Job vacancy: Public relations manager

18 July 2022

 

Job Title: PR Manager, Expatriate Archive Centre, The Hague
Hours: part-time, 18 hours per week (3 days per week)
Application deadline: 21 August 2022
Starting date: 1 September 2022

 

The Expatriate Archive Centre (EAC) is looking for an experienced, creative, dedicated PR Manager.

If you are interested in this position, please send your CV, a motivation letter, and a sample of content that you would use to promote the EAC on our social media channels (max. 1 page) to welcome@xpatarchive.com. Applications must be in English. Applicants must have a valid working permit in the EU. The application will not be considered if no motivation letter and/or no sample is received.

Selected applicants will also be asked to write an article to showcase their writing skills.

For more information, contact Kristine Racina (Director) at director@xpatarchive.com.

 

Job Context:

The EAC is an independent, non-profit foundation based in The Hague. It collects and preserves the life stories of expatriates worldwide for research.

The team includes a Director, an Archivist, an Assistant Archivist, a PR Manager and an Office Manager. The EAC is supported by an enthusiastic team of volunteers and interns of different backgrounds, nationalities, and ages. The EAC prides itself on offering a welcoming environment. It runs various programmes designed to help volunteers develop their skills and competencies. The working language at the EAC is English.

The PR Manager reports to the Director and is responsible for planning and directing the creation of content that maintains and enhances the public image of the EAC.

 

Responsibilities:

  • Promote the EAC's activities to potential donors, researchers, and other interested parties worldwide;
  • Update and improve our existing marketing and social media strategy;
  • Manage and monitor engagement via social media channels, including Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and LinkedIn;
  • Maintain the EAC's brand identity;
  • Manage PR volunteers and provide training if needed;
  • Manage website content and monitor usage statistics;
  • Write and edit press releases, articles, newsletters, and reports;
  • Organise and attend events to promote the work of the EAC;
  • Give presentations about the EAC at internal and external events;
  • Keep up to date with topics related to expatriation and the EAC's activities.

 

Qualifications and skill requirements for an ideal candidate:

  • 3-5 years of work experience in a similar role;
  • Degree in communications, marketing, or a related field;
  • Native English speaker. Knowledge of Dutch is a plus;
  • Good computer skills are a must, including experience with WordPress and Canva;
  • Social media experience, with an eye for creating engaging content;
  • Strong communication, presenting and copywriting skills;
  • Ability to manage and motivate volunteers;
  • Strong organisational and time management skills and ability to prioritise;
  • Attention to detail and problem-solving skills;
  • Self-starter and able to work independently. Experience with remote working is a plus.
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