The Website Coordinator is a full-time position responsible for working
with the Communications Manager and team to increase the reach and
impact of AWID’s knowledge production and advocacy through strategic
high quality online communications. This is a new position primarily
responsible forcontent management of www.awid.org and
multilingual e-newsletters and email outreach. The incumbent will work
closely with AWID’s IT team for technical website support and a
dedicated web development company for ongoing website maintenance and
support. The incumbent will also coordinate closely with AWID´s
Production and Program teams involved in sourcing and producing content
for the web and the periodic e-newsletters.
Reports to: Communications Manager
****Work location:****work location of the position is virtual/no preference
At least 4-6 years experience:
In an online communications role, preferably in a women’s rights or human rights/social justice setting
Implementing online communication strategies
Developing and managing content for a multilingual website
Coordinating website design and development projects
Managing and monitoring email newsletters and campaigns using an online email marketing program
University degree in communications or related field
Expertise & Skills:
Knowledge of internet culture and close familiarity with the tools and landscape of the online world
In-depth knowledge of open source content management systems; experience with Drupal strongly desired
Experience with Constituency Relationship Management Systems, preferably CiviCRM
Ability to measure web trends using tools such as Google Analytics and email outreach metrics
Bilingual in English and French or Spanish
Excellent project management skills
Proactive and able to work with minimal supervision
Strong problem-solving skills
Keen attention to detail
Strong interpersonal skills including strong verbal communication skills in English
Training on women´s rights and gender equality or human rights
Experience in basic multimedia production for the web
Knowledge of online marketing techniques including best practices for SEO and SEM
Trilingual (English, French, Spanish)
Courses in writing for the web
Experience working in a decentralized, virtual organization
****Overall Online Communications****
Contributes to the implementation of online communication strategies and plans
trends in website design and development and email outreach and
proactively shares ideas for improvement to awid.org and AWID’s
e-newsletters and other emails.
Maintains and oversees the overall functioning of www.awid.org and other AWID websites as needed.
line with the website management guidelines, uploads regular content to
awid.org and other AWID websites and undertakes quality control of the
daily content posted by AWID program teams.
Ensures all pages on awid.org and other AWID websites contain up to date text and visuals as well as weekly featured content
edits and/or drafts text for website landing pages and short
introductions to content as needed following web writing best practices
Coordinates translations of short website texts as needed.
line with agreed editorial priorities, highlights and cross promotes
relevant content on website home, landing pages and others
line with agreed priority audiences, find innovative ways to promote
awid.org and other AWID websites among existing AWID audience groups and
online communities and develop new ways to reach out to new audiences.
website issues and coordinates their resolution with the IT team and
website development agency. Does basic troubleshooting where possible.
Provides content management system support and training to relevant AWID staff as required
Acts as the main focal point for the website development agency
close collaboration with the Communications Manager, plans and
coordinates future development of the website based on overall AWID
needs and specific program goals and in line with new technologies and
close collaboration with the Communications Manager, IT team and
website development agency, contributes to the planning, development,
design and launch of new AWID websites as needed.
statistics and monitors analytics, prepares regular monthly performance
reports and prepares data for donor reporting purposes as needed.
AWID’s weekly e-newsletters in multiple languages and other occasional
emails as required based on pre-selected content by AWID´s editorial
Coordinates changes and future developments of the e-newsletters and email templates.
Reviews statistics and monitors performance of AWID´s weekly e-newsletters and other email outreach efforts.
Organizational Processes and Individual Work Planning
participates in the Communications team efforts including team
meetings, biweekly coordination calls, and strategy and evaluation
strong working relations with staff in other AWID teams to ensure
accountability and effective coordination of website deliverables
Shares information/knowledge and actively participates in staff, and general organizational meetings
and monitors an individual work plan that will document the timeline,
requirements and deadlines for all tasks and deliverables
Maintains professional conduct, confidentiality and ethical standards