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Campaign Manager

About Theirworld

Founded 20 years ago and Chaired by Sarah Brown, Theirworld has grown to become a leading  global children’s charity committed to the best start in life for children and young people by ending the education crisis and unleashing the potential of the next generation.

If you care about issues like climate change, gender equality, inclusion, helping refugees and ensuring the voices of young people are represented at all levels of decision-making then education is the key to unlocking big change in these areas. If you want to make change happen, join us!

We believe in unlocking big change from an environment which is supportive and inclusive. This is why, in 2023, we are trialing an innovative 4-day-working-week model which sees all employees working Monday to Thursday with the office closed on Fridays.

This is in addition to hybrid working with a minimum of one day a week based in the office.

Other benefits include:

  • Regular in-house training
  • Travel
  • Central London location: 5 mins from Liverpool St Station and Shoreditch High Street
  • Highly competitive salaries

About the role

Theirworld is seeking an experienced and dynamic Campaign Manager to organize the delivery of campaigns. The ideal candidate for this role must be highly organized project planner, creative and proactive. They must have a full understanding of traditional campaigning opportunities and activations, including familiarity with digital campaigning tactics on platforms like Tik Tok, Instagram and Twitter. The candidate must be proactive and able to quickly drive urgent action as opportunities and challenges emerge.

The focus of our global campaigns in the coming year is on ensuring support for investment in the early years, giving every child the best start in life. This investment is vital for tackling inequality and breaking cycles of poverty. Despite the evidence of the benefits of investing in the early years, globally the poorest and most marginalized children are missing out on vital early years interventions from pre-primary education to nutrition and protection.

The role will also support other ad hoc campaign opportunities as they come up, such as in emergency response contexts and in support for capacity building campaign networks including the Global Youth Ambassador network.

The campaign manager will help us plan and organise the campaign globally. They will ensure that we can mobilise our networks in support of the campaign in a vibrant way. The candidate will be able to support a movement building approach to our campaigns supporting business leaders, youth advocates, civil society partners and others in taking actions and supporting the campaign.

As the Campaign Manager, specific responsibilities will include (but not be limited to):

  • Producing and delivering comprehensive project plans that anticipate foreseeable changes and can be adapted in the face of unforeseen or disruptive events. This will be done with the Theirworld team and external partners, organized online, in regular team calls and using Teams and other organizing tools
  • Working with Theirworld staff and partners, oversee the timely creation and delivery of campaign resources (from campaign stunts, reports, campaign packs, briefings etc.)
  • Maintaining relationships at the highest level by interacting with our campaign network partners across private sector companies, NGOs, civil society organizations, parenting networks, international agencies, and governments. Working with Theirworld staff and partners, this will involve the timely creation and sharing of campaign tools, briefings, organizing calls and meetings etc
  • Developing and executing campaign strategies with a particular focus on generating exciting activations, including in collaboration with our digital media teams, taking the campaign out of policy sectors and into mainstream channels and platforms
  • Supporting the communications and digital teams to develop original content for web stories, blogs, press releases and social media
  • Overseeing a database of key global public opinion formers and donors on the issue of early childhood development around the world. This will involve working with colleagues to track indicators and KPIs
  • Translating complex issues, information, and ideas into easy-to-understand and compelling campaign products
  • Developing robust short- and long-term campaign strategies around key external advocacy moments and events


  • Experience working on social justice or environmental campaigns with dynamic or complex campaign organisations or teams
  • Superb organizational and planning skills
  • Experience using social media platforms and online content for campaigns
  • Team-orientation, with strong interpersonal skills and the ability to work both collaboratively, independently, and virtually with teams across offices
  • An understanding of international development is a plus
  • Great attention to detail and copy-editing skills, with high standards of performance
  • Exceptional verbal and written communication skills, personable, proactive, and forward thinker open to new challenges in a dynamic working environment
  • Ability to meet deadlines, prioritize assignments, and juggle multiple tasks simultaneously


£36,500 + based on qualifications and experience.

Apply for this role

Please submit your CV and a covering email to [email protected] including the name of the role of interest in the subject line of your email.

Applications are being reviewed on a rolling basis until the position is successfully filled.