SINGA is an international network based in Europe and Canada, which promotes inclusion and migration-led innovation. Our mission is to bring locals and newcomers together to collaborate on social, professional and entrepreneurial projects.
In 2020, SINGA Global is the central entity coordinating the network. SINGA Global’s missions are to :
- Ensure monitoring and evaluation of all SINGA activities across the world
- Share good practices and compile resources
- Fundraise for all SINGA chapters in order to implement transnational projects
- Ensure that SINGA’s values are respected and promoted
- Communicate on SINGA’s impact, internally and externally
SINGA operates in 22 cities in 9 countries and has over a hundred staff members. The network includes 7 incubators, and supports over 200 entrepreneurs per year, as well as a community of 50 000 people. SINGA chapters support entrepreneurs and community organizers in developing projects contributing to changing the narrative related to migration.
The purpose of this role is to support all SINGA chapters by reaching the communications objectives established in our three-years strategy 2020-2023. The Communications Coordinator contributes to implementing our communication strategy at the international level and supporting the rest of the team in day-to-day communication. This position is intended to build the strength, visibility and credibility of SINGA Global as a trusted partner and expert on migration-led innovation through consistent, professional, multi-platform communication.
They play a central role in shaping the stories we tell about our communities and our work, so as to change mindsets, encourage support and rally enthusiasm for our cause.
All communications and campaigning activities are to be developed and implemented in collaboration with the entire network, with direct overview from SINGA Global’s CEO. Within this context, the Communications Coordinator will have responsibility for the following:
Digital communications (40%)
- Proactively identify content for online publication, in collaboration with all chapters, to ensure that the work and views of SINGA is well reflected across our websites and social media channels.
- Manage the SINGA Global website on back and front end
- Set up a social media strategy and attend relevant events and ensure that SINGA is proactive on social media on issues covered by its scope
- Use own initiative to identify and respond to reputational issues on social media, liaising with the CEO
- Provide support in uploading content to websites as appropriate
- Help establish and carry out day-to-day management of SINGA Google AdWords. Work to improve visibility of SINGA SEO web content.
- Provide digital and social media training to chapters
- Liaising with SINGA network, build a network of interest in SINGA and proactively pitch stories to them.
- Work with SINGA chapters to ensure that reports and other locally produced material is media-friendly, and likely to gain public attention and engagement where this is desired. This includes helping conceptualize ideas from chapters and reviewing drafts of reports to help bring out the media angle.
- Ensure that SINGA spokespeople are fully trained and briefed ahead of media appearances, liaising with other local communications colleagues.
- Support further ad hoc media and digital monitoring as required.
Internal communications (45%)
- Collect information and produce updates about the work of SINGA Global for the network
- Draft and provide updates and other material for chapters, so that they can use templates
- Contribute to the internal monthly global communications newsletter, providing updates on communication activities and objectives from the SINGA network.
- Manage the communications team planner (through Airtable) to ensure that communications activities are known and planned for.
- Build and maintain productive working relationships with external suppliers such as designers and printers, acting as the main point of contact and using them to deliver work as required.
- Provide general administrative support on communications projects to the SINGA chapters as required.
The position :
Skills, Knowledge and Qualifications:
- University degree, preferably in a subject related to this role, or relevant work experience
- Highly proficient in spoken and written English
- Excellent written and verbal communication skills in French
- Strong knowledge of communication in migration and social innovation context
- Strong design skills (Keynote, Invision, InDesign)
- Ability to synthesize and adapt complex information for a variety of audiences, working within tight deadlines
- Strong attention to detail and proofreading skills
- Strong creative thinker with a track record in producing engaging digital content and successfully pitching stories to media
- Strong digital and media analytical skills
- Ability to prioritize and organize own workload and meet deadlines
- Self-starter who takes initiative and delivers results successfully
- Ability to work effectively as part of a team, providing support as required, and build and maintain excellent relationships across the organisation
- Experience in writing and editing compelling content for print and digital channels (web, social media) to high quality within tight deadlines
- Experience in creating, developing and managing websites with WordPress
- Experience in working with creative agencies and/or social business development organisation in a similar role
- Knowledge of European markets including Germany and France
- Design and film editing skills: Adobe design suite, Final Cut Pro, InDesign
- Understanding of European donor visibility compliance
- Fluency in other European languages such as German and Italian, fluency in any other language such as Arabic, Persian, Bengalese, etc.
- 28 hours/ week contract in a dynamic and international work environment, where you will be able to take initiative, develop and implement new ideas and evolve professionally;
- Salary based on experience.
- The coordinator can work in any SINGA office across the world, with a preference for Paris-based candidates or candidates willing to move to Paris.
Deadline for applications is 14th January 2021 at 23:59. Interviews will take place in January 2021 for the position to start on February 1st.
Applications need to be submitted in English.
Applications received after the deadline will not be reviewed. If you don’t hear back from us by 1st of February, unfortunately, your application was not successful. Therefore, please note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
Successful candidates must hold the right to live and work in France.
SINGA is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability or age.