Jobs Around the World: June 2019
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Communications and Program Funding Officer for Medair in Goma, Democratic Republic of the Congo
Provide and facilitate relevant and timely information for Medair’s communication and fundraising activities. The Communications and ProgramFunding Officer also supports internal and external communications of the country program, as needed. Part of Medair DRC’s Communications & Engagement team, reporting to the Communications and Program Funding Manager.
Support the Swiss-based Global Communications and Engagement teams by gathering and adapting material for input into GSO databases (photos, testimonies, facts, stories, quotes, reports, etc.).
Help to prepare, facilitate and accompany field visits of photographers, journalists, or media crews accredited by the GSO Global Communications department or Affiliate offices.
Actively facilitate, produce and promote short content updates on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram. Establish and hit goals for following and engagement.
Support GSO in maintaining relationships with online social media followers in answering followers’ questions and comments or in communicating from a Medair field perspective.
Train and encourage field staff on the appropriate use of online social media. Actively monitor communications initiated by field staff and if necessary propose corrective actions to ensure strong brand reputation.
Executive Director for Stories Matter Foundation in Chicago, Illinois
Deadline: July 15, 2019
The Executive Director must be a unique combination of leader, visionary, fundraiser, collaborator, as well as someone who appreciates the literary arts. This position will report to the Board of Directors.
Our Executive Director should be able to work with big ideas—and the myriad skills necessary to parse, prioritize, pay for, and turn those ideas into programs that serve the organization and our stakeholders. This includes:
• Leading a small, productive, and determined staff
• Creating a development/fundraising program
• Collaborating with Board, staff, and stakeholders to design a strategic plan
• Knowing where to put focus, and when to put ideas on hold
• Using strong relationship building skills to position SMF as a significant collaborator & leader in Chicago arts & outreach
Content Marketing Manager for Presido Graduate School MBA & MPA in San Francisco, California
Presidio Graduate School (PGS) educates and inspires a new generation of leaders in what has been described as one of the nation’s most innovative and respected graduate programs in sustainability. As Duff McDonald wrote in the New York Times, “if you want to change the world, go to Presidio Graduate School."
We are seeking an ambitious marketing leader/content marketing pro who is equally passionate about sustainability and social and environmental justice as they are about pace setting content marketing.
The new Content Marketing Manager will lead development of content initiatives in all forms to drive student enrollment growth and enhance relationships with both students and alumni. Our ideal candidate brings experience across all stages of content strategy, writing, and distribution.
Communications and Content Associate at Project Bread in Boston, Massachusetts
Deadline: Review of applications will begin June 20th and continue until the position is filled.
Project Bread is seeking a Communications and Content Associate to join our team. The Communications and Content Associate will work in collaboration with the Assistant Director of Communications and Content to develop and execute external communications and appeals across multiple channels including print, digital, social media platforms, and public relations channels. They will also serve as a liaison to Project Bread’s public relations consultants and coordinate and execute PR efforts on an ongoing basis.
The Role: The successful candidate for this role will be creative, passionate, self-directed, and possess excellent written communication skills. This role is 60% writing. Over the course of the year, the other 40% of this role will be dedicated to project management, social media support, researching industry trends and prospective funders/donors and assisting the Assistant Director of Communications and Content as aligned with strategic priorities and seasonal campaigns.
Write and edit posts, articles, and appeal letters that represent Project Bread’s mission, values and work for our website, social platforms and external communications.
Write and edit copy for stewardship and fundraising emails, collateral and website, in partnership with Assistant Director of Communications.
Write and edit content for team-wide projects as necessary.
Help keep track of collaborative projects — you’ll often be the last line of defense ensuring nothing slips through the cracks.
Use WordPress to publish and update online content.
Help copy edit content created by the Communications and Development Team, as well as other departments as appropriate.
Serve as day to day contact for PR firm, gathering background information, editing pitches for content, writing pre-interview briefs and contributing to overall strategy.
Perform administrative tasks as needed.Presidio Graduate School (PGS) educates and inspires a new generation of leaders in what has been described as one of the nation’s most innovative and respected graduate programs in sustainability. As Duff McDonald wrote in the New York Times, “if you want to change the world, go to Presidio Graduate School."
Communications Specialist at Grantmakers for Effective Organizations in Washington, DC
The communications specialist helps plan and manages execution of various projects across all communications channels—including but not limited to email, newsletters and social media. The communications specialist is a strong editor, writer and project manager who thinks carefully about our content and how to convey ideas in a compelling way. S/he is a self-starter, has a knack for keeping track of loose ends and can easily toggle between multiple projects.
If you were working with us, here are some things you would of done last week:
· Designed a social media schedule aimed to highlight GEO’s internal and external events and projects
· Drafted talking points for senior leadership remarks for a speaking engagement with members
· Created membership recruitment materials to be used in new member outreach
· Generated content and drafted layout for one of two monthly newsletters for 6,500 GEO members
· Copy edited print layout of GEO’s upcoming news publication
· Contributed to work and/or working groups that are helping to advance GEO’s organizational culture and work on racial equity
Communications Officer at Harvard, Faculty of Arts & Science in Cambridge, Massachusetts
The Harvard University Center for African Studies (CAS) is a university-wide interdisciplinary research center dedicated to broadening public and scholarly awareness about Africa, African experiences, and African perspectives. CAS provides opportunities and resources for academics, students, and scholars to learn, research, and share knowledge related to Africa; supports programs that foster student and faculty engagement with the continent; collaborate across Africa to share the Center’s resources and knowledge; and diversifies the interdisciplinary understanding of Africa by encouraging people to think about the continent in new ways. In addition to our office on Harvard’s campus in Cambridge, CAS has an Africa Office located in Johannesburg, South Africa.
The Communications Officer is responsible for managing all aspects of the Center for African Studies’ communications efforts. The communications portfolio includes marketing and branding, reports and publications (both print and electronic), media relations, and maintaining the CAS website and social media platforms. The Communications Officer also supports the Oppenheimer Faculty Director and Director of Administration and Finance with donor stewardship and alumni engagement.
Communications and Marketing Coordinator at The Decorative Arts Trust in Media, Pennsylvania
Deadline: Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.
The Communications Coordinator oversees all print and digital communications generated by the Trust and serves as the primary liaison with our graphic designer and web programmer in the production, development, and upkeep of:
· Social Media
Working in conjunction with the Executive Director, the Communications Coordinator assists with:
· Fundraising solicitations
· Promoting the Emerging Scholars Program
Working in conjunction with the Membership Coordinator, the Communications Coordinator assists with:
· Annual giving solicitations
· Gift acknowledgements
· Liaison with the Membership & Marketing Committee of the Board of Governors
Working in conjunction with the Programming Coordinator, the Communications Coordinator:
· Event brochures and registration materials
· Pre- and post-program content for participants
Communications Consultant for World Food Program in Kampala, Uganda
To develop, plan and implement communications activities that support the overall communications strategy and WFP objectives.
Develop, maintain and update an appropriate work plan for the assigned area, which implements the corporate communications strategy, in order to maintain and enhance the visibility and reputation of WFP, and support fundraising activities, ensuring alignment with WFP strategy.
Plan, manage and evaluate communications campaigns that favorably impact the views of the public, opinion leaders and donors in order to raise WFP’s profile and support fundraising activities.
Prepare communications products that effectively convey the desired message to targeted audience(s).
Maintain and develop a contact list of journalists and media outlets, and manage the regular flow of news/information about WFP’s work to the media, ensuring risks are identified and managed.
Define a social media plan for the assigned area which leverages social media content, platforms, networks and partners to enhance coverage and support of WFP’s activities.
Generate and/or facilitate the production of donor specific visibility content including, text, photos, videos and audio for use across a range of integrated online platforms, in order to support global and country fundraising activities, ensuring consistency with corporate messages.
Track and analyze traditional and online media, to identify trends and/or issues, and propose solutions and ideas to improve the effectiveness of communication strategy and activities.