Local recruitment: Senior Communications and Fundraising Coordinator


Kathmandu, Nepal 🇳🇵

Job description

It’s hard to believe that today 771 million people do not have clean water and 1.7 billion do not have a decent toilet – around 1 in 5 of the world’s population. Every two minutes a child under five dies from diarrheal diseases caused by poor water and sanitation.

Join WaterAid as our Senior Communications and Fundraising Coordinator to change normal for millions of people so they can unlock their potential, break free from poverty and change their lives for good. On top of that you’ll be joining a 2020 Great Place to Work® award-winning organisation.

As our creative and passionate Senior Communications and Fundraising Coordinator you will lead and advise on WaterAid Nepal’s strategic communication activities, channels, products and events.

How to Apply

If you are interested in the position and have the right skills and attributes, fill up an online application form available on www.p2p.com.np, and submit a letter of interest and a CV.

  • Deadline: 1st January 2022
  • Salary: Grade E
  • 3 years Fixed Term contract

Please note: to apply for this role you must be able to demonstrate your eligibility to work in Nepal.

Only candidates shortlisted for interviewing will be contacted within two weeks of the closing date for applications.

In this role, you will be the focal person for Branding in WaterAid Nepal as well support in developing and implementing the country programme funding plan.

You’ll also:

  • Lead and develop WaterAid Nepal’s communication strategy for all channels and messaging as well as for campaigns.
  • Brand management of all national level communications, campaigns, events and internal communications, ensuring global guidelines and standards are met.
  • Commission and plan content across all channels; print, online, social, film, photography and media working closely with the WaterAid UK communications teams.

To be successful, you’ll need to have:

  • Bachelors (preferred Masters’ Degree) in Communications, International Development or relevant discipline
  • Substantial number of years of experience in similar role / functional context, with some experience of networking and fundraising
  • Confident in working with senior level stakeholders both internally and externally using tact and diplomacy
  • Excellent skills in writing, producing excellent programme / project reports for wider audience
  • In depth knowledge and experience of developing and reviewing funding proposal and track record demonstrating ability to produce high quality and accurate documentation.
  • Commitment to WaterAid’s values and a working style that reflects these;
  • Fully committed to WaterAid’s vision, mission and values and a way of working that demonstrates this, with the ability to communicate this enthusiasm to others.

Click on ‘Apply’ to download the job description.

We’re looking for people who share a commitment to our vision. We’re looking for people with an appreciation and respect for different people and ideas, and the energy and expertise to help tackle the most important challenges.

In return, you can expect to get inspiration from the change you help make happen, a sense of belonging and the feeling of being part of a global community. You will also experience stimulation and fulfilment, the chance to grow, and space to be yourself at your best. This is our pledge to you.

WaterAid is committed to ensuring that wherever we work in the world there is no tolerance for abuse (of power, privilege or trust), inappropriate behaviour, discrimination, harassment, bullying or exploitation of any kind. The safeguarding of the communities in which we work, staff, volunteers and anyone working on our behalf, is our top priority and we take our responsibilities extremely seriously.

We celebrate the diversity of our staff, partners and everyone with whom we work to create a culture where everyone feels respected, included and can be their best.

WaterAid is an equal opportunity and is committed to achieving the highest standards of diversity, inclusion and fairness. We welcome applications from all. Should you have a disability or special needs and require additional assistance with your application, please contact us at careers@wateraid.org. If a disabled applicant meets the minimum criteria for the role, they will be guaranteed an interview.





IHE Delft MSc in Water and Sustainable Development