Join the World Blind Union as a Communications Specialist!

January 11, 2024 12:37 pm Published by

The World Blind Union (WBU) is seeking a dynamic Communications Specialist to join our team and drive our global communication efforts. This contract position, reporting directly to Marc Workman, CEO, offers a flexible location and an initial one-year term, with the prospect of renewal based on funding availability. Applications are open until January 26, 2024.

Key Responsibilities:
• Develop and implement a robust communication strategy aligned with WBU’s strategic goals.
• Oversee social media content, manage the website and email communications, and ensure brand consistency.
• Lead special communication projects, including support during international conferences and events.

Who Should Apply:
• Individuals with a university/college degree in marketing, new media, communications, or related fields.
• Candidates with a minimum of five years of experience in communications, especially in global organizations and/or advocacy.
• Proficiency in digital marketing, website management, social media, project management, and digital accessibility is essential.
• Fluent in English, with proficiency in French and/or Spanish highly desirable.

We Value Diversity: WBU is committed to inclusivity and diversity. We especially encourage applications from individuals who are blind or partially sighted and those from diverse backgrounds.

Apply Now: To apply, send your resume and cover letter to Marc Workman at by the deadline of January 26. Be a part of our journey in advocating for the rights and inclusion of the blind and partially sighted community worldwide!
Please consult the attached full job posting for additional information.
Full Job Posting – Communications Specialist

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