Communications Manager

Hiring Organisation: 
Global Catholic Climate Movement

Background The Global Catholic Climate Movement (GCCM) is an international network of Catholic individuals and organizations responding to the Pope’s Laudato Si’ call for climate justice. Founded in January 2015, GCCM has grown extremely quickly by bringing together 900 member organizations and thousands of Catholics to take action through innovative campaigns that bring Laudato Si’ to life. About the Role Global Catholic Climate Movement is searching for a Communications Manager to develop communications strategy and help manage its day-to-day execution. The manager is a newly created position, and will join an established team. Location Anywhere, ideally in Latin America Type Full-time position Areas of responsibility Project management: approximately 30%

  • working with the rest of the communications team to create a list of assets needed for campaigns
  • moving a wide range of communications projects forward by coordinating responses from staff and partners
  • Responding to internal queries and resolving problems
  • assigning tasks and managing project calendar in Asana
  • holding a 30-minute weekly check-in with each member of the communications team to ensure they are well supported

Strategy and regional coordination: approximately 20%

  • for high-priority campaigns, working with partners and staff to identify goals and develop a strategy to achieve them across email, social media, website, and press (each with multiple channels and languages)
  • collaborating with organizing team members to integrate regional priorities into international communications streams and to collect stories from regions

Social media: approximately 20%

  • planning social media posts
  • coordinating content across social media platforms
  • coordinating across regional teams by getting stories from regions and tying them into global campaigns
  • planning, testing, and iterating ways to increase user engagement
  • achieving agreed-upon performance metrics on social media

Email analysis and management: approximately 10%

  • planning, testing, and iterating ways to increase user engagement
  • achieving agreed-upon performance metrics on email

Website management: approximately 10%

  • planning improvements and maintenance of the full suite of GCCM websites
  • coordinating website content with other platforms (social media and email)
  • planning, testing, and iterating ways to increase user engagement
  • achieving agreed-upon performance metrics on websites

Other tasks as assigned: approximately 10% Requirements Candidates should meet the following criteria:

  • demonstrate 5 to 7 years’ experience in the areas of responsibility
  • demonstrate familiarity with ecological issues at both the level of impact and the level of policy
  • demonstrate a sustained history of working on advocacy campaigns
  • demonstrate an aptitude for working in a fast-paced environment with competing priorities and deadlines
  • demonstrate abilities to innovate, to develop new ideas and accept new ideas, and to work in collaboration with a closely knit team to execute projects
  • be comfortable working in a faith-based environment

Languages Flawless written and spoken English is requiredOther languages (especially Spanish, Portuguese, Italian, or French) are a bonus Salary Commensurate with experience Application Deadline Rolling until hired Start Date as soon as possible Work Environment This role will be working remotely or in an office, based on the location. To apply Please send a résumé and cover letter to with the subject line: Communications Manager

experienced practitioner (an expert or specialist or a junior manager managing a few people)
Job type: 
paid job within an organisation
Contract type: 
full time
Org Type: 
Job Location: 
anywhere, anyla
Location type: 
Closing date for applications: 
Monday, September 2, 2019 - 23:59

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