Digital Communications Officer (Part time)


Global –

IDWF is looking for a Digital Communications Officer:

Are you a dynamic multilingual journalist who wants to contribute to social, labor, and gender justice?

The International Domestic Workers Federation (IDWF) seeks to hire a media officer with international journalistic experience to build the visibility of domestic workers’ organizing. S/he will collect news from our global membership, identify stories, write press releases, and support op-ed development. The candidate needs to be curious, energetic, and comfortable developing and delivering regular media roundups and pitches. S/he will be working with the communications’ team.

Join us and help raise the visibility of our organization and contribute to actions for improving the lives of millions of domestic workers around the world.

Key objectives

  • To develop campaign materials according to our advocacy plans
  • To increase the visibility of domestic workers amongst workers organizations, policy makers and the public to encourage recognition, support and the development of favorable policy positions.
  •  To facilitate the representation of domestic workers in mainstream media.

What the role includes

  • Design flyers, GIFs, infographics, and other visual materials for dissemination via social media
  • Edit and subtitle video/audio interviews
  • Develop and manage organic and paid content on our social media channels (Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn)
  • Pull key messages and develop social media kits for new publications, blogs, and campaigns
  • Regularly report key metrics on growth, engagement, and impact of IDWF social media and email marketing efforts.


  • Higher education (or equivalent experience) in a related field such as Journalism, Communications Arts or Social Sciences.
  • 3+ years of social media content production, preferably for a non-profit, union or workers’ organization.
  • Experience managing social media sites, including use of Hootsuite, Trello, paid social media ads and analysis of social media campaigns.
  • Strong audio-visual production skills
  • Oral and written fluency of English
  • Good command of Spanish and/or French

The ideal candidate is

  • A good communicator, with a proven track record of digital campaigning.
  • Experienced in adobe, Content Management System (CMS), and other audiovisual software.
  • Experienced using Photoshop, Canva or other graphic design tools.
  • Experienced with Mailchimp or other programs for e-newsletter production.
  • Able to work with a diverse and international group of staff and affiliates.

The probation period is 6 months.

Candidates are invited to apply by sending their resume and portfolio of their work (campaigns, graphic design, communication materials, etc.), present & expected salary, and indication of the earliest availability via email to [email protected] latest on 15 March, 2022.

(All personal data will be treated in strictest confidence and will only be used for recruitment purposes only.)




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Be part of a global team committed to domestic workers’ rights.

For any inquiries, please contact: [email protected]