Vacancy: Communications Coordinator

Communications Coordinator
PART-TIME
Salary dependant on experience

This newly created role at Amantani is an exciting opportunity to craft and implement the communications strategy for an award-winning international organisation working towards social change. 

Since 2008, we have been working with young people from indigenous Quechua-speaking communities in the Andes of Peru, enabling them to access high quality education and opportunities of fair employment. Driven by a commitment to social justice, we work with young people and their parents to create highly contextualised educational projects that enable young people to develop the capabilities they need to access equal opportunities.

Our Communications Coordinator will be responsible for the organisation’s external communications. As Amantani’s ‘Brand Champion’, you will work with our Senior Management Team to create and implement a Communications Strategy.

This position can be performed from the UK or Peru.

The role is responsible for:

  • Creating a communications strategy which can be applied across our various areas of fundraising.

  • Planning and delivering our communication campaigns across a range of audiences (focused on UK and Peru) to raise awareness of our programmes.

  • Writing detailed and tailored funding applications in support of the fundraising team.

  • Writing reports and updates for donors of all scales in support of the fundraising team.

  • Ensuring brand consistency is maintained across all forms of communications.

  • Managing our websites, social media and databases and creating it’s content.

  • Maximising awareness of Amantani in the UK and Peru through new initiatives.

  • Creating any public visuals such as webpages, flyers and merchandise packaging.

Person Specification

Skills

Applicants must:

  • have excellent written and verbal communications skills.

  • be fluent in English and ideally also fluent in Spanish.

  • have excellent attention to detail, including the ability to proof-read and edit copy thoroughly.

  • have the ability to adapt to various ‘tones of voice’ and writing styles to adapt to the intended audience.

  • be confident in managing websites.

  • work well in a team and have an ability to build good cross team relationships with external stakeholders.

  • ability to assess the priorities of their own workload and multi-task.

  • have excellent digital skills and an awareness of the platforms and channels used to deliver communications campaigns.

Experience

Applicants must have experience of:

  • creating and implementing a communications strategy.

  • producing written copy for various formats in English and Spanish.

  • evaluating the success of campaigns.

  • editing websites and working on social media platforms.

  • digital marketing and in the production of digital media content.

  • designing online and hard copy visuals (e.g. websites, flyers). 

  • working within the non-profit sector.


Please send your application to chris@amantani.org.uk by the 31st January 2019 and feel free to ask any questions.

Thank you!

 
Fred Branson