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JOB OPPORTUNITY: TAG Communications Officer

October 16, 2017 – TAG is seeking to engage a full-time Communications Officer for all of its communications projects, including print and online reports, media, social media, campaign work, and web content. The Communications Officer will initially report to TAG’s Deputy Executive Director – HIV and HCV Programs and work directly with program staff, media, editors, graphic designers, printers, and other internal and external team members as needed.

The Communications Officer will lead and oversee media content across all platforms, and serve as the primary contact for media, as well as manage publication development and launch. This position represents a unique opportunity for an innovative communicator who is passionate about taking charge of the development of effective and compelling humanitarian content.

Responsibilities

  • Create and manage on advocacy platforms for the organization
  • Create short- and long- term communications and media strategies
  • Serve as the organization’s primary media contact
  • Actively manage the creation of all printed media (brochures, fliers, event materials, policy reports, op-eds, and campaign materials)
  • Manage the organization's web presence by working with team members to ensure timely, exciting content in line with strategies to increase traffic and brand awareness
  • Work with TAG staff to develop a robust social media strategy and protocol for social media engagement
  • Create content for the organization's social media presence
  • Manage relationships with vendors such as designers, editors, printers, photographers, and videographers
  • Coordinate event media content
  • Proofread to safeguard all short-form content with a tight turn-around time (e.g., social media content, rapid response press releases and announcements, and e-blasts)

Required Qualifications

  • 3-5 years experience in communications, advertising, and/or marketing
  • Minimum 3 years in social media development and content production
  • Minimum 2 years in nonprofit (or international development) sector
  • Solid experience in media relations
  • Strong project management skills and attention to detail
  • Excellent writing and meticulous copy editing skills
  • Experience managing social media campaigns; e.g. Facebook, Twitter
  • Familiarity with various web design platforms
  • Comfort and ease working in a fast-paced environment, managing a large volume of requests
  • Candidates must be authorized to work in the U.S
  • Be creative, bold, and a team player

Desirable Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in relevant field preferred
  • Experience working in journalism and/or possess established relationship with press
  • Proficiency in graphic design software: e.g. Adobe InDesign and Photoshop
  • Experience with customer relations management systems (especially SalsaLabs) a plus.

Application Process

Please send a current CV, letter of interest with salary requirements, and three references to Tim Horn by Friday, November 3, 2017.

Treatment Action Group is fully committed to the principles of equal employment opportunity, and it is the policy of Treatment Action Group to make employment opportunities available to all applicants without regard to race, color, gender, age, religion, creed, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, sex, pregnancy, parental status, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, marital or partnership status, disability, disease status, military status, or any other category protected by law, and to provide a work environment free of bias of any kind.