C4SSA

Available Opportunities

Communications Associate

This is a part-time contracted role, which will exceed no more than 20 hours a week. This role requires an energetic, dedicated and detail-oriented person who can manage multiple tasks associated with external communications. This individual must be a passionate advocate for US foreign policy in Syria and have a willingness to learn and ability to manage tasks in response to shifting priorities. This individual will assist with communications tasks including, but not limited to: writing and editing external communications material (tweets, press releases, newsletters), social media content, media relations, event coordination and online promotion, and other communications and administrative support tasks as assigned.
 
Education:
Ideal candidate is a recent graduate or an undergraduate/graduate student in journalism, communications, public relations, marketing, digital media, or a development-related field.
 
Responsibilities:
Applicants will provide support in the following areas. Prior experience in at least 2-3 of these areas is preferable, but a willingness to expand their skillset is required. 
 
Social Media: 
  • Draft and organize social media content to promote newsletters, videos and media coverage on Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn and Instagram
  • Create and coordinate content for social media campaigns 
  • Monitor and research influencers, trending topics and tools.
  • Source content from relevant stakeholders around the world.
  • Attend and promote relevant events.
Writing and Editing:
  • Photo captions
  • Newsletters and press releases
  • Copyediting
Photo, Video and Graphics:
  • Edit and format photos and videos for social media
  • Photo, video and audio editing
  • Infographics
  • Gifs, animations and graphics
Media Relations:
  • Help compile and update media contact lists
  • Prepare media reports on assigned subjects
  • Assist with press release/media advisory writing, editing, distribution, and media outreach
Miscellaneous Communications and Administrative Support:
  • Taking notes during meetings
  • Assist with report preparation for meetings and presentations
  • Event planning and coordination
  • General administrative and communications support as assigned.
If you are interested in this position, please send your resume and a brief cover letter to jhassan@c4ssa.org with the subject line “Application for Communications Associate Position.”

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