Digital Media Executive

digital mediaVerité Research is looking to hire a Digital Media Executive to join our Communications Team

Verité Research is a private think tank in Colombo that conducts research in Economics, Politics, Law and Media.

At Verité Research, we offer our staff an interdisciplinary research environment and direct exposure to the work and management of the organisation.

 

 

In this role you will:

  • Create innovative and creative content for existing communications channels
  • Research new communications practices for outputs to elevate audience reach and engagement
  • Manage social media communications
  • Manage daily processes overseeing social media content for platforms such as The Media Analysis, Manthri.lk
  • Manage and improve the quality and consistency of Verité Research’s use of social media
  • Manage Verité Research’s website updates and search engine presence and visibility
  • Follow up on Verité Research’s digital publications of research reports and articles.
  • Assist in re-packaging research from different teams into forms that suit different media such as tweets, infographics, podcast & radio scripts, news articles etc.,
  • Disseminate research outputs and information through mailing lists and social media
  • Assist in event logistics such as guest invitations and coordinating with invitees and attendees
  • Assist in social media publicity for events
  • Update Verité Research mailing lists and other communications databases
  • Assist in writing press releases for Verité Research’s external events
  • Assist in producing background information such as brochures, staff profiles and success stories to inform both the media and the general public about Verité’s activities.

What we require:

  1. Education: Degrees in Management, Marketing or any such related field
  2. Experience: A minimum of one year of work experience in a similar or related field would be an added advantage.
  3. Skills and knowledge: 
    • Analytical mindset and critical thinking
    • Excellent knowledge of web analytics tools
    • Skill and experience in creative content writing
    • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
    • Excellent understanding of digital marketing concepts and best practices
  4. Language Proficiency: Full proficiency in reading, writing and speaking English is required. Professional working proficiency in reading, writing, and speaking Sinhala or Tamil. Language skills with assessed at the time of short listing.

To apply:

Please send in your CV to work@veriteresearch.org

Please note, only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.