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Helping Hand International Switzerland Branch

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Helping Hand International Switzerland Branch




Background


As a member of the United Nations Major Group for Children and Youth (UNMGCY), Helping Hand International was first established in 2016 in India, and works on youth empowerment, capacity building, awareness advocacy, social activism, humanitarian engagements, and global partnerships for the SDGs. The Switzerland Branch was founded in November 2020, working under this main vision with specific focus on: equity (especially gender and race), access to policy making and justice, human rights, civil participation, health awareness (especially COVID-19), income generation, education, environmental protection, promoting the mentality of peace, and cultivating a next generation of righteous leaders. Through local efforts and collaboration with global partners and other HHI branches, HHI Switzerland contributes to rights protection, shared prosperity, and sustainable development via people-centered and result-focused initiatives. We are looking for a Communications Officer to join our new team, supporting communication related activities. This position reports directly to the President of the HHI Switzerland Branch, working in collaboration with the HHI Switzerland Program Management Team and Social Media Team.


Position: Communications Officer

Location : Geneva ; remote work possible

Duration: Open-ended; part-time

Payment: Unpaid volunteer


Primary Responsibilities:


  • Collaborate with management to develop and implement an effective communications strategy based on our target audience.
  • Write, edit, and distribute content, including publications, press releases, website content, annual reports, speeches, and other marketing material that communicates the organization's activities, products and/or services.
  • Respond to media inquiries, arrange interviews, and act as a spokesperson for the organization.
  • Establish and maintain effective relationships with journalists, and maintain a media database.
  • Seek opportunities to enhance the reputation of the brand, and coordinate publicity events as required.
  • Maintain records of media coverage and collate analytics and metrics.
  • Proficiency in design and publishing software.
  • Manage conflict as it arises and escalate to management.

Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Communications, Journalism, or related field.
  • Minimum of 2 - 5 years' relevant experience in a communications role.
  • Knowledge of desktop publishing software (InDesign/Photoshop).
  • Excellent verbal, written, and interpersonal skills.
  • Good time management and organizational skills.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office, content management systems, and social media platforms.

Application submission to : hhiswitzerland@gmail.com

Deadline : January 1st 2020

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About Helping Hand International Switzerland Branch

Location:

1 Rue de Varembe, Geneva, Geneva 12001, CH

Mission Statement

Our Moral Values Composure : We respect people’s sentiments and treat them with compassion. Courage: We take fearless actions for the betterment of the circumstances. Transparency: We strive for transparency in all our efforts. Wisdom : We join with others for greater success. Justice : We fight for social justice.

Description

As a member of the United Nations Major Group for Children and Youth (UNMGCY),
Helping Hand International was first established in 2016 in India, and works on youth
empowerment, capacity building, awareness advocacy, social activism, humanitarian
engagements, and global partnerships for the SDGs. The Switzerland Branch was
founded in November 2020, working under this main vision with specific focus on:
equity (especially gender and race), access to policy making and justice, human
rights, civil participation, health awareness (especially COVID-19), income
generation, education, environmental protection, promoting the mentality of peace,
and cultivating a next generation of righteous leaders. Through local efforts and
collaboration with global partners and other HHI branches, HHI Switzerland
contributes to rights protection, shared prosperity, and sustainable development via
people-centered and result-focused initiatives.

Children & Youth
Disaster Relief
Education & Literacy

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

This is a Virtual Opportunity, with no fixed address.

SKILLS

  • Graphic Design / Print
  • Social Media / Blogging
  • Content Management Systems
  • Fundraising
  • Microsoft Office Suite
  • Analytics

GOOD FOR

N/A

REQUIREMENTS

  • Minimum 4 hours per week, Maximum 6 hours per week
  • Application submission to: hhiswitzerland@gmail.com Deadline: January 1st 2020

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