Save the Children
The Communications and Documentation Specialist reports to the TOPS Deputy Director with close linkages to the Senior Knowledge Management Advisor. The position focuses on internal and public information development, documentation, and dissemination of TOPS program activities and initiatives. In close collaboration with the Knowledge Management team, s/he designs, writes, and edits promotional and informational material for internal and external audiences, coordinates reporting on TOPS projects or activities, provides liaison with donor and partner communications specialists, coordinates with the TOPS and Food Security Network web and other IT informational mechanisms, updates written materials and other text, coordinates information sharing within TOPS Program Management Team (PMT) and with field partners, and provides writing and technical content support to TOPS PMT on reports, work plans, briefing materials, and surveys. The position is responsible for maintaining and enhancing the TOPS website.
Essential Duties, Responsibilities and Impact
Maintain quality communications capacity – 40%
Technical support for quality programming – 40 %
Portfolio management and team support – 20%
Required Background and Experience, Skills and Behaviors
Save the Children invests in childhood – every day, in times of crisis and for our future. In the United States and around the world, we are dedicated to ensuring every child has the best chance for success. Our pioneering programs give children a healthy start, the opportunity to learn and protection from harm. Our advocacy efforts provide a voice for children who cannot speak for themselves. As the leading expert on children, we inspire and achieve lasting impact for millions of the world’s most vulnerable girls and boys. By transforming children’s lives now, we change the course of their future and ours.
Save the Children is committed to conducting its programs in a manner that is safe for the children it serves and helping protect the children with whom Save the Children is in contact. As a humanitarian agency, Save the Children is obliged to create and maintain an environment that aims to prevent the sexual exploitation and abuse of children and promote the implementation of its child safeguarding policy. All representatives of Save the Children – employees, volunteers, interns, consultants, Board members and others who work with children on Save the Children’s behalf – are expected to conduct themselves in a manner consistent with this commitment and obligation.
Save the Children provides an attractive benefits package including competitive salaries, a matching retirement plan, health and welfare benefits, life insurance, an employee assistance program, generous time off and much more. We provide equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, ancestry, sexual orientation, national origin, age, handicap, disability, marital status, or status as a veteran. Save the Children complies with all applicable laws.