Communications and Outreach Specialist - KDLT

QED Group

About the organization

QED is a global consulting firm with more than 20 years of experience providing data-driven and insightful solutions in nearly 100 countries. We are passionate about transforming lives through knowledge-based solutions. Leveraging deep expertise in monitoring, evaluation, global health, and learning, we help our clients collect, analyze, visualize, and ultimately use data in more effective ways. Our work maximizes results through the use of cutting-edge technologies and innovation, organizational development, and evidence-based decision-making.

Duties

-Implement outreach and engagement efforts using a range of communication and knowledge-sharing tools such as social media, blogs, and graphics.
-Maintain and support content calendar for Agrilinks and any other project-supported web platforms.
-Proofread and copyedit content prior to publication for digital as well as print media.
-Draft social media posts and graphics for social media accounts relevant to Agrilinks and other KDLT knowledge sharing and web portfolio.
-Support implementation and dissemination of the Agrilinks and other KDLT-supported newsletters.
-Promote engagement and awareness around events connected to Agrilinks and broader KDLT knowledge-sharing efforts.
-Contribute to the development of KDLT deliverables, including knowledge products and reporting requirements.
-Support the implementation of KDLT and the USAID Bureau for Food Security’s learning strategies.
-Work with the KDLT team as relevant to continuously identify needs and analyze results to develop new learning programs or improve the effectiveness of existing programs.
-Embrace KDLT core values of collaboration, quality, mutual respect, and results in all work and engagement.

Qualifications

Education – Bachelor’s degree and work experience in a related field (i.e., international development, agriculture, communications, journalism)

Experience – A minimum of two years of relevant full-time work experience in the area of communications with a focus on use of new media and user centered design and processes (Drupal experience and a range of other software programs noted below a plus).

Key Skills -
Excellent writing and editing skills.
Experience creating social media posts.
Good eye for, and interest in, design.
Excellent organizational skills, with high attention to detail.
Ability to understand data themes and translate them into digestible materials.
Flexibility to adapt to clients’ needs and user feedback.
Creative thinker and communicator, and comfortable in a fast-paced and dynamic work environment.
Interest and ability to build lasting relationships with clients and colleagues – a natural connector.
Excellent written and oral communication skills.
Experience in strategic communications a plus.
Knowledge of food security in an international development context a plus.
Familiarity with Mailchimp, Drupal, Adobe Creative Suite, Adobe Connect, YouTube, Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and other KM and communication technologies strongly preferred.

Preferred Skills and Experience
Master’s degree a plus
Interest and experience in applying technology for knowledge management and learning
Life and/or work experience in developing countries

Salary

$55000-$65000

Application instructions

Complete the online application.
Attach your resume/CV.
Click on this link to complete a USAID Biodata/1420 form, fill out the form, sign it, and attach/upload it to your application (leave the info in pink blank).
You may also include other documents such as cover letter and/or a work sample.
Submit your application, resume/CV, completed biodata, and any additional documents.

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