Consultancy Opportunity: Communications, Digital and Marketing Consultant, ILGA-NAC 

  • Deadline to apply: Monday, 15 January 2024, 5 PM EST

About the organisation

ILGA-NAC is one of the six regions that comprise the International Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Trans, and Intersex Association, and is made up of LGBTIA+ and Associate organizations from Canada, the Caribbean, and the United States of America. As a regional non-government organization ILGA-NAC seeks to; (a) collectively works for the equality of, the end of violence against, and the liberation of lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans and intersex (LGBTI) people including 2 Spirit persons; (b) inform member organizations about and integrate members into a global network of LGBTI activists and, (c) act as a partner within the framework of the aims and objectives of ILGA and other regions.


The opportunity

The consultant will be responsible for the development of a communications and advocacy strategy and production of related communications and marketing products for ILGA-NAC.

This role will see you turning your hard to a variety of responsibilities, including:

  • Assessment of existing marketing and communication systems and processes with a view to the development and roll out of a comprehensive communication and media strategy.
  • Research and trend analysis of comparative regional, and international social media packaging and content ensuring that ILGA-NAC’s communication strategies and content are on par with industry trends.
  • Manage communications and branding across platforms (traditional and digital), including layout and design of publications, organisational logo, font type and size etc.
  • Produce creative content and strategies to promote ILGA-NAC in traditional and digital spaces including, promotional campaigns, and other marketing initiatives across media (press, television, digital etc.), social media strategies e.g., calendars encompassing local, regional, and global days of importance/recognition and issues of interest to the organisation.
  • Schedule and publish related traditional and digital communication and marketing materials, ensuring that they project the company’s unique “voice” and are in line with partner/donor requirements.


About you

You have a deep commitment to human rights and social justice and experience in working with marginalised groups in the NAC region.  You must be from the region and have expertise and an intimate knowledge of human rights issues impacting LGBTIQ+ communities.

  • Experience working on sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression and sex characteristics (SOGIESC) related issues.
  • Bachelor’s degree in marketing, communications, journalism, or other related areas.
  • At least 5 years-experience in consulting on marketing and social media.
  • In-depth knowledge of digital and social media and communications.
  • Demonstrated experience in mobilizing and engaging online audiences through integrated digital and social media strategies.
  • Experience in developing guidelines, manuals, etc., related to social media.
  • Experience in data and performance analysis.
  • Be a good listener and problem solver.
  • Be able to work in a multi-cultural environment.
  • Experience with media organizations is an asset.

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Expressions of Interest

Interested candidates should submit their CV, via email to Sharon Mottley, Regional Program Manager at rpm.ilga.nac@gmail by January 15th, 5:00 pm (EST). Email subject line must include “Communications, Digital and Marketing Consultant”. We appreciate all interest in this opportunity, but only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.