Initiatives Communications Coordinator


Currently, World Vision’s Strategy Realisation Office (SRO) has developed a robust marketing and communications practice that supports global internal and external communications, marketing and collateral/messaging development.

Now, World Vision’s SRO seeks a coordinator to lead in the full time the strategic development of the initial six initiatives launched in FY2017 through the communications’ strategy.

Working with the Communications Lead on the SRO and Initiative Leaders, this position will support both the strategic development of the marketing/communications needs of each individual initiative, the creation of templated collateral, and work with contractors that are specifically focused on individual initiative’s copy and content creation needs.


  • Develop and implementation of the communication plans for each strategic initiative, based off of the communications plan for the strategy and the overall global communications strategy.

In relationship to point one, identify and develop the following:

  • In coordination with each initiative lead, map stakeholders specific to the initiatives

  • Review and develop audience list

  • Develop channel assessment

  • Develop key messages for initiatives based on current content

  • Create template resources (documents, videos, design processes, etc.)

  • Develop and maintenance of website for the initiatives and current updates from the Strategy through the official site (

  • Create and follow up with the communications calendar

  • Work in relationship with SRO’s Communications to ensure initiatives align with global strategic plan and are disseminated accordingly through the different internal channels and with the existing resources developed.

  • Connect and meet with initiative communications lead, to ensure proper support and integration of resources throughout mediums and channels and supporting the development of new communications channels.

  • Identify existing partnership communication staff, processes and resources and ensure integration of communication throughout partnership.

  • Identify areas where knowledge and learning can be shared across entities and devising strategies to foster.


  • Bachelors in a related field.

  • Excellent organisational and project management skills, with an attention to detail.

  • Experience in the following: MS Office, Web management and development.

  • Fluent in English – written/verbal.

Preferred Skills, Knowledge and Experience:

  • Communications Experience

  • Fluent in English – written/verbal

Experience in the following:

  • Web design

  • MS Office

  • Adobe Creative Suite

  • Video production (not required but a plus)

  • Ability to work cross culturally and with different teams.

  • Excellent organisational and project management skills, with an attention to detail.

  • A self-starter that can take complex concepts and develop strategies to succeed.

Work Environment/Travel:

  • The position requires ability and willingness to travel domestically and internationally up to 10% of the time.