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Public Relations and Marketing Yearlong Fellowship with International Education Organization

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The DREAM Project

Montessori

The DREAM Project is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization that provides high-quality education and learning opportunities to at-risk youth in the Dominican Republic. We believe that quality early and continuing education is the most effective way to break the cycle of poverty and change destinies. Our mission is to run inclusive, sustainable education programs for children and youth in the Dominican Republic that can be replicated throughout impoverished global communities.

Public relations and marketing ensures that the brand and programmatic impact of The DREAM Project is recognized locally, nationally and internationally. DREAM uses a variety of media including print, radio, television, internet and social to communicate key messages about organizational programming and events. Public relations and marketing initiatives also focus on establishing strong contacts and relationships with key partners and stakeholders both in the Dominican Republic and abroad.

Position Summary:
The DREAM Public Relations and Marketing Fellow will work under the Marketing Manager, supporting social media and general marketing activities. The position will be based in Cabarete, Dominican Republic and include various roles within the organization’s programs, so flexibility is a very important aspect of the position.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Manage photography Google calendar in which activities that require a photographer are scheduled.
  • Take and organize program and event photos.
  • Support existing and new marketing campaigns.
  • Help develop, design and distribute marketing assets and promotional materials (e.g., videos, flyers, posters).
  • Assist in the development of written content in both English and Spanish for print and social media.
  • Coordinate social media posts on a variety of platforms using Hootsuite.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in communications, marketing, public relations or media preferred.
  • Strong interpersonal skills and experience establishing contacts and building relationships.
  • Excellent organizational skills with an eye for precision and detail.
  • Ability to manage multiple tasks and responsibilities with minimal supervision.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills required.
  • Advanced Spanish skills (oral and written proficiency) required.
  • Experience writing for traditional and social media platforms.
  • High energy and positive attitude.
  • Prior experience working with cross-cultural teams and/or in a developing country preferred.

Costs: Fellows commit to fundraising a specific amount to cover their expenses. Full sponsorship is available for Dominican-Americans and for candidates with relevant experience. After you have applied, email a one-page letter that demonstrates your financial need, indicates the amount of funds requested and highlights your specific qualifications for the program to info@dominicandream.org if you are applying for sponsorship.

More information on DREAM’s Fellow Program can be found at https://www.dominicandream.org/yearlong-fellow. Direct any inquiries to: info@dominicandream.org.

Apply online by December 10 th at https://www.dominicandream.org/yearlong-fellow-application.

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About The DREAM Project

Location:

13 Winter Lane, Milton, VT 05468, US

Mission Statement

The Dominican Republic Education And Mentoring (DREAM) Project is a US 501c3 nonprofit organization believes that quality early and continuing education is the most effective way to break the cycle of poverty and change destinies. Our mission is to run inclusive, sustainable education programs for children and youth in the Dominican Republic that can be replicated throughout impoverished global communities.

Description

Our dream is that all children and youth in the Dominican Republic have equal opportunities to learn and realize their full potential through transformative education programs that combat the effects of poverty. We believe that learning changes lives. Our programs extend from early childhood through young adulthood, empowering at-risk children and youth to create a better future for themselves and their families through literacy, high-quality Montessori preschool education, youth leadership, music instruction and community enrichment programs. We ensure successful results through quality data collection, careful analysis and a commitment to continuous learning and improvement. Our innovative approach effectively addresses local needs and can be adapted to and replicated throughout high-poverty global communities.

Children & Youth
Community
Education & Literacy

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

Callejon de la LomaCabarete, Puerto Plata Dominican Republic

(19.75092,-70.41442)
 

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