ACTION OFFICER, Humanium Metal
Do you want to contribute to a humane world? Do you want to promote a world without violence and poverty, where everyone enjoys their human rights? Then IM Swedish Development Partner is the right place for you. Right now, we are looking for an Action Officer for our flagship initiative Humanium Metal.
Humanium Metal by IM is transforming seized illegal firearms from regions affected by armed violence, into commodities for peace. The income generated from Humanium Metal is re-invested into the communities affected by gun violence, aiming to break the vicious cycle of violence and poverty. Through the initiative, the private sector, right-holders, civil society, consumers and governments are connected in a virtuous cycle for peace and security. About | Humanium (humanium-metal.com)
Type of Job: 50% – 75% (Depending on your situation and availability)
Duration: Preferable beginning 1st September 2021 – 2st October 2022.
Location: The employment is remote or at IMs head office in Lund, Sweden.
The Action Officer will be an important agent for scaling-up and expanding IMs private stakeholders and growing the public engagement for Humanium Metal. As an Action Officer you’ll be a part of developing the creative and strategic work, growing Humanium Metal’s private partnerships – creating world class products out of weapon metal. With your grit, passion and hard work, your everyday job is to land projects that most people did not think were landable. You connect things that haven’t been connected and you unleash unexpected fusions with global potential. You know how to create a good business model; networking is in your DNA and you see the value of combining creativity and structure.
Who you are
Just like us, you are a warm, curious and brave colleague, who is always open to new ways of thinking. You are well grounded, both as a person and in your role with little focus on prestige.
This is a tough job. To succeed in the role, you need to be a curious, daring problem solver with a strong commitment to quality and finesse. You’re bold and business-oriented and driven by results and implementing your ideas. You understand and enjoy the attention to details in your holistic approach. You are a team player without prestige, but with a solution-oriented approach. You are skilled in engaging others in your work, and you love to share best practices.
To be a perfect fit for this role, you should:
- have academic education or equivalent experience
- have knowledge or experience from working with social media management and digital channels such as Facebook, Instagram and LinkedIn.
- have previous experience in website management, content and analytics
- be familiar with Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator and InDesign and are comfortable creating both visual and written content
- be fluent in English and have excellent oral and written communication skills
- be experienced in designing and implementing marketing campaigns.
In addition to this, you tick all the boxes on our core values:
You trust – You listen to everyone’s voice and trust each other’s abilities and knowledge. We know that we are stronger together.
You dare – You are confident, bold and we dare to create change through innovative, sustainable solutions. You have the courage to always stand up for our values.
You are relevant You know why you do what you do. You base your decisions on facts and you are constantly learning. You take action – sooner rather than later.
You are passionate – You are all driven by a strong conviction that you can contribute to change and that what we do makes a difference. You always act with compassion and an open heart.
What we can offer you
IM carries out rights-based operations together with partners in 15 countries globally. If you join IM, we offer you an international work environment where human values and commitment is in focus. We offer you [challenging and motivating tasks in a creative work environment characterized by collaboration, along with opportunities for individual development and plenty of for a to contribute].
We view diversity as a strength and want to be a place where different perspectives and experiences are welcome.
IM applies self-leadership, which means that you will take a big responsibility for your own work, you are dynamic, motivated and can make your own, well-founded decisions.
It is a given that you stand behind our values and support equal human rights, as well as a strong motivation to contribute a sustainable development based on change.
Apply by sending your CV, letter of motivation and salary request to email@example.com. Write ”Action Officer” in the subject line. Deadline for applying is 2st July 2021.
IM is a Swedish development cooperation organisation working to achieve a world free from poverty and exclusion, where everyone can find out about their rights and take control of their lives. We support vulnerable individuals, so that they can change their situation through their own efforts. IM was founded in 1938 and has no religious or political affiliation.
Read more at imsweden.org/en