The German Marshall Fund of the United States is hiring!

The German Marshall Fund of the United States is currently hiring for Communications Officer, Website and Social Media position.

Key Areas of Responsibility

  • Maintain the GMF website ( through Drupal. Facilitate relationship with web developers and consultants as project lead during website redesign and microsite redesign (
  • Develop strategy to promote GMF content through social media, website, and partnerships. Identify new and creative opportunities to promote the work of GMF Experts.
  • Laisse with GMF programs and leadership to best represent publications, events, and other content generated by programs on the website.
  • Record web statistics, set traffic goals, manage Google Adwords and Google Analytics.
  • Monitor and promote social media assets; stimulate conversation and engage with followers of GMF social media handles, proactive social media outreach, Twitter and Facebooks ads.
  • Create and execute social media strategy for GMF events and major conferences including live tweeting, livestreaming and ad buys.
  • Work with and manage outside website vendors and contractors when necessary, including budgeting and priorities management.
  • Oversee contract workers on website and social media projects.

Qualifications and Requirements

  • A minimum of a bachelor’s degree in English, Communication, Information Technology, or related field and 5 years of experience managing websites and social media campaigns.
  • Strong ability to work within a transatlantic team.
  • Excellent English-language skills.
  • Experience managing vendor relationships and contracts.
  • Strong website editing and management skills in Drupal and WordPress. Basic knowledge of HTML and CSS a plus.
  • Experience in a website redesign and migration project.
  • Comfort with Google Analytics and reporting to leadership teams on key metrics.
  • Demonstrated background in successful social media campaigns using Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram. Ability to assess new social media tools and weigh their benefit for GMF use.
  • Experience reporting on social media campaigns using Sproutsocial or similar tool.
  • Familiarity with ad buys for Facebook and Twitter.
  • Ability to travel internationally on occasion to manage online communications for major conferences.

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