Careers

Director of Communications
Mil Milagros has developed a strong team of committed staff, volunteers, and community partners and is growing in response to the extensive need and proven impact of our approach.  MM is seeking an exceptional bilingual (Spanish/English) professional for the position of Director of Communications. This position requires a mission-driven, thoughtful, creative individual who is capable of successfully documenting and communicating MM’s impact to diverse constituency groups, ultimately expanding awareness and support for the organization and its work.  Position reports to the In-Country Director.

The ideal candidate will be passionate about the organization’s mission, have experience working in a similar position in a small non-profit organization, possess outstanding communications skills, and have the skills and drive necessary to work independently and as a successful member of a dynamic staff team. Must have experience living and working in Guatemala, and be comfortable working in rural communities, especially with children.

Responsibilities include: 
Refine and execute communications strategy to raise awareness and support for MM
Manage and improve social media engagement
Research and write impact stories with program beneficiaries and partners for blog, email distribution, social media, and funder reports
Develop email campaigns that convey MM’s unique value and impact 
Take photos and videos at partner schools/communities
Manage website and regularly update content
Assist in the design of collateral material, including one-pagers and event invitations
Train and engage other staff team members to support communications efforts
Manage partnership with Photographers Without Borders
Be available to help other team members, as needed

Skills and Experience:
Minimum of 2 years’ experience in the areas of communications and social media
Creative writer and thinker
Strong communicator with excellent writing and editing skills in English
Experience taking and editing photos
Shooting and editing video experience preferred 
Fluent in English with advanced Spanish
Organized and detail-oriented
Positive, enthusiastic, flexible, and focused on learning and continuous improvement
Self-starter who is comfortable taking initiative 
Ability to work independently as well as a member of a close-knit team
Adept at juggling priorities and balancing competing needs
Experience using web content management systems to update web content
Familiar with Adobe Creative Suite, Canva, Google Suite, MailChimp
Experience using Apple products (iPhone, Mac computers, etc.)
Ideal candidate will have (recent) experience living and working in Guatemala

Benefits:
$750 monthly salary + $100/month for health-related expenses
Up to Q400 for temporary visa costs quarterly

The position start date is April 1 and is based in Panajachel, Guatemala.

Send resumé and cover letter to positions@milmilagros.org