Local recruitment: Campaigns Project Manager


London, UK 🇬🇧

Job Description

Campaigns Project Manager

Contract: Permanent, Full-time

Salary: £41,196 – £43,256 with excellent benefits

Location: London, United Kingdom,

Hybrid Working: A minimum of 40% of working time is spent face to face, either in the London office or as a result of external engagement or travel for WaterAid. WaterAid is located at Canary Wharf, London and this will be your location and contract base for candidates based in the United Kingdom.

About WaterAid:
Want to use your skills in supporter engagement to play an energetic role in making clean water, decent toilets and good hygiene normal for everyone everywhere?

Join WaterAid as Campaigns Project Manager to change normal for millions of people so they can unlock their potential, break free from poverty and change their lives for good.

About the Team:
The Supporter Engagement Team sits within the Mass Engagement Department. The team is responsible for retaining and increasing the engagement of a £34 million income stream comprising of 700,000+ individual supporters. This is achieved through an audience-led communication programme of diverse channels (including mail, phone, email, mobile and social media). Communication activities include our cash appeals, email marketing programme, Gift Aid activity, welcome programme, supporter feedback & impact communications including a supporter magazine, regular giving and word-of-mouth activity and mass campaigning.

About the role:
As our enthusiastic Campaigns Project Manager, you will be responsible for developing and implementing WaterAid’s mass campaigning strategy to influence governments and policy makers, driving campaigning actions through stunning, personal, story-led communications. The purpose of which is to increase our political impact and inspire supporters to advocate to end the water crisis.
This role leads on developing and implementing WaterAid’s mass campaigning strategy to influence governments and policy makers, maximising political impact and supporter engagement, identifying opportunities to test innovative ideas.

You’ll also:

  • Devise and manage appropriate supporter journeys for campaigners, developing a relationship with supporters to ensure their support is maximised
  • Create phenomenal personal communications, that develop supporter conversations and make lifetime connections
  • Help build a team that everyone wants to work with and for, and where people do work that most interests them
  • Lead a rigorous test to learn methodology, regularly monitoring, evaluating and analysing the impact of campaigns, providing regular results and recommendations for strategy development based on data-driven and market insight;

About You:

  • A good understanding of mass campaigning principles, and a strong interest in creating meaningful individual political actions that result in change
  • Proven experience in a successful mass campaigning, direct marketing, fundraising, supporter engagement and/or customer marketing role
  • Solid project management experience, with the ability to manage large, complex projects from start to finish, working to agreed timescales and outcomes and with multiple stakeholders
  • A passion for creating phenomenal unexpected personal story-led creative, which tell of extraordinary human experiences

Closing date: Applications will close at 23:59 on 3rd March 2024.

How to Apply: To see the full job pack, please click ‘Apply’. Please apply by submitting your CV and a cover letter in one document in either Word Document or PDF format.

Pre-employment screening: To apply for this post, you must be able to demonstrate your eligibility to work in the UK. All our vacancies require a basic Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check to comply with our Safer Recruitment policy.

Our Benefits:

  • 36 days’ holiday (including 8 Bank Holidays)
  • Option to buy an extra 5 days annual leave
  • We offer a generous pension plan with employer contribution of up to 10%
  • Wide range of flexible and agile-working arrangement
  • Season Ticket Loan
  • Free annual eye tests
  • Pay as You Give charitable giving scheme
  • Enhanced Maternity and Adoption/Surrogacy pay, Shared Parental Leave and Paternity Leave
  • Sabbaticals
  • Volunteer Day

Our Commitment

Our People Promise:
We will work with passion and focus to ensure safe and sustainable water, toilets and hygiene are available to everyone, everywhere. WaterAid is a place of purpose – where people have a real commitment and shared responsibility for the impact we have. We are a global community with diverse backgrounds and perspectives, motivated by inspiring, stimulating work. We are determined to put the wellbeing of our people first, to be a place where people feel safe and able to contribute their voice and truly live our values.

Equal opportunities:
We are an equal opportunity, disability-confident employer and are dedicated to achieving the highest standards of diversity, equity and inclusion. We welcome applications from people of all backgrounds, beliefs, customs, traditions and ways of life. This includes, but is not limited to, race, gender, disability, age, sexual orientation, religion, national or social origin, health status, and economic or social situation.

We are also committed to protecting everyone we come into contact with. We have a zero-tolerance approach to abuse of power, privilege or trust across our global work, and any form of inappropriate behaviour, discrimination, abuse, bullying, harassment, or exploitation. Safeguarding the people and communities we work with, our staff, volunteers and anyone working on our behalf is our top priority, and we take our responsibilities extremely seriously.




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