Digital engagement and communications specialist, GHSC-PSM

Chemonics International Inc

About the organization

Owned entirely by employees, Chemonics is an ISO-9001 certified international development company. For more than 40 years, we have partnered with local and international organizations to promote social and economic change around the world.


Chemonics seeks a Digital Engagement and Communications Specialist to support the Communications, Learning, Evidence & Analytics for Results (CLEAR) team to be based in Arlington, VA. This is a fantastic opportunity to work with the knowledge management and communications team to manage the digital footprint of the USAID Global Health Supply Chain Program-Procurement and Supply Management project (GHSC-PSM). We are looking for individuals who have a passion for making a difference in the lives of people around the world.

Responsibilities include:
Work collaboratively with project and technical teams to meet needs for project communication consistent with client standards
Manage configuration of Drupal admin sections, as well as manage content through taxonomies, standard blocks, and other Drupal modules
Provide quarterly reports on site traffic using CMS and Google analytics reports and recommend improvements based on key performance indicators
Provide quality assurance, cross-device, and usability testing; and oversee fixes
Serve as overall web and social media manager
Proactively identify and refine content for a spectrum of audiences
Manage requests to the Knowledge Management & Communications (KMC) listserve and work with the KMC Manager to assign and track tasks, as appropriate
Troubleshoot website as needed


Bachelors degree in communications, journalism, marketing, or a related field required. Masters degree in communications, journalism, marketing, or a related field preferred
Minimum 3 years of knowledge management/communications experience
Demonstrated ability to convert technical content for lay audiences
Substantive experience/knowledge of website and social media technologies and applications
Knowledge of full-cycle web-based application development, including basic design and coding experience with Drupal
Experience with content development, including written and visual narratives such as multimedia and interactive storytelling
Demonstrated ability to communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing
Effective time management skills and ability to perform under pressure to meet strict deadlines
Experience with web server administration and interfacing with IT support
Proficiency with Microsoft Office suite, Adobe Acrobat, email service platforms (e.g. Mail Chimp, Constant Contact), and various social media and web platforms
Experience with content management systems, HTML, Photoshop, CSS, PHP, etc
Experience with USAID programs and branding, and knowledge of global health and development issues preferred
Familiarity with AP style and Section 508 compliance preferred
Demonstrated leadership, versatility and integrity
Fluency in English required; proficiency in a second language preferred

Application instructions

Application Instructions:
Apply through our career center at by March 29, 2020. No telephone inquiries please. Finalists will be contacted.

Chemonics is an equal opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and does not discriminate in its selection and employment practices. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, political affiliation, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, disability, protected veteran status, genetic information, age, or other legally protected characteristics. Military veterans, AmeriCorps, Peace Corps, and other national service alumni are encouraged to apply.
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