Communications Coordinator

Job Summary

The Communications Coordinator will be responsible to manage organizational communications by maintaining and bolstering an inspired online presence via website and social media. In the era of diminishing traditional print media, the Communications Coordinator will identify and cultivate innovative strategies to reach our targeted audiences. He/She will be responsible to develop compelling narratives and utilize creative strategies to project and raise MedGlobal’s profile and highlight its work. 

This position reports to the President and works very closely with the communications and media committee.

Key Responsibilities

  • Develop marketing and social media strategies; use social media data and analytics to make key-decisions about communications and outreach priorities and strategies.

  • Curate, write, edit, and update web and print content for diverse audiences. Content includes blog posts, brochures, newsletters, fact sheets, feature articles, presentations, social media campaigns and posts, web pages, websites, and more.

  • Lead efforts to continue sharpening social media presence as a way to engage supporters, build momentum and share success stories.

  • Lead the creation of MG’s new website and its maintenance to ensure its current content & monitor its performance.

  • Manage media relations, including building relationships with media contacts and proactively securing media opportunities.

  • Craft talking points and develop effective media strategies that may include press outreach, opeds, and innovative social media.

  • Manage the organization communications assets, including its photo library, success stories logo library, infographics, design files, print and digital collateral. Provide assets to other departments as needed.

  • Support program and development team members in developing key campaign collateral by providing messaging and supporting design when necessary.

  • Keep internal teams apprised of new findings to incorporate in proposals, presentations and media materials.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent desired; preferably in communications, marketing or any related field.  

  • Minimum of 2+ years of communications experience

  • Excellent written & verbal communication skills, and ability to write in a clear and compelling style.

  • Interest in an integrated communications approach and capacity to work with both fundraising and program teams.

  • Ability to prioritize and lead multiple projects, activities, and actions with competing deadlines and levels of urgency.

  • Self-motivated, accountable to goals and willingness to learn new techniques, ideas, and skills.

  • Excellent personal organization, work planning, and time management skills.

Job type

Part-time (contractor-based for 6 months) 

Job location

Remote - MedGlobal has no physical offices, the network consists of volunteers based mainly in the U.S. and the U.K.

How to apply

To apply for this position, please send a cover letter, resume and contact information to connect@medglobal.org with subject line: Communications Coordinator