Location: Projects Abroad, Manchester
Description: Responsible for all real-time information gathering and dissemination for the destination (newsletter, annual report, brochures, wiki information page among other things); responsible for documenting and updating all processes for the destination and ensure that these are clearly communicated to marketing; regularly visit and interview volunteers at projects, balanced with office based administrative activities; capture volunteers experiences and project updates through photo and video; responsible for all social media activity in your destination i.e. the Facebook group for Projects Abroad Jamaica, the Twitter account and the blogging platform; ensure that volunteers have a rich cultural exchange
Qualifications: Bachelor of Science Degree (B.Sc.) or equivalent in Public Relations, Journalism, Research, Marketing or any other related field with at least 2 years experience; Fluent in English, both spoken and written; an excellent communicator with people of all ages and cultures; A critical and strategic thinker; Sociable personality with excellent customer service skills; Enthusiastic to work with different cultures and relish the opportunity to work in a challenging environment; Be pro-active and able to multitask, plan and execute independently in a timely manner; A team player who enjoys working as part of a team; Able to operate high tech camera equipment (Kodak, Sony etc) to record and capture images; Ability to speak a foreign language such as German, French, Dutch, Swiss, Japanese will be an asset; Proficient in the use of Microsoft Word, Excel, Photo Shop, PowerPoint , SSPS, Internet as well as the main social media platforms (Facebook, Twitter, YouTube); Strong analytical and research background; Creative and able to design newsletters, flyers, reports. NB: No telephone calls please. Interviews will be conducted on August 27-28, 2012.
Application Deadline: August 22, 2012, No later than 2:00pm