Digital Communications Coordinator

  • Temporary
  • International
  • Applications have closed

Website AWID

Digital Communications Coordinator – Information, Communications & Media

Application Closing Date: 17 October 2021 at 23:00 EST

Location: Flexible / Remote (candidates in the Global South or South Africa/French communities are strongly encouraged to apply)

Term:  Fixed (1 year) term contract – 35 hours a week

Organization: Association for Women’s Rights in Development (AWID)

Salary: The starting gross annual salary for this tier role is $54,978.00 USD

Benefits: Group medical and life insurances. Paid time off (20 vacation days, 15 sick days, 5 personal days and up to 12 paid holidays). Contribution to retirement savings. Remote work and flexible work arrangements

Overview of the organization:

The Association for Women’s Rights in Development (AWID) is a global, feminist, membership, movement-support organisation. Our mission is to support feminist, women’s rights and gender justice movements to thrive, to be a driving force in challenging systems of oppression, and to co-create feminist realities. AWID envisions a world where feminist realities flourish, where resources and power are shared in ways that enable everyone, and future generations, to thrive and realize their full potential with dignity, love and respect, and where Earth nurtures life in all its diversity.

The position and profile

The Digital Communications Coordinator is a full-time position that will provide vision, analysis and leadership to the activities of the tactic. This tactic is rooted in the realization that timely information and strategic communications will advance AWID’s goals to Co-Create Feminist Realities. This tactic aims to ensure that AWID’s communication efforts are well thought out, accessible, creative and advance programmatic goals. The ICM team positions its work as an effective contribution to realising the outcomes of the organisation. This position is meant for candidates with explicit and extensive experience as a graphic designer and web developer/designer.

In this role, you will ensure AWID’s online platforms (organizational website particularly) are strategically presenting content that is current, engaging, user friendly and accessible.  You will also be responsible for producing a range of derivative multimedia content including graphics across platforms and microsites to support AWID’s campaigns and main activities.  In addition to coordinating the implementation of ICM goals and activities, including supporting other initiatives and advancing cross-team collaborations in a strategic manner

As the right candidate, you should be able to contribute to building a diverse team and an inclusive working environment. You will be understanding of AWID’s political values, and be sensitive to how these influence the way you take up the responsibilities of the role.

Successful applicants will have experience in a similar creative role, in a similar non-profit organization. You should have demonstrated capacity in creating and designing content for digital communication channels including websites, social media platforms, constituent relationship management systems etc, and working on web development and design.  You are someone who can thrive in a virtual work environment working with diverse groups from multiple identities across the globe, motivated to take on challenges and collaboratively find innovative and creative solutions.

How to apply:

Please submit in English, a current CV, along with a cover letter explaining how you meet the requirements of the role, why you want to work for an global feminist organization and how you would further AWID’s goal of building a resilient and impactful feminist organization.  Please include “Digital Communications Coordinator – Information, Communications & Media” in the subject line of the email and submit to by 17 October 2021 at 23:00 EST. Please see the detailed Job Description:

People from and based in the Global South, women; trans, non binary and intersex persons; persons with disabilities and other candidates from historically oppressed groups, of all ages, are strongly encouraged to apply for this position.

We thank all those who apply, but only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. No calls/emails please. To learn more about AWID and our programs, please visit our website at

AWID is committed to the principle of equal employment opportunity for all employees and to providing employees with a work environment free of discrimination and harassment. All employment decisions at AWID are based on organisational needs, job requirements and individual qualifications, without regard to race, color, religion or belief, national, social or ethnic origin, sex (including pregnancy), age, physical, mental or sensory disability, HIV Status, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression. If contacted in relation to an employment opportunity, please advise AWID of the accommodation measures, if required, which would enable you to be interviewed in a fair and equitable manner.  All information received in relation to accommodation measures will be treated in confidence.