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Digital Manager

  • Contractor
  • Remote
  • TBD USD / Year
  • Islamic Relief profile

  • Job applications may no longer being accepted for this opportunity.

Islamic Relief

Islamic Relief Worldwide is an independent humanitarian and development organisation, serving humanity for over 40 years. With an active presence in over 40 countries across the globe, we strive to make the world a better and fairer place for those affected by poverty, conflict and natural disasters.

IRW’s Network, Resource & Development Division is recruiting for the position of ‘Digital Manager’ to join its dynamic team on a full-time, permanent based out of its offices in Birmingham, UK.

The Digital Manager is responsible for the development and management of all digital infrastructure under the management of the GFD Division, including websites, CRM systems, some social media platforms and custom developed platforms that support digital activities across fundraising, advocacy and marketing. The role holder is also responsible to develop a digital strategy that drives the growth of Islamic Relief in new territories through a digital first approach as well as provides clarity to the various parts of the Islamic Relief Family of roles and responsibilities. The digital team works with the relevant content teams, whether in-country or at IRW to ensure effective engagement with supporters across digital platforms, supporting appeals, campaigns and promotions.

The successful candidate must have or be:

  • Qualification in a web development or marketing discipline is highly advantageous.
  • Help promote and foster a culture in which the Islamic principles, values and approaches adopted by IR are consistently respected, applied and complied with in the delivery of objectives and in the conduct of employees.
  • Significant experience in a digital infrastructure, content or marketing role(s), ideally within the INGO sector.
  • Proven track record as a project manager, operating within a team with budgetary responsibility and delivering results across a range of activities.
  • Experience of managing, building, guiding, training and influencing teams to work collaboratively to a high standard.
  • Understanding of the range of audiences that Islamic Relief wants to communicate with.
  • Fluent written and spoken English. Working knowledge of Arabic, French or Spanish is advantageous.
  • Strong consultation, listening and influencing skills.
  • Strong service delivery mindset.
  • Able to work across different cultures, with personalities who face competing demands.
  • Results focused; able to plan, co-ordinate and deliver on objectives and targets with a positive drive to achieve results.
  • Sound financial and resource management skills that ensure that goals can be achieved within budgetary constraints.
  • Experience of using digital advertising platforms such as Google Adwords or Meta Business Suite.
  • Significant experience in managing the development of digital infrastructure.
  • Demonstrates and continuously develops knowledge of the latest digital technology and trends.

For more information, please click on the Documents tab above to view the full Job Description.

If you are talented, reliable, service-minded, resilient and a highly motivated professional looking for a meaningful career, with a strong commitment to IRW’s mission and values of sincerity, excellence, compassion, social justice and custodianship, please apply by completing our online application form.

For more information on the excellent company benefits we offer our employees, please visit:


PLEASE NOTE: Interviews are expected to take place on 14/03/2024.

Pre-employment Checks:

Any employment with Islamic Relief will be subject to the following checks:

  • screening clearance
  • proof of eligibility to live and work within the UK
  • receipt of satisfactory references

Please note, for UK-based roles, we are only able to accept applications from candidates who are eligible to work in the UK. We are unable to progress applications which would require sponsorship.

Our values and commitment to safeguarding

IRW is committed to preventing any type of unwanted behaviour at work including sexual harassment, exploitation and abuse, lack of integrity and financial misconduct; and committed to promoting the welfare of children, young people, adults and beneficiaries with whom IRW engages. IRW expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment through our code of conduct. We place a high priority on ensuring that only those who share and demonstrate our values are recruited to work for us.

The post holder will undertake the appropriate level of training and is responsible for ensuring that they understand and work within the safeguarding policies of the organisation.

All offers of employment will be subject to satisfactory references and appropriate screening checks, which can include criminal records checks. IRW also participates in the Inter Agency Misconduct Disclosure Scheme.

In line with this Scheme, we will request information from job applicants’ previous employers about any findings of sexual exploitation, sexual abuse and/or sexual harassment during employment, or incidents under investigation when the applicant left employment.

By submitting an application, the job applicant confirms his/her understanding of these recruitment procedures.

Islamic Relief is an equal opportunities employer

How to apply

Digital Manager (current-vacancies.com)

Deadline: 5 Mar 2024

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