Communications Manager

Blumont
  • Location
    Arlington, Virginia
  • Sector
    Non Profit
  • Experience
    Mid Career
  • Posted
    Sep 12

Position description

The Communications Manager develops content for Blumont online, social media and traditional media platforms and collateral products. She/he also supports the VP for Communications & Partnerships with logistical in maintaining project management timelines and proofreading and editing a variety of headquarters and field generated reports. She/he will also support the execution of an organizational communications strategy, particularly as it relates to employee awareness of and adherence to policies and standard operating procedures.

Essential Job Functions:

  • Writes ad hoc marketing, education and outreach materials;
  • Develops fact sheets, the annual report, and educational outreach activities;
  • Manages content for blumont.org and Blumont social media channels;
  • Provides communications support for all HQ departments;
  • Participates in staff meetings and training as necessary; and
  • Other duties as assigned.

Qualifications

Required Skills & Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Communications, Advertising or Business Administration with 1+ years’ working experience. (Campus work and internships are accepted.);
  • Strong research and writing skills;
  • Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite.

Preferred Skills & Experience:

  • 5+ years’ experience working in a communications role in the International Development sector. Language skills (French, Spanish or Arabic preferred but not required.

Success Factors:

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills;
  • Proven ability to learn quickly, take initiative, and be accountable for results in a fast-paced, fluid and challenging work environment;
  • Have a high priority on attention to detail and organization;
  • Demonstrated understanding of the strategic use of social media in support of communications objectives;
  • Demonstrated ability to work as part of a team and in coordination with others.

Travel Requirements:

  • Domestic and international travel required. Approximately 8 days domestic travel per year and 14-21 days international travel.

Physical Requirements:

  • Normal Office Conditions.

Application instructions

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