Media & Communications Coordinator

HOOP is looking for a new Media & Communications Coordinator to join our successful team. Must be fluent in English.

Are you passionate about using the power of digital, visual and written media to drive social change? Then this internship could be for you. We are looking for someone who wants to combine a flair for photography, video and design with a talent for managing social media, blogs and newsletters to join our team as Communications Coordinator.

You will be working with the Director of Development and Communications to form a key part of our core communications campaigns. As well as managing key communications channels, such as our social media, blogs, newsletters and our online presence, you will be working on creative campaigns and producing high-quality written and visual content.

Required skills:


  • Fluent in English
  • Educational or professional background in Marketing and Communications, International Development or a related field preferred
  • Experience managing social media for groups/organisations
  • Photography, videography and graphic design skills, including using editing software such as Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, or Premiere Pro
  • Good internal communication and inter-personal skills
  • Excellent standard of written English
  • Good time management, commitment, reliability, and the ability to coordinate a range of different projects at the same time
  • Intermediate Spanish preferred

What we offer:

  • Further your practical work experience in a friendly, welcoming, and supportive environment.
  • Gain experience working in the NGO sector and learn about issues in international development
  • One-to-one mentoring by the Director of Communications
  • A structured personal development plan, which will be reviewed regularly throughout your placement
  • A reference upon successful completion of your placement


Suitable for

Couples
Singles

Typical day

  • Manage social media channels, monthly newsletter and blog
  • Photograph and film key events and activities in the community where we work
  • Produce marketing videos to support communications and fundraising campaigns
  • Produce high-quality visual content for HOOP using editing software
  • Help plan and create exciting communications campaigns
  • Assist in written work for other projects such as the website, reports, grant proposals etc.

Program Requirements

Minimum Age
21 years
Language Skills
You need to speak English (fluently) and Spanish (basic level)
Education Requirements
Marketing and Communications, International Development at University level
Required Documents
CV; Cover Letter
Time Commitment
Your helping hand will be required on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday from 10:00 - 17:00

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Free-time activities

Arequipa is a beautiful city of about 1 million people. It is known as "The White City", because of the distinct white volcanic rock called sillar that was used to build Arequipa’s historical town. The city is very beautiful and is surrounded by Misti, Piccu Piccu and Chanchani volcanoes. The weather is very sunny and pleasant all year-round. The altitude is high, over 2,328 metres. The climate is dry and there are 300 days of sunshine per year. Arequipa is a touristy city so the the nightlife is very active and lively. There are many markets, bars, restaurants and cultural sights to explore. People from Arequipa are known for being friendly and it's a great place to learn or practice Spanish.

Water Sports
Climbing
Hiking
Museum/Opera
Sports
Riding

Services

What's NOT included?
Visa, flights, travel insurance or vaccinations are NOT included in the program fees.

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Internet Access
Good access at the project site
Costs
12 weeks (min. stay)
$250
13 weeks
$250
14 weeks
$250
15 weeks
$250
18 weeks
$250
20 weeks
$250
24 weeks (max. stay)
$250

You can volunteer at the project site in Arequipa/Peru between 12 weeks and 24 weeks. Please note that the above shown program fees are estimated and subject to exchange rate fluctuations. HOOP Peru will tell you your final price during your application process.
Average Fees
$16/week
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 HOOP Peru during the application process. Common solutions are either via bank transfer or a cash payment at the project site.

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Quinta Gamero B-2, Avenida Ejercito 906, Cayma, Arequipa, Peru