Communications Manager

About GCCM

About GCCM

Global Catholic Climate Movement is an international network of Catholic people and 900 member organizations, all working together to develop solutions to the climate crisis. We are led by the Holy Spirit, and we find joy and support in our faith and each other. We act at the forefront of faith-based efforts to protect the environment, and our work is very fast-paced, with multiple projects and priorities managed daily. We enjoy a collaborative working environment in which everyone is committed to tackling the climate crisis with courage and love. We believe, as Pope Francis said in Laudato Si’, that “truly, much can be done!”

Background

Background

The Global Catholic Climate Movement (GCCM) is an international network of Catholic individuals and organizations responding to the Pope’s Laudato Si’ call for climate justice. Founded in January 2015, GCCM has grown extremely quickly by bringing together 900 member organizations and thousands of Catholics to take action through innovative campaigns that bring Laudato Si’ to life.

About the role

About the Role

Global Catholic Climate Movement is searching for a Communications Manager to develop communications strategy and help manage its day-to-day execution. The manager is a newly created position, and will join an established team.

Location

Location

Anywhere, ideally in Latin America

Type

Type

Full-time position

Areas of responsibility

Areas of responsibility

Project management: approximately 30%

  • working with the rest of the communications team to create a list of assets needed for campaigns
  • moving a wide range of communications projects forward by coordinating responses from staff and partners
  • Responding to internal queries and resolving problems
  • assigning tasks and managing project calendar in Asana
  • holding a 30-minute weekly check-in with each member of the communications team to ensure they are well supported

Strategy and regional coordination: approximately 20%

  • for high-priority campaigns, working with partners and staff to identify goals and develop a strategy to achieve them across email, social media, website, and press (each with multiple channels and languages)
  • collaborating with organizing team members to integrate regional priorities into international communications streams and to collect stories from regions

Social media: approximately 20%

  • planning social media posts
  • coordinating content across social media platforms
  • coordinating across regional teams by getting stories from regions and tying them into global campaigns
  • planning, testing, and iterating ways to increase user engagement
  • achieving agreed-upon performance metrics on social media

Email analysis and management: approximately 10%

  • planning, testing, and iterating ways to increase user engagement
  • achieving agreed-upon performance metrics on email

Website management: approximately 10%

  • planning improvements and maintenance of the full suite of GCCM websites
  • coordinating website content with other platforms (social media and email)
  • planning, testing, and iterating ways to increase user engagement
  • achieving agreed-upon performance metrics on websites

Other tasks as assigned: approximately 10%

Requirements

Requirements

Candidates should meet the following criteria:

  • demonstrate 5 to 7 years’ experience in the areas of responsibility
  • demonstrate familiarity with ecological issues at both the level of impact and the level of policy
  • demonstrate a sustained history of working on advocacy campaigns
  • demonstrate an aptitude for working in a fast-paced environment with competing priorities and deadlines
  • demonstrate abilities to innovate, to develop new ideas and accept new ideas, and to work in collaboration with a closely knit team to execute projects
  • be comfortable working in a faith-based environment

Languages

Languages

Flawless written and spoken English is required
Other languages (especially Spanish, Portuguese, Italian, or French) are a bonus

Salary

Salary

Commensurate with experience

Application Deadline

Application Deadline

Rolling until hired

Start Date

Start Date

as soon as possible

Work Environment

Work Environment

This role will be working remotely or in an office, based on the location.

To apply

Please send a résumé and cover letter to [email protected] with the subject line: Communications Manager