Assistant, Communications

Location: New York City
Posted: December 2017
Priority Deadline: January 5, 2018 (applications will then be reviewed on a rolling basis)

Women Deliver is a leading global advocacy organization. We build capacity, forge partnerships, create networks, develop messages and catalyze actions that spark political commitment and investment in the health, rights, and wellbeing of girls and women throughout the world. We bring together diverse voices and interests to share solutions and drive progress particularly in gender equality and maternal, sexual and reproductive health and rights.

Summary of the Position:

This is an entry-level position for an enthusiastic individual eager to join and play an integral role as part of Women Deliver’s dynamic Communications team. The Assistant supports all logistical aspects of the Communications Team with emphasis around website support, Salesforce support, newsletter management, and general copyediting. The Assistant, in this new role, reports to the Manager, Communications and works closely with the Associate, Communications.

Accountabilities:

  • Provide essential day-to-day logistical support for Women Deliver’s Communications work and team including budget, contract, and expense management
  • Provide general website administration support including daily updating of new content
  • Point person for Salesforce on the Communications team; ability to engage other staff on the benefits of Salesforce and provide training and basic user support
  • Manage Women Deliver’s newsletter including content, tracking engagement, and system support
  • Provide copyediting support for general Communications materials
  • Assist with daily media monitoring
  • Other duties as assigned

Qualifications, Skills, Education, and Knowledge:

  • Bachelor’s degree in related field required
  • 0-3 years of relevant experience (including internships) ideally in communications
  • Passion for gender equality, global maternal, sexual and reproductive health and rights issues
  • Excellent writing, editing and verbal communication skills
  • Experience with Salesforce preferred
  • Experience with newsletter management or design preferred
  • Ability to effectively work in a fast-paced environment under tight deadlines and conduct work independently
  • Strong attention to detail and a track record of consistently delivering high-quality work
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, flexibility, and resourcefulness in solving problem
  • Must be able eligible to work in the United States without sponsorship

 

How to Apply

Please send a cover letter, CV, and salary requirements to: careers@womendeliver.org

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