About this Position
We are looking for a strong blog writer with a love for writing and an understanding for content creation for nonprofits. You will be responsible for writing interesting and engaging articles geared for a specific target audience and must have the ability to come up with original, relevant and timely topics. This includes profiles of program beneficiaries, stories about all of our programs, and research articles regarding education in Africa. In addition, this person must have excellent leadership qualities to oversee our blogging team.
To succeed in this role, you must have excellent communication skills as this role might involve reaching out for interviews. Additionally, adherence to deadlines is critical.
The time commitment is flexible and can range from writing one article each week to one article each month. If you are looking to build leadership experience on your resume, we could also use a communications director to manage all content including our blog and website.
We’re looking for someone with:
- Excellent writing and editing skills
- Impeccable grammar and punctuation
- Creativity, and the ability to come up with relevant, interesting topics
- A professional, consistent writing style
- Knowledge of G-Suite and Microsoft Office Suite
- Bonus: ability to create graphics using Canva/Adobe Creative Suite to accompany articles
This is a volunteer position. There will be no financial compensation. Our organization is 100% volunteer run. We welcome volunteers located anywhere in the world, as long as they can connect reliably to the Internet.
Why Volunteer With Us?
We are a community of people that share a common belief that improving education in Africa will eventually reduce poverty and improve the quality of life and living conditions of Africans. Volunteering with us will enable you to build your resume and gain invaluable experience in an environment of supportive people that are always willing to help you.
About Anike Foundation
Established in 2007 as a Massachusetts nonprofit corporation, Anike Foundation works to promote literacy throughout the African continent where more than 45 million youths are illiterate. Please visit our website for more information about Anike Foundation: www.anikefoundation.org.
To apply, please email two writing samples of between 250 and 1000 words (each) to firstname.lastname@example.org in addition to a resume.