Volunteer Blog Writer


Cause Areas

When

It's flexible! We'll work with your schedule.

Where

This is a Virtual Opportunity, with no fixed address.

About

Volunteer Blog Writer

SUMMARY:

Spectra Project is a U.S.-based humanitarian organization, which supports LGBTQ minorities and refugees in the MENA (Middle East and Northern Africa) region. Spectra Project was founded in 2016 based on a commitment to ensure a better life for others by providing access to basic emergency support, health facilities, education and safety.

We are looking for a Volunteer Blog Writer to develop and maintain the organization’s blog. In this important role you will research and write articles in a conversational style, which engages and educates readers. The blog will promote the organizations objectives, ideas, social media campaigns and news articles with each blog article.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • With direction from the Board research, write and edit in an enthralling, conversational blog articles for the organization.
  • Communicate with Board Members and Social Media team to insure blog content captures readers' interest, while promoting the organization’s message.
  • Perform enhancements and modifications to blogs.
  • Ensure blog is accessible from a variety of different environments.
  • Respond promptly to blog comments and email.
  • Provide metrics of traffic statistics, reports and blog comment feedback to Board Members.
  • Act as liaison between blog readers and the organization.
  • Interface collaboratively with design team to insure cohesiveness between the blog and the organization’s web site.
  • Perform other duties, as assigned.

REQUIREMENTS:

  • Desire to be part of a passionate and driven team determined to make a positive difference in the lives of LGBT people in the Middle East.
  • Proficient with all aspects of WordPress and the WordPress platform
  • The ability to volunteer 4 - 8 hours per week.
  • Experience with content curation and autonomous blogging.
  • Possess engaging "conversational" writing skills, with a professional tone.
  • Ability to evaluate new and evolving blog technologies.
  • Knowledge and understanding of current editing, authoring tools, and related blog technologies.
  • Ability to utilize computerized word processing, blogging and internet software.
  • Ability to evaluate new and evolving blogging technologies.
  • Experience in the use of computerized blog layout and design software.

Skills

  • Copy Writing / Copy Editing
  • Social Media / Blogging
  • Interactive/Social Media/SEO

Good Match For

N/A

Requirements & Commitment

  • 4-8 hours per week
  • Fluent in English, Experience using WordPress

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