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Communications Manager

Location: Remote work
Time commitment: Full-time
Deadline: 15 January 2022
Duties: In the position of Communications Manager, you will be responsible for developing, managing and implementing GFMD’s communications strategy.

 Duties may include but are not limited to the following:

  • Managing all aspects of GFMD’s communication and outreach work.
  • Managing front-end content of the GFMD website, including various opportunities, updating the member profiles, adding events, and news.
  • Writing, editing, and proofreading documents and website content as needed, including grant applications and similar proposals.
  • Working with the GFMD team to plan and send GFMD’s three monthly newsletters.
  • Using GFMD social media profiles to engage with our members and partners.
  • Producing regular communication materials targeting members, partners, and donors.
  • Participate in all areas of GFMD’s activities and form constructive, collaborative working relationship with GFMD staff, members, and partners.
  • Occasionally moderate online meetings, such as webinars, take meeting minutes, and create meeting reports.
  • Overseeing the work of a communications intern. 

What we’re looking for:

  • 1-2 years of experience in a communications-related or similar role.
  • Passion for independent, pluralistic, and sustainable journalism and news media.
  • Excellent interpersonal, relationship building, verbal, and written communication skills.
  • The ability to handle and prioritise many projects simultaneously.
  • Excellent organisational skills and the ability to thrive in a fast-paced environment.
  • Flexibility and ability to work on multiple projects simultaneously.
  • Ability to work autonomously.
  • Excellent command of spoken and written English.

What would give you an advantage:

  • A background in journalism, media policy, and/or media.
  • Experience of working with design software, ability to create visual assets (graphics, video, audio).
  •  Experience with regional and/or international non-profit organisations.
  • Fluency in another language, particularly Arabic, French, Russian or Spanish.

What we offer:

  • Competitive salary commensurate with experience
  • Small, fun, and supportive team
  •  Family-friendly, international work environment
  •  Independence, autonomy, and flexibility
  • Impactful work

How to apply

To apply, please send a brief cover letter and CV in English to okomarova@gfmd.info

Diversity statement

We welcome and encourage diversity among applicants, and do not discriminate against any potential applicant based on their race, ethnicity, sexual orientation, or gender.

Status: Closed

Organisation: Global Forum for Media Development (GFMD)

Deadline: 15/01/2022

Location: Remote


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