Work with Us

What does it mean to work for iguacu?

The first thing you’ll notice is we’re a friendly, bright and supportive team, in a fast-moving, fast-changing start-up. At iguacu, we share a positive, can-do attitude. We work hard and we’re relentless on rigor, but there’s a lightness to our culture. We value keeping a balanced life and you can see the difference. Ideas flow and there’s a healthy energy and dynamism, helped by the fact that we’re results-oriented, inspired, and enjoy very little bureaucracy. iguacu cares about effectiveness in word and deed. We have a big vision and governing principles we observe and defend, and we’re serious about delivery. We’re excited about where iguacu is heading and the powerful force for good in the world iguacu will become. Take a look at our current vacancies below!

Director of Operations

Salary : £45,000 pa pro rata, 4 day week, flexible hours, pension
Job Type : Two year contract (renewable)
Category : Senior Management , Operations

The Director of Operations will run the day to day operations of iguacu, and post launch of the new platform in the spring of 2017, will be at the epicentre of what is expected to be a fast-growing organisation. We are currently a team of 8 and expect to grow to 15-20 within the next 2 years. We are a lean entity and always seek to deliver our service in the most cost-effective means possible. Our lean approach is one of our governing principles.

Click here to read the full job description and how to apply.

Head of Research

Salary: £35,000 pa, pension
Job Type: Two year contract (renewable)

iguacu is an exciting new global platform for effective giving in overseas crises. We are a hardworking team of passionate individuals who love working in a collaborative, fast changing and innovative environment for a great mission.

We serve the public who wish to donate with impact to the regions that are experiencing the greatest human suffering. For many people, where to donate at times of humanitarian crisis can be confusing and frustrating. iguacu’s rigorous research, worldwide intelligence network and world class research team bring clarity, identifying effective charities on the ground.

The service provided by the iguacu research team is the cornerstone of iguacu’s offering to our audience. Only highly qualified researchers are recruited, and the list of required attributes is long including the relentless pursuit of rigor, personal resilience, integrity and the capacity to uphold and protect iguacu’s reputation as a trusted, balanced, independent and authoritative service. Our Head of Research will model these values.

Over the last two years we have proven our concept in the market and are now searching for an experienced research manager who truly believes in the purpose and vision of what we do.

We seek a positive and forward-thinking individual who will bring their passion, drive and rigour, and their expertise in qualitative research, team and line management and communications, to help deliver the iguacu mission and vision.

Click here to read the full job description and how to apply.

Communications Intern

Salary: £1200 per month (35 hours per week)

Job type: 3 month internship with the possibility of an extension

Want to take the first step in a communications role? Work in a dynamic start-up? And raise awareness about the world’s most challenging humanitarian crises?

iguacu is seeking a communications intern to join their team. Supporting the Marketing Manager and Communications Officer, you will have the opportunity develop your skills, execute and continually monitor successful marketing campaigns, and be part of a positive, talented and dynamic team building an international community of delighted monthly donors.

Duties will include:

  •         Content generation and editing for web, blogs and social media
  •         Social media implementation, strategy and analytics
  •         Online publishing and website management via CMS
  •         Email marketing and CRM management
  •         Assist in the production of video and podcasts
  •         Be part of an inspiring team of international experts
  •         Perform other duties as assigned (flapjack runs etc.)

How to apply

If this sounds like you, and sounds inspiring to you, get in touch with the Communications Officer, emailing with COMMUNICATIONS INTERN in the subject line and attaching a CV and cover letter explaining your suitability, why you’re drawn to this role, and why iguacu. A right to work in the UK is essential. Referees will be contacted as part of the recruitment process.

Applications will be assessed as they arrive. Unfortunately, due to the size of our team and the number of responses we typically receive, we can only reply to shortlisted applicants.

We look forward to hearing from you!

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