Marketing Manager Volunteer / Unpaid Role

  • Contract
  • Remote
  • TBD USD / Year
  • Salary: TBD
  • Closing date: 30 Apr 2022


**Start Date: As soon as possible

Contract period: Minimum 6 Months

Hours: 15 hours per week

Pay: Unpaid Volunteer

Reporting To: Marketing Director

Language: English, spoken and written fluency

Location: Remote based, requires good communications & internet

What Young Peacebuilders (YP) Does

Young Peacebuilders (YP) develops memberships, research, projects and tools that nurture peacebuilding passion and skill in children and youth in conflict-affected contexts. In this way YP helps prevent and end cycles of violence. We also help design effective child and youth peacebuilding projects and research for others. We want to see a major shift in the dominant method of addressing contemporary conflicts toward investing in young people as peacebuilders.

Role Description

YP is currently in a stage of growth and as such is seeking an experienced marketing professional on a voluntary contract to support the organisation in developing partnerships to facilitate this period of growth. The successful candidate will be passionate about YP’s mission and have demonstrated skills and experience in marketing organisations’ mandate to a variety of stakeholders, including non-profits, private foundations, institutional donors, and/or governments.


  1. Develop strategies and tactics to promote YP and Young Peacebuilders Clubs to drive qualified traffic to our front door

  2. Support the Marketing team to articulate YP and its innovative approach to peacebuilding in order to cultivate and sustain partnerships.

  3. Contribute to the design of detailed partnerships development strategies that effectively guide marketing and communications on how best to pitch YP as an attractive opportunity for partners.

  4. Work in collaboration with YP’s Partnerships teams to build, refine, and maximize YP’s communication with partners, including email, SMS, and social media messaging that targets specific audiences.

  5. Assist in the development of key marketing tools and resources.

  6. Assist the larger YP team in showcasing YP’s strengths and services to secure funding.

  7. Develop required fundraising materials to secure funding and raise the profile of YP globally.

  8. Support the development of pipeline proposals, project proposals and concept notes, working in collaboration with the wider Partnerships team, Communications team, Development team, R&D team, and YPC partners globally.

  9. Drive innovation to maximize YP’s growth.

  10. Share new and creative growth strategies. This includes evaluating emerging marketing techniques and trends, and providing feedback and perspective for adoption, where appropriate.

  11. Monitor and evaluate the performance of new and existing marketing approaches, and assess against YP’s goals.

  12. Assist in conducting rapid market needs assessments to determine the relevance of products and services that YP is offering, and whether any adjustments or additions should be made.

  13. Perform other duties, as assigned.

Qualifications and Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree, or similar experience, in marketing, business, communications, non-profit management, political science, peace and conflict studies, international relations, international development, education, or a related field (Master’s degree preferred)

  • Minimum of 2 years of experience in a marketing role with activities in communications, partnership development, peacebuilding, youth engagement, international development, and/or international education

  • Significant experience creating, implementing, and evaluating data-driven communications and using digital marketing approaches (e.g. email, SMS, social media)

  • Experience using marketing strategies to develop partnerships with small and large NGOs, community-based organizations, foundations, institutional donors, and/or governments

  • Demonstrable experience in marketing together with the potential and attitude required to learn

  • Proven experience in identifying target audiences and in creatively devising and leading across channels marketing campaigns that engage, educate and motivate

  • Experience drafting and editing clear, compelling, and persuasive narratives

  • Ability to research, analyse data, and provide recommendations

  • Experience working remotely with teams across the world

  • Fluency in English, both written and oral

  • Strong interpersonal, presentation and communication skills. **

How to apply