Child Sponsorship Transformation Advisor At ActionAid

Child Sponsorship Transformation Advisor

Fixed term contract for 3 years

Salary is locally determined

Johannesburg or Nairobi or London or an AAI Country Office

The role:

Child Sponsorship is a core funding stream for ActionAid and as the Child Sponsorship (CS)Transformation Advisor you will drive and coordinate the transformation in the Child Sponsorship product, including the innovation of the supporter communications bringing these into the 21st century to offer an impactful, personalised, and inspiring journey for our new and existing supporters. Finding cost efficient solutions and ethical storytelling in the entire cycle of content generation shall remain central to this project. We aim to be more digital in how we generate and share content with our supporters, and you will bring in expertise to maximise the use of technology to meet this ambition.

On a wider level you will support the Public Fundraising Lead and the Digital Advisor to innovate the Child Sponsorship product and explore alternative regular giving products to diversify and grow our income base.

ActionAid is a federated model, and you will play an important role in engaging with our key stakeholders in the programme and fundraising countries across the globe to learn from their challenges, create buy in and enable a culture of innovation through peer learning and sharing to find solutions and scale-up successful pilots.

What we are looking for?

We are looking to fill this exciting role to drive innovation in Child Sponsorship & Individual Giving. If you have great ideas to engage child sponsors and regular giving supporters through innovative supporter journeys? If you have experience in developing and testing digital supporter communications? If you are familiar with using audience insight to improve supporter experience? If you have understanding and experience in product innovation, then this is the role for you

What we offer:

ActionAid is committed to providing a welcoming, supportive workplace where we recognise a job well done, encourage close collaboration and sharing power, and where safeguarding standards and feminist leadership are exemplified everywhere. At ActionAid, you can look forward to a fair compensation package and a flexible working environment, including

• A workplace that embraces intersectional feminist principles

• Generous maternity, paternity and adoption pay

How to apply

How to apply:

To apply please visit our website via the link here:

Applications close on 8th June 2022 at 5PM GMT. Please upload an up-to-date curriculum vitae and a covering letter, clearly explaining your suitability against the essential criteria in the job profile.

ActionAid International welcomes applications from all sections of the community and promotes diversity. Suitable qualified women leaders and people of colour are encouraged to apply.

Please check your application and make sure you meet all the essential criteria listed in the person specification. In addition, your application will be stronger if you meet at least some of the desirable criteria. If you do not meet at least all the essential criteria, please do not apply as we only consider candidates if they meet the essential criteria listed on the job description.

Due to high volumes of applications received, we can only correspond with short listed applicants. Should you not have received feedback on your application within two weeks of the closing date, please consider your application as unsuccessful.

ActionAid International will not consider unsolicited candidates from recruitment agencies. We reserve the right to withdraw any of our vacancies at any time.

About us:

ActionAid International is a global federation working in 45 countries, for a world free from poverty and injustice. We want to see a just, fair, and sustainable world, in which everybody enjoys the right to a life of dignity, and freedom from poverty and oppression. We work to achieve social justice and gender equality, and to eradicate poverty. Our work falls into four broad areas: women, politics and economics, land and climate, and emergencies with particular focus on women’s rights.

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