OneVillage Partners needs a Communications Consultant

Position Description: Communications Consultant

Background Information

OneVillage Partners is Minnesota-based entrepreneurial organization at an exciting time of growth. OVP is doing truly cutting edge work in international development – bold, brave and game changing. Rather than providing solutions for rural villagers, we partner with communities as they lead their own development solutions, resulting in sustainable, long-term impact. Join us as we work together to support community empowerment in Africa. Learn more at

Position Summary
The Communications Consultant will work closely with the Director of Development and Communications to develop and communicate our brand through marketing and external messaging. The Communications Consultant will directly support donor communications including the annual report and newsletters, as well as website and social media content. This is a part time consultancy estimated at 10 hours/week for 2-3 months.

· Collaborate with Director of Development and Communications to execute 2017 Communications Plan on time and within budget.
· Gather content and manage social media presence on Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn and Instagram.
· Maintain website content including monthly blog posts.
· Support Annual Report content and layout development.
· Gather content and draft e-news communications.
· As time permits, support other development and communications functions, including but not limited to database management, grant-writing and events.

Required Qualifications and Skills
· Undergraduate degree or equivalent work experience
· Outstanding written communication skills
· Deep passion for international development and organizational mission
· Experience working cross-culturally
· Proficient use of Microsoft Office
· Strong detail-orientation and professionalism

Preferred Qualifications
· Graduate degree in international development, marketing or related field held or in progress
· Graphic design experience in Adobe InDesign, Photoshop, Illustrator
· International experience

How to Apply
To be considered, please send resume, cover letter and writing sample to by December 19, 2016.
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