Accion International

Consultant, Content Writer (financial inclusion and sustainable development)

Posted Date 1 month ago(7/6/2022 1:14 PM)
Job ID
2242

 

About Accion

 

Accion is a global nonprofit committed to creating a financially inclusive world, with a pioneering legacy in microfinance and fintech impact investing. We catalyze financial service providers to deliver high-quality, affordable solutions at scale for the three billion people who are left out of — or poorly served by — the financial sector. For more than 60 years, Accion has helped tens of millions of people through its work with more than 200 partners in 63 countries. More at http://www.accion.org

 

Project Summary

 

Accion seeks a content writer to support our engagement and content efforts through content planning, writing, and social media copywriting. As we work to raise Accion’s profile in the fields of impact investing, financial inclusion, and fintech, this position will work across our team to ensure that Accion’s work is shared with our target audience in a high-quality and dynamic way. This contract is for approximately 15/hours per week for 6 months.

 

The ideal candidate has deep content writing skills and experience, including two or more years of experience in finance and/or sustainable development. The position will report to the Senior Manager of Digital Content and is a remote position.

 

   

Scope of Work and Deliverables

 

Content Creation:

 

The consultant will work approximately 15 hours per week on planning and editorial content as assigned, including:

  • Participating in regular meetings with Accion’s communications team.
  • Drafting blog content based on ideas and topics discussed in these meetings, potentially including conducting interviews with subject-matter experts to use as basis for content.
  • Outlining and drafting blog content based on client and partner photography and interviews.
  • Translating and transcribing client interviews when appropriate.
  • Drafting social media posts to promote these blogs on Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn, and Instagram.
  • Following AP Style guidelines and Accion’s style guide.
  • Additional communications support as appropriate.

  

Qualifications

  • Five years of relevant writing experience
  • Strong writing and editing skills required
  • International development or financial services industry background preferred
  • Social media marketing experience preferred
  • Proven ability to manage multiple projects with overlapping deadlines
  • Excellent at multi-tasking with a positive, can-do attitude.
  • Deep interest in international development and in our mission
  • Willingness to embody our values of excellence, respect and passion for social change.
    • Excellence: Accion staff should always put forth their best effort in all activities, strive for high quality of collective and individual performance; and demonstrate honesty and integrity at all times while in the workplace and while working on behalf of the organization.
    • Respect: Accion staff should value one another’s roles and responsibilities as much as their own, be encouraging, and value the diverse and unique perspectives of colleagues. They should honor obligations and commitments to each other and to external partners.
    • Passion for Social Change: Accion staff should be committed to making a difference in the lives of those less fortunate, value the greater good of the organization over personal gain, and promote a productive workplace by acknowledging the accomplishments of others.

Project Schedule

 

The estimated number of hours is 15 hours/week and working hours are flexible. All work will be completed between July 2022 and December 31, 2022.

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