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Communications Manager

World Association of Girl Guides and Girl Scouts
£37,000 - £42,000 per annum (dependent on experience)
Closing date
10 Jul 2022

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Job Title: Communications Manager
Location: London, NW3
Salary Range: £37,000 - £42,000 (dependent on experience)
Contract Type: 24- month Fixed Term Contract
Hours: 35 hours per week
Closing Date: 10 July 2022 (17:00 BST)

About Us

The World Association of Girl Guides and Girl Scouts (WAGGGS) is the largest voluntary Movement dedicated to empowering girls and young women in the world. We represent over 8 million girls and young women across 150 countries.

We believe girls have the right to an equal, safe and sustainable world. Unfortunately, around the globe, multiple barriers, inequalities and lack of opportunities are still preventing girls from reaching their full potential and shaping the world they want to see.

At WAGGGS, we deliver a range of transformational global programmes and events to tackle this very problem. Built on the power of a non-formal education approach, a unique leadership development model for all girls of any age and a strong focus on girl-led advocacy we give girls the confidence, resilience and sense of empowerment they need to take the lead in their lives, driving change on the issues that matter to them, their communities, and the world around them. Incredibly, this activity is delivered and led by a vast and passionate community of volunteers working at a grassroots level, making our model truly sustainable.

We believe in an equal world where all girls can thrive, where every and any girl feels confident to lead and empowered to create a better world together.

About the Role:

To manage the communications function for a global girl-centred membership organisation.

The primary aim of this newly created role is to build WAGGGS’ visibility and global profile as a modern, impactful organisation advocating for, and amplifying the voices of girls and young women around the world.

This is a hands-on role which leads a small team with two direct reports.

About You:

As a successful candidate, you will have a strong background in communications, including developing and implementing a cross department or organisational communications strategy. You will have a great track record of web, social media content development and associated trends experience.

The ideal candidate will have a ‘can-do’ attitude, excellent interpersonal skills, be highly organised, team-oriented with the ability to manage multiple tasks simultaneously. Fluency in written and spoken English is essential, with knowledge of other languages desirable but not essential.


If you are interested in this position, please select the apply button shown to download the recruitment pack and submit your cover letter & CV.

We reserve the right to change the closing date depending on the number of responses received. Please submit your application as soon as possible to ensure it is considered in the selection process.

If you have a disability and can demonstrate that closing this post early would impact on your ability to submit an application in time, please contact our Human Resources team to request arrangements for an application to be submitted within the original time frame.

We prefer to hire people directly and have a preferred supplier list in place. We will be in touch if we need you.

This vacancy is being advertised by Webrecruit. The services advertised by Webrecruit are those of an Employment Agency. 


There are over a billion girls in the world.  Girl Guiding and Girl Scouting is the space they need to be the best they can be.

For over 100 years, WAGGGS has been the only global movement geared entirely towards every girl and any girl. In places local to them – safe from judgment, stereotyping and violence – girls learn by doing, making friends and having fun

WAGGGS and its Member Organisations give girls the chance girls to reach their full potential.  They become happy and adventurous individuals, with the skills and attitudes, which are changing their community and their world

Girl Guiding creates connected generations of capable, fair and daring girls.

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World Association of Girl Guides and Girl Scouts
Olave Centre
United Kingdom
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