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The Department of Strategic Communications plans, develops, and implements strategies and activities to position IDLO as a key player on rule of law and access to justice, build partnerships and promote, protect and enhance IDLO’s brand.
It ensures best practices in designing and producing high quality communications and multimedia tools to increase awareness about IDLO’s work and raise the profile of the Organization. It collaborates closely with teams responsible for Government Relations and Strategic Partnerships to ensure IDLO’s achievements are properly communicated, using and creating and cutting-edge tools and approaches. It collaborates with other entities in IDLO, including the UN Liaison Offices, the Department of Research and Learning, Government Relations Unit, and the Office of the Director-General, to promote IDLO’s policy advocacy priorities with the UN, governments and other stakeholders. It supports IDLO’s program and program development teams and field offices to ensure that communications and outreach activities are integrated in IDLO’s activities around the world.
Under the supervision of the Director of Strategic Communications, the Digital Content Officer will perform the daily management of IDLO’s social media channels, review and maintain IDLO’s social media channels, grow IDLO’s social platforms through engagement strategies, provide strategic and professional development support on online engagement across the organization, plan and prepare associated content to promote IDLO’s participation in events, maintain IDLO’s web presence, drive content management and uploading, analyze the performance of IDLO’s online presence, support in liaising with overseeing external service providers and perform information management through sourcing and curating owned and external multimedia produced from all IDLO global activities.**
The Digital Content Officer supports the Digital Content Lead and Director of Strategic Communications in solidifying, developing and expanding IDLO’s digital platforms and their outreach. Under the direct supervision of IDLO's Director of Strategic Communications, the Digital Content Officer will perform the following tasks:
Management of IDLO’s Social Media Platforms
Manage IDLO’s social media presence and consistently review and maintain IDLO’s Social Media channels, i.e. Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn, ensuring alignment with IDLO’s priorities and voice/tone; support the IDLO Director-General’s social media activity, and, together with the Digital Content Lead,
Enhance IDLO’s social platforms through dynamic engagement strategies, including monitoring all online activity/comments/mentions;
Provide strategic and professional development support on online engagement across the organization, including on integrating online communication components into their programs of work and other activities and develop relevant policies and tools to implement organization standards;
Engage with social media channels contracted to promote IDLO’s Social Media presence; create relationships with relevant social media influencers who promote interests and agendas close to IDLO’s work;
Support social media engagement plans and prepare associated content and collateral (multimedia, interviews and graphic design content, posts and tweets and event website pages) to promote IDLO’s participation in events; utilize mainstream media mentions of IDLO in social media postings.
Create foundation for a launch of IDLO’s Instagram account. Website Development and Maintenance
Together with the Digital Content Lead,
Branding, Design and Multimedia Content
Strategy and Analytics
Education and Work Experience
Specific knowledge, skills and competencies