Digital Communications Assistant

Are you a digital media-savvy individual who knows how to keep track of and spot emerging trends and news, develop content to capture the attention of the right audiences, and help grow engagement with a brand? Do you want to use your quick-thinking creative skills to help make the world a better place?

GlobalGiving, a highly-rated nonprofit on a mission to accelerate community-led change around the world, is looking for a Digital Communications Assistant to support the growth and success of our external communications efforts. You should share our excitement for supporting local organizations in 170+ countries that educate children, feed the hungry, preserve the environment, build houses, train people with job skills, and do hundreds of other amazing things.

We have a casual work atmosphere where everyone’s input and ideas are valued. We’re committed to work-life balance and offer everyone opportunities to learn, experiment, and grow. Since creative, enthusiastic employees are our most valued resource and the basis for our success, we take great care in how we attract, hire, and support our employees for a successful career. If you care about collaboration, curiosity, communication excellence, and continuous improvement, this position is right for you.

Position Responsibilities

We are looking for digital communications professional to help support day-to-day tasks and initiatives across the Marketing and Communications team. With direction from the Senior Digital Marketing Manager, you will be responsible for developing and maintaining a robust, on-trend social media calendar, and in doing so, helping to reach follower and engagement goals, as well as directing traffic to our site. You will also work closely with the Content Marketing Specialist to write, proofread, format, and publish content on our website and blogs, including our Learn Library and impact reports to donors. Other responsibilities will include assisting in public relations outreach and performing some administrative and reporting tasks.

To do this well, you will need to understand how to engage new and existing audiences across various online platforms while maintaining brand integrity, have demonstrated competency in copywriting, and good organizational skills.

The Digital Communications Assistant reports to the Senior Digital Marketing Manager. The assistant will also work with other GlobalGiving teams to support their communications and marketing goals.

Required Qualifications

For our team to be a great fit for you, the following qualifications should resonate with you:

  • Bachelor’s degree in digital marketing, journalism, communications, or related field
  • At least 1 year of experience (including internships) working in a digital communications role for a nonprofit organization
  • Strong knowledge in social media marketing and platforms like Instagram, Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn, YouTube
  • Experience and competency in digital copywriting, content creation, editing, and curation
  • Passion for current and emerging trends and news
  • Strong organizational skills with the ability to juggle deadlines
  • Excellent interpersonal skills with a collaborative spirit
  • A passionate belief in the mission of GlobalGiving and a commitment to our core values

Preferred Qualifications

In addition, the ideal candidate would also have some or all of the following qualifications:

  • Experience with video content creation and graphic design
  • Comfortable with being an on-camera representative for the GlobalGiving brand
  • Drive to advance GlobalGiving's voice and brand across a variety of media
  • A thirst for creativity and experimentation
  • Familiarity with and understanding of TikTok and emerging social media platforms

Salary + Benefits

Salary range: $42k to $45k.

Benefits include flexible work hours, remote work options, 5 weeks of paid time off per year, professional development opportunities, and a meaningful job where you can go home at night and say, "Today, my work helped more than 700 kids get their essential health and educational needs met.” (One of many true stories.) And of course, we’ve also got you covered with benefits like health care, dental/vision, paid family leave, paid sabbaticals, commuter benefits, and 401K.


This is a full-time position reporting to the Senior Digital Marketing Manager and will be filled remotely for the duration of the COVID-19 pandemic. Once in-office operations can safely resume, this role will be based in GlobalGiving’s headquarters in Washington, D.C.

Applicants must reside in the United States. Applicants must be able to demonstrate that they have legal authorization to work in the United States for the duration of the position. GlobalGiving does not sponsor employment visas.

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity in our organization. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

“GlobalGiving is my second family I love waking up every morning to come into work because I know I will be met with smiles and genuine interest in what I did over the weekend or how I am doing. Half the time it doesn’t even feel like work. I just sit in an open office with all my friends trying to change the world.”
— Anonymous Employee Review
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