Global Online Coordinator At War Child Holland

‘Online champion: head in the air, heart on fire, boots in the mud’

Your Challenge

As Global Online Coordinator you expand and shape War Child’s online network. You strengthen our brand as an expert organisation that improves the psychosocial well-being of children affected by war. You provide creative digital products for the needs of the organisation, in particular in the area of communication. You engage our stakeholders around the world with authentic and impactful online experiences that share the realities and resilience of children, families and communities living with war.


  • Create and implement War Child’s global digital strategy
  • Drive and coordinate projects to develop digital products and channels
  • Develop and optimise functionalities and content across online channels
  • Provide inspiring examples of digital possibilities and proactively advise organization units in the global War Child network on all digital questions
  • Proactively advise on formats and content for international online communication channels.

As Global Online Coordinator you are part of the Communications & Advocacy team, and report to the team’s director. The Communications & Advocacy team is centred in the Netherlands (Amsterdam) with its members spread in various other countries.

Global Online Coordinator position can be stationed in any country, where War Child Holland has its office (the successful candidate needs to be eligible to work in that location; preference given to local candidates).

Your Profile

  • Academic or higher professional education
  • At least 5 years of online experience, of which 2 in a coordinating position, preferably in an international environment
  • Strategic thinker, results oriented
  • Demonstratable people skills: you find your way with multiple international stakeholders
  • Usability, conversion-optimalisation, SEO, SEA and google analytics hold no secrets for you
  • Fluency in English, other languages are an added benefit (Arabic, French, German, Spanish or Swedish)
  • Enthusiastic support for War Child’s mission
  • Eligibility to work in a country where WCH has an office
  • Available for 32 hours per week, starting ideally on 1 January 2022

Our offer

Depending on the duty station, local contract with salary and secondary labour conditions based on the country’s salary scale and T&C will apply.

Location: any country where War Child Holland has its offices. The successful candidate needs to be eligible to work in that country. Preference will be given to local candidates.

Contract: War Child standardly offers a 1-year contract with the intention to prolong after that.

About War Child

War Child is a dynamic organization. We keep an informal ambiance within our office and in our remote work, with lots of room for creativity, inspiration and self-initiative from employees. We practice what we preach: dynamic, innovative, integrity focused, and a drive to reach the highest possible results against the lowest possible costs. War Child offers a challenging job in an inspiring work environment.

How to apply

Interested and qualified candidates are invited to apply before 14 November 2021. Please upload your English CV (maximum of two pages) and cover letter by using the following hyperlink:

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War Child is an international organisation, and we are committed to be a diverse and inclusive employer, placing human and child rights at the centre of our existence and work. We hire our new colleagues based on their talents, competences and shared values; we do not distinguish them based on their age, sex, gender and gender identity, race, color, ethnicity, religion, culture, sexual orientation, disability etc.

The safety of children and youth is a paramount and essential to War Child’s work. War Child has a zero tolerance policy towards any form of abuse. To prevent placing children and youth at any risk this subject is addressed in our recruitment and selection procedures. Moreover, the accepted candidates will be required to state their commitment/ intent to be aware, consider and adhere to the minimum standards applicable in development and humanitarian settings, such as humanitarian values and principles, Sphere Humanitarian Charter, Standards in the Humanitarian Standards Partnership, Core Humanitarian Standard, International Humanitarian Law, Code of Conduct for the International Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement and Non-Governmental Organizations (NGOs) in Disaster Relief and IASC Six Core Principles Relating to Sexual Exploitation and Abuse.


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