Communications Coordinator

SPAIN / Sunseed Desert Technology

Sunseed is an off-grid, environmental project based in southern Spain, providing education on low-impact living and sustainability for local and international volunteers.

Core Responsibilities

Producing Sunseed e-newsletters
Maintaining and developing Sunseed’s website, social media profiles and other web presence
Producing other publicity materials such as posters, postcards, fliers and information as needed
Ensuring all project documentation is up to date and consistent in style
Ensuring that as much as possible Sunseed literature is in both English and Spanish
Approaching both Spanish and English media (magazines, websites, radio, TV etc.) regarding possible features, articles and broadcasts about Sunseed
Advertising the project cost-effectively
Helping organise and publicise special events such as courses, guided tours and open days with the Education Coordinator
Organising and representing Sunseed at events
Maintaining and building Sunseed’s relationships with local, national and international networks
General office support as needed

Essential Skills and Experience:

Commitment to promoting low-impact sustainable living
Excellent written and verbal communication skills
Strong IT and web skills
Ability to work as part of a closely-integrated team; patience and open mindedness to work with all members of the Sunseed community in a non-hierarchical (consensus decision making) organisational method
Highly organised and calm under pressure
Excellent English and strong working knowledge of Spanish
Be highly flexible – willing to work ‘out of hours’ when needs must
Ability to live in a basic communal environment with limited resources and the desire to live and work closely with community members

Desirable Skills:

Knowledge and experience of platforms such as Mailchimp and WordPress
Social media, copywriting and digital communications experience a strong advantage
Age 26+, full driving license, ability to drive a van (highly desirable)
First aid training


Expires: June 1, 2019


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