A communications manager in Guatemala

The flag of Guatemala. What can you expect if you want to work as a communications manager in the Latin American country? Photo by: Rudy Girón / CC BY-NC-SA

International development is as much a business as it is a labor of love, and chances are you won’t choose your next assignment based on the money.

That said, compensation is an important part of human resources management, and comprehensive data on salaries and benefits is hard to come by. That’s why Devex is shedding light on the salaries and work of those holding jobs that international development organizations commonly hire for. It’s part of our mission to help aid professionals do good and make informed decisions about their careers.

Today’s spotlight is on an internationally hired communications manager working for an international nongovernmental organization in Guatemala.

● Position title: communications manager
● Seniority: mid-level
● Position type: full-time
● Year: 2014
● Salary: approximately $2,500-$4,000 monthly
● Benefits: life and health insurance

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    Kelli Rogers

    Kelli Rogers is a global development reporter for Devex. Based in Bangkok, she covers disaster and crisis response, innovation, women’s rights, and development trends throughout Asia. Prior to her current post, she covered leadership, careers, and the USAID implementer community from Washington, D.C. Previously, she reported on social and environmental issues from Nairobi, Kenya. Kelli holds a bachelor’s degree in journalism from the University of Missouri, and has since reported from more than 20 countries.