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Volunteer Marketing & Outreach Specialist



Posted over 30 days ago...

The IYF Media & Advocacy Unit (MAU) works to attract positive attention for the IYF, strengthening recognition of our work and raising the profile of the organization.


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London, EC1A 2BN

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Expires at anytime

What will you be doing?

Overview The IYF Department of Public Information (DPI) is responsible for developing and implementing the IYF Global Communications Strategy, strengthening support for the IYF by promoting key messages and strategies on priority youth issues, implementing global campaigns and coordinating communications and public information activities between headquarters, regional administrations and member counties.  The IYF Media & Advocacy Unit (MAU) works to attract positive attention for the IYF, strengthening recognition and raising the profile of the organization. Under the supervision of Senior Media Specialist, the Marketing & Outreach Specialist develops and implements a plan to bolster communications efforts across the organization, with a particular focus on raising IYF’s profile, producing and coordinating communications with the other communications teams, and coordinating capacity-building in Country Teams and other Bureaux.   Responsibilities  (A) Strengthen IYF’s strategic outreach, branding, marketing and public information capacity:  • Conceptualize and implement a comprehensive strategy for outreach and positioning of the IYF, including developing, coordinating, and generating external partnerships and support for branding and marketing campaigns with multiple target audiences;  • Strengthen outreach to donors and other partners through strategic products and services in collaboration with Regional Partnerships focal points;  • In collaboration with the Media and Advocacy team, manage the production of select corporate multilingual communications products (Illustrated Annual Report, brochures, fact sheets and other digital products, with a special focus on donor-related and targeted materials) and provide editorial support through writing, editing.   (B) Contribute to brand consistency and quality management through advisory support for a range of multilingual communications services and tools:  • Oversee the provision of advisory services for writing/editing, translation, and dissemination of multilingual communications tools.  • Develop and manage a comprehensive database of vendors – writers, editors and service providers;  • Increase IYF’s multilingual presence through translation services in more languages;  • Develop multilingual tools, templates and guidelines for corporate communications products and ensure visual coherence of the IYF brand.

What are we looking for?

Three-years of relevant experience and results preferred in marketing, communications/media role, press, development, communications, blogging, youth issues, sport, women empowerment, youth-led organizations or another relevant field.

What difference will you make?

To voluntarily represent, positively promote, and uphold the mission of “Empowering youth for a better world” in various programs and opportunities throughout the IYF interventions and the community.


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