JOB OPENINGS
JOB OPENINGS

Position Description: Media and Communications Manager, Full/Part-Time


Location: Remote 


About Too Young to Wed


Led by renowned Pulitzer Prize-winning photojournalist and activist Stephanie Sinclair, Too Young to Wed (TYTW) is a nonprofit organization that envisions a world where every girl can decide for herself, if, when and whom to marry; where adolescent girls are free to be children and teens with access to healthcare and all levels of education; and where all girls are free to determine the course of their own lives. To this end, TYTW’s mission is to empower girls and end child, early, and forced marriage (CEFM) globally.


TYTW seeks a Media and Communications Manager to join its headquarters team remotely. This person will work with TYTW leadership to further develop and implement the organization’s public communications strategy and promote awareness of TYTW’s mission and programs across multiple geographies and platforms. Clear, engaging messaging is crucial to the organization’s advocacy work and directly impacts the lives of those it serves. Responsibilities can be structured for either full or part-time employment. Professional photography OR photo editing experience required.


To be effective in the Media and Communications Manager role, there must be a strong commitment to TYTW’s mission and core beliefs, the ability to innovate new approaches, and the skills to strengthen TYTW’s visibility, reputation, and influence among a global and diverse audience. The successful candidate will be passionate about storytelling, and maximizing the power of stories to elevate the voices of girls, to uphold their dignity and safety, and to build a highly engaged global community unified by TYTW’s mission.


Responsibilities:

  • Source and curate photographs (must have professional photography OR photo editing experience) and video content, ensuring a superb standard of quality 
  • Help edit and manage a variety of short-form and long-form content including social media posts, internal announcements and other digital vehicles 
  • Write pitches for stories and op-eds to media outlets
  • Develop and maintain awareness of editorial calendars and reporter interests to actively pitch and place stories and anticipate emerging opportunities
  • Collaborate with colleagues in a variety of disciplines from across the organization to manage day-to-day execution of PR programs and ensure integrated communications approach and strategy for internal and external audiences
  • Build and maintain tight-knit relationships with relevant mainstream and niche media and press
  • Develop, implement, and maintain appropriate metrics to evaluate impact and effectiveness of both internal and external communications


Qualifications:

  • Superior written and visual communications skills 
  • Highly organized and efficient with strong attention to detail
  • Excellent interpersonal relations – enthusiastic about working with a highly motivated international team and TYTW’s network of partners and supporters
  • Independent, conscientious worker who takes initiative and ownership over projects; able to work with limited, remote supervision
  • Highly responsive, communicative professional with superior follow-up skills
  • Must have professional photography OR photo editing experience (at least 3-5 years) 
  • Must have journalism or media relations experience (at least 3-5 years)  
  • Social media management background, especially in fundraising campaigns, a strong plus 
  • Experience with NGOs/international human rights work/gender justice work a strong plus
  • Video editing capability a strong plus


This is a contract position with a three month probationary period. Eligible for robust benefits package after one month. Pay is commensurate with experience.


To apply, please send cover letter and resume in PDF format to info@tooyoungtowed.org.