Digital Communications Specialist , WRI – Netherlands

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This is a hybrid position that requires 8 days/month in the office. You can be based in the Netherlands or the UK. Existing work authorization is required at the time of application submission as WRI is unable to sponsor any visa work sponsorship for this position.


About the Program:


Communications is crucial to WRI’s ability to bring about rapid, systemic changes to the health of society and the planet. The WRI Core Communications team works to expand WRI’s reach, reputation, and impact, and oversees strategy and outreach for the Institute in support of WRI leadership, programs, and country/regional offices.


Job Highlight:


Reporting to Global Director for Digital Communications, you will support a wide range of WRI’s digital marketing and communications activities including social media, email, and paid advertising campaigns and website content management, content marketing, analytics and search optimization. Using your technical expertise and experience, you will help to strengthen our capacity to expand the external reach and impact of our work both at a broad institutional level and for specific program initiatives. You will also help WRI communicate and engage with its global network of employees by supporting content updates to its internal intranet platform. You will collaborate with, support, and be supported by team members within the Core Communications team, and various communications staff members across WRI.


What will you do:


Digital content and asset production (50%):


  • Help create content for WRI’s core social media channels including eye-catching visuals using best practices and channel-specific functionality
  • Write, edit and proofread copy for online articles, webpage updates, and email marketing campaigns
  • Develop and build out new email marketing campaigns and templates


Digital communications and marketing campaign support (25%):


  • Support the management of the organization’s email marketing platform and mailing lists
  • Participate in the development and execution of digital marketing campaigns and strategies including paid social and search campaigns
  • Track and report on analytics for websites, email, social media and other digital communication platforms


Website content management(25%):


  • Post content updates to and other websites using a content management system such as Drupal or WordPress
  • Conduct photo research for articles and other online content, drafting pithy and accurate captions and/or appropriate and accessible alt text
  • Post news items and update page content for WRI’s intranet using the Microsoft SharePoint collaboration platform


What will you need:


  • Education: You have completed a bachelor’s degree or equivalent in a related field
  • Experience: You have minimum of 3 year of full-time relevant work experience supporting digital communications and marketing activities including social media, email marketing, website content management, content marketing, SEO, and digital analytics
  • Experience tracking and managing multiple tasks and requests, and communicating and collaborating effectively with a large number of internal stakeholders in a globally dispersed organization
  • You are comfortable writing and editing online content for the web, and have a keen eye for visuals
  • Familiarity with Asana project management software, Canva, HTML/CSS, Drupal, WordPress and/or SharePoint a plus
  • Languages: Verbal and written English fluency required. Other languages a plus
  • Requirements: Existing work authorization is required where this position. WRI is unable to authorize visa work authorization


Potential Salary: If based in the UK the salary is between 38,000 to 45,000 GBP

If based in the Netherlands the salary is between 49,000 to 58,000 Euro

Salary is commensurate with experience and other compensable factors. WRI offers a competitive renumeration and benefits package.


How to Apply:Please submit a resume with cover letterby the dateof28May2024.


You must apply through the WRI Careers portal to be considered.


What we offer:


  • A competitive salary
  • Access to the WRI global network with the opportunity to exchange with and learn from passionate colleagues working at the cutting edge of their fields across Asia, Africa, Europe, Latin America and the US
  • The chance to have an impact and to develop your career within a mission drivenorganizationwith access to varied learning and trainingopportunities
  • A workplace that strives to put diversity and inclusion at the heart of our work
  • The opportunity to join and get involved in different working groups and affinity groups to shape the future of WRI
  • Commitment to hybrid working model with flexible working hours
  • Generous leave days that increase with tenure


About Us:


Founded in 1982, World Resources Institute(WRI) is an independent, nonprofit global research organization that turns big ideas into action at the nexus of environment, economic opportunity, and human well-being. We are working to address seven critical challenges that the world must overcome this decade to secure a sustainable future for people and the planet: climate change, energy, food, forests, water, sustainable cities, and the ocean. WRI has a global staff of over 1,800 people with work spanning 60 countries. We have offices in Africa, Brazil, China, Europe, India, Indonesia, Mexico, Colombia and the United States, as well as a growing presence in other countries and regions.


The foundation of our work is delivering high-quality research, data, maps, and analysis to solve the world’s greatest environment and international development challenges and improve people’s lives. We work with leaders in government, business, and civil society to drive ambitious action and create change on the ground. Equally important, we bring together partners to develop breakthrough ideas and scale-up solutions for far-reaching, enduring impact.


Our mission and values:


WRI’s mission is to move human society to live in ways that protect Earth’s environment and its capacity to provide for the needs and aspirations of current and future generations.


Our values are shared ideals that bind us together: Integrity, Innovation, Urgency, Independence and Respect.


Our culture:


WRI is committed to advancing gender and social equity for human well-being in our mission and applies this principle to our organizational and programmatic practices. We are committed to providing equal opportunities in employment; we embrace all diversity and encourage women, the LGBTQ+ community, persons with disabilities, Afro-descendants, and Indigenous people to apply. Recognizing our strong commitment to gender equality, WRI has also been awarded EDGE certification.


Our team in Human Resources carefully reviews all applications.

The Hague, Netherlands
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