Volunteer Blog Writer
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.
- 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.
- 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.
- Copy Writing / Copy Editing
- Social Media / Blogging
- Interactive/Social Media/SEO
Good Match For
Requirements & Commitment
- 4-8 hours per week
- Fluent in English, Experience using WordPress