Communication Manager/ Associate (Volunteer)

Job Category: Volunteer
Job Type: Full Time Part Time
Job Location: Any World-wide
Onsite / Remote: Remote

 

 

 

Communication Manager / Associate (Volunteer)
United People Global

United People Global (UPG) is recruiting a Communication Manager / Associate to support our growing community as part of contributing to our mission to make the world a better place.

This work is at the heart of our community and it involves interacting with and serving our mission and our community. This is a volunteer role that comes with the following compensation and benefits:

  • Professional growth: add experiences and exposure to your CV that strengthen your professional profile in your chosen domain
  • Network: strengthen your professional and personal networks: be part of an international network and a community that spans across world regions.
  • Purpose: there is the possibility to lead or to participate in activities that are meaningful to you.
  • Remote working
  • Possibility to do the role Part time or Full time
  • Flexible working hours
  • A diverse range of professional and functional experiences
  • Volunteers have priority for each new paid vacancy that opens up
  • Additional benefits are shared with the successful candidate

Position Description

  • Create and update content related to activities of the community
  • Manage content across a range of channels including traditional media and digital media
  • Develop and execute communications to strengthen outcomes for the Community
  • Suggest new ways to leverage communications to boost engagement
  • Develop and manage content for UPG’s websites and all social media platforms.
  • Write brief summaries as well as longer reports related to community activities
  • Stay up to date with local and global developments and news, and choose what to post
  • through our social media channels.
  • Stay connected to activities to stay updated on developments within the community

Qualified candidates are welcome with a variety of skills. No single candidate is expected to possess all qualifications as the selected candidate brings their unique set of skills to our work and complements a team.

Qualifications and Skills

  • Ability to transform small snippets of information into interesting and engaging stories
  • Ability to conduct research on information and stories
  • An understanding of different types of marketing and communications media, including electronic and social media
  • Ability to communicate effectively, be articulate, with strong writing skills and the ability to give feedback accurately
  • Ability to edit written work in English is a must
  • The ability to work equally well in a team and/or independently.
  • Ability to work with and respect confidential information of stakeholders.
  • Ability to turnaround content in a short time.
  • Experience with design and publications tools such as Indesign, Photoshop, Illustrator – or other similar tools is a bonus.
  • Ability to develop publicity materials is a bonus.
  • Ability to edit or create video content is an advantage
  • Ability to speak additional languages is an advantage
  • Prior experience in a communications role is an advantage
  • Previous experience in or willingness to learn about working with communities and/or the non-profit sector is an asset

Location: The role is remote.

Dates: The initial duration is between 3 months and 1 year for this role. An extension is possible based on performance.
Employment rate: Part-Time or Full-Time

Remuneration: This is a volunteer position.

Application deadline: Application is on a rolling basis until the position is filled.

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