Newsletter Coordinator - deadline 10 october

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

Key requirements:

  • 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

Time commitment:

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 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