Digital and Multimedia Communications Assistant

  • Location
    Remote, France
  • Sector
    Non Profit
  • Experience
    Early Career
  • Posted
    Sep 19

Position description

·      Produce and customise digital and multimedia content (web, visual, graphic, video and podcasts) for all media channels operated by Forus; 

·      Participate in the development of communication/advocacy multimedia campaigns;

·      Post and develop Forus’ social media channels to raise online profile and digital engagement

·      Produce videos, short documentaries and podcasts

·      Assist in proposing and finding new potential partners (activists, grassroots movements, other CSOs networks). 

·      Assist in the development of media partnerships by proposing and writing articles, contacting potential interviewees and editors;

·      Website updates, technical (page creation and updates, SEO improvements), editorial (development of articles and content); 

·      Quarterly newsletter editorial support via MailChimp (article suggestions, translation, news monitoring);

·      Assist in the organisation of communication workshops and peer-to-peer learning via the ComsForUs working group; 

·      Assist in the organisation of contacts and lists (via Springly and MailChimp); 

·      Contribute to Forus Monitoring, Evaluation, Accountability and Learning agenda and support the strategic and organizational development of Forus in line with member needs and demands; 

·      Translate Forus texts, articles and statements (English, French, Spanish and Portuguese);



Skills requirement:

·      Post-graduate diploma in Communications (Master’s in Communications or university degree in Communications or Business School Studies).

·      Interest in international affairs and the NGO sector.

·      At least 2 years experience in:

o  Website and content management (including SEO optimization, Google Search Console and Google Analytics)

o  Social media management (excellent knowledge of social media engagement strategies and campaigns)

o  Writing, researching, and interviewing (experience as a journalist a plus)

o  Video and multimedia production (editing, filming, podcast production)

o  Press relations (writing press releases/press kits/circulating press releases) & strategic partnerships

·      Excellent knowledge of MS Office, Premiere Pro, Photoshop, Canva

·      Outstanding language skills: Spanish, French and English: must be fluent


Personal attributes

·      Autonomous

·      Creative

·      Good interpersonal skills, pro-active, gets on well on both an interpersonal and intercultural level, team player

·      Gifted writer with an ability to summarize texts

·      Eye for detail

Contract conditions:

·      Part time: 24 hours/week

·      Salary: dependent on experience

·      Fixed-term contract: 6 months, starting in October 2022

·      Location: Paris, remote working possible

·      Other benefits: 50% transport; EUR8 daily meal voucher of which 60% is paid by Forus

Application instructions

Please send your application (including your CV and cover letter) in English or French by email to [email protected], quoting Communications Assistant

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