Education and Engagement Officer


Vauxhall, , GB

Job Description

Want to use your skills in education to play a vital role in delivering engaging educational content for key audiences and developing relationships with individuals and community organisations to make clean water, decent toilets and good hygiene normal for everyone everywhere?

Join WaterAid as our Education Engagement Officer 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 2018 Great Place to Work® award-winning organisation.

The WaterAid Community, Events and Education team has a key role in engaging and fundraising from our supporters through a range of events, educational activities and fundraising projects. As our enthusiastic and experienced Education Engagement Officer you will develop and deliver innovative educational content along with developing relationships with key stakeholders and audiences including water industry partners, schools and youth audiences.

In this role, you will be responsible for the development and delivery of educational content for projects and special activities that meet the shared objectives of WaterAid and our Water Industry partners.

To be successful, you’ll need to have:

  • Proven experience of working in an engagement role e.g. in education, supporter engagement or outreach in a charity or other organisation.
  • Experience in producing a range of engaging educational resources
  • Ability to manage and build relationships with internal and external stakeholders

Visit the WaterAid careers page for a full job pack.

Please apply by submitting your CV and a cover letter into one document in either Word Document or PDF format.

Applications will close one minute before midnight on Sunday 15th March.

Availability for 1st interview on Thursday 19th March and 2nd interview Tuesday 24th March.

Salary £27,800 to £29,300 (depending on experience) with excellent benefits

WaterAid benefits include:

  • 36 days holiday (including Bank Holidays)
  • Option to buy an extra 5 days annual leave
  • We offer a generous pension plan with employer contribution of up to 10%
  • Flexible working conditions, including the opportunity for part-time work and home working up to 2 days a week
  • Season Ticket Loan
  • Free annual eye tests
  • Pay as You Earn training scheme
  • Pay as You Give charitable giving scheme

WaterAid is currently located at Durham Street, Vauxhall. However, we will be leaving our current location in the summer of 2020 (likely to be June/July 2020) and moving to 20 Canada Square, Canary Wharf. Therefore, the London Office location and contract base, if you are successfully offered the role, will change. This will be discussed at the interview stage with you.

We are unable to provide sponsorship for this post. In order to apply for this post, you must be able to demonstrate your eligibility to work in the UK.

WaterAid is fully committed to protecting those with whom it comes into contact in WaterAid is committed to ensuring that wherever we work in the world there is no tolerance for the abuse of power, privilege or trust. WaterAid reinforces a culture of zero tolerance towards any form of inappropriate behaviour, abuse, harassment, or exploitation of any kind. The safeguarding of our beneficiaries, staff, volunteers and anyone working on our behalf, is our top priority, and we take our responsibilities extremely seriously. All staff and volunteers are required to share in this commitment through our Global Code of Conduct. We will conduct the most appropriate preemployment references and checks to ensure high standards are maintained.

WaterAid is an equal opportunities, disability-confident employer and committed to achieving the highest standards of diversity, fairness and equality. Should you have a disability and require any additional support, please contact us.




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