The Newsletter Team at Women in Foreign Policy produces a bi-monthly Newsletter for its 5,000+ monthly readers.
The Newsletter is an intersectional, informative and dynamic publication which seeks to reflect WiFP’s values. It provides readers with direct access to original and first-hand interviews and podcasts with professional and accomplished women in the competitive field of International Affairs, as well as job listings and opportunities personalised to readers’ location and career phase.
The Newsletter Team is currently looking for a Newsletter Coordinator. The position will be overseen by Sara Sajjad
Tasks expected to be fulfilled by the Newsletter Coordinator:
Assist in the production of a bi-monthly newsletter deployed to WiFP’s 5000+ subscribers
Communicate regularly and effectively with the Newsletter Team to ensure tasks are completed on team
Produce/collate the relevant content and links to include in the bi-monthly newsletter
Work in partnership with the social media coordinators and the newsletter manager to promote the newsletter
Craft targeted messages to relevant segments of the database
Maintain the WiFP database
Update WiFP mailing lists
Reliability - this is the most important skill. We are really looking for volunteers who are able to commit to the stated time requirements and fulfill expected tasks before given deadlines.
Attention to detail
Ability to work both in a team and independently
Interest in management/gender/foreign policy
Knowledge of MailChimp/Trello would be a plus but is not a necessary requirement
Worldwide (work is carried out remotely) with regular catch ups in person (London) or via teleconference
20 hours a month for a minimum of six months
What you will learn:
Experience in working in a cross-functional global team
How to run a newsletter strategy including segmentation and targeted messaging
How to use MailChimp
At the moment, we are unfortunately not able to pay our volunteers. The entire team, including the founder work for free. However, perks include having the opportunity to gain experience in the field of foreign policy, network with people who have similar career goals in the wider WiFP team and have your content viewed by a wide audience of readers.
How to apply:
Email a cover letter (max 1 page) to firstname.lastname@example.org explaining why you are interested and any relevant experience you have and how this position would help your own career
Include a CV
Subject line of your email should be: Newsletter Coordinator Application - Your Name