Strategic communication

Campaigns and Communications Officer, Water Witness, Edinburgh, UK – Deadline 19 January

By 02/01/2024

Job Title: Campaigns and Communications Officer
Organisation: Water Witness
Location: Edinburgh
Salary: Pro Rata £33,795- 35,532 plus benefits
Deadline: 19th January 2024

Water Witness are seeking an exceptional individual to help us build on our successes as we grow support, inspire and engage key audiences, and activate people power with impactful, evidence-based comms and campaigns

This is a new and strategically important role in a small but mighty team, reporting to the Director of Campaigns and Communications. We are seeking an energetic, proactive and enthusiastic individual to help gather and create compelling content, and support the delivery of public engagement advocacy campaigns, agenda-setting press, and purpose-driven social media.

The post holder will take a leading role in content creation, creating reports, case studies and social media posts and videos. They will lead on identifying and drafting press stories, and will be responsible for press monitoring, social media channel management and analytics.

The role will also help coordinate comms training and practical comms support to our wider teams in Tanzania, Ethiopia and Malawi. The post-holder will lead on coordination of activities around major international conferences including UN climate COP, Stockholm World Water Week and our own events across the UK.

The post will be based in Water Witness’s Edinburgh offices, with flexibility for home working. The role will involve some travel within the UK and occasional travel overseas.

We are looking for an enthusiastic individual with passion for our mission, expertise in public engagement advocacy campaigns and content creation, experience in a wide range of comms, and the ability to reach audiences with the right information, in the right way, in the right place and at the right time to help us build a movement for change.

If you are looking for an exciting opportunity to use your experience and skills to support positive change in the world, then come join our team!

For more information or to apply for this role, please visit the Water Witness Website.