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What you will need:

  • Citizenship: You are a citizen of one of our 48-member countries. We may offer assistance with relocation and visa applications for you and your eligible dependents.
  • Consanguinity: You have no family members (up to fourth degree of consanguinity and second degree of affinity, including spouse) working at the IDB Group.
  • Education: Master's Degree in journalism, marketing, communications, business, or other related field preferred and at least 5 years of relevant experience.
  • Experience: At least 5 years of relevant experience, preferably in multilateral organizations or matrixed, international organizations in communications management.
  • Languages: Perfect command of English and Spanish (Portuguese proficiency is also desirable).

Core and Technical Competencies:

  • Excellent writing and editing.
  • Online community management experience and knowledge about industry best practices.
  • Solid understanding of current industry standards and techniques for digital content creation required.
  • Good understanding of private sector and multilaterals in Latin America and the Caribbean.
  • Reporting, writing, editing, and translation skills.
  • Superior attention to detail.
  • Ability to think critically and creatively, and express ideas effectively both orally and in writing.
  • Strong teamwork orientation and effective communication skills.
  • Breadth of awareness.
  • Experience with Salesforce, Social studio or similar scheduling and measurement tool
  • Graphic design is a plus.

Expected Values and Behaviors: The individual is expected to abide by the IDB Groups values and behaviors as set forth in the institutional Code of Conduct. Additionally, as a member of the KIC team, he/she is accountable for upholding KIC’s guiding principles:

  • Create Equality
  • Be Kind
  • Build Trust
  • Have Empathy

Opportunity Summary:

  • Type of contract: Consultant Full Time (CNS)
  • Length of contract: 6 months with maximum of 36 months
  • Location: IDB Headquarters in Washington, D.C., U.S.A.
  • Responsible Person: Communications Lead Specialist - Business Partner for IDB Lab (KIC/DCC)
  • Requirements: You must be a citizen of one of the IDB’s 48-member countries and have no family members currently working at the IDB Group.

Our culture: Our people are committed and passionate about improving lives in Latin-America and the Caribbean, and they get to do what they love in a diverse, collaborative and stimulating work environment. We are the first Latin American and Caribbean development institution to be awarded the EDGE certification, recognizing our strong commitment to gender equality. As an employee you can be part of internal resource groups that connect our diverse community around common interests.

Because we are committed to providing equal opportunities in employment, we embrace all diversity and encourage women, LGBTQ+, persons with disabilities, afro-descendants, and indigenous people to apply.

About us: At the IDB, we’re committed to improving lives. Since 1959, we’ve been a leading source of long-term financing for economic, social, and institutional development in Latin America and the Caribbean. We do more than lending though. We partner with our 48-member countries to provide Latin America and the Caribbean with cutting-edge research about relevant development issues, policy advice to inform their decisions, and technical assistance to improve on the planning and execution of projects. For this, we need people who not only have the right skills, but also are passionate about improving lives.

Our team in Human Resources carefully reviews all applications.

Due to the current COVID-19 pandemic and its implications for our Region, the IDB Group is reviewing its hiring needs and re-prioritizing its areas of talent acquisition. We encourage candidates to continue to apply to the active postings, yet current job openings may be subject to further decisions in terms of timing of the processes, or other actions, in accordance with business needs. Final hiring decisions may also be conditioned to the candidate’s ability to timely relocate to the post of duty at the moment of starting service.

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