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Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland
Organization: Amnesty International
Closing date: 12 Aug 2020

Location - London but we welcome applications from people based in the Middle East, Africa, Brazil and Argentina. As the team is largely based in London, any other timezones may be impractical. The role could be home based.

Amnesty International is looking for a new head of digital engagement to take us to our next stage of growing, connecting and activating audiences to help drive forward the positive change that people across the world are demanding.

This is an enviable role. You’ll have a large span of control over audience experience with a talented team which does social media management, digital campaigning, supporter engagement, paid marketing, data analysis, user experience, and web development.

With them, you will deliver meaningful experiences and build community with audiences across Owned, Shared, Earned and Paid media channels. These will deliver human rights change and drive forward Amnesty’s growth through increasing numbers of supporters, members and donors.

To do this, you’ll need to have a track record in leading a team of at least 5 people towards delivering successful and impactful work. You’ll be able to show how you have innovated in meeting big external challenges, particularly in growing and connecting communities. You’ll be able to work collaboratively with colleagues to deliver upon common strategies.

The application process will ask you about these areas, so do take the time to answer the questions carefully.

This year’s lockdowns have shown us that office life was not as important as we thought. Amnesty is a global organisation and we spend a lot of time interacting with colleagues in different worldwide offices. We are also committed to increasing our staff base in the global south.

We would therefore welcome applications from people based in the Middle East, Africa, Brazil and Argentina. As the team is largely based in London, any other timezones may be impractical.

* Implement an omnichannel strategy for growth marketing
* Develop and lead a team to plan, optimise, implement and manage marketing strategies for digital channels with target markets
* Work closely with the Brand Strategy team to equip Digital Engagement team with audience insights that will inform the design, implementation and monitoring of a digital marketing strategy focused on audience engagement, community, and supporter/member recruitment.
* Collaborate and uphold the strategic planning processes (Reactive and Briefed) as a member of the Marketing & Communications management team.
* Work with the fundraising team to ensure that income opportunities are maximised.
* Manage a mid-tier digital marketing budget and pitch for additional funding internally or with external funding organisations.
* Oversee all aspects of the audience experience journey. This includes initial engagement, taking action, maintaining community and membership/donation.
* Manage development and maintenance of the international secretariat website and future platforms. Offer web development services to sections
* Ensure our technical infrastructure for growth is fit for purpose, working closely with our I&T programme. Procure and maintain tools that serve the movement’s distribution and community building needs
* Act as a thought leader in the organisation, providing innovative ways to engage and grow, connect and activate our supporters, members and donors.

Amnesty International is a global movement of more than 7 million people who campaign for a world where human rights are enjoyed by all.

We reach almost every country in the world and have:
* more than 2 million members and supporters who drive forward our fight for rights
* more than 5 million activists who strengthen our calls for justice

Our aim is simple: an end to human rights abuses. Independent, international and influential, we campaign for justice, fairness, freedom and truth wherever they're denied. And whether we're applying pressure through powerful research or direct lobbying, mass demonstrations or online campaigning, we're all inspired by hope for a better world. One where human rights are respected and protected by everyone, everywhere.

At Amnesty International, we are passionate about what we do and we are proud of our achievements as a movement. To compensate our employees for the critical work they do, we reward them through a combination of an attractive and sector competitive salary and benefits package, high levels of engagement and involvement, and a commitment to employee development.

Benefits include 37 days annual leave (inclusive of public holidays and grace days), pension scheme, employee assistance programme, life assurance and many more benefits designed to suit your own personal lifestyle. All of this, in a professional, engaging environment.

For further information on our benefits, please visit https://www.amnesty.org/en/careers/benefits/

If you are talented, passionate about human rights and want to use your skills, knowledge and experience to change the world then we would encourage you to click ‘Apply for this Role’ below.

Freedom, Justice, Equality. Let's get to work.

N.B. We reserve the right to close a vacancy before the closing date in the event of an overwhelming response or a change in business priorities.

How to apply:

Application URL: https://www.aplitrak.com/?adid=YW5pdGEucm9hY2guODQ3NTEuMzgzMEBhbW5lc3R5LmFwbGl0cmFrLmNvbQ

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