Digital Communications Specialist

Digital Communications Specialist

Ongoing role
At a glance


  • Campaigning
  • Copywriting / Journalism
  • Public relations
  • Social media marketing
  • SEO and analytics


London, EC1A 2BN
Remote opportunity


Either in or out of office hours Estimate of time needed:
1-3 hours / week or 3-7 hours / week
Fully remote part time flexible position. Hours can be worked in the evening and weekends.


10 Jul 2024

The IYF Media & Advocacy Unit (MAU) works to attract positive attention for the IYF, strengthening recognition of our work and raising the profile of the organization.

What will you be doing?


The IYF Department of Public Information (DPI) is responsible for developing and implementing the IYF Global Communications Strategy, strengthening support for the IYF by promoting key messages and strategies on priority youth issues, implementing global campaigns and coordinating communications and public information activities between headquarters, regional administrations and member counties.

Under the supervision of the Senior Media Specialist and in close collaboration with communications staff, the Digital Communications Specialist work to strengthen IYF’s messages across all internal and external digital platforms including media, advocacy, and donor communications.



(A) Collaborate and facilitate process to create and distribute digital content to achieve global communication objectives: 

• With communication objectives in mind, collaborate with Digital Web Editors and communications focal points at headquarters to determine, negotiate and maintain a 12- month editorial calendar for digital platforms; 

• Along with digital editorial, production and technical teams, develop creative content across all digital platforms to build awareness and engagement and achieve strategic priorities; 

• Maintain the official websites and the blog with stories, data and multimedia from HQ, Regional Administrations and Country Teams.


(B) Content Production: 

• Manage content production (writing and multi-media) for visual story telling platforms and digital channels including website, newsletter and social media; 

• Create visually compelling presentations, and support production of advocacy/marketing collateral, including info graphics, memes, videos, and photos; 

• Coordinate work with designers, writers, and UN Volunteers as needed; 


(C) Strengthen global practice of digital communications: 

• Advise personnel at global, regional and local levels on standards and best practices for IYF digital communications, including social media strategy and content development; 

• Recommend and deploy social media tools for strategic and efficient planning and management; • Provide trainings to teach skills, impart knowledge and inform on guidelines for effective digital communications especially through social media; 

• Assist in develop, implement and evaluate social media plans for major projects and campaigns as set forth by the Media Chief.

What are we looking for?

Three-years of relevant experience and results preferred in communications/media role, press, development, communications, blogging, youth issues, sport, women empowerment, youth-led organizations or another relevant field.

What difference will you make?

To voluntarily represent, positively promote, and uphold the mission of “Empowering youth for a better world” in various programs and opportunities throughout the IYF interventions and the community.

Before you apply

  • Local / community
  • Training / employment support
  • Women
  • Young people
  • Organisation type: 
    Not for profit

    The Fédération Internationale de la Jeunesse in English International Youth Federation (IYF), is an international non-profit youth organizations network governed...