Digital Communications Coordinator

The Association for Women's Rights in Development (AWID)
  • Location
    Toronto, Canada
  • Sector
    Non Profit
  • Experience
    Mid Career
  • Apply by
  • Posted
    Oct 01

Position description

The Association for Women’s Rights in Development (AWID) is a global, feminist, membership, movement-support organisation. Our mission is to support feminist, women’s rights and gender justice movements to thrive, to be a driving force in challenging systems of oppression, and to co-create feminist realities. AWID envisions a world where feminist realities flourish, where resources and power are shared in ways that enable everyone, and future generations, to thrive and realize their full potential with dignity, love and respect, and where Earth nurtures life in all its diversity.


The position and profile

The Digital Communications Coordinator is a full-time position that will provide vision, analysis and leadership to the activities of the tactic. This tactic is rooted in the realization that timely information and strategic communications will advance AWID’s goals to Co-Create Feminist Realities. This tactic aims to ensure that AWID’s communication efforts are well thought out, accessible, creative and advance programmatic goals. The ICM team positions its work as an effective contribution to realising the outcomes of the organisation. This position is meant for candidates with explicit and extensive experience as a graphic designer and web developer/designer.


In this role, you will ensure AWID’s online platforms (organizational website particularly) are strategically presenting content that is current, engaging, user friendly and accessible. You will also be responsible for producing a range of derivative multimedia content including graphics across platforms and microsites to support AWID’s campaigns and main activities. In addition to coordinating the implementation of ICM goals and activities, including supporting other initiatives and advancing cross-team collaborations in a strategic manner


As the right candidate, you should be able to contribute to building a diverse team and an inclusive working environment. You will be understanding of AWID’s political values, and be sensitive to how these influence the way you take up the responsibilities of the role. 


Successful applicants will have experience in a similar creative role, in a similar non-profit organization. You should have demonstrated capacity in creating and designing content for digital communication channels including websites, social media platforms, constituent relationship management systems etc, and working on web development and design. You are someone who can thrive in a virtual work environment working with diverse groups from multiple identities across the globe, motivated to take on challenges and collaboratively find innovative and creative solutions.

Application instructions

Please submit in English, a current CV, along with a cover letter explaining how you meet the requirements of the role, why you want to work for an global feminist organization and how you would further AWID's goal of building a resilient and impactful feminist organization. Please include “Digital Communications Coordinator - Information, Communications & Media” in the subject line of the email and submit to [email protected] by 17 October 2021 at 23:00 EST. Please see the detailed Job Description: 

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