Volunteer Opportunity

Volunteer Communications Consultant | Emerging Public Leaders

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Emerging Public Leaders (EPL) | Washington, DC
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Emerging Public Leaders (EPL)


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Emerging Public Leaders (EPL) seeks an experienced Communications professional to contribute to the EPL team’s work in furthering its mission of building the next generation of civil service leaders in Africa. S/he will primarily provide communications with some programmatic and operations support when needed.

This is a ongoing virtual opportunity between May - August 2019 (or longer depending on availability). Consultant can also work out of EPL's office if based in the Washington, DC area.

Responsibilities

Research + Writing

  • Support the development and delivery of structured communications, including reports, blog posts, articles, and presentations
  • Lead the development of a 2019-2020 communications strategy and plan
  • Conduct research on media trends and changing media platforms
  • Draft text for web content, email marketing and copy-edit
  • Work with staff with videos, graphics, newsletters, and reports
  • Assisting with briefing documents and weekly news clippings

We look for candidates with a demonstrated commitment and passion for Emerging Public Leaders’ mission + social impact with the following qualifications and skills:

  • Fluency in French (preferred)
  • Demonstrated interest in global development + youth empowerment (preferred)
  • Some experience working in an entrepreneurial environment
  • Proficiency in social media platforms including Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter
  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • Intellectually curious, with high energy and motivation
  • Team player with a relentless drive to get things done

NOTE: This is an excellent opportunity for a self-starter who is able to work independently and is passionate about African affairs and development. You will have the opportunity to create your own schedule and communications deliverables, while also learning about the day-to-day operations of a growing social impact startup.

Emerging Public Leaders (EPL) seeks an experienced Communications professional to contribute to the EPL team’s work in furthering its mission of building the next generation of civil service leaders in Africa. S/he will primarily provide…

Details at a glance

  • Remote Possible
  • International Volunteers Welcome

How To Apply

Interested and qualified candidates should submit a cover letter and resume in one PDF document to Mariam Badi at mariam@emergingpublicleaders.org, with “EPL Communications Consultant” as the subject line. 

Interested and qualified candidates should submit a cover letter and resume in one PDF document to Mariam Badi at mariam@emergingpublicleaders.org, with “EPL Communications…

Location

1110 Vermont Avenue Northwest, Suite 500, Washington, DC 20005
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