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VOLUNTEER POSITION

Position: Engagement and Outreach Officer
Organization: Youth for Wildlife Conservation
Location: remote / virtual (applicant can be located anywhere in the world)

About Youth for Wildlife Conservation

Youth for Wildlife Conservation (Y4WC) is a global network of early-career conservationists catalyzed by the Youth Forum for People and Wildlife held in September 2016. Our members are leaders in wildlife conservation projects from the four corners of the globe. We are pioneers, innovators, and instigators that drive positive change and do not accept the status quo. Our work covers a wide-range of geographies and utilizes a range of approaches to solve the environmental challenges we face. The common threads that connect us all is our passion for wildlife and nature. This translates into a strong commitment to robust and innovative projects led by youth that are active as community leaders in wildlife conservation around the globe.

ENGAGEMENT AND OUTREACH OFFICER

CONTRACT: 6 months part-time (5-6 hours per week) voluntary role. Successful applicant will have the possibility of longer term employment subject to availability of funding.

REPORTING TO: Communications Committee Lead

PURPOSE:

The Engagement and Outreach Officer will take on a leading role within the Communications Committee to ensure that all Y4WC resources are fully extended to the existing global online network. Working alongside other committees, the officer will lead initiatives to increase Y4WC’s reach and visibility, including to marginalized and indigenous youth. The officer will play a crucial role in the maintenance of Y4WC online platforms (website, Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, etc.), ensuring they are coherent and up-to-date.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • In line with Y4WC’s overall objectives, work with other members of the Communications Committee to devise a strategic work plan to better engage Y4WC’s global online network,
  • Set clear targets and use existing tools, such as Google Analytics, to measure and increase the impact of digital engagement,
  • Assist in communications by acting as a key point of contact for the network and the public,
  • Monitor developments in digital engagement technology; innovative new tools and approaches to grow Y4WC presence, network and supporter base,
  • Develop content for Y4WC’s online presence and promotional materials such as, but not limited to: newsletter, website, blog, social media, etc.
  • Ensuring Y4WC’s online content is up-to-date and consistent across our different online platforms,
  • Implement digital marketing campaigns.

REQUIREMENTS:

  • Must be between 18 and 30 years old (inclusive),
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills with strong attention to detail,
  • Organized, creative, resourceful, and results-oriented,
  • Experience in communications and engagement of a community,
  • Experience in planning and developing materials for websites and social media,
  • Experience in evaluating digital engagement and marketing,
  • Familiarity with Google Drive, Microsoft Office,
  • Comfortable using online communication platforms (i.e. Whatsapp, Skype)
  • Good organizational skills and ability to handle multiple tasks and roles, patiently and professionally,
  • Able to work both as part of an international team and independently, as this is a remote position requiring self-motivation and effectively planning individual workload.

DESIRED REQUIREMENTS (OR A WILLINGNESS TO DEVELOP THE FOLLOWING SKILLS):

  • Experience with Adobe InDesign and Photoshop,
  • Experience with Social Media Management tools (i.e. Hootsuite),
  • A good understanding of the field of Wildlife Conservation.

TO APPLY:

Please send CV and one-page cover letter to:
contact mask youthforwildlife.org*
Mark your applications: Engagement and Outreach Officer.

DEADLINE:

The closing date for applications is Friday the 15th December 2017. A shortlist of suitable candidates will be made, and will be invited for interview via Skype the following week for work to start in early January.

When applying, please indicate that you saw this posting at GoodWork.ca.

*Email: The e-mail address above has been masked to prevent spam. Please copy the address or type it manually, add the @ sign, remove “mask” and any spaces.
 

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GoodWork ID: 43186       Date posted to GoodWork.ca: Nov 30 2017