We are looking for a new colleague!

Monday, May 27, 2019

We are looking for a new colleague! Fair Finance Guide International is looking for a

Digital Communications Coordinator

18 hrs

Based in The Hague

Until December 31st 2019, with possibilities for renewal

Description of the Fair Finance Guide International project
FFGI is an international civil society network, initiated and coordinated by Oxfam Novib and financially supported by the Swedish government. FFGI aims to initiate a race to the top between banks on environmental, social, governance and human rights criteria both nationally and internationally. The network consists of national CSO coalitions in 10 countries all over the world with expertise in areas relevant to monitoring and assessing the financial sector. This assessment is done by using one single internationally agreed upon methodology; the outcomes of the assessments are used to inform consumers, for dialogue with banks and for influencing financial sector regulators at national and international levels.

The project management unit enhances the program and project quality, measures and assesses impact of program/projects, supports the methodological capacity building of staff and partners, supports the communication and campaigning work in each of the countries, secures alignment between Oxfam Novib program goals, country programs, and Oxfam’s strategic goals including structural humanitarian intervention in order to create a just world without poverty.

Main Goal of the Job
To coordinate, align and facilitate the communication and campaign work within the Fair Finance Guide International project, supporting the FFG coalitions in each of the countries and overseeing the communication of the project itself.

Main tasks


  • Coordinate the Website and Communication Group (WCG), with representatives from all FFG coalitions
  • Oversee the monitoring and analysis by the FFG coalitions of the use and effectiveness of the communication tools, products, websites and social media fora used, for example with Google Analytics; 
  • Align the support to FFG coalitions that are within the Fair Finance Asia (FFA) project, with the FFA communications coordinator.
  • Tender, negotiate and select service providers for communication tools, materials, products

FFGI communication

  • Development and implementation of a FFGI communication plan and tools
  • Liaise with Oxfam Novib IT staff to ensure the international / local FFG websites are up-to date and operational
  • Work with the FFGI coordinator, IT support and MEL staff on communications material / products necessary to promote the FFGI and publicize programmatic excellence and learning such as blogs, stories, images, infographics, tutorials, press releases, website links, tweets, facebook posts, communiqués, policy notes and publications


  • Support FFG coalitions in the development and implementation of their communication strategy
  • Advising FFG coalitions on delivering high quality communications materials
  • Support the FFA communications coordinator in his/her work on regional level
  • Provide input for fundraising proposals, operational plans and annual reports
  • Contribute to the organisation of the annual general assembly
  • Contribute to the development of the new FFGI 4 year proposal to Sida

Capacity development

  • Contribute to knowledge development / sharing and mutual learning amongst partners regarding communication on the Financial Sector
  • Contribute to the design and planning of programme learning tools and events to share learning to internal and external stakeholders

You have

  • at least a HBO (Bachelor) degree in a relevant field, with a minimum of three years of experience in a similar position in an international development organization and/or (global) network;
  • relevant qualifications in communications or a related field with substantial work experience;
  • relevant, demonstrable experience in design and implementing digital campaigning within an international NGO setting;
  • relevant experience in coordinating multi- disciplinary and/or international (working) groups, mainly by digital ways of communication
  • demonstrable experience with transfer of knowledge and develop of skills in variety of cultural contexts
  • excellent organizational, communications and interpersonal skills;
  • ability to produce written materials for various audiences and purposes
  • well-developed computer skills; you have familiarity with various communication platforms and tools and an excellent grasp of digital media and emerging communications trends;
  • ability to work in a multi-disciplinary environment – within and outside Oxfam - with media, campaigners, ICT, digital and research colleagues;

You are

  • results- and customer oriented and a good team player, sensitive to working in multi-cultural environments;
  • committed to Oxfam's humanitarian principles and commitment to Oxfam's equal opportunity and gender policies;
  • available and willing to travel to the project countries;
  • able to serve/be supportive to others;
  • able to multi-task, prioritise and meet deadlines;
  • self-motivated and are able to work independently;
  • fluent in written and spoken English; other languages of any of the FFGs could be an advantage

The key competencies for this position are

  • Result orientation     
  • Co-operation
  • Planning & organisation       
  • Networking
  • Written communication
  • Creativity

We offer
Oxfam Novib is committed to providing you with a competitive, fair, and comprehensive pay and benefits package that is justifiable to our donors. The salary range for the position of Digital Communications Coordinator FFGI (Specialist Program Quality B) is set in scale 9 with a salary range between € 2.782,-- to € 4.280,-- based on 36 hours a week.


More information and application procedure

If you are interested, please upload your application no later than June 10, 2019.

For more information about the position you can contact Gine Zwart (gine.zwart@oxfamnovib.nl ), Coordinator Fair Finance Guide International, or Petra Hamers (petra.hamers@oxfamnovib.nl), Program Lead TAF.

Applications received by email will not be processed. Applicants for this contract must be Dutch nationals or nationals of a European Union member State or have a valid work permit for the European Union.

We are committed to ensuring diversity and gender equality within our organization. Therefore, people of all gender identities, sexes, sexual orientations, races, colors, religions, cultures, abilities, etc. are eligible for this position.

Oxfam aims to attract great talent that not only fits the job but also Oxfam’s high standard of values and principles, who shares and demonstrates Oxfam’s commitment to prevent and eradicate any type of misconduct including sexual harassment, exploitation and abuse, any other type of misuse of power or lack of integrity and financial misconduct. We are committed to promoting the welfare of children, young people, and adults. We place a high priority on ensuring that only those who share and demonstrate our values are recruited to work for us.

Note: All offers of employment will be subject to satisfactory references and may be subject to appropriate screening checks, which can include criminal records and terrorism finance checks, or integrity screenings/references relating to misconduct and disciplinary actions in prior employment.




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