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Submission deadline: 11:59pm on Monday, January 11th, 2021.

Cover letter and resume sent to: HR@bnt.bs

Job title:          Communications Officer

Reports to:      Director of Development & Communication

Location:             Headquarters – New Providence

 

Position Summary: 

The Communications Officer will implement communications strategies that support the Development Department and further organizational goals. The purpose of this position is to promote the BNT brand, establish pro-active relationships with key stakeholder audiences, and interact with the public through various new and emerging social media channels. The Communications Officer position requires proven experience in creating engaging content through creative forms of multimedia. Essential to this role is an understanding of traditional media communications as well with strong copy writing, copy editing, and storytelling competencies. Awareness of advocacy relating to the environment to support the strategic objectives of the BNT is an advantage.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Support and promote strategic message delivery, content creation, and new media outreach
  • Help to develop clear, well-written materials that document the work of the organization. This includes social media, print and broadcast media stories; brochures; booklets; and audio-visual materials; newsletters; and web-based content to BNT stakeholders and the general public
  • Work alongside Development & Communication Team to enhance social media presence, email campaigns, website content, and graphic designs that support the department’s strategic goals
  • Create and implement editorial calendars to ensure communications efforts complement all program areas on social media, ensuring that content is engaging on all BNT platforms: Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, YouTube
  • Draft compelling stories, external promotional materials, and internal announcements and trainings
  • Manage advertising and promotional budgets related to social media and communications efforts
  • Assist multimedia management and archiving of assets through digital library accessible for internal and external use
  • Support marketing efforts that promote organizational programs and BNT events and experiences
  • Execute creative copywriting and copyediting for emails, blogs, and various promotional materials
  • Support implementation of organizational projects and programs, including fundraising initiatives
  • Perform relevant and miscellaneous job-related duties as assigned

Required Skills

  • Suitably qualified with experience in communications, marketing, journalism, or relevant field
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills with proficiency in copywriting and copyediting
  • Disciplined work ethic and keen attention to detail
  • Self-starter attitude with growth and skill development interests
  • Ability to multitask, work as a part of a team, and meet deadlines under pressure
  • Understanding of Bahamian ecology, national and global environmental issues an advantage

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Job title:          Website & Graphics Officer

Reports to:       Director of Development & Communication

Location:          Headquarters – New Providence

Position Summary

The Website & Graphics Officer will manage and maintain all registered websites under the umbrella of The Bahamas National Trust and provide graphical support to all departments within the organization. This position requires proven experience in professional graphic design, website development and maintenance, as well as e-communications support through email campaigns and social media. The Website & Graphics Officer is responsible for creating all branded marketing and educational materials, both electronic and print, and ensuring the designs adhere to brand guidelines of the BNT. Essential to this role is keen attention to detail, ability to work in tight deadlines, a comprehensive understanding of brand development, and quality execution.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Develop and execute website management plan with ongoing maintenance objectives
  • Oversee all websites registered to the BNT, including: The Bahamas National Trust’s primary website, the Leon Levy Native Plant Preserve, Exuma Cays Land & Sea Park, and various others
  • Maintain domain inventory, flag annual updates, and provide budgets for renewal of services
  • Provide liaison with BNT departments to keep all sections of each websites and promotional or educational materials produced up to date and with accurate information
  • Regularly test the functionality efficiency of all websites and make upgrades as necessary
  • Regularly review and enhance all websites graphics
  • Create copy, videos, animations, etc. as required to meet the objectives of keeping all websites interactive, dynamic, and SEO optimized
  • Lend graphical design support and assist with development of materials for all BNT departments
  • Ensure effective communications through engaging email campaigns and mailing list optimization
  • Design compelling presentations and slide decks that support projects and programs
  • Provide support to the implementation of the BNT webinars and virtual experiences
  • Oversee branding guideline usage throughout the organization
  • Support implementation of organizational projects and programs, including fundraising initiatives
  • Perform relevant and miscellaneous job-related duties as assigned

Required Skills

  • Minimum of 3 years’ experience in using either web publishing or graphical software
  • Experience with any of the following is a plus: HTML, Java Script, Adobe Suite (Dreamweaver, Photoshop, InDesign, Flash Animation, Premier Pro, and Fireworks)
  • Excellent graphic design skills, copy writing and oral and written communication skills
  • Good organizational skills with the ability to multi-task and prioritize project management
  • Ability to multitask, work as a part of a team, and meet deadlines under pressure is essential
  • Interest of Bahamian ecology, national and global environmental issues an advantage
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