Digital Communications Associate, Marketing & Comm

Dec 03, 2013
Jan 02, 2014
Ms. Adrianne Johnson
Full Time
Is “Find the Story” your mantra? Curious about new ways to tell stories across digital channels? Does the idea of a world without the connectivity of Twitter or Facebook sound like a nightmare? Then, read on…

Devex is looking for a bright, ambitious, and creative Digital Communications Associate to join our Marketing and Communications team in our Washington, DC headquarters. This is the ideal opportunity for someone who:

Already has journalism experience
Thinks of social media as a powerful journalistic tool
Wants to be a part of a global team working directly with the world’s largest community of development agencies, organizations, and professionals
Is ready to shine as part of a young and exciting social enterprise

You don’t have to be an expert in international development – think names like the World Bank, United Nations, USAID, Care, and The Gates Foundation – but a passion to expand your knowledge about the biggest trends and issues in this industry is an absolute must.

Devex offers competitive salaries and benefits as well as creative spaces, snack-filled fridges and all the espresso you can drink. If you’d like to join this progressive group of global development game changers, we welcome your application.


Drive discussions about foreign aid and international development online
Produce digital content for Devex social media channels (daily social media posts across multiple channels, photo stories, slideshows, digital downloads etc.)
Manage and update all Devex social networks (accept requests, moderate discussions etc.)
Gather and track social analytics data on a weekly and monthly basis
Work with multiple teams across Devex to coordinate social media activities for special communications campaigns

Minimum Qualifications

When applying for this position, please include on your CV links to social media channels which you manage or produce content for.
Proven journalism experience
Relevant undergraduate degree
Excellent writing skills
Passion for and some knowledge of the issues surrounding foreign aid and international development
Familiarity with social media scheduling and analytics tools – including Hootsuite
Passion for social media with a flair for blogging and tweeting
U.S. work authorization
Preferred Qualifications

Proven experience working with the international aid & development community
Blogging experience
Design, photo and video editing skills
Proficiency in Adobe Photoshop and Illustrator (light editing only)

Job Location

This is a full-time position available in the Devex Washington, DC office.