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NCD Alliance is looking for a Communications Officer 

Job Title:        Communications Officer
Reports to:    
NCD Alliance Communications Director
Location:        Geneva
Dedication:    Part-time (60%)
Duration:        12-months, subject to renewal

• Are you a creative communicator with a track record of effectively translating complex information from diverse sources into polished and compelling written and visual con- tent?

• Do you have a passion for global health and development, improving the lives of people everywhere, and holding governments accountable for their commitments?

• Would you like to be part of a young, dynamic and impactful global NGO seeking to ensure people everywhere can enjoy a life free from preventable suffering and death from noncommunicable diseases like cancer, diabetes, cardiovascular disease, lung disease and mental health conditions?

Background

The NCD Alliance (NCDA) unites over 2,000 civil society organisations from 170 countries dedicated to improving noncommunicable disease (NCD) prevention and control worldwide. The NCDA convenes the NCD civil society community, provides thought leadership on global policy, sets priorities for the global NCD response, and mobilises civil society action at national, regional and global levels. The NCD Alliance is hiring a Communications Officer. This is an exciting opportunity to support the implementation of the NCDA’s communications strategy. The Communications Officer will be a self-starter with a keen interest and passion for high quality compelling communication, digital and media engagement, website editing, and an interest in

global health and development.

Job Purpose

To enhance the impact and effectiveness of NCDA’s external communications through the NCDA website: ncdalliance.org, NCDA social media platforms, publications and e- mail marketing activities.

Main duties and responsibilities

Website

  • Draft, curate and publish content for the NCDA website, including regular updates to our events calendar and news stories.
  • Edit and publish new content according to team needs, and review existing content to ensure it is up to date and accurate.
  • Liaise with website hosting provider for maintenance and improvements.
  • Monitor key website analytics, provide regular overview reports, and suggest and implement improvements.
  • Support multi-lingual operations (where appropriate).

Social Media

  • Strengthen NCDA’s social media presence, through, for example, interaction with members/supporters/followers, amplifying relevant content from the NCDA network, sharing content and disseminating NCDA’s key advocacy & campaign messages.
  • Develop and publish dynamic and enticing social media content.
  • Design and implement digital marketing and campaign engagement strategies.
  • Create timely multimedia resources for social media.
  • Using social media analytics tools, monitor, report and implement improvements in response to regular assessments of performance.
  • Maintain and implement editorial calendar.

Email marketing

  • Prepare, edit and publish weekly newsletter.
  • Strengthen outreach efforts and engagement.
  • Provide support to Partnerships and Memberships team with member bulletins & news digest.
  • Maintain subscriber lists and ensure NCDA complies with latest legislation (GDPR).

Campaigns & Events

  • Contribute to drafting communications plans for NCDA events & campaigns, and support implementation, including WHO, UN, Global Week for Action on NCDs, Global NCD Alliance Forum and various events.

Media relations

  • Working with relevant team members, draft media releases, statements and talking points for spokespeople.
  • Support implementation of media relations plan.

Publications

  • Provide editorial support for NCDA publications such as the Annual Report and policy briefs.

Skills and Competencies
 

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent in an area relevant to the job description e.g. communications, marketing, journalism, with an interest in global health and development.
  • Minimum of 3 years experience working in a related field, NGO or membership organisation.
  • Demonstrable skills in growing and engaging networks through social media (Twitter, Facebook, YouTube, Instagram, LinkedIn).
  • Excellent analysis, writing, editing and proofreading skills, including the ability to synthesise complex material clearly, accurately and compellingly.
  • Fluent in English (written and spoken); French and/or Spanish are a plus.
  • Demonstrable working knowledge of Drupal, Mailchimp, CRM databases, Adobe Creative Suite and website and social media analytics tools.
  • Proactive, fast learner (with efficient and effective time management skills).
  • Team-player and collaborator, with willingness to work across time-zones and on rare-occasions outside of regular hours to achieve team objectives.
  • Ability to think and plan strategically.
  • Ability to work sensitively in a multicultural setting and with people and organisations representing those living with NCDs.

Start Date: April 2019

Application deadline: 11 February 2019

To apply please send a covering letter (no more than 2 pages), Curriculum Vitae, up to 4 examples of relevant written and audio/visual work from your portfolio, and contact details of 2 references to jmarquez@ncdalliance.org with Communications Officer in the email subject.