Current Hiring Practices and Trends in the Development Sector
- BY David Mackenzie
Sightsavers has a fantastic opportunity for a Global Social Media Officer to join our team and be a key member of the Communications team to help deliver excellent content in support of Sightsavers communications strategies and plans.
Reporting to the Senior Social Media Officer you will support Sightsavers communications strategy through the use of social media and be specifically responsible for building and engaging an international community online with the objective or raising the profile of, and build the reputation of Sightsavers in key funding countries and the countries where we work.
The successful candidate will have significant experience of working with social media platforms and be able to demonstrate experience of monitoring and analysing data to continually optimise social media content. A proven track record of working within a similar role is essential along with strong story telling abilities and creative writing skills which you will adapt to different audiences.
You must have strong knowledge and understanding of how social media can support an organisation’s communications and organisational strategies. Excellent knowledge of national and international media outlets as well as social media platforms is essential with demonstrable experience of maintaining and developing influential relationships.
Working knowledge of Swedish and/or Italian is desirable with flexibility to work outside of the core hours (9-5) when the need requires