Junior Communications and Social Media Analyst (Active Secret Clearance - LAC Cuba)

IBTCI

About the organization

Incorporated in 1987, International Business & Technical Consultants, Inc. (IBTCI) is an international development consulting company providing high quality Monitoring, Evaluation, and Learning (MEL), Capacity Building & Training, and Knowledge Management, Communications & Outreach Services. IBTCI is focused on meeting the development assistance needs of countries by offering exceptional functional expertise, regional experience, and a commitment to excellence.
Today, IBTCI remains focused on meeting the development assistance needs of emerging markets and developing countries by offering exceptional functional expertise, regional experience, and a commitment to excellence.

IBTCI has implemented more than 275 projects and has worked with over 100 countries. IBTCI serves government agencies, private sector companies and several donor agencies. IBTCI has worked with several international donors including USAID, IDB, MCC, UNWFP, US DoS, WB, and others.

Duties

REPRESENTATIVE COMMUNICATIONS AND SOCIAL MEDIA FUNCTIONS:

Maintain extensive and actionable knowledge of development and foreign policy challenges in Cuba, including the information required to inform press strategies and messaging campaigns.
Monitor daily news media and social media accounts related to Cuba and recommend LAC messaging in response.
Coordinate across LAC communications teams to develop and execute social media strategies and tactics.
Develop and edit social media content; coordinate across LAC communications/media teams to ensure that social media toolkits, messaging, and resource guides are distributed among key stakeholders.
Draft and schedule social media posts to support a cohesive external message.
Photo editing or creation of digital assets (e.g., photographs, pictograms).
Moderate video clip editing as needed.
Respond to social media inquiries and comments in real time.
Proactively seek opportunities to drive, join, or share ongoing digital conversations that relate to Cuba strategic priority areas.
Develop a strategic social media strategy and best practices style guide to emphasize distribution against core messaging priorities, increase reach, and deepen audience engagement to coincide with USAID's public affairs plan.
Perform other duties as assigned.
The Analyst will take day-to-day instruction from the Cuba Office Director and works closely with the LAC bureau and Mission communications specialists and the interagency.

Qualifications

Incumbent must have active secret clearance.
Professional proficiency in Spanish required.
The ideal candidate will possess strong editorial expertise and social media experience.
Managing multiple strategic communications platforms, including Twitter and Facebook, for a professional organization
At least 2-3 years progressively responsible experience in the communications field, planning, writing, editing, and producing a communications content through a variety of print and online media.
Exceptional writing skills, editorial expertise, and ability to speak persuasively under pressure/deadline.
Experience with content management, content production, and social media.
Exceptional organizational and planning abilities among with ability to work independently or as a team member.

Application instructions

Contact email: [email protected]

Please apply through this link: https://careers-ibtci.icims.com/jobs/2725/job

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