christian humanitarian, development and advocacy organisation devoted to improving the lives of children, families and their communities around the world. Our over 34,000 staff members working in nearly 100 countries are united in helping the most vulnerable children overcome poverty and experience fullness of life. We help children of all backgrounds, even in the most dangerous places, inspired by our Christian faith.

Through our work, every 60 seconds … a family gets water … a hungry child is fed … a family receives the tools to overcome poverty.

Here’s where you come in:

*Preferred position location: UK/Europe. Other locations to be determined by home country of successful candidate in a jurisdiction (US state or country) where WVI is registered to operate.

*Maternity Cover - 1 year contract.

As the Social Media Manager, you will create a social media strategy for World Vision International (WVI) and will research, plan, develop, curate and analyse content (stories, photographs, video) for WVI digital properties, mining from the best work of World Vision offices, working with agencies when appropriate and developing content for key campaigns and global moments. This position has a particular focus on WVI’s social media channels. In addition, you will provide practical editorial and some technical support for WVI digital content producers across the Partnership who use WVI platforms to communicate.

As the way we communicate changes continuously our focus is more and more becoming digitally focused. Our target audience is changing, how they access information is also changing and is almost exclusively online and on social media. Therefore, in order to communicate to them World Vision must focus largely on digital communications. It is essential that we have a Social Media Manager on the Media and Social Media team to strategically plan digital communications, oversee digital communications work and ensure that content we share is engaging for the target audience and is shared on the correct channels in order to ensure maximum exposure.

Requirements include:

  • Bachelor’s degree in communications, journalism or social media related field.
  • 5 years proven social media content development.
  • Sound editorial skills.
  • An understanding of audience segmentation/ how to target key audiences.
  • Experience in coordinating digital media leads from a number of different offices.
  • Passion for innovation in the digital sector.
  • The position requires ability and willingness to travel domestically and internationally up to 30% of the time, when it is safe to do so.

Is this the job for you?

World Vision is dedicated to our team members’ development and their success. We aspire for all employees to be fulfilled through their work and their contributions to an organisation working to provide long-term sustainable solutions to the world’s most vulnerable people.

Find the full responsibilities and requirements for this position and apply online. We will be accepting applications until we find the right candidate. Due to the number of applications received, only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

About the Organization

The World Vision Partnership is a global community of people passionately committed to improving the lives and futures of the world’s most vulnerable children.

We believe that every child is a precious gift to the entire world and that their well-being concerns us all. We will not rest while children suffer in situations that can be changed. We are looking for people who share our beliefs and our passion.

Our vision for every child, life in all its fullness. Our prayer for every heart, the will to make it so.

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