Communities of Hope: Assistant Developer of Global Communications and Training Programs

Job Description

Communities of Hope, a growing journalism and community news organization in the Department of Media, Design & Communication, is looking for a student to become our Assistant Developer of Global Communications and Training Programs.

The primary role of the Assistant Developer of Global Communications and Training Program will be to assist CoH’s director and staff in developing an international arm for our flagship training programs, Hope Lab and Hope Squad, connecting with our partners and potential fellows, and writing reports for publication.

The student working in this position will be expected to:

  • Assist with planning, organizing, documenting, reporting, producing, and distributing educational and promotional materials for the international cohorts.
  • Report for our newsletter, website, and social media about the international programs.
  • Coordinate with the staff working with both Hope Squad and Hope Lab programs to guarantee consistency and quality in the programs’ deliverables.
  • Help CoH staff to build relationships with our partners’ networks, including holding meetings to negotiate contracts and other businesses.
  • Communicate with workshop leaders, fellows, guest speakers, and other collaborators about any and all businesses related to our programs.
  • Work with our translators to secure the high quality of educational and promotional materials in Spanish, Portuguese, and all languages used in future offerings.

Special Skills Needed (You will learn most of it during the job): 
Intercultural and international communication; Managerial and organizational skills; Critical thinking; Basic geography and world history; Communication and interpersonal skills (writing, speaking, presenting, active listening); Time management and flexibility. Good knowledge of Spanish and/or Portuguese is preferred, but not essential.

Academic Major Preferred: 
Education, Languages, Management, Journalism, Public Relations, and Communication majors, and any other majors with organizational skills and a general understanding of education programs and news media may apply.

Starting Date:
Applications will stay open until the position is filled.

*Students are prohibited from driving during work-study employment with the limited exception of authorized work-study driver positions.

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Bernardo H. Motta


Media + Design + Communication

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