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Light for the World is an international disability and development organisation whose vision is an inclusive society where no one is left behind. We enable crucial eye health services and help empower people with disabilities in some of the poorest regions of the world.

Our programmes include:

  • Eyesight – preventing blindness and promoting eye health for all
  • Education – ensuring children with disabilities receive quality, inclusive education
  • Empowerment – advocating for the health and rights of people with disabilities in their societies and within development efforts

We focus on the poorest and hardest to reach because that’s where we will have the biggest impact. We create change through local people, organisations and structures because we want our impact to last.

We are in the process of expanding our team in Vienna and looking for a committed

Online Content Manager & Strategist (m/f)
Full time/ Vienna based

Role profile:

In this role you lead the further developing of our international as well as attached national website strategies – in close collaboration with our digital fundraising team & digital agency:

As a passionate writer you will write and coordinate high quality content for our digital audience (international website, newsletter and other platforms such as Wikipedia). Through close dialogue with our Programmes and PR team you will identify compelling stories and produce creative, inspiring and engaging digital content reflecting the respective target audiences.

As a passionate digital expert you will lead and drive search engine marketing (SEM) and search engine optimization (SEO), constantly monitor and analyze website traffic as well as user engagement metrics. You will ensure that our online and electronic infrastructure is up to date as usable as possible in order to improve our performance metrics (such as web traffic, lead generation, conversion).

As an excellent relationship manager you will manage important partnerships – such as the partnership with our digital agency – and further develop networks e.g. with external digital experts.

As a great team player you work in close collaboration with your social media and digital fundraising colleagues – based in Vienna, as well as across Europa and Africa.

As a creative out-of-the-box thinker you will own a broad portfolio of projects contributing also to our international PR, to fundraising campaigns, video projects as well as social media channels.

Your working location will be preferably Vienna, with very regular travels to our Office in Prague.

Your profile

  • You are passionate about digital communications and consider yourself as a digital native
  • You are an English native and have excellent written and oral communication skills in English & the ability to write high quality content in English
  • You are an expert in website analytics and very familiar with search engine marketing (SEM) and search engine optimization (SEO)
  • You are experienced in working with Photoshop, Premiere or other photo- and/or videotools
  • You are up to date in modern web technologies and versatile in juggling HTML, JavaScript and CSS components
  • Ideally, you know how to test and refine a site in order to fulfill Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) success criteria
  • You are a project management professional and are used to plan and implement projects on time and budget
  • You have proven work experience as digital content manager and several years of working experience in digital communications, online marketing or online advertising
  • You have experience and/or interest working in an international multi-cultural organisation
  • You are creative, open minded and an excellent team player
  • You are self-organized, reliable and precise
  • You have a personal interest in international development and human rights and are committed to Light for the World’s mandate and values
  • You are willing to travel, including to our project countries in Africa, South America and Asia
  • Publishing or editorial experience desirable
  • Additional languages, especially German or Czech, would be another plus

What we can offer as an employer:

We are offering an outstanding opportunity to bring about change through an international development organisation with strong expertise and a growing profile. We are committed to giving our colleagues space to explore new directions, test new ideas and to excel as individuals through and with their team. We are a professional team that strives towards continuous development. We believe in participatory leadership and expect you to contribute your expertise and ideas. We believe that learning from mistakes is an important way of developing and put emphasis on our culture of learning.

For this position an annual gross salary of approximately EUR 33.600 (40hrs/week) commensurate with qualifications and experience is foreseen. Entry date: as soon as possible.

We are looking forward to receiving your application no later than January 6th 2019. Please apply exclusively online via our application tool under https://www.light-for-the-world.org/work-with-us. A complete CV and a letter of motivation are important parts of this. Please also refer to the salary information and let us know why you would like to join our team and why you consider yourself suitable.

We welcome applications from people with disabilities.

Mona Köhler,
Niederhofstraße 26,
A-1120 Vienna,

Niederhofstraße 26, 1120 Wien
Mona Köhler
Kennzahl: 256338-ST
Datum: 05.12.2018
Dienstort: Wien