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Job vacancy: Freelance Website Developer

16 September, 2021

Job Title: 

Freelance Website Developer

Start date:

4th October, 2021

Contract Type:

1 year retainer (exact time spent on work to be agreed with successful candidate)

Salary:

A competitive rate will be offered commensurate with skills and experience

 

Location:

Anywhere in the world.

Who is the Fight Inequality Alliance?

The Fight Inequality Alliance is comprised of leading national and international social movements, NGOs, women’s rights groups, artists, activists and trade unions across the world. We are deeply concerned about the impact of current shocking levels of inequality and inspired by people’s collective struggles to build a just, equal, and sustainable world. Rising inequality is hurting us all - holding up poverty reduction, harming the environment, hurting communities, destabilising society, and undermining democracy.

Experts and international institutions now recognise that inequality must be tackled. And every government has pledged to reduce inequality within and between countries. But in practice not much progress is happening and in most countries we are even going backwards. When it comes to action they are still reaching for the same old failed solutions.

Only when people join together from the grassroots up, mobilising and organising to build power and demand accountability and greater equality, will things change. Together we are helping to build up people’s power and connect across organisations and borders to enable a more equal world. We are helping to build up the Fight Inequality Alliance to bring change at national level and connecting groups internationally for action, solidarity, learning and support.

How to Apply:

Applications should be submitted via email to info@fightinequality.org with ‘Application for position of ‘Freelance Website Developer’ in the subject line.

Applications must include only:

  • A motivation letter of no more than 2 sides that indicates: a) why you are interested in this position and what inspires you about fighting inequality; and b) aspects of your background that demonstrate the required competence for this role;
  • A detailed CV with three references; and
  • A demonstration of your recent past work that best shows your suitability for the role 
  • Please ensure that your application, as a whole, speaks to the required experience, person specification and key roles and responsibilities. Please do not apply if you do not meet the required experience.

 

Closing Date: 30 September

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

 

Role Overview:

Fight Inequality Alliance website needs a freelance Website Developer to work with us on a retainer for 12 months as we design and implement our digital engagement framework. Our digital engagement framework aims to create a functioning ecosystem with our key communication platforms being the website, email and social media. For us to achieve this, we will need to have a well functioning website that is visually pleasing and easy to navigate. The needs of the website will grow and change over this period as we prioritise creating a better User Experience for our audiences, and greatly increase our conversion rates, etc.

Key responsibilities:

  • Active contributions to all UI / UX decisions 
  • Active contributions to the continual improvement of process and product of the website
  • Improve the quality of Drupal development of our website
  • Responsible for helping formulate an effective, responsive design 
  • Offer solutions to problems and improvements
  • Create action templates and landing pages as advised.
  • Respond to data and feedback to improve user journeys, conversation rates

*The above-mentioned functions and responsibilities may be realigned according to the client’s requirements.

Person specification:

  • Eye for design and attention to details are essential. 
  • Experience in working in or with non-profits.
  • Experience in international project implementation is an asset
  • At least 5 years of experience with Drupal Theming and Front-end Development 
  • Experience with Drupal's key contrib modules, i.e. CTools, Views, Rules, etc. 
  • 5 years of hands on experience HTML5/XHTML and CSS 
  • Experience building responsive websites 
  • Experience using layout grid systems

 

SAFER RECRUITMENT: FIA is committed to preventing any type of unwanted behaviour in the movement including sexual harassment, exploitation and abuse, lack of integrity and financial misconduct; and promoting the welfare of children, young people and adults. FIA expects all staff 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. Offers of employment will be subject to satisfactory references and appropriate screening checks, which can include criminal records checks.

 

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