Global Fund for Children partners with local organizations around the world to help children and youth reach their full potential and advance their rights. We are the only global nonprofit dedicated to finding, funding, and collaborating with community-based organizations that empower children and youth. Since 1997, GFC has impacted the lives of 11 million children through a network of 700+ local organizations worldwide. Learn more: www.globalfundforchildren.org.
Who we need:
Are you passionate about storytelling and the written word? Do you have your finger on the pulse of the news cycle? Do you have keen eye for detail and design, great people skills, plus an opinion about the Oxford comma? We want to talk to you.
We’re looking for a full-time Senior Communications Associate to join Global Fund for Children’s Washington, DC office, to write, edit, and distribute content across GFC’s communication channels and to external outlets. This is a new position.
The Senior Communications Associate will create and edit compelling copy about GFC, its partners, and the children and youth GFC serves, and assists the Marketing & Communications team in delivering this content to the press, subscribers, and donors. You will help to articulate GFC’s vision, mission, and work in a way that resonates with a variety of audiences, as well as research, cultivate relationships with, and pitch content to media contacts. You will also help facilitate website updates, liaise with external contractors, and manage GFC’s messaging and branding materials.
Reporting to GFC’s Communications and Digital Media Manager, you will join a multinational team of caring and committed individuals who believe in investing in bold ideas to help grassroots organizations deepen their impact and advocate for children’s rights. This is an exciting opportunity to be part of GFC’s mission and vision, and to embrace our values of courage, passion, partnership, learning, inclusion, and excellence.
What you’ll do:
What we’re looking for:
Please send (1) a cover letter, (2) a resume or curriculum vitae, and (3) at least two writing samples to [email protected] with “Senior Communications Associate” in the subject line. Applicants must be legally eligible to work in the United States. Position is open until filled for immediate hire, and only short-listed candidates will be contacted. Learn more about us at www.globalfundforchildren.org.
Global Fund for Children offers a salary range of $50,000 to $55,000 for this role, as well as excellent benefits including generous paid time off, 100% employer-paid health insurance, and a 403b safe-harbor match plan.
We are committed to protecting the health and wellbeing of our team members and our community during the global coronavirus pandemic. Our full team is currently working from home. We have cancelled or rescheduled all travel and moved our meetings and events online. We therefore anticipate that the hiring process for this position will be virtual, and that the Senior Communications Associate will work remotely until it is safe to reopen our Washington, DC office.
GFC is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.
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