Communications Specialist Job Available At The Population Council. New York

The Population Council calls out for candidates who are qualified to apply for the position of a  Communications Specialist – Digital, who has has a track record of developing successful online communications campaigns, is enthusiastic and hard-working, has excellent oral, written, interpersonal and organizational skills, experience with social media and web analytics, and 3-5 years related experience.


  • Works with members of the external relations team to set strategic online goals; develops and implements digital campaigns and strategies across email, web, multimedia and social media platforms.
  • Develops and leads annual review and update for website; works with communications team to ensure current high-quality written content across the platform.
  • Works with communications team to set standards and criteria for website content.
  • Works with philanthropy team to use online strategy to support fundraising goals.
  • Develops and manages editorial calendar for website and newsletters; writes content.
  • Maintains and updates the Council’s email lists and identify opportunities to grow lists.
  • Tracks, gathers, and analyzes user data; explores opportunities to increase website traffic, social media presence, newsletter readership, and online giving.
  • Works closely with communications team to monitor media and social media and make recommendations for engagement.
  • Creates ideas to maximize Google grants portfolio and online ad buys.
  • Serves as point of contact for digital vendors.
  • Leads web communications training workshops for staff and supports senior leadership with social accounts.
  • Other duties as assigned.


  • Bachelor’s degree.
  • 3-5 years related experience.
  • Proven track record of implementing successful online communications tactics for comparable programs or organizations.
  • Excellent written, oral, and interpersonal skills; superior attention to detail.
  • Ability to think strategically, set priorities and manage concurrent projects, handle pressure, manage time effectively, exercise independent judgment and assume responsibility for seeing projects through to timely and successful completion.
  • Self-motivated; willingness to work independently and as part of a team.
  • Knowledge and familiarity with web writing and other content development for the Internet.
  • Ability to keep up with technology in quickly changing environment.
  • Experience in a nonprofit environment and demonstrated interest in international development.
  • Willingness to travel – domestic and international (<10%).

Application process

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