Youth Engagement and Communications Manager

  • Added Date: Wednesday, 13 March 2019
  • Deadline Date: Saturday, 13 April 2019

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Project Summary:

Creative is seeking a Youth Engagement and Communications Manager for an anticipated USAID/Guatemala Alta Verapaz Youth Employment Partnership. This project will work to serve at-risk youth populations and prepare them for formal employment and self-employment. The project will work with a range of stakeholders including youth-serving organizations, educational and training centers, private sector employers, private sector representative groups, youth groups, and government agencies.

Position Summary:

The Youth Engagement and Communications Manager will be responsible for leading the project’s youth engagement and communications and outreach activities. The individual will design and implement the Partnership’s youth engagement strategy to identify and empower youth to prepare for jobs and livelihoods, as well as develop an effective communications campaign, to include success stories, weekly, bi-weekly and quarterly reports, newsletters, press releases and other material, to meet the project’s deliverables and communicate our results to USAID and audiences in Guatemala and in the United States.

Required Skills & Qualifications:

  • Minimum of a bachelor’s degree in education, social work, journalism, communication or similar fields;
  • Minimum of eight (8) years’ experience in engaging with at-risk youth;
  • Minimum of four (4) years’ experience in communication and managing communications responsibilities for projects, programs or organizations;
  • Experience in managing a broad mix of communications responsibilities for similar projects;
  • Demonstrated ability to reach out to and engage youth in programming;
  • Demonstrated effective interpersonal skills, proactive, creative problem solving and ethical management;
  • Demonstrated excellent interpersonal skills; and
  • Excellent oral and written English and Spanish.

Local and regional candidates are strongly encouraged to apply.

This vacancy is archived.

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