The Head of Communications and Brand will oversee the planning, execution, and evaluation of WaterAid’s communications and brand portfolio, as well as coordinate on advocacy activities.
Head of Communications and Brand (one year contract beginning September 2021)
Reports to: Director, Philanthropy and Communications
Location: Remote, within Canada
Clean water, decent toilets and good hygiene are basic human rights. They should be a normal part of daily life for everyone, everywhere – but they aren’t. That’s why we’re here.
WaterAid Canada is a member of WaterAid, an international not-for-profit, determined to make clean water, decent toilets, and good hygiene normal for everyone, everywhere within a generation. Only by tackling these three essentials in ways that last can people change their lives for good.
Reporting to the Director of Philanthropy and Communications, the Head of Communications and Brand will oversee the planning, execution, and evaluation of WaterAid’s communications and brand portfolio, as well as coordinate on advocacy activities. The incumbent will focus on external communications, media relations, editorial and brand management, digital content development, and advocacy engagement. This position calls for a high level of collaboration within WaterAid Canada and across the WaterAid Federation.
The Head of Communications and Brand will:
WaterAid was founded because no NGO like us existed. Our mission will end when no organization like us is needed. In the meantime, we’re making great progress — since 1981, we have reached 25 million people with clean water and, since 2004, 24 million people with sanitation.
We’re looking for people with a shared commitment to our vision. People with an appreciation and respect for diversity. People with the energy and expertise to help us reach our ambitious goals.
In return, you will be motivated by the change you help to inspire. You will have a sense of belonging by being part of a global community. You will experience the fulfillment that comes from a workplace that lets you be creative and grow.
To apply, please send a cover letter and resume to [email protected] by July 30, 2021.
WaterAid is committed to ensuring that wherever we work in the world there is no tolerance for the abuse of power, privilege or trust. WaterAid reinforces a culture of zero tolerance towards any form of inappropriate behaviour, abuse, harassment, or exploitation of any kind.
WaterAid is an equal opportunities, disability-confident employer and committed to achieving the highest standards of diversity, fairness and equality. Should you have a disability and require any additional support, please contact us at [email protected].
No recruitment agencies, please.
July 16, 2021
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