Online Communications Associate at WBG, Washington, D.C., United States

Deadline: 18 December 2017

The World Bank Group (WBG) is currently seeking applications from the eligible applicants for the post of Online Communications Associate in Washington, D.C., United States.

WBG has set 2 ambitious goals to push extreme poverty to no more 3 percent by 2030, and to promote shared prosperity and greater equity in the developing world.

Key Jobs Responsibilities

The Online Communications Associate will perform the following functions-

  • Develop communications plans with technical staff for work projects, including identifying audiences to target; deciding on the appropriate communication tools; developing metrics for success; supporting the design and editing of knowledge products and collateral; monitoring production and delivery; writing, designing and producing promotional collateral; implementing a promotional plan; and evaluating the plan’s impact.
  • Presentations: work with staff across all levels of CGAP, including to CEO, on the design and formatting of presentation materials (usually in PowerPoint) for speeches, events and for publishing on the website.
  • Ensure presentations and design elements are compatible and meet CGAP brand guidelines.
  • Website: manage online content keeping it up to date, proposing changes as needed.
  • Provide input, administrative support and advice on website redesign, working closely with Communications Lead and IT staff in house and at the World Bank.
  • Packaging: design and package topical collections of content to showcase bodies of work, including videos and podcasts, on the website.

Eligibility Criteria

Applicants must have-

  • Understanding of the basic concepts of project management as they relate to the execution of tasks within a project.
  • Basic ability to communicate with partners, and can understand and articulate their communication needs.
  • Substantive knowledge and understanding of information management procedures and policy, with a strong understanding of risks and opportunities related to increased access to information.
  • Ability to draft and edit simple online communication products and develop drafts of moderately complex online communication products with minimal supervision.
  • Practical experience in full range of online communications approaches, tools, and methodologies; can develop drafts of online communications plans and strategies.
  • Nationality of United States.

How to Apply

Applicants must submit their applications through online process.

For more information, please visit WBG.