ETIV do Brasil

Marketing & Communications Coordinator

Itacaré, Brazil show on map

Non-profit | ETIV do Brasil

Gain valuable marketing experience working with an international NGO while gaining transferable skills and experiencing life in beautiful Itacaré. This volunteer program is especially suitable for:
Singles
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Description

ETIV do Brasil is looking for a dedicated volunteer or intern to serve as our Marketing and Recruitment Coordinator in 2018. This Coordinator will be responsible for leading our overall marketing strategy as we promote our organization and our volunteer opportunities on a wide variety of social media sites and volunteer recruitment websites as well as on different internship and job boards. The marketing coordinator will also be expected to continuously update our database, update our project postings and help us build partnerships with more universities so that we can recruit more volunteers and interns to support both our local community projects and our NGO administrative work.

The Coordinator will receive ongoing training, supervision and guidance from the director and other ETIV staff members, while he or she will gain a great deal of knowledge about NGO administration and international development work. Meanwhile, the Coordinator will be responsible for supporting any other volunteers or interns that may get engaged in marketing, recruitment or social media work. We are currently working to build a team of virtual interns that can promote and market our NGO at home and in their local schools, universities and communities. Thus, we are looking for a coordinator that can help us build and lead this team, while also helping us create and distribute fliers, newsletters, articles and blogs about the NGO both locally and internationally. Experience and support in video production would also be excellent, although it is not a requirement for this position. Generally speaking, our Marketing coordinator will be expected to help us develop a sound strategy that will improve our exposure and our brand both locally and internationally, while helping us significantly improve our recruitment of new volunteers and interns. All of our Coordinator positions require the highest-level responsibility that we offer to volunteer or interns, and only those with a great deal of organization, initiative and leadership skills should apply for these positions.

For this position intermediate level of Portuguese is requerid and a minimum of 3 months time commitment is preferred for this position. Knowledge and/or experience in marketing and communications preferred.

This can also be a virtual position that can be fulfilled remotely completely free of charge and there is no language requirement.

Benefits

Interns that are willing and able to dedicate at least 6 months to the project may apply for a grant with the NGO to have their volunteer contribution waved. This allows low income students to receive all the benefits of volunteering with our NGO (including life insurance, a tour of Itacaré, an induction to the NGO, training in your project, ongoing supervision and support and 24 hour emergency support) completely free of charge. However, all interns are responsible for covering their own food, travel and accommodations, although we do provide a volunteer house where volunteers and interns can choose to live at a very affordable price. Meanwhile, interns can also earn credit as a remote/virtual intern with us completely free of charge and will receive supervision, support and an excellent reference for quality work.

ETIV do Brasil is located in the beautiful fishing and surfing town of Itacaré, Bahia. Our mission is to connect international volunteers with local communities to support environmental conservation and development in Brazil.


Typical day

Volunteers work at least 4 hours day/20 hours a week, usually most office hours are Monday – Friday from 9am to 1pm.

Details on Arrival

Ongoing start and end dates. 

Introduction to the NGO and tour of volunteer house and Itacare upon arrival

Free-time activities

Swimming, surfing, hiking, kayaking, white water rafting, zip lining, dancing, slack lining, skate boarding, biking, Capoeira, night life, cultural activities, weekend eco-adventure tours.  

Water Sports
Swimming
Concert/Music
Hiking
Sports
Yoga/Meditation

Program Requirements

In order to join the program you need to be at least 18 years old on the program start date. There might be exemptions if you can provide the permission of your legal guardian(s) or if your are accompanied by your parents.
Language Skills
You need to speak English (fluently) and Portuguese (basic level)
Required Documents
CV
Nationality Restrictions
No restrictions. Helping hands from all over the world are welcome.
Other Skills
* Strong leadership skills
* High-level responsibility
* Able to work independently and as part of a team
* Positive and problem-solving attitude
* Interest/experience/education in marketing and communications
Time Commitment
Your helping hand will be required on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday from 09:00 - 13:00

Included Services

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Before your journey

Profound consulting and ongoing support (free)
ETIV do Brasil (your host organization) provides consulting and is keen to answer all your questions. Once you reserved your spot, you will receive the contact details of your volunteer project.
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On-site services

Services by ETIV do Brasil

You will receive:

  • Pre-departure orientation and preparation
  • Induction and biking tour of Itacaré
  • Introduction to your project
  • Strategy meeting to help you plan and achieve your top goals during your time with us
  • Ongoing supervision and support, including any additional meetings you may request to receive support with plans, strategies, ideas, questions etc.
  • 24-hour emergency support

Internet Access
Good access at the project site
What's NOT included?
Visa, flights, travel insurance or vaccinations are NOT included in the program fees. An airport pickup isn't included within the program fees either. Please arrange your own accommodation. Food, snacks or beverages are at extra costs.
Flight Tickets
The nearest airport is Ilheus/Bahia-Jorge Amado Airport (IOS) in Ilheus. We assist you to find cheap flights to Brazil.
Travel Insurance
Going abroad is an adventure and it is always best to be prepared. Sudden illness or injury, cancellation or theft - a travel insurance for Brazil provides security and is a plus to have.
Vaccines
If you are intending to volunteer in Brazil you should seek medical advice before starting your social journey. Check your required vaccinations for Brazil.
Costs (Prices in USD)
4 weeks (min. stay)
$383.00
8 weeks
$603.00
12 weeks
$750.00
16 weeks
$840.00
20 weeks
$890.00
24 weeks
$900.00
26 weeks (max. stay)
$905.00
Average fees
$65.00/week

You can volunteer at the project site in Itacaré/Brazil between 4 weeks and 26 weeks. Please note that the above shown program fees are estimated and subject to exchange rate fluctuations. ETIV do Brasil will let you know about the final price during your application process.
Crowdfunding Service
Generally, volunteering abroad involves certain costs. In case you need financial support, we will assist you to fundraise your volunteer program in Brazil.
Deposit (15%)
The deposit is simply to reserve your volunteer placement. Payments are handled by PayPal, our trusted global payment provider. If you don't have a PayPal account, you can also pay using a credit card.
Final Payment (85%)
Your final payment will be agreed with ETIV do Brasil during the application process. Common solutions are either via bank transfer or a cash payment at the project site.
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