Nonprofit Remote Digest - Issue #649
Global Greengrants Fund is a Boulder, Colorado-based public charity that supports grassroots activists and civil society organizations working to address environmental and social justice issues primarily in the global south.
Global Greengrants Fund — www.greengrants.org
When local people have a say in the health of their food, water, and resources, they are forces for change.
About Global Greengrants Fund:
Global Greengrants Fund is a Boulder, Colorado-based public foundation that mobilizes resources to communities worldwide to protect our shared planet and work toward an equitable world. We believe solutions to environmental harm and social injustice come from the people whose lives are most impacted. Every day, our global community of people on the front lines and donors comes together to support people to protect their ways of life and our planet. Because when local people have a say in the health of their food, water, and resources, they are forces for change. Since our founding nearly 28 years ago, we have made more than 14,000 grants in 168 countries, mobilizing more than $100 million to support the work of local groups.
The Communications Specialist supports Global Greengrants Fund’s Communications team, aiming to increase the visibility of the organization among target audiences and develop engaging content. Day-to-day, the Communications Specialist produces written and visual content, manages social media and email marketing strategies, and keeps the website and other online content up to date. This is a full-time position based in our Boulder, Colorado, office, remote work is possible.
Responsibilities include but are not limited to:
Content creation and curation for communications channels
Project management, including campaigns, publication distribution, and creation and sharing of promotional materials
Creates editorial calendars for distribution of content
Develop and implement a social media strategy to engage target audiences and share key messages
Oversee and maintain email marketing best practices, develop newsletter and email content, and manage and maintain email lists
Manage www.Greengrants.org, keeping content fresh and functional; oversee ongoing maintenance
Monitor key performance indicators for the website, social media, and email programs, and supply monthly reports to Director of Communications
Communications capacity building support for staff, including editing, presentation creation, minimal graphic design support
Manage and maintain photo and video libraries
Manage external vendors, when necessary
Execute email and/or print fundraising campaigns
Provide support for Director of Communications and Development team, as needed
Bachelor’s degree in Communications, Marketing, Journalism, or a related field
1-3 years professional experience in related field
Proficiency in Wordpress, Google Analytics, Google Adwords, Hootsuite
Fantastic written communication skills; ability to adapt style and tone
Demonstrated professional experience managing social media campaigns (strategy, implementation, analytics) using Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, and Instagram
General understanding of and interest in socio-environmental issues
Exceptional time-management skills
Ability to work independently and as a team member cross-organizationally
Ability to produce results on tight timelines and to handle urgent requests
Adobe Creative Cloud
Basic graphic design
Foreign language skills, a plus
USD 45,000 - USD 60,000
This is a full-time, non-exempt position at 40 hours/week. Salary will be commensurate with experience.
How to Apply
Please send a resume, cover letter, and two writing samples to firstname.lastname@example.org by August 30, 2021.