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Reference: 76563

Date Added: 22 November 2020
Closing Date: 4 December 2020

Job Title: Communications & Marketing Officer

Working For: International Water Association

Location: London

Salary: £28,000 - 32,000

Job Details

About the International Water Association

The International Water Association is a worldwide network for water professionals and corporations, with a membership in the fields of water services, infrastructure engineering and consulting. It connects more than 10,000 experts within the international water sector. IWA is a network structured to promote multi-level collaboration among its diverse membership groups, to share the benefit of knowledge on water science, technology and management worldwide.

The role includes:

1. Thought leadership, content creation and promotion - As part of the Marketing and Communications Strategy, develop a narrative to engage external audiences in IWA key thematic issues and programmatic areas to further position the IWA as a thought leader and global reference point for all those with a professional interest in water and water management.

2. Communications and Marketing for IWA Congresses, Events & Awards - Produce communications and media materials and content for IWA events according to IWA’s enabling, influencer and/or representing functions.

3. Media relations - Contribute to establishing, developing and maintaining media contacts to disseminate IWA’s message together with the team according to IWA’s media calendar and converged media strategy:

Key Selection Criteria

  • Right to work in the UK
  • Experience with media relations and external communications;
  • Experience of developing and delivering communications plans and strategies;
  • Good experience of working with executives to deliver messages on target to key audiences;
  • Proven track record of producing written and audio-visual communications and marketing content;
  • Good understanding of social media and digital interactive networking platforms;
  • Good networking skills to identify stories and develop contacts;
  • Project management skills;
  • Good interpersonal skills, appreciation of multi-cultural environment and the ability to gain understanding and cooperation across all areas of the organisation and its members and participants
  • 3+ years’ experience in international communications is desirable.

About the role

  • Duration: Permanent, with 3 months probationary period
  • Duty station: London, UK
  • Salary Range: £28,000 - £ 32,000 per annum
  • Reporting to: Director of Marketing & Communications

Closing Date: 4 December 2020

Interview/Start Dates

Start Date: ASAP

Applications will be considered as they arrive, so applicants may be approached prior to the deadline.

Application Details

Applicants are asked to submit their CV in English along with a supporting letter of motivation.

Applications should be submitted by e-mail to: IWA Human Resources Management: recruitment@iwahq.org.

For more information, please see: https://iwa-network.org/wp-content/uploads/2015/12/ToR_-Communications-Officer-002.pdf 

Website: https://iwa-network.org/

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