REPORTS TO: Senior Communications Specialist
TEAM: Communications Unit
GRADE: E2 – Senior Associate
LOCATION: GWPO Secretariat, Stockholm, Sweden
SALARY: €2,800-€3,200 net monthly
ELIGIBILITY: Local Contract - Swedish nationals or legal residents (right to work in Sweden) at the time of application
DEADLINE: 18 October 2022, 23:59 CET
START DATE: ASAP
Global Water Partnership (GWP) is a multi-stakeholder platform supported by a global secretariat that was established as an intergovernmental organization to support countries in their efforts to implement a more equitable and sustainable management of their water resources. The GWP network spans 13 regions with more than 3,000 institutional Partners in 180+ countries. The global secretariat is hosted by the GWP Organisation (GWPO) located in Stockholm, Sweden. www.gwp.org.
SCOPE OF THE POSITION
The global team is comprised of a dynamic group of 40+ staff who work to support GWP’s Regional Water Partnerships, Country Water Partnerships, and institutional partners, as well as all GWP’s stakeholders. GWPO is Implementing Partner for Cap-Net UNDP, a knowledge Network
GWPOs Communications Team is looking for a creative, analytical, and experienced Digital Marketing Associate to join their team! This position supports the communications function of GWP.
Develop and implement digital marketing plans for GWP’s knowledge products, programmes, and events.
Manage the production of visual assets for digital media outreach, including images, video, infographics, and other communication assets as needed (content creation).
Deploy digital marketing assets (text-based and visual) in an organized manner as part of a larger marketing plan that strengthens GWP’s position as a global thought leader in the water space (this includes day-to-day social media posting
Maintain email marketing calendar to ensure accurate and timely delivery of emails and newsletters.
Write creative briefs for marketing emails to GWP’s partner network
Implement email marketing plans
Analyze digital (including social media) metrics and adjusting the marketing plan to optimize outreach and engagement with GWP messaging, including SEO.
Establish and oversee practices for tracking marketing contact actions (event RSPVs and attendance, downloading marketing materials, requests for information)
Maintain and improve the existing GWP website
Support events as needed.
Other communications tasks as assigned.
QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE
University degree in digital marketing, marketing, or a related discipline.
At least 3-yrs related experience working in digital marketing and social media campaign design and implementation.
Excellent knowledge and application of digital platforms and analytics.
Excellent communication skills in English, written and spoken.
A demonstrated good understanding of branding principles, with a good eye for visuals and basic design fundamentals.
Digital skills: Excellent working knowledge of MS Office 365 applications; good working knowledge of video & web editing, web design and other media editing software, content management systems. Animation is an asset
Professionalism: Service-oriented work style, with strong interpersonal skills, able to work effectively and harmoniously at all levels. Demonstrating/safeguarding ethics and integrity. Demonstrates corporate interest, self-development, and initiative-taking. Ability to work in a multi-cultural and international environment based on mutual respect and tolerance. Ability to exercise good judgement, discretion, and tact in handling sensitive issues.
Planning and Organizing: Excellent organizational and task management skills, with appropriate attention to details and ability to prioritize work among multiple competing demands, and under tight deadlines. Ability to manage multiple workflows at the same time and to deliver towards deadlines. Ability to thrive in a fast-paced work environment where adaptability is essential.
Teamwork: Support colleagues, contribute to team culture, and share responsibility for decision-making and results. Places team agenda before personal agenda. Supports and acts in accordance with final group decision; shares credit for team accomplishments and accepts joint responsibility. Ability to “lead from behind” and work without direct authority to deliver timely and high-quality products.
Languages: English. French and Spanish can be an asset. Swedish language skills are an advantage
Personal: A sense of humour. Willingness to 'get the job done’ with a positive attitude to take on a wide range of tasks.
Learning: Actively contribute to building a learning culture by modelling good learning practices and supporting others in doing so.
Applications must be submitted in English only and only via the online application
Email applications will not be accepted
Maximum 2-page CV and 1-page cover letter (a must) describing how your experience, qualifications and competencies match this position.
Only short-listed candidates will be contacted within 4-6 weeks after the application deadline.
Questions can be directed to email@example.com.
GWP offers competitive remuneration, as well as an attractive work environment, and with good opportunities for professional exposure and growth.