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Asante Africa Foundation

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Asante Africa Foundation

POSITION OVERVIEW

The Creative Writer provides content for a variety of marketing initiatives and is responsible for writing requirements on particular projects like events and fundraising campaigns, as needed. The Creative Writer will be reporting to the Manager - Marketing team and this role is an ongoing/long-term opportunity effective immediately.

ROLE AND RESPONSIBILITIES

- Lead writer for specific projects, as needed.

- Coordinate with the Marketing Team on specific content.

- Provide writing support for the blog, social media, and other collaterals.

Experience & Skills

- A broad knowledge and experience writing for non-profit, blogging, social media marketing, editing, and PR.

- Excellent skills in copywriting, feature writing, and writing for the web.

- A minimum of Bachelors degree education.

- At least 1 to 3 years of relevant experience.

ASANTE VOLUNTEER POSITION NOTES:

To be successful as a member of the Asante Africa Foundation team, you will also:

  • Have a passion for our mission and a strong desire to impact an up-and-coming non-profit organization
  • Be an innovative and creative thinker - you are not afraid to try something new and inspire others to do so
  • Have a very high level of personal and professional integrity and trustworthiness
  • Have a strong work ethic, take initiative, and require minimal direction ยง Work well independently as well as part of a team
  • Thrive in a fast-paced and fun environment

Benefits:

  • Directly impact Asante Africa’s efforts to fund education-related projects that enhance knowledge, skills, and opportunities for hundreds of children in East Africa
  • Be part of a highly-motivated nonprofit organization run entirely by volunteers
  • Gain insight into the day-to-day operations of a nimble, results-orientated, high-growth nonprofit organization
  • Have the opportunity to see your ideas and contributions implemented
  • Build your resume and gain references for future employment opportunities
Compensation:

This is an unpaid, volunteer position.

The position is part-time with an expectation of 20 hours of work per week.

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About Asante Africa Foundation

Location:

1141 Catalina Dr, Livermore, CA 94550, US

Mission Statement

Asante Africa Foundation, Inc. is an East African Children's Education Fund. We are a nonprofit charitable organization dedicated to providing quality education to children in East Africa. Every child deserves an education and the opportunity to choose their future, regardless of the latitude or longitude in which they are born. Through education, every child can make their dreams a reality, help their families struggle less, and help their communities become self sustaining. Our Vision We envision African communities and families in which the children have the opportunity to received QUALITY education to define their futures. Our Mission Quality Education will be made available by providing physical infrastructures for all children attending school, providing teaching resources and educational materials and scholarships/sponsorships for highly motivated and academically gifted children.

Description

We form partnerships with African communities and work with passionate local program managers who are deeply committed to creating change in their African villages. We envision African communities and families in which children have the opportunity to receive QUALITY education to define their futures. Generous contributions from Asante Africa Foundation donors bring these dreams to life.

Local villagers define their needs for achieving quality education, through infrastructures for all children attending school (such as construction of schools and sanitation facilities, serving a daily meal), providing teaching resources and educational materials, and funding scholarships / sponsorship for highly motivated and academically gifted children.

Asante is the Swahili word for thank you. We are thankful to be active members of the communities we serve and we are grateful to our donors who fund projects that bring opportunity, choice and possibility to African villages.

Children & Youth
Education & Literacy

WHEN

Tue Oct 13, 2020 - Fri Dec 04, 2020

WHERE

This is a Virtual Opportunity, with no fixed address.

SKILLS

  • Copy Writing / Copy Editing
  • Social Media / Blogging
  • Marketing & Communications (Mar/Com)

GOOD FOR

N/A

REQUIREMENTS

  • 4-15 hours/week
  • Virtually

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