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Project Girlspire is Project READ (Restoration Education Arts Development) Liberia’s first global social change initiative that promotes sisterhood, female empowerment, and the equal rights and treatment of women and girls by telling their stories, is assembling a team of women and girls that share our passion for passing on empowerment from girl to girl, nation to nation.

We are assembling a team that will facilitate growth for our initiative, create and manage fundraising initiatives, establish and nurture partnerships, plan events and create/develop relationships with sponsors, and actively pursue press for Project READ and Project GirlSpire.

Available Openings:

Marketing Communications Officer– We are seeking a high-energy marketing communications officer with experience in project management, writing/editing and media relations. The primary goal is to maintain a high level of visibility for Project GirlSpire through a wide range of communications tactics. You will proactively pitch stories about Project GirlSpire to print, broadcast and digital media outlets to secure press coverage including feature stories, calendar listings and interview opportunities, and serve as the primary contact for media outlets. This person will maintain media lists, and drafts internal briefings.

The Marketing Communications Officer must create a Marketing Communications Plan for Project GirlSpire that will then be reviewed and approved, and must be proactive in recruiting a team of volunteers that will actively work towards achieving the goals in this plan.

Project Manager– The Project Manager must be able to treat Project GirlSpire as if it is their baby. The Project Manager is responsible for creating a project plan for Project GirlSpire and make sure that the everyone stays on task.

  • Must be willing to to liaise with officers from other departments in order to ensure the vision of the initiatives remains clear.
  • The Project Manager must proactively plan and organize local networking and/or fundraising events, our first annual Expo/Conference, and weekly Twitter chats.
  • Must be proactive and able to work with little to no supervision.
  • Must have prior Project Management, Social Media Management, and Event Planning experience.

*Although this is a remote position, must live in the Baltimore area.

Development Officer– This role entails developing relationships with prospective partners and/sponsors, implement a proactive fundraising approach, create campaigns to expand the reach of Project GirlSpire. The Development Officer should create merchandising opportunities for Project GirlSpire/Project READ, and should be outgoing and great at networking.

The Development Officer must create a Development Plan for Project GirlSpire that will then be reviewed and approved, and must be proactive in recruiting a team of volunteers that will actively work towards achieving the goals in this plan.

To be considered for a role, please submit your resume and a cover letter that outlines your experience in a similar capacity. Please do not submit without visiting the Project GirlSpire and Project READ websites to gain some background knowledge on out programs. All emails should be sent to Sang Kromah at skromah@rol-liberia.org. These are pro-bono roles, but with growth, that could change.

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