Communications Officer Social Media and Analytics

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Wetlands International is a fast-growing global NGO with a reputable portfolio of work at the nexus of conservation and development. We inspire, mobilise and bring together communities on the ground with decisionmakers to safeguard and restore wetlands for people and nature. In 2020, Wetlands International will enter an accelerated phase of development, with our focus on building the influential coalitions and political will to scale up our work across regions. Harnessing the power of social media to raise awareness of the untapped potential of wetlands and help build a base of popular support will be vital to making this happen.

The Communications Officer – Social Media and Analytics is a core position in the global office Communications and Advocacy team delivering on this mission. They will hone our social media strategy, from understanding audiences and providing the insights to engage who we need to target to building relationships with champions and leaders across the international agendas of biodiversity, resilience, adaptation, mitigation, food and water security.

The ideal candidate will be adept at packaging the best soundbites, stats and visuals for a range of purposes on social media channels that give us the greatest visibility and share of voice on globally significant issues. They will be skilled at crafting compelling campaigns that amplify our policy work and help mobilise resources across programmes.

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Over de werkgever

Wetlands International is a worldwide, not-for-profit organisation with 60 years of experience. Our organisation is a Network made up of 20 offices working in over 100 countries, with outstanding technical staff around the world. Together with many partners, Wetlands International works to safeguard and restore wetlands for people and nature, to reconcile conflicts over water, reduce the risks and impacts of floods and droughts, meet future food needs and tackle climate change.

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Essential education and experience


  • Demonstrable track record of social media account management and campaigns
  • Good understanding of digital data and interpreting analytics
  • Minimum 3 years of relevant work experience
  • Relevant degree e.g. international development, international relations, communications, geography or environmental science
  • Knowledge of Wordpress and Hootsuite essential
  • Adobe Creative Suite knowledge highly desirable
  • Able to work with and coach colleagues on social media
  • Fluent level English speaker. Working proficiency in additional languages, especially French, Spanish and Dutch advantageous
  • Must be eligible to work in the Netherlands.
  • Er is geen minimale opleiding vereist
  • Voor deze functie is er geen minimale werkervaring vereist

Wat wij bieden

Job Offer

  • Part-time job, 32 hours per week (It’s 36 hours per week for a full-time job in Wetlands International).
  • Salary scale 9-10 of Wetlands International (Gross Euro 2.600 – Max. 3.500 based on a fulltime contract).
  • Contract duration: One year.
  • Location: Head Office in Ede- Wageningen, The Netherlands.
  • Start date: a.s.a.p.


How to apply

To apply for the post, please send an application email with "Comms Social Mediaas the subject to with the below two documents in English:

  • a letter of application (no more than 2 pages) stating your motivation for this position and your demonstrated skills and experience for this post,
  • your resume /CV (no more than 3 pages, without photos).


Deadline for the application is 10/01/2020. Please note that interesting candidates can be approached before the closing date.


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Wetlands International

Jozefa van der Veen
Wetlands International

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