Jobs Around the World: January 2014

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Communications Manager at International Rice Research Institute in Los Baños, Philippines

Deadline: Jan. 31, 2014

To lead and supervise IRRI’s corporate communication and science communication functions. Assuring the quality, tone, and consistency of various communication products and stakeholder engagement efforts will be the primary responsibility of this role. Alongside the Head of Communication, the Communication Manager will supervise and provide guidance to teams of communication specialists in engaging IRRI’s internal and external stakeholders. Particular attention will be given to quality assuring irri.org and related web resources, media relations, and crafting communication policy and strategy to guide IRRI in all its stakeholder engagement activities.

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Social media editor at Partners in Health in Boston

Deadline: Not available

  • Define overall social media content strategy and lead the production of new social media content daily across all relevant social channels, including gathering and packaging multimedia content from PIH staff and volunteers
  • Create a daily publishing environment so content remains fresh
  • Experiment with new ways of leveraging social media to build awareness of PIH mission, vision, values and impact

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Head of Translation for Amnesty International in Madrid

Deadline: January 19, 2014

In this brand new role, you’ll define appropriate quality assurance methods and standards for Translations used across our entire operation. It’s about developing our service models and enhancing our capacity for translation in line with innovative and bold new approaches in the market. It’s also about making sure both our Language Resource Centre (LRC) staff and freelancers remain both consistent and accurate in everything they produce. That means carrying out wide-ranging analysis of our language needs on a global scale, before working with the senior translators and the Head of Interpretation and Sourcing to establish the profile and skills of translators required – building a team of teams based on language combinations, purpose of the translated content and target audiences.

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Regional Media and Advocacy Specialist for Plan International in Manila or Bangkok

Deadline: January 16, 2014

The position is the primary technical advisor and regional support function to Country Offices on media and the communication of advocacy-related issues. The position is expected to provide high-level strategic advice for the region and implement activities that strengthen and support Plan’s position as a trusted, innovative and credible INGO. The Regional Media & Advocacy Specialist will also be expected to represent the organisation as a spokesperson as required.

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Communications and Marketing Manager for Mayan Families in Panajachel, Guatemala

Deadline: Not available

 

  • Analysis and maintenance of donor communications data through eCRM database
  • Monthly reporting on all communications results including recommendations for optimization
  • Development of bespoke campaigns as required
  • Management and reporting of Google Adwords Account

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Media Relations Officer for International Rescue Committee in New York

Deadline: Not available

  • Working with a small team, conceptualize and implement traditional and social media strategies and campaigns aimed at generating coverage of the IRC’s humanitarian aid programs, key advocacy issues and marketing and celebrity-driven campaigns.
  • Work with advocacy and field teams to develop public positions, messaging and talking points and write and/or edit advocacy-oriented field-produced press releases.
  • Produce and/or place op-eds, blogs and other content for external publication.  Edit commentaries produced by other IRC staff.
  • Work with field staff to identify stories for IRC and external media.
  • Respond to media queries—providing background information, arranging interviews and facilitating media visits to field programs.

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Public Relations Manager at African Cashew Alliance in Accra

Deadline: January 27, 2014

  1. Supervise the development and implementation of internal and external communications and reporting, including developing ACA communication tools, such as website and newsletter and developing revenue sources from ACA communications, with the support of one communication assistant and one intern.
  1. Liaise with the ACA Executive Committee and Advisory Board and prepare periodic reports, minutes, guidelines, etc
  1. Design communication and promotion tactics and tools for the ACA and the African cashew sector for international food trade shows, industry conventions and conferences, liaising with one graphics designer.

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Director of Communications with C40 Cities Climate Leadership Group in New York or London

Deadline: Not available

  • Manages a dynamic international communications team (Internal Communications, Media Relations, Editorial and Content, and Agency Resource)
  • Member of a 5-person C40 management team, led by the Executive Director, with responsibility to support the overall development of the C40
  • Drives the development of overall C40 communications strategy (external and internal; social, digital and web presence) for the organization in partnership with the Executive Director
  • Responsible for managing the overall brand of the organization

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Senior Media Officer for the Asia Society in New York

Deadline: Not available

• The Senior Media Officer will be responsible for media relations in the areas of policy, business and education as well as corporate leadership. He/she will
creatively pitch Asia Society’s programming in these areas, and around breaking news as it relates to Asia Society’s activities and expertise.
• She/he will build strong relationships with the external media, interfacing with and managing media personnel at Asia Society events and programs in the
areas of policy, business and education, and overseeing all stages of related media interviews.
• She/he will contribute to the promotion of additional Asia Society activities involving various departments such as conferences, special publications and
public programs.

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