Campaigns and Advocacy Senior Coordinator (anywhere in Asia)

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The Opportunity

Save the Children is building a fresh approach to campaigning – our work to engage publics to shift political conditions for changes in policy and practice for children. Our new campaign model centres on child campaigning alongside supporting partnerships and movements, strong public engagement, and storytelling to generate political momentum for change. In 2022, we embark on a new 5-year global advocacy and campaign strategy to tackle climate change and economic inequality as connected crises that threaten children’s rights and futures.

As a member of Save the Children’s Advocacy, Campaigns, Communications and Media team for the Asia region, the Regional Campaign and Advocacy Senior Coordinator is a critical role to help us campaign with children and youth with a focus on addressing these intersecting threats while promoting gender and civic space across a range of countries in Asia.

This role will lead and drive critical regional campaign projects, short term mobilization activities, and long term contributions to common objectives. It will help ensure child campaigning as a central and leading element of our current global campaign by ensuring that we are helping to connect and mobilize our network of networks across the region.

The Senior Coordinator will work with multiple country offices and partners to help align the overall campaign and advocacy ambition, keep regional players and country teams updated in terms of new development, and coordinate routine monitoring, evaluation, and learning exercises.

Key Responsibilities


  • Periodic mapping of opportunities across the region on themes such as climate, gender, inequality and civic space
  • Support capacity of partners to engage with and influence policy-making processes such as Voluntary National Reviews
  • Engage with regional partners to advance Save the Children’s and children’s advocacy agenda in the regional influencing landscape
  • Develop a clear understanding of Save the Children positions on relevant topics


Drive the implementation of national and regional campaign strategy and plans:

  • Identify campaigning opportunities to meet our advocacy objectives
  • Design, plan and deliver Save the Children**’**s campaign agenda via popular mobilisation events, high level advocacy events, online presence, and media collaboration.
  • Look for opportunities to place children’s voices in publications, events and influencing activities
  • Link Save the Children global and regional campaigns where possible and relevant. Provide content and contributions to global and country campaigns where possible.
  • Mobilize and collaborate with children’s networks such as Red Alert and other multi-national networks
  • Organise events with influential figures and children to keep issues high on the regional climate change agenda
  • Organise routine learning events to nurture cross-learning between Save the Children and partner colleagues
  • In collaboration with the MEAL team and project staff, establish monitoring and evaluation mechanisms for campaigns and ensure that implementation and impact are effectively monitored and evaluated

Coordination and alignment

  • Alignment of objectives and work plans across a range of partners in a range of countries
  • Regular updates and preparation of dashboards of different matrices on the agenda that includes – climate, gender, and civil society space
  • Represent Save the Children at appropriate regional meetings
  • Ensure coordination of advocacy messages and activities between the field offices, Country Office and the regional and international levels.


  • Experience and interest in the development of impactful campaigns, built from the experience of using a range of campaigning and movement building tactics.
  • A demonstrable understanding of and interest in the role of children and youth in advocacy and campaigns, especially in relation to the climate and environment crisis.
  • At least 3 years proven experience of mobilising public audiencesto affect policy change across a range of campaigning and organising techniques and tactics.
  • First class high level project management skills– ability to hold and delivery complex campaign projects independently, under pressure in a global / international context
  • Natural, collaborative style and ability– ability to initiate, convene and inspire in a complex networked organisation across a range of cultures
  • Understanding of the external campaigning landscape, including in global political contexts.
  • First class communication skills: the ability to communicate complex information in oral and written English in a clear, simple way to wider staff, partners and campaigns audiences.
  • Experience of developing and delivering campaign trainings and capacity building programmesdirectly as well as with / through colleagues
  • Proactive in bringing out challenges with a ‘**solution focused’** mind set

The Organisation

We employ approximately 25,000 people across the globe and work on the ground in over 100 countries to help children affected by crises, or those that need better healthcare, education and child protection. We also campaign and advocate at the highest levels to realise the right of children and to ensure their voices are heard.

We are working towards three breakthroughs in how the world treats children by 2030:

  • No child dies from preventable causes before their 5th birthday
  • All children learn from a quality basic education and that,
  • Violence against children is no longer tolerated

We know that great people make a great organization, and that our employees play a crucial role in helping us achieve our ambitions for children. We value our people and offer a meaningful and rewarding career, along with a collaborative and inclusive workplace where ambition, creativity, and integrity are highly valued.

Application Information

Please apply using a cover letter and up-to-date CV as a single document. Please also include details of your current remuneration and salary expectations. A copy of the full role profile can be found at

Closing Date for Application: 27 Feb 2022

We need to keep children safe so our selection process, which includes rigorous background checks, reflects our commitment to the protection of children from abuse.

All employees are expected to carry out their duties in accordance with our global anti-harassment policy.

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