Digital Assistant

Hiring Organisation: 
ONE Against Poverty UK

ABOUT ONE ONE is a global movement campaigning to end extreme poverty and preventable disease by 2030, so that everyone, everywhere can lead a life of dignity and opportunity. We believe the fight against poverty isn’t about charity, but about justice and equality. Whether lobbying political leaders in world capitals or running cutting-edge grassroots campaigns, ONE pressures governments to do more to fight extreme poverty and preventable disease, particularly in Africa, and empowers citizens to hold their governments to account. ONE’s members are crucial to this work. They come from every walk of life and from across the political spectrum. They’re artists and activists, faith and business leaders, students and scientists. They take action day in, day out — organizing, mobilizing, educating, and advocating so that people will have the chance not just to survive, but to thrive. ONE teams in Abuja, Berlin, Brussels, Dakar, Johannesburg, London, New York, Ottawa, Paris and Washington DC, educate and lobby governments to shape policy solutions that save and improve millions of lives — and which every year are under threat from cuts and other priorities. ONE is grounded in a mission, vision and set of values that provide a foundation for our work. At ONE, we look for talented individuals who are passionate about making change and who will strive to embody our values. Please take a moment to make yourself familiar with our values and mission statement before submitting your application. Employees of ONE work in a collaborative and creative environment. When you work for ONE, you will receive excellent benefits along with the opportunity to be part of an international organization and contribute to our mission to end extreme poverty and preventable disease so that everyone, everywhere can lead a life of dignity and opportunity.  ABOUT THE OPPORTUNITY The Digital Assistant will provide support in the day to day running of ONE’s Digital Team, helping to update the website, coordinating translations and other workflows, and providing administrative support to maximize the team’s productivity. The ideal candidate will be an energetic and enthusiastic team player, with experience of working within a digital team, managing digital processes, and providing support to other team members. A candidate with a record of accomplishment working within an advocacy or campaigning environment is desirable. This is a full-time opportunity reporting directly to the Senior Director, Global Digital.   IN THIS ROLE, YOU WILL

  • Provide support in updating the website and ONE’s intranet
  • Coordinate translation requests and workflows between the Engagement and Mobilisation department and ONE’s French, German and Dutch language teams
  • Be responsible for various financial duties, including monitoring team costs, preparing payment documentation and obtaining proper approvals
  • Monitor and respond to public enquires
  • Schedule team and project meetings
  • Monitor progress of Digital Team projects and produce status reports
  • Provide scheduling support to the Senior Director, Global Digital, manage and log incoming scheduling requests, re-schedule meetings upon request, proactively communicate changes, and anticipate and respond to scheduling conflicts
  • Provide travel arrangements and reservation support to other Digital Team members
  • Conduct routine tasks as directed
  • Additional duties as determined 


  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent
  • 0 to 2 years of professional experience
  • Familiarity with CMS systems such as WordPress and CRM platforms
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite, Google Docs, and Project Management/Task management software.
  • Experience of working within a campaigns and advocacy environment
  • Ability to manage multiple, shifting priorities under tight deadlines while performing in a fast-paced, team-oriented environment
  • Ability to collaborate effectively with colleagues in multiple regions and different time zones
  • Related work history in poverty and infectious disease alleviation, advocacy, policy, legislation and/or demonstrable interest in the causes ONE supports


  • An understanding of the complexities surrounding collaboration in a global matrix organization
  • Highly organized, detail oriented and self-motivated
  • Collaborative mindset and strong interpersonal skills
  • Remain positive in high pressure and stressful situations
  • Critical thinking, communication, and relationship-building skills
  • Well organized, detail oriented and analytical
  • Action oriented and results focused
  • Flexible and resourceful approach 
  • Independent problem solver

LANGUAGE SKILLS: Fluency in English required. Fluency in other languages such as German or French is desirable. TRAVEL:  Travel up to 5% international and/or domestic PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS/WORK ENVIRONMENT: Remote work available in all locations listed. In-office work options may be available. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of the job.  APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS If you are ready to join the fight against extreme poverty and preventable disease, please submit a resume and cover letter to this opening at ONE jobs ( ONE is committed to providing reasonable accommodations to applicants. When an applicant with a disability needs an accommodation to have an equal opportunity to compete for a job, they may request it orally or in writing (please visit the Contact Us page on the web;  ONE will process requests for reasonable accommodation and will provide reasonable accommodations where appropriate, in a prompt and efficient manner. ONE is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate in its selection and employment practices. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, political affiliation, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, disability, protected veteran status, genetic information, age, or other legally protected characteristics.  Due to the high volume of inquiries that ONE receives, we thank all candidates for their interest yet only those who are selected for an interview will be contacted.  

junior (entry level, intern, apprentice, minimal experience)
Job type: 
paid job within an organisation
Contract type: 
full time
Org Type: 
Job Location: 
London, UK
Location type: 
Closing date for applications: 
Monday, September 28, 2020 - 23:55

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