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Media and Communications Volunteer

Global Evergreening Alliance
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The Global EverGreening Alliance is seeking a Volunteer Media & Communications Officer to support internal and external communications focusing on content creation and social media strategy.

If you’re a motivated self-starter looking to develop your skills while helping to save the planet, this is the role for you! Under the guidance of a supportive and close-knit team, this role is a fantastic opportunity to collaborate with like-minded individuals and contribute to global campaigns such as the United Nations Decade on Ecosystem Restoration and the Race to Resilience.

WHAT YOU’LL DO:

● Develop engaging, inspiring and impactful content ● Plan and create a variety of content within a dynamic team environment ● Identify content ideas across all platforms ● Review news, media releases and relevant websites to source content and identify upcoming events and opportunities ● Review websites and social media and engaging with communications and technical focal points of members and partner organisations to source material and content ● Facilitate, take notes and prepare reports regarding meetings and teleconferences ● Contribute to the development and maintenance of the communications strategy, policies, procedures, registers and records ● Draft communication documents, articles, newsletters, and content for the organisation’s website, including blogs, reviews and project reports

WHAT YOU’LL BRING:

● An understanding of social media platforms and best practice ● Experience in content creation and applications such as Canva and Adobe Creative Suite applications ● Strong writing and editing skills, including long and short-form content ● Strong interpersonal and communication, confidence liaising with internal and external colleagues, including stakeholders from diverse backgrounds ● Well-developed time management skills and ability to prioritise tasks and meet deadlines ● Good problem-solving skills and an ability to work both independently and collaboratively.

BONUS SKILLS:

● Previous experience in graphic design and visual communications ● Demonstrated ability to create high-quality video content and familiarity with video editing software ● Training and/or experience in media and communications, marketing, and/or journalism ● Training and/or experience in environmental conservation, rural development, agriculture, climate change or similar

ABOUT THE ORGANISATION:

The Global EverGreening Alliance is an international NGO that brings together leading research, technical, environmental and development organisations to build on our shared vision of restoring degraded lands while also adapting to and mitigating the impacts of climate change. Today, the Global EverGreening Alliance has 50+ member organisations actively working on every continent. Together with its members, the Global EverGreening Alliance is developing global solutions to global problems.