Communications and Content Advisor

Communications and Content Advisor
Cuso International, Jamaica

1 Year
0 - 0
Job Type
Job Shift
Job Category
Career Level
As mentioned in job details
Total Vacancies
1 Job
Posted on
Feb 16, 2024
Last Date
Mar 16, 2024

Job Description

This Volunteer Placement is Located in: Kingston, Jamaica

Start Date: April 2024

Placement Length: 12 Months

Language Requirements: English Level 5-Fluent

Open to Canadian Citizens and Permanent Residents of Canada Only

The Volunteer’s Role

As a volunteer, you will assist in developing content for social media, websites, and newsletters for the project. Additionally, you will be responsible for aiding in the planning and coordination of visibility events.

WMW Jamaica utilizes gender-aware media analysis and transformative action to foster gender equity, justice, and violence-free social connections. By volunteering with our partner WMW Jamaica, you will contribute to Cuso International's objective of enhancing its gender-equality programs for the community.

Don't miss the opportunity to have an impact - apply today!

As a volunteer, you will:

  • Assist WMW Jamaica in preserving a thriving social media presence by creating engaging content.
  • Assist the team in designing, developing, and posting content on the website and newsletter.
  • Assist in training staff on innovative communication strategies and techniques.
  • Support the team in executing visibility events for the project, as well as other general public relations activities.
  • Provide support to the team in carrying out project implementation tasks.

Essential Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in communications, marketing or related field

Essential Background:

  • Proficient in collaborative work, particularly with community-based groups
  • Outstanding oral and written communication abilities
  • Knowledge, skills, and experience in gender-related human rights issues and gender-based violence
  • Proficient in utilizing Canva for design and editing tasks
  • Experienced in creating web content

What’s in it for YOU? A life-changing experience!

About Us, the Project and the Partner

Cuso International

Cuso International is an international cooperation and development organization that works to create economic and social opportunities for marginalized groups. Together with our partners, we are focused on efforts to advance gender equality and social inclusion, improve economic resilience, and deliver progress on climate action. We believe that by sharing skills, we can build better futures. Founded in 1961, Cuso International works in Africa, Latin America and the Caribbean, and Canada.

Project - Sharing Canadian Expertise for Inclusive Development and Gender Equality (SHARE)

Cuso International will deliver the Sharing Canadian Expertise for Inclusive Development and Gender Equality (SHARE) project, with a contribution from Global Affairs Canada (GAC) over seven years (2020-2027). SHARE aims to improve the economic and/or social well-being of the poorest, most marginalized and vulnerable people, particularly women and girls, in developing countries, with a view to contribute to the Sustainable Development Goals. In addition to increasing engagement of Canadians in international development and key global issues, this project will aim to increase the performance of country partners to deliver more inclusive, innovative and environmentally sustainable development initiatives that advance gender equality, in support of the action areas of Canada’s Feminist International Assistance Policy.

Partner - WMW Jamaica

For over three decades, we have facilitated the transformation of individuals, groups, organizations, and businesses through the use of media, drama-in-education, and popular culture. Our inclusive approach embraces the richness and intricate nature of both our differences and similarities. With a strong commitment to gender equity, WMW Jamaica has dedicated more than 25 years to advocating for change and addressing gender-based violence through media analysis and action.


Terms and Conditions

Cuso International's terms and conditions allow you to lead a modest and healthy lifestyle while being effective in your placement. This support package will cover basic living expenses for one volunteer and is not intended to cover home-based expenses (eg. loans, support payments, etc.) or luxury items such as imported items in placement or international personal travel.

Support Package

  • Modest monthly living allowance
  • Accommodation while in placement
  • Round-trip airfare and visa/work permit costs
  • Cost of required vaccinations, antimalarial medication, and health insurance
  • Pre-departure training, in-country orientation and reintegration debriefing
  • On-the-gr

Job Specification

Job Rewards and Benefits

Cuso International

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