Plan International is an independent organization, with no religious, political or governmental affiliations. We stand up for children’s rights worldwide and strive to be open, accountable and honest in what we do. We have been working for over 80 years to tackle poverty, violence and injustice. In more than 70 countries, girls and boys are encouraged to actively shape their future. Our main objective is to achieve sustainable change and to enhance the living conditions of the people in our partner countries. When disasters or conflicts threaten their lives and well-being, we are quick to respond. The United Nations Sustainable Development Goals encourage us to continue to strengthen girls and women and to promote gender equality. Our ambition is to transform the lives of 100 million girls so that they can learn, lead, decide and thrive.

For our office in Hamburg we are currently looking for a

Content Writer (m/f/d)

- Contract from June-December 31, 2019 / 20 hours/week -

1. Backround:

The hub for sponsorship communication is a centralised global approach to gather and produce child sponsorship related communication content adaptable for both print and digital. The hub refines the child sponsorship journey by producing content that is of high-quality, impact focused, bite-sized and digital to make child sponsorship ‘’real’’ in a development context and enhance sponsor engagement.

The purpose of this part-time contract job is to write content for sponsors using information recently gathered from our 50 countries with sponsored children. The content you will write has the potential to reach more than 1 million sponsors around the world.

2. Your Tasks:

You will join a team of content writers in the sponsorship communications hub. Alongside your teammates, you will produce updates for sponsors. Your source material to write these updates is based on reporting from within our 50 countries. We’ll provide you with a template for the updates that includes a structure, section topics, and preferred data points. It will be up to you to search the source material for the best content and also to let the hub team know when additional source content is needed. The updates will be engaging, visual, data-focused, and highlight achievements from the year. These updates are your first priority and there may be opportunities to create additional content. We want to make the most of our source material and when there is another story to tell we want to share it with sponsors.
 
In short:
  • Writing and creating updates
  • Identifying good content from provided source material
  • Copy-editing
  • Writing additional content from source material

3. Your Skills:

You are a native English speaker with experience writing in communications and/or journalism. Ideally, you have written for a donor audience before. You have an academic background and are familiar with report writing, including secondary research and citing sources. Ideally, you have some experience working in communications and you understand the end use and value of this type of content. You are flexible, organized, and a good communicator.

4. What we offer

  • A modern workplace
  • Great work-life balance including flexible working hours
  • Our on-site canteen, fresh fruit, free drinks and more
  • An international and intercultural working environment

If you are interested in this demanding job, please apply online. Please note that only applications and CVs written in English will be accepted.
Plan International Deutschland e.V.
Bramfelder Straße 70
22305 Hamburg