Corus International
  • External Relations and Engagement
  • Washington, DC, USA
  • Regular Full -Time
  • NorthAmerica

About Corus: Corus International combines over 150 years of experience of our non-profit and for-profit subsidiary organizations - IMA World Health, Lutheran World Relief, CGA Technologies, Ground Up Investing, and Farmers Market Brands. Together, the organizations take a systematic approach to grow rural economies, eliminate extreme poverty, ensure access to quality healthcare, and respond to urgent humanitarian needs in fragile settings.

Corus leads an ensemble of social impact organizations working together in the world's most fragile settings to deliver the holistic, lasting solutions needed to overcome the interconnected challenges of poverty, health care access and climate change. Corus is a new model in the international space, creating a consortium of specialized non-profit and for-profit entities for greater impact. Additional growth is expected.

At Corus we believe that good only grows stronger and we reflect that belief in our workplace culture. We value every employee's specialized area of expertise and nurture professional growth. We promote an engaging and supportive work environment, where employees feel enabled and driven to innovate, learn and collaborate. And because our subsidiaries often function as partners, our employees have the opportunity to work across our enterprise family.

Corus is committed to diversity, equity and inclusion in our worldwide workplace, and we believe that social justice and respect for the human dignity of every person are fundamental to all we do as an organization.

Further details about the organization can be found at: https://corusinternational.org

What you'll do: You will be a valued member of the fast-paced, high achieving and friendly Institutional Donor Marketing (IDM) team. Your mission, along with the rest of the IDM team, will be building the Corus family of brands' top-of-the-mind awareness with international development and aid decision-makers and influencers - or what we internally call our "institutional audience."

Your creativity and digital marketing expertise will fuel Corus' fleet of social media and email accounts on their skyward growth trajectory. In close collaboration with the cross-functional digital marketing and design teams, you will plan, create and schedule high frequency social media content, including graphics and videos, as well as emails optimized for both brand building and specific campaign purposes. You will also manage comments/messages from our institutional audience on our social accounts and email segmentation tags.

You will also be IDM's data master - routinely using data tracking platforms (i.e., Power BI, BrightEdge, Google Analytics, etc.) to analyze and showcase data to enhance the effective marketing of IDM content.

Location: HQ - Baltimore, MD or Washington, D.C.

About The Ideal Candidate: The ideal candidate is a friendly team player with an eye for detail and a mind for digital optimization of content. They have produced social media and email content that has demonstrably engaged international development and humanitarian aid practitioners and funders - like cell footage videos, infographics, etc. - on topics related to economic development, health, climate change, resilience, and emergency response. They know the tricks of keeping up with the algorithms of LinkedIn, Twitter and Facebook and keeping emails out of spam filters. They are creative and inquisitive by nature and always look to the data to learn, improve and innovate. They value and practice diversity, equity, inclusion, respect and kindness.

Requirements:

  1. Minimum bachelor's degree in marketing, communications, international development, international relations or related fields
  2. At least five to seven years of digital marketing/communications experience in the international development context
  3. Demonstrated ability to grow social media and email subscribers and engagement
  4. Strong knowledge of current best practices in digital marketing, including SEO/SEM, email campaign optimization, UTM codes, and A/B testing
  5. Experience in using the full functionality of social media channels, especially LinkedIn and Twitter, and management platforms like Sprout
  6. Ability to create videos and graphics for social media in the Adobe Creative Suite
  7. Experience using Drupal and email marketing systems, like ActiveCampaign
  8. Understanding of analytics tools, including experience with Google Analytics, Facebook Insights, Power BI and/or BrightEdge
  9. Familiarity with LinkedIn Campaign Manager, Google Adwords, and Google Ad Grant
  10. Experience with the Microsoft 365 suite
  11. Strong copywriting, copy-editing and attention to detail skills
  12. Strong familiarity with the field of international development and humanitarian assistance and its institutional donor marketplace, including USAID, FCDO (formerly DFID), multilateral donors (World Bank, Global Fund, European Union), and other USG agencies, and foundations
  13. Ability to prioritize and manage multiple tasks with competing deadlines - at times, under pressure and to be flexible and act rapidly in response to new situations and current events
  14. French/Spanish language skills a plus

Why You Should Apply: Corus offers competitive salaries, discretionary bonuses, 100% employer paid Vision insurance, lots of paid leave, generous retirement program, flexible work schedules and so much more!

Call to action: If you have a heart full of passion for all things digital marketing and a head full of development jargon, apply to join the Institutional Donor Marketing team today!

Corus International prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type and affords equal employment opportunities to employees and applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, disability status, sexual orientation, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by U.S. or International law.

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