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ORGANIZATION: Idealist.org

Recruiting Organization: Rights for Peace

Role Description

The role of Comms Assistant is a voluntary role that supports the communications around our work on our website, blogs, and social media platforms Twitter, Facebook and LinkedIn. The role can be adapted to suit the candidate’s interests and experience.


The role could involve:

• Website updates (our site is on WIX, which is a very user-friendly App and easy to learn)

• Posting new outputs such as reports on the website

• Posting tweets on Twitter, posting updates on Facebook (a lot of our followers are in countries like Sudan

and South Sudan, where Facebook is big), and Linked In.

• Designing banners, flyers and small publications, using Apps like Canva

• Liaising with other team members such as the Advocacy Offer or Sudan Legal Adviser to 'interview’ them about the work, to draft blogs or update the website.

• Writing blog posts and identifying 'stories’ that link RfP’s work with ongoing processes

• Editing short video clips to use with social media or on our website

• Identifying photos and images that we can use to accompany publications (e.g. using Flickr, Creative

Commons), ensuring proper attribution to follow copyright

• Coming up with other creative ideas to advocate our messages

• Creating a reports and publications template

• Creating a campaigns contact database / CRM


The incumbent would ideally have:

• An interest in digital media communications

• Good digital skills and tech savvy nature (comfortable using new apps such as Wix or Canva)

• Some experience in using social media to advance messages

• An interest in uncovering and telling stories

• Good writing skills

• Good team-player skills, and able to liaise and work collaboratively with other team members and partners.

• Knowledge of international human rights mechanisms, transitional justice and/or conflict prevention / mass

atrocity prevention an asset.

Stipend ProvidedFalse

Training ProvidedFalse

Housing AvailableFalse

Language/Cultral Support AvailableFalse

Wheelchair AccessibleFalse

Fee RequiredFalse

Fee Amount: None

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About Idealist.org

Location:

389 5th Ave, 9th Floor, New York, NY 11109, US

Mission Statement

To bridge the gap between intention and action in order to bring about social impact.

Description

Idealist is a leading online global resource for finding jobs in the nonprofit sector, as well as volunteer opportunities and graduate school programs for social impact.

CAUSE AREAS

Advocacy & Human Rights
Politics
Advocacy & Human Rights, Politics

WHEN

Sun Sep 04, 2022 - Tue Jan 31, 2023
05:00 PM - 03:59 PM

WHERE

PopHub41 Whitcomb StreetLondon, WC2H 7DTUnited Kingdom

(51.50957,-0.13097)
 

SKILLS

  • Public Advocacy

GOOD FOR

N/A

REQUIREMENTS

  • WEEKDAYS, PART_TIME

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