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Head of Digital Engagement

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04 August 2014
18 August 2014
London (Central), London (Greater)
£44,818 - £52,121 per annum inclusive

Further information

UNICEF promotes the rights and wellbeing of every child, in everything we do. Together with our partners, we work in 190 countries and territories to translate that commitment into practical action, focusing special effort on reaching the most vulnerable and excluded children, to the benefit of all children, everywhere. 

UNICEF UK’s Digital Hub drives ‘digital-first’ thinking across the organisation and has implemented an ambitious digital strategy to be more agile, responsive and engaging when it comes to our platforms and channels. We are looking for a Head of Digital Engagement to lead on UNICEF UK’s digital strategy and steer the digital change journey.  

You will spearhead our digital transformation activity, advocating for digital opportunities throughout the organisation. Providing digital leadership and consultancy to strategic leads and senior managers, you will drive a clear digital vision that all senior stakeholders can buy into. In leading the Digital Hub, you will provide direction to the team and develop the Hub’s structure and remit, ensuring it remains a centre of digital excellence.

To succeed as Head of Digital Engagement, you will have significant experience in a leadership-oriented digital position, including bringing about transformational change and driving forward a digital marketing strategy. You will have directed and led the work of a digital team, and managed significant digital projects to deliver financial results. With sound technical knowledge of current digital innovations, you will be able to come up with unique and creative ways to promote UNICEF UK and compete for attention and conversion.

Act now and click the Apply now button to apply online.

Closing date: 9am on Friday 15 August 2014
Interview date: Wednesday 3 September 2014

It is anticipated that second round interviews will be held on Monday 8 September 2014.

We only accept online applications as this saves us money, making more funds available for us to help ensure children’s rights. CVs will not be accepted.

If you require support in completing the online form or an application form in an alternative format, please contact Supporter Care on 0844 801 2414.

As part of UNICEF UK’s pre-employment checks, the successful candidate will be required to apply for a Basic Disclosure from Disclosure Scotland. Having a criminal record will not necessarily bar you from working with us. This will depend on the nature of the position and the circumstances and background of your offences.

If you do not hear from us within 14 days of the closing date, please assume your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion. Please note that we only provide feedback to shortlisted candidates.

Registered Charity Nos. 1072612 (England and Wales) SC043677 (Scotland)


UNICEF UK is a registered charity raising funds and awareness to support UNICEF's work to protect child rights worldwide, in accordance with the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child (CRC).