Teach for Romania is a non-governmental organization, thatenvisions life opportunities through excellent education for every child in Romania, regardless of his or her social and economic background. Our mission is to recruit, train and support professionals who take ownership for transforming the society, through a leadership development program in education. After the 2 year teaching program, Teach For Romania supports its alumni, equipped with the experience, conviction, and insights to be a force for change, working across sectors to expand educational opportunity.

For our organization to have the impact it aims towards, your activity, as Communications Specialist, will have a great contribution in generating awareness about the real issues impacting the access to a proper education of Romania’s most vulnerable children.You will be charged with communicating specifi c projects of the organization (e.g. access to quality education of Rroma children, mentoring for novice teachers).

Reports to: Fundraising and Communication Director.Role-type: Full-time, based in București. The position will require occasional travel (in Teach for Romania communities).

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES:•Develops detailed communication strategies and communication plans for both projects;•Designs communication activities in accordance with the dedicated budget;•Content creation & management of relevant communication channels (in the context of several specific projects – e.g. access to quality education of Rroma children, mentoring for novice teacher). Identifies relevant content and relevant stories in the context of the activities of the projects, populates the organization’s social media platforms (Facebook, Instagram) with relevant content, creates and caters content for dedicated landing pages/other communication channels as appropriate;•Identifies high-potential communication partners (relevant publications, public persons, festivals, public events) and brokers adequate communication partnerships (that amply the voice of the organization and carry the messages of the two projects to a diversified audience). •Works with third parties (such as external service providers) to implement the communication plan – writes briefs, offers feedback and clarifications, etc. For example, the communication specialist will coordinate the collaboration communication agencies, when needed, for larger campaigns, will identify relevant service providers for specific communication products (photographers, illustrators, videographers, etc) and manage the collaboration with them.

We are looking for someone with:
Account management skills;
Stakeholder management skills;
Communication strategy skills;
The ability to identify meaningful and convincing key messages from a technical project;
Experience to manage and create content;
Social media skills;
Writing and speaking skills (Romanian);
Interpersonal skills;
Presentation skills;
Interest for the domain of education.

Who knows:
How to design a creative and results oriented communication plan for a specific project.
How to build a clear communication brief that explains a in a clear fashion the communication objective of the organisation. How to use Microsoft Office;
English, at an advanced level

Experience required for this role:
Communication/Marketing – minim 2 years. It would be a plus:
Experience with media relations;
SEO knowledge;
Design skills (including basic tools such as Canva/Lumen5/other online design tools);
Knowledge of the Educational field.;