In just five years, Giving What We Can has grown to over 660 members in 25 countries worldwide. The community has pledged over $330m towards ending poverty. We are looking for additional hires to build on this success.
As Director of Communications you will be raising the profile of evidence-based giving and creating thousands of prospective members for our Director of Community to follow up with.
Specifically, you would be responsible for:
We're a small team, so you'll also have the opportunity to be involved in recruitment, fundraising, publishing our findings in the media and whatever else most interests you.
This role combines great potential for impact with great potential for growth and learning. Over the past couple of years, Giving What We Can has reached millions of people with its message of committing to donate the most effective charities. By leading our outreach and media, and shaping our message, you can help to move tens of thousands of pounds to the most effective charities. As one of the key team members of a rapidly growing small organisation, you'll have a huge amount of responsibility, autonomy and room to grow.
If you work for Giving What We Can, you’ll be part of a focused team of intelligent, caring, enthusiastic colleagues who want to change the world, located in the beautiful Oxford.
We’re looking for someone who cares deeply about alleviating extreme poverty as effectively as possible and is excited to get others on board with that aim.
You’ll need excellent written and spoken communications skills, to enjoy interacting with large numbers of people and be very conscientious.
Some examples of experience that would be especially useful include journalism and on and off-line marketing – though we’re interested in anyone who can demonstrate the skills. Also helpful would be experience with Adobe CS or equivalents, Drupal and HTML/CSS.
Candidates will be selected on the following traits, and should aim to demonstrate them in their application:
Applications close midnight GMT on Friday the 12th December. We are offering a $1,000 reward for introductions to anyone we don’t already know who we end up hiring for the roles we are currently advertising.
We would be willing to negotiate a starting salary between £19,000 and £30,000, depending on experience.