Position: Senior Communications Officer
Location: Washington DC
Reports to: Senior Director of Development and Communications
About RI: Relief International is a leading nonprofit organization working in 16 countries to relieve poverty, ensure well-being and advance dignity. We specialize in fragile settings, responding to natural disasters, humanitarian crises and chronic poverty.
Relief International combines humanitarian and development approaches to provide immediate services while laying the groundwork for long-term impact. Our signature approach — which we call the RI Way—emphasizes local participation, an integration of services, strategic partnerships and a focus on civic skills. In this way, we empower communities to find, design and implement the solutions that work best for them.
The Senior Communications Officer (SCO) will help develop, implement, and manage a communications strategy aimed at growing RI’s audiences and stewarding its brand. The organization is about to begin building a new website and the SCO will play a major role in the decision making and driving the strategy of the website design with the third-party company we are in the process of choosing.
The SCO will leverage digital communications tools, such as social media, email, owned and earned media, to advance RI’s visibility and underpin private sector fundraising goals. Reporting to the Senior Director of Development and Communications based in Washington, DC, the SCO will help the team drive a strategic vision for integrated communications and development activities. It is an exciting opportunity to drive a joint expansion of public relations and the creation of the organization’s first unrestricted revenue plan, which aims to raise $5 million annually. The position will join a growing team based in Washington, DC and London, United Kingdom.
Position Responsibilities and Duties :
Familiar with online fundraising, email marketing and donation platforms. CRM experience a plus.
Keen interest in and knowledge of international relief and development or related fields; prior experience working at an international organization strongly preferred.
Demonstrated capacity for effective teamwork and leadership abilities
Excellent problem solver eager to share out-of-the-box ideas.
Excellent organizational abilities with strong skill managing multiple projects.
Fast, flexible thinker who is able to shift gears on short notice.
Relief International's Values:
We uphold the Humanitarian Principles: humanity, neutrality, impartiality and operational independence. We affirmatively engage the most vulnerable communities.
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