Field Storyteller Volunteers Needed Abroad


Cause Areas

When

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

Where

Multiple positions in multiple locationsJuba, SS

About

  • Marketing Operations and Communications : social media, website, blogging, storytelling, writing and producing content, newsletters, mailings, outreach, events
    • Deepen understanding of our work with various audiences, translating our strategy and programs into powerful copy and stories that drive particular desired actions
    • Manage content development for integrated fundraising/marketing campaigns and communications channels
    • Write both short-form and long-form pieces for our website, email, reports, newsletters and social media
    • Act as our "in-house reporter" and develop compelling stories about our beneficiaries, programs, staff and other global health and development issues
    • Identify opportunities to gather content to support our content strategy, including planning trips in close collaboration with other teams and country offices
    • Social Media content creation, management and posting
    • Writing and researching articles, stories, updates, and profiles for fundraising, communications, and marketing
    • Taking photos, videos and conducting interviews with key stakeholders
    • Copywriting for appeals/campaigns (email and other digital channels)
    • Drafting press releases and media pitches
    • Tailoring materials for digital and print formats
    • Proofreading, editing and fact-checking marketing materials
    • Processing, organizing, and archiving media library
    • Updating and developing strategies for optimization of social media and e-mail marketing
  • Working through photos appropriately tagging and filing them so they are usable for content
  • Working on the backend of the website
    • Coding posts
    • Attaching pictures
    • Hyperlinking internal content
    • SEO coding
    • Tagging
  • General research on trends in marketing
  • Organizing correspondence calendars
  • Editing of content
  • Data upkeep and entry
  • Weekly Reflection
  • Other general support with marketing operations
  • Other duties and special projects as assigned

Required Skills/Experience

  • Must be 21 years old
  • Bachelor's degree or higher in relevant field
  • Preference for one year of experience communications, marketing, PR or strategy
  • Commitment to CMMB’s mission, vision and values
  • Ability to work collaboratively and professionally while navigating cultural and language barriers
  • Ability to be flexible and prioritize projects and tasks effectively; self-starter; takes initiative
  • Problem solver, able to identify needs, and develop solutions
  • Knowledge of professional and ethical standards
  • Ability and willingness to provide and receive guidance to/from staff members
  • Familiarity and interested in global health issues, especially maternal and child health issues
  • Detail-oriented with strong organizational skills; strong problem-solving skills
  • Ability to be flexible and prioritize projects and tasks effectively; self-starter; takes initiative
  • Problem solver, able to identify needs, and develop solutions
  • Computer skills in Word, Excel, and other Microsoft Office tools
  • Skills and experience in blogs, WordPress, and Photoshop
  • Willingness to endure resource-limited working conditions and evening/weekend hours
  • Proficiency in English; strong communication skills
  • Spanish fluency required in Peru
  • French or Creole required for Haiti

Locations: Kenya, Peru, Haiti, South Sudan, and Zambia

Skills

  • Advertising
  • Copy Writing / Copy Editing
  • Content Management Systems
  • Marketing & Communications (Mar/Com)
  • Interactive/Social Media/SEO
  • Graphic Design / Print

Good Match For

N/A

Requirements & Commitment

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