Community, Public Affairs and Standards Lead

Post: Community, Public Affairs, and Standards Lead
Hours: Full time, 37 hours
Location: Dalston E8
Salary: 48k
Application Deadline: March 29th

To apply, send a CV and cover letter to role is funded by the National Lottery Community Fund


Do you want to help drive the next phase for a multi-award winning Social Impact Tech for Good company, backed by the Big Lottery Fund, and Comic Relief?

Wayfindr is a non-profit organisation, set up to create the first global standard for audio wayfinding on mobile devices. We want to empower vision impaired people to overcome isolation and navigate the world just using their smart phone. We are a small organisation with big ambitions and a global footprint.

You’ll be charged with implementing a public affairs communication strategy to promote the adoption of Audio Based Navigation by major stakeholders across the sectors of transport, retail, tech companies and public bodies. You’ll also oversee Wayfindr’s media and social media activity, and community management and engagement.

You will need to work with app developers, building owners, urban design professionals and their trade associations. This will be on an international scale, with a focus on the UK, Europe and USA. With the indoor digital navigation market set for massive growth between now and 2022, this is a unique opportunity to build a more accessible and inclusive world for people with sight loss, underpinned by mobile technology.

You can call us between 9am-5pm Monday - Friday on 020 3198 0225. Prefer us to call you?