The post-holder will lead on campaigning in the Middle East, North Africa, and Eastern Europe region, designing and leading the implementation of a regional campaigning approach, setting the strategic direction and identifying priority areas of action linking national, regional, and global work across the Save the Children movement. The Regional Campaigns Lead will lead on engaging key internal and external stakeholders in the process, leading the identification and engagement of campaign partnerships and key campaign relationships. The post-holder, will also lead on the support to COs in the region on the design and implementation of creative and impactful campaigns that lead to positive changes for children most impacted by inequality and discrimination by leading on the development, review, and sign off of national campaign plans, and leading on local-global engagement and regional external engagement on campaigns. The post-holder will also work to ensure child campaigning is integrated throughout our work and sign off (with the CSG lead) on risk assessments for child campaigning for regional engagement. He/she will be responsible in tracking and supporting the development and implementation of campaign strategies that will engage the public to influence government and other institutional policies and practice to achieve positive and lasting changes to fulfil children’s rights and lead on developing context specific indicators to measure campaign change.
The Regional Campaigns Lead will work to build a cross-functional strategy on wider civic space within the region, identifying and building a strategy to tackle civic space restrictions limiting children’s ability to campaign safely across the region. This will also include looking at the digital space for safe engagement of children and youth in campaigning. A key part of the role will be overall MEAL and strategic planning processes, working with COs and RO programme colleagues to ensure integration between functions where most relevant.
In order to be successful, you will bring/have:
Key responsibilities and Accountabilities:
Strategic leadership and oversight
Management and development of staff
Evidence and Learning
Technical support and coordination
We employ approximately 25,000 people across the globe and work on the ground in over 100 countries to help children affected by crises, or those that need better healthcare, education and child protection. We also campaign and advocate at the highest levels to realise the right of children and to ensure their voices are heard.
We are working towards three breakthroughs in how the world treats children by 2030:
We know that great people make a great organization, and that our employees play a crucial role in helping us achieve our ambitions for children. We value our people and offer a meaningful and rewarding career, along with a collaborative and inclusive environment where ambition, creativity, and integrity are highly valued.
Please attach a copy of your CV and cover letter with your application, and include details of your current remuneration and salary expectations. A copy of the full role profile can be found at www.savethechildren.net/careers
We need to keep children safe so our selection process, which includes rigorous background checks, reflects our commitment to the protection of children from abuse.
All employees are expected to carry out their duties in accordance with our global anti-harassment policy.