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IREX recruiting Community Manager


Washington, DC, United States of America, 08 May 2014

Position Summary

IREX seeks a Community Manager to manage website content for the USAID-funded Washington Fellowship for Young African Leaders programme. The purpose of this programme is to build the skills of young African leaders to improve the accountability and transparency of government, start and grow businesses, and serve their communities. This programme will provide young Africa leaders across the continent with opportunities for professional development, networking, mentoring, and a range of support activities.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Oversee all aspects of managing and continually updating the Washington Fellows website, including information on upcoming events, professional development opportunities, and networking groups

  • Ensure that the website provides Fellows opportunities to contribute content and to engage in online discussions, taking into account the bandwidth available in African countries and the potentially limited internet access of the Fellows

  • Manage communications aspects of webinars and other online events, and conduct social media outreach

  • Incorporate innovative content and features into the website designed to attract young African leaders, building on the existing ways they use the internet

  • Coordinate with a wide variety of stakeholders to gather, consolidate, and share content

  • Coordinate on a regular basis with technical platform administrators

  • Coordinate with DC and field-based staff members on content development and dissemination

  • Provide backstopping support to YALI team as needed

  • Oversee communications and reporting on the website platform

  • Ensure communications materials are branded according to USAID instructions/policy

  • Significant international travel may be required

Deadline:  30 May 2014

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