Coordinator- Latin America

Vector Talent Resources
  • Location
    Bethesda, Maryland
  • Sector
    Commercial
  • Experience
    Early Career
  • Posted
    Aug 22

Position description

Vector Talent Resources seeks a Communications Coordinator for a small, PR Agency that supports non-profits. The position is supporting Environmental Issues in Latin America. The ideal candidate will have a passion for human rights and environmental issues, be creative, detail-oriented and enjoy working in a team environment.

Requirements:
Education, experience, technical skills and competencies:

  • BA/BS (Communications, International Relations or International Development preferred)
  • One year of work experience
  • Fluency in Spanish required
  • Mastery of Microsoft Office suite (Word, Excel, PPT, are necessary; experience with Outlook a plus)
  • Experience working in social justice or environment issues
  • International travel or living experience is a plus (in Latin America, Africa or Southeast Asia preferred)
  • Communications and/or event coordination experience is a plus
  • Knowledge of Mailchimp, social media advertising and basic HTML code is a plus

Personal attributes and competencies:

  • Self-motivated and thrives in a team environment
  • Excellent analytical skills combined with humility and curiosity
  • Highly organized and detail-oriented
  • Possesses desire to learn and excel in a high performance, fast-paced environment 
  • Able to multi-task and meet deadlines in multiple time zones

Responsibilities:

  • Landscape tracking to see how an issue or organization is covered, in addition to fast-acting research on news stories, journalists and issues in the news related to the environment and Indigenous Peoples issues
  • Daily production of accurate notes from meetings under deadline
  • Writing short-form documents, including emails directed to journalists, and proposals
  • Finding the right journalists to cover our stories through solid media list research using phone calls, web searches, media databases and social media
  • Supporting team members in planning events and field visits in Latin America 
  • Media monitoring to track coverage and social media pick-up of client work and writing and compiling reports on impact of press outreach efforts
  • Contacting journalists for media promotions through email, phone and twitter
  • Supporting team members in researching and fact-checking media outreach materials
  • Coordinating and conducting electronic distributions of press releases, media advisories and other written materials
  • Providing administrative support to the team as necessary. This includes scheduling meetings, researching travel, updating media data bases and processing travel expenses.


Vector Talent Resources is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified candidates will receive consideration for employment without regard to disability, protected veteran status, race, color, religious creed, national origin, citizenship, marital status, sex, sexual orientation/gender identity, age or genetic information.

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