Migrant Women Press

Migrant Women Press is an independent media organisation focused on women’s experiences with migration. Our mission is to amplify migrant women’s voices, reshaping migration narratives and bringing diversity into the media landscape.

Current opportunity

We are seeking someone passionate about amplifying migrant women's voices in the media to join the Migrant Women Press team as a Social Media and Community Engagement Officer. The Social Media and Engagement Officer will be key to the ongoing success and development of Migrant Women Press online presence and engagement with our social media community, organisations and stakeholders. As a team member, you will work closely with the Founder Editor and other team members to promote our recently established organisation, driving forward Migrant Women Press mission, strategic development and play a crucial role in defining the growth of our social enterprise. About us Migrant Women Press is a migrant women-led, independent media platform focused on women’s experiences with migration. We discuss migration through migrant women’s lenses and are interested in investigating how the intersections of race, gender, class, nationality and disability impact women’s experiences in a new country. Since we were created in 2020, we have published content by women from different ethnic backgrounds: Black, Asian, Arabic, White, Roma, mixed-race, age groups and nationalities. Our website has contributions from women from the UK, Romania, Turkey, Pakistan, Ukraine, Italy, Slovakia, Brazil, the US, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Egypt, St Tome and Prince, Germany, Rwanda, and Senegal. Our vision is a world where we see more diverse voices in the media and that migrant women stories are appreciated. We want to redefine narratives around migration. Skills and experience At this stage of Migrant Women Press journey, we are seeking a Social Media and Community Engagement Officer with experience in creating engagement content for social media platforms, increase social engagement and promote Migrant Women Press online. You will: · Develop in collaboration with other team members Migrant Women Press social media guidelines. · Develop Migrant Women Press social media strategy and planning the social media calendar. · Maintaining and implementing content plan for social media channels (primarily Instagram, Twitter and Facebook) including drafting copy, creating content and ensure consistent posting for all channels. · Bring creative ideas to promote Migrant Women Press online, such as in events to build community and boost brand awareness. · Attend editorial meetings and advisory board meetings. · Provide support on especial projects and events. You must also be: ● Passionate about Migrant Women Press work and create opportunities for migrant women in the media. ● Take a genuine interest in our work by sharing your ideas and guiding our future goals with your skills &/or your lived experience ● Contribute to planning and actively participate in meetings and email communication ● Maintain confidentiality and adhere to ethical and journalism standards ● Uphold our values of inclusivity, diversity, and non-discrimination Our commitment to equity, diversity & inclusion Our priority is to support migrant women from different ethnic groups and walks of life and we know that this is best achieved through diversity in our background, thinking, experience & culture. It is our firm commitment to create an inclusive workplace to support our growth and so we encourage applications from experts by lived experience so that we represent our readers and community. The role and commitment · 8 hours per week/ 1 day per week (e.g: 1 hour for weekly meetings and 7 hours for engagement work) · 6 months limited term (it can be extended) Benefits · Acknowledgment and promotion your expertise and knowledge, as well as the value and depth of your experience. · Enhancing both your credentials and visibility. · Improvement of your digital media and social media skills. · Networking and opportunities for establishing valuable professional connections. · Improvement of your general ‘employability’ and profile on the jobs market. How to apply Please submit your CV and motivation statement (1 page) by email: migrantwomenpress@gmail.com. Please include in your motivational letter the following: · Why do you want to be a volunteer Community Engagement Officer at Migrant Women Press? · How can you contribute with the organisation? · Clearly list your 5 best skills and give some examples on how you applied them.