Minority Rights Group International (MRG)
Main duties and responsibilities The purpose of this position is to provide support to MRG s Communications department while gaining valuable experience and skills in the field of digital communications. The successful candidate will be asked the following: Development of a new website (70 per cent) The post holder will hold a key role in supporting the preparatory work towards, and development of, a new website for MRG. Create tables for the management of content production Consult with key stakeholders to identify the key components of the future website Draft a global website architecture based on the results of the consultation Create and manage a project calendar and activities with the providers Liaise with developers, domain managers, website hosts and other partners on this project Help with day-to-day website management, including uploading content (e.g. blogs, press releases, publications) Social media and online presence (20 per cent) The post holder will provide help and support to MRG s Digital Communications Officer on all Communications channels such as social media. Draft MRG s weekly newsletters Draft social media posts for MRG s social media channels Create visual assets for social media Additional tasks (10 per cent) The post holder will be asked to support with other Communications-related tasks as requested, such as, for example, supporting the organization of events, reviewing branding guidelines, conducting photo research and processing invoices. General responsibilities Personally respect and work towards full implementation of MRG s Gender and Equal Opportunities Policies in all the work involved in this post. Keep a keen eye on MRG s set of Policies and Guidelines to guide the development of the new website. The post-holder will be required to maintain the pace of work which may at peak times be high, will need to meet deadlines and manage several tasks at the same time. Responsible for maintaining confidentiality, as the post-holder will be entitled to a very high level of access to confidential information pertaining to MRG s strategies, detailed financial information, and also access to sensitive external information which may impact on MRG s activities. Requirements Essential Bachelor s degree in Computer Science, Communications Studies, Information Management, or another related field At least one year of experience in a role that required website management and design Fluent in English Excellent communication skills and experience working in a team with a hybrid work arrangement (both in person and online) or fully remotely Good knowledge of WordPress Excellent knowledge of Microsoft Excel and Word Basic knowledge of HTML Solid initiative, judgment, information management and communications skills Familiarity and proficiency with social media tools, particularly Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, YouTube and LinkedIn Strong organization and time management skills, as well as the ability to manage competing demands and prioritize workload with attention to detail Desirable Previous experience of managing external contracts, such as with website developers, including negotiating prices and monitoring delivery Research and documentation skills Good knowledge of Outlook, SharePoint, Slack and MailChimp Visual design tools such as Adobe Suite and Canva OBS Studio and livestreaming platforms Previous work experience in an international NGO Experience working with web developers and graphic designers Knowledge of Arabic Person specification Organized and attentive to detail Passionate about human rights, minority rights and the rights of indigenous peoples Committed to MRG s mandate, objectives and values A believer in, and actioner of, anti-racism Attentive to accessibility issues Full of initiative and creativity Able to work in a fast-paced environment and deliver on tight deadlines Able to work under little supervision, but also a great team player Able to work in a diverse, international and multicultural team Able to receive and act on constructive feedback How to apply To apply, please fill out an applicaiton form on the website by 24 July 2022.
I. Position Summary Reporting to the Director, Grants, the Grants Officer will support Malala Fund s grantmaking as a core member of the Programmes team. Working closely with Malala Fund s Grants team and in-country colleagues, they will be responsible for vetting, awarding and managing a portfolio of grants designed to get all girls learning and in school for 12 years of safe, quality education. The ideal candidate is a highly organised self-starter with experience in grantmaking to support advocacy and development in the Global South. II. Responsibilities Grant Management and Oversight Manage a portfolio of grants covering several Malala Fund programme countries and/or programmes. Support country teams to evaluate grant proposal applications for potential appropriateness, effectiveness and project design quality; and support grant applicants in refining proposals, including budgets, project deliverables and MEL plans. Prepare recommendations for grant approvals to Malala Fund s CEO and/or Board of Directors and develop grant agreements. Work with country teams and partners to identify and resolve grant implementation issues and recommend grant modifications when needed. Work with country teams to monitor project progress through review of grantee financial and progress reporting, regular communication and, where relevant, periodic monitoring visits. Prepare funding disbursement requests tied to grantee deliverables. Represent Malala Fund to external education networks and partnerships. Assumes other programmatic or grants-related responsibilities as needed. Organisational Culture Upholds the values of Malala Fund. Actively contributes to making Malala Fund a diverse and equitable workplace through inclusive practice and openness to different perspectives, cultures and ideas. Maintains behaviour and conduct that uphold the highest standards for safeguarding, professionally and personally. Acts as a role model for a learning organisation culture by seeking insight and using problems as opportunities to learn. III.Knowledge, Experience and Behaviours Essential Significant relevant grantmaking experience. Experience with programme implementation in the Global South. Skilled in all stages of the grant management cycle - from grant proposal review to grantee project monitoring and troubleshooting. Familiarity with budgets and financial information. Ability to form trusting and honest relationships with grantee partners. Highly proficient in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint) and Google Workspace. Excellent written, research and organisational skills. Solid judgement and problem-solving skills with high attention to detail, accuracy and quality. Demonstrated interest in and familiarity with issues and trends in international education, women and girls empowerment and youth focused programmes. Strong commitment to Malala Fund s mission, purpose and values. Strong commitment to gender equality, anti-racism, anti-discrimination, decolonisation and social justice. Strong commitment to professional development and continued learning. Excellent team player with ability to work independently and in collaboration with colleagues at all levels across departments and external stakeholders. Desirable Experience with programme implementation in South Asia, particularly Pakistan. Working knowledge of Urdu. Experience with grantmaking focused on advocacy or international education. Experience in one or more of Malala Fund s current programme countries. Malala Fund is committed to racial equity and social justice. We actively seek applicants from diverse backgrounds, experiences and identities, to provide a wide range of perspectives, ideas, views and insights into the strategy, policies, culture and ambitions of Malala Fund. We would particularly welcome applications from candidates who have lived in countries in which Malala Fund is operating. IV. About Malala Fund Registered as a public charity in the U.K. and U.S., Malala Fund is working toward a world where all girls can learn and lead. With more than 130 million girls out of school today, we're breaking down barriers that hold girls back. Malala Fund advocates for resources and policy changes needed to give all girls a secondary education. The girls we serve have high goals for themselves and we have high expectations for leaders who can help them. We invest in local education leaders and front-line organisations - the people who best understand girls in their communities - in regions where most girls are missing out on secondary school. We give girls the tools they need to advocate for education and equality in their communities and a platform for the world to hear their voices. We believe girls should speak for themselves and tell leaders what they need to learn and achieve their potential. V. How to Apply Please submit your resume and cover letter through the application link by 26 July 2022. Please note that due to the very high number of applications we receive when positions are posted, we are only able to respond directly to candidates with whom we wish to move forward in the interview process. Malala Fund is an inclusive organisation and welcomes applications from under-represented and intersectional groups including BIPOC, LGBTQ+ and persons with disabilities. We are seeking people from different backgrounds, cultures, age, experience and identities, to provide a wide range of experience, ideas, views and insights into the strategy, policies, culture and ambitions of Malala Fund. Malala Fund is committed to ensuring the safety of those involved in our work. Our first priority is protecting everyone who comes in direct or indirect contact with our organisation. Malala Fund has a zero-tolerance approach to abuse and exploitation by any of our staff, representatives or partners. We commit to ensuring that those who work with Malala Fund or on our behalf are able to work in an environment that is free from harm. To this end, Malala Fund reserves the right to conduct background checks on prospective and current employees.
Autism West Midlands
Autism west midlands is a leading charity in the West Midlands for people on the autism spectrum. We use our expertise to enrich the lives of autistic people and those who love and care for them. Our passionate, expert staff and volunteers work across all age groups and abilities, by providing personalised support. This is an exciting opportunity to be involved in a new service for autistic adults in Herefordshire & Worcestershire. Autism West Midlands have successfully secured the contract to deliver a post diagnosis support service for autistic people (over 16 years) commencing summer 2022. This role will support the delivery of specialist autism advice and guidance and the provision of training/personal development workshops to autistic adults living in Herefordshire & Worcestershire. An understanding of the autism spectrum and experience of supporting people with additional needs is essential. We are recruiting to a number of roles so full or part time hours will be considered. Staff will initially be home based in Herefordshire and Worcestershire (or nearby) with occasional travel to office bases in South Birmingham, or Telford (mileage paid). Start Date: July/August Location: Home based Hours: full or part time roles available We offer a number of benefits include: Salary: £20,118.85 - £21.750.13 Pension 5.6 weeks annual leave increasing yearly Free DBS check paid for by Autism West Midlands Free Bupa Healthcare cash back scheme Employee assistance scheme providing you support Specialist autism training you are paid to attend and travel to All staff are provided with a Life assurance Company Sick Pay Scheme A supportive management team £100 shopping voucher after 3-month probation Refer a friend scheme - £200 for each referral! For further details, a job description or more information about the responsibilities can be found at the Autism West Midlands website. Closing date Monday 4 July 2022 at 5pm
Are you passionate about making a difference to the lives of young refugees and asylum seekers? Young Roots works with young refugees and asylum seekers aged 11-25, in London, to improve their wellbeing and fulfil their potential. As Communications and Impact Manager, you will develop strategic communications to amplify the voices of young refugees and asylum seekers, build awareness, and develop deeper connections with our supporters and key stakeholders. Alongside this, you will inform Young Roots understanding of the impact and effectiveness of its work for the purposes of internal reflection and learning, continuous improvement of our services and programmes, accountability to the communities we work with and supporter engagement. Key responsibilities Develop and deliver a Communications strategy and operational plans which meet the growth ambitions of the organisation Draw on and develop strategic communications and messaging guidance to support the delivery of targeted and effective communications, appeals and campaigns Collaborate with our delivery teams and with young people to co-create content Manage and deliver a content plan for social media channels Write and manage website content and use website analytics to monitor engagement Produce regular reports on the impact of our digital communications on growing brand awareness and supporter engagement Use quantitative and qualitative data to inform communications across web, email and social media channels optimising opportunities and engagement Work closely with the delivery teams to manage the accurate and timely recording of data, and case studies evidencing the depth and breadth of our impact Produce monthly data reports for the Senior Management Team to inform planning, delivery and continuous reflection on the impact of our work Inform regular reporting to funders through providing high-quality, accurate quantitative and qualitative data in line with agreed outcomes and reporting requirements Understand and use data to relay our impact to supporters, stakeholders and wider audiences Inform the review of our outcomes framework and advise on most efficient and user-friendly database Young Roots is committed to its responsibilities under safeguarding, and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. This post is subject to a satisfactory DBS disclosure, as well as a need for full employment history and up to date employment references. Young Roots is an equal opportunity employer. People with lived experience of asylum, from Black, Asian and minority ethnic backgrounds, LGBTQIA+ individuals and people with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply. Please apply via our website where you can find an application form and guidance for your application.