Communications and Digital Learning Specialist (Full-time, Mid-Level)

  • Mid-level, Full-time staff position
  • Posted on 19 May 2020
  • Washington, D.C., District of Columbia, United States
  • Closing on 17 August 2020
  • Current

Job Description

Overview

Banyan Global is seeking a qualified full-time Communications and Digital Learning Specialist to collaborate with a three-person team to support a learning agenda for the Incentive Fund created under the U.S. Government’s Women’s Global Development and Prosperity (W-GDP) Initiative. The purpose of the learning agenda is to institutionalize women’s economic empowerment to achieve stronger development results (and bottom line results for the private sector) across the United States Government, international and local businesses and nonprofits, other bilateral donors, and multilateral organizations. This is a mid-level position based in Washington, D.C.

Background

Banyan Global is a women-owned and managed international development consulting firm based in Washington, DC, with staff working in a number of countries across the world. Banyan Global operates within six practice areas: gender, health, finance and investment, enterprise development, youth, and monitoring, evaluation and learning.

Banyan Global leads a wide range of flagship gender research and implementation activities for the United States Agency for International Development (USAID), including under the USAID Gender Integration Technical Assistance (GITA) II Task Order. The GITA II Task Order makes global, on-demand, rapid-response, short-term technical assistance (STTA) on gender integration to USAID Missions and Bureaus available across multiple sectors and in crisis and non-crisis settings. Under GITA II, Banyan Global is recruiting a mid-level Communications and Digital Learning Specialist to support USAID’s learning agenda for the W-GDP Incentive Fund under the W-GDP Initiative. The Specialist will advance the W-GDP Fund’s learning agenda, which includes convening a W-GDP Fund Community of Practice (CoP), whose members are USAID Missions and Operating Units, as well as the private sector and implementing partners involved with the Fund, to have global collective impact and support evidence-based decision-making.

Responsibilities
  • Support W-GDP members to develop demand-driven learning products and to disseminate webinars, email, websites, podcasts, social media, and/or other information technology communications methods..
  • Assist with project deliverables to include researching, editing and formatting documents and training materials, and developing slide deck presentations.
Qualifications
  • Experience with Information Technology and managing the logistics of webinars, video conferences, podcasts, virtual library, calendar, and invitations (RSVPs) to learning activities and events.
  • Experience with Information Technology and managing virtual learning platforms.
  • Highly knowledgeable about the use of varied digital platforms and mechanisms to support knowledge transmission and sharing.
  • Experience and interest in international development.
  • Master’s Degree Information Technology, Communications, International Development or other relevant area of study.
  • Ability to work independently and take initiative.
  • Demonstrated ability to work as a member of a team.
  • Demonstrated excellent written and oral communication skills, experience editing is a plus.
  • Expertise with digital media platforms.
  • Fluency in English required; second language a plus.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and demonstrated ability to interact professionally with culturally diverse staff, clients and consultants.
  • Demonstrated ability to multitask, prioritize, and work within deadlines while maintaining attention to detail.
  • U.S. Nationals and residents of the U.S. only.

To learn more about Banyan Global’s Gender Integration Technical Assistance (GITA) II Task Order, please visit our website.

Banyan Global is an equal opportunity employer. Please apply to the position through our website, https://banyanglobal.com/careers/

About the Organization

Banyan Global is a women-owned and managed international development consulting firm based in Washington, DC with staff working in several countries across the world. Banyan Global operates within six practice areas: gender, health, finance and investment, enterprise development, youth, and monitoring, evaluation and learning.

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