Monday, July 13, 2015

Campaign Manager - WASH United (Apply by: July 22, 2015)


JOB DESCRIPTION
Campaign Manager, WASH United, New Delhi

 POSITION VACANT: Campaign Manager, WASH United (WU), New Delhi
Are you a senior communications professional with a strong track record managing large-scale campaigns? Do you have a burning desire to use your skills to help tackle one of India’s biggest social and health challenges? Are you passionate about cricket? If so, this might be your dream job!
BACKGROUND:
WASH United (WU) is an award-winning international social impact organisation headquartered in Berlin/Germany, with offices in Delhi/India and Nairobi/Kenya. WU exists to help achieve safe water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH) for all people within our lifetime. To do so, WU focuses on innovativeWASH campaigns to change awareness and attitudes around sanitation and hygiene at scale, play-based behaviour change interventions and the promotion of human rights to water and sanitation.

For more information about WU, please visit http://www.wash-united.org/

JOB DESCRIPTION/ RESPONSIBILITIES:
In India, WU in partnership with other leading actors working on WASH, is launching a multi-year national level campaign tapping into the enormous passion for cricket to raise awareness and change attitudes and behaviours around sanitation. This large-scale, multi-channel project will engage target audiences through classical mass media, digital and social media communication, events and on the ground activities, direct consumer communication and interpersonal communication.
WU is seeking a highly motivated individual with exceptional management and decision-making skills to manage the development and execution of this campaign. The incumbent shall need to have strong experience of working with creative agencies, coordinating large-scale integrated campaigns and managing multi-disciplinary teams in a fast-paced work environment.
Reporting to WU’s Managing Director, the job offers an exciting opportunity for a senior communications professional with experience managing large-scale campaigns to:
(1) Make a substantial contribution to achieving sanitation and hygiene for all people in India
(2) Work with a dynamic, passionate international team, from a wide range of disciplines.
Key Responsibilities
(1) Managing a team of staff with varying communication backgrounds, providing the team with direction, motivation and feedback;
(2) Defining the overall strategy and writing the creative brief for the campaign in collaboration with the Creative Director of WU and partners;
(3) Managing relationships with creative agencies, including briefing, overseeing and guiding the creative agencies;
(4) Leading the day-to-day management of the campaign, executing decisions based on defined strategies and ensuring its successful delivery;
(5) Developing, monitoring and accurately reporting on the campaign project plan and budget;
(6) Coordinating the communication and activities of multiple partners from various backgrounds.
EXPERIENCE AND COMPETENCIES:
Experience:
(1) Five to seven years of work experience, with a minimum of three years working in a senior-level position managing multi-channel campaigns, including classical mass media, digital and social media communication, events and live formats, and direct consumer and interpersonal communication;
(2) Experience screening, briefing and managing creative agencies in India;
(3) Experience managing multi-disciplinary teams and working in a multi-cultural environment;
(4) Experience managing large-scale, complex project plans and budgets;
(5) Experience with social impact programs or behaviour change campaigns;
(6) Background in Business, Marketing or Communications.
Personal Qualities and Skills:
(1) Effective and positive communicator who is able to build strong relationships and teams;
(2) Decision-maker with the determination to ensure project goals are met under tight deadlines;
(3) Ability to independently manage multiple priorities and projects in a fast paced and results driven environment;
(4) Organized and detail-oriented project manager with excellent spread sheet capabilities;
(5) Strong team management skills with the ability to lead and motivate teams to deliver on goals;
(6) Ability to work in a high-pressure environment and adopt a proactive, positive approach;
(7) Excellent communication and networking skills;
(8) Willingness and ability to travel.
COMPENSATION OFFERED:
The offer made to the selected candidate shall be commensurate with qualifications, experience and salary history.
CONTRACTUAL EMPLOYMENT:
The WU project in India commences in August 2015 and shall be operational till the end of 2017. The successful candidate shall be offered a contract for the above period, subject to satisfactory completion of an initial probation.
LOCATION: New Delhi
REFERENCE: CM-WU
CONTACT INFORMATION:
Senior Consultant
Strategic Alliance Management Services P Ltd.
1/1B, Choudhary Hetram House, Bharat Nagar
New Friends Colony, New Delhi 110 025
Phone Nos.: 011- 2684 2162; 4165 3612
Email: cm-wu@sams.co.in

LAST DATE FOR APPLICATIONS:

Eligible candidates interested in this position are requested apply to cm-wu@sams.co.in with a cover letter, discussing their interest in and suitability for the position, along with an updated resume, giving details of three references, current cost to organisation and expected compensation, by or before July 22, 2015. For further details please visit our website www.sams.co.in.

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