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Lead Associate, Knowledge Management and Communications (P2)

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Staff whose work requires or potentially could require any in-person interaction with Save the Children colleagues, partners, or beneficiaries must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 unless otherwise required by law. Save the Children complies with federal, state, and local laws with regard to accommodations related to this policy.

Summary

Led by Save the Children, the Implementer-Led Design, Evidence, Analysis and Learning (IDEAL) activity is funded by USAID’s Bureau for Humanitarian Assistance (BHA) and aims to strengthen the capacity of BHA implementing partners to design and implement effective emergency and non-emergency food security programs. The Lead Associate, Knowledge Management (KM) and Communications will focus on external communication and socialization of activities and products of IDEAL, and internal knowledge management and documentation. This role will also support associate awards (AAs) linked to IDEAL with external communication and socialization efforts, including SCALE, PRO-WASH, IMPEL, and others.

What You’ll Be Doing (Essential Duties)

Knowledge Management, Communication, and Documentation (100%)

Provide knowledge management, communication, and documentation technical assistance to IDEAL and associate awards, as assigned. This is likely to include, but not limited to, the following activities/responsibilities:

  • Manage the FSN Network website, newsletters, and social media:
  • Manage the relationship with external website developer firm, ensuring necessary maintenance is done and errors are addressed
  • Support improvements and structural build-outs of the website
  • Regularly update the website by adding resources, events, pages, announcements, etc.
  • Train new KM/Communications staff in how to update the website
  • Develop all FSN Network newsletters (regular bi-weekly and special issues), curating content from across FSN Network members and other key stakeholders in the emergency and non-emergency food security programming
  • Manage the FSN Network Twitter account, scheduling regular and relevant tweets
  • Manage the FSN Network YouTube account, uploading videos, creating channels, playlists, etc.
  • Support the planning and design of socialization efforts, which can include a set of products and activities, for example:
  • Editing, formatting and posting of reports, briefs, case studies, presentations or other publications
  • Setting up registration and on-line platforms for learning events or capacity strengthening workshops
  • Production of blogs
  • Production of infographics
  • Production of videos
  • Photography at events
  • Support the production (including writing) of promotional materials that inform key audiences about the activities of IDEAL (and associate awards as assigned);
  • Support and contribute to strategies to monitor, evaluate and report on the effectiveness of IDEAL’s communications efforts;
  • Contribute to the continuous improvement of IDEAL’s communications, branding, and documentation strategies;
  • Support the development, continuous improvement of, and adherence to uniform standards, formats, and style guidance for IDEAL publications, materials, and presentations;
  • Support internal communication and documentation systems using SharePoint and MS Teams
  • Support planning and implementation of IDEAL (and AA as needed) regional and domestic knowledge sharing events (in-person and online), including but not limited to production of meeting materials, invitations, registration forms, event set-up, and day-of facilitation, technical support, and communications activities, including social media outreach;
  • Ensure all publications, videos and other products follow IDEAL (or AA) and USAID branding and marking guidelines, including making anything that is published online 508 compliant.

Required Qualifications

  • Minimum of a High School diploma or equivalent, plus at least 3 years of relevant experience
  • Demonstrated ability to communicate and collaborate successfully with individuals and teams at all levels
  • Professional proficiency in MS Office suite
  • Professional proficiency in spoken and written English
  • Demonstrated commitment to fostering and maintaining and environment of diversity, inclusion, and belonging.
  • Demonstrated experience in writing, copy-editing, and proofreading
  • Demonstrated experience in website management
  • Demonstrated experience in publication production, from concept to print, including working with graphic designers and other vendors
  • Demonstrated experience in event planning, design, and implementation – both online and in-person
  • Demonstrated experience in the use of social media channels such as Twitter, YouTube, and LinkedIn

Preferred Qualifications

  • Professional proficiency in French and/or Spanish
  • Knowledge of USAID marking and branding guidance, and/or experience overseeing KM and communications activities for a USAID-funded project
  • Basic design skills and experience, using Microsoft or Adobe Creative Suite
  • Experience using online collaboration platforms such as Zoom, MS Teams, and Miro
  • Experience in photography and/or videography

 

Why you should join the Save the Children Team…  

Save the Children US offers outstanding benefits that include health, dental, vision and life insurances, pet insurance, short-term and long-term disability coverage, an Employee Assistance Program, 403(b), generous vacation, personal sick leave, family leave, parental/adoption leave, commuter benefits, dress for your day, and much more.    

Click here to learn more about how Save the Children US will invest in YOU! 

About Save the Children 

Save the Children believes every child deserves a future. In the United States and around the world, we give children a healthy start in life, the opportunity to learn and protection from harm. We do whatever it takes for children – every day and in times of crisis – transforming their lives and the future we share.

 Our work for children and their families requires that we commit—at every opportunity—to work together to identify and dismantle persistent systemic and structural racism, inequality, and any other forms of discrimination in this country and beyond. As an anti-racist organization, Save the Children will not tolerate discrimination in any form—in our employment practices, amongst our staff, in our leadership or toward the people we serve. We stand in solidarity with all people to fight for equal rights, justice, inclusion, and belonging.

We provide equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, ancestry, sexual orientation, national origin, age, handicap, disability, marital status, or status as a veteran. Save the Children complies with all applicable laws.

Save the Children is committed to conducting its programs and operations in a manner that is safe for the children it serves and helping protect the children with whom we are in contact. All Save the Children representatives are explicitly prohibited from engaging in any activity that may result in any kind of child abuse. In addition, it is Save the Children’s policy to create and proactively maintain an environment that aims to prevent and deter any actions and omissions, whether deliberate or inadvertent, that place children at the risk of any kind of child abuse. All our representatives are expected to conduct themselves in a manner consistent with this commitment and obligation. 

Save the Children is committed to minimizing safety and security risks for our valued employees, ensuring all are given training, support and information to reduce their risk exposure while maximizing the impact of our programs for children and families. Our shared duty, both agency and individual, is to seek and maintain safe working conditions for all.

 

Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)

Staff whose work requires or potentially could require any in-person interaction with Save the Children colleagues, partners, or beneficiaries must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 unless otherwise required by law. Save the…

Detalles a Simple Vista

  • Flexibilidad
    A Tiempo Completo
  • Fecha límite de postulación
    21 de noviembre de 2021

Ubicación

Temporalmente A Distancia
El trabajo se puede realizar en o cerca de Washington, DC
Ubicación Asociada
Washington, DC, USA

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