Marketing Manager

  • Added Date: Thursday, 27 January 2022
  • Deadline Date: Monday, 28 February 2022
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**Volunteer Title: Young Peacebuilders Marketing Manager (Volunteer/Unpaid)

Start Date: As soon as possible

Contract period: Minimum 6 Months

Hours: 15 hours per week

Pay: Unpaid Volunteer

Reporting To: Partnerships Director

Language: English, spoken and written fluency

Location: Remote based, requires good communications & internet

What Young Peacebuilders (YP) Does

Young Peacebuilders (YP) develops partnerships, research, projects and tools that nurture peacebuilding passion and skill in children and youth in conflict-affected contexts. In this way YP helps prevent and end cycles of violence. We also help design effective child and youth peacebuilding projects and research for others. We want to see a major shift in the dominant method of addressing contemporary conflicts toward investing in young people as peacebuilders.

Role Description

YP is currently in a stage of growth and as such is seeking an experienced marketing professional on a voluntary contract to support the organisation in developing partnerships to facilitate this period of growth. The successful candidate will be passionate about YPโ€™s mission and have demonstrated skills and experience in marketing organisationsโ€™ mandate to a variety of stakeholders, including non-profits, private foundations, institutional donors, and/or governments.


  1. Help the Partnerships team to better articulate YP and its innovative approach to peacebuilding in order to cultivate and sustain partnerships.

  2. Contribute to the design of detailed partnerships development strategies that effectively guide marketing and communications on how best to pitch YP as an attractive opportunity for partners.

  3. Work in collaboration with YPโ€™s Partnerships and Communications teams to build, refine, and maximize YPโ€™s communication with partners, including email, SMS, and social media messaging that targets specific audiences.

  4. Lead on the development of key marketing tools and templates.

  5. Guide the development of organisational policies for establishing tone and communication style that is consistent across all platforms and with all partners.

  6. Assist the larger YP team in showcasing YPโ€™s strengths and services to secure funding.

  7. Lead on the development of required fundraising materials to secure funding and raise the profile of YP globally.

  8. Support the development of pipeline proposals, project proposals and concept notes, working in collaboration with the wider Partnerships team, Development team, R&D team, and YPC partners globally.

  9. Drive innovation to maximize YPโ€™s growth.

  10. Brainstorm new and creative growth strategies. This includes evaluating emerging marketing techniques and trends, and providing feedback and perspective for adoption, where appropriate.

  11. Monitor and evaluate the performance of new and existing marketing approaches, and assess against YPโ€™s goals.

  12. Assist in conducting rapid market needs assessments to determine the relevance of products and services that YP is offering, and whether any adjustments or additions should be made.

  13. Perform other duties, as assigned.

Qualifications and Experience

  • Bachelor's degree, or similar experience, in marketing, business, communications, non-profit management, political science, peace and conflict studies, international relations, international development, education, or a related field (Masterโ€™s degree preferred)

  • Minimum of 5 years of experience in a marketing role with activities in communications, partnership development, peacebuilding, youth engagement, international development, and/or international education

  • Significant experience creating, implementing, and evaluating data-driven communications and using digital marketing approaches (e.g. email, SMS, social media)

  • Experience using marketing strategies to develop partnerships with small and large NGOs, community-based organizations, foundations, institutional donors, and/or governments

  • Experience identifying target audiences and devising marketing strategies that engage, inform and motivate

  • Experience drafting and editing clear, compelling, and persuasive narratives

  • Ability to research, analyse data, and provide recommendations

  • Demonstrated experience developing content for global audiences, and ability to frame narratives to a wide range of audiences

  • Experience working remotely with teams across the world

  • Strong facilitation and consensus-building skills

  • Fluency in English, both written and oral

  • Strong interpersonal, presentation, and communication skills to meet the diverse technical and managerial requirements of the program and to effectively coordinate with a wide range of stakeholders.


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