MDIF seeks Program Manager – Digital Media Specialist

Position title: Program Manager – Digital Media Specialist

Department: Media Advisory Services

Reports to: Director of Media Advisory Services

Status: Full-time position

Salary level: n/a

Job location: Strong preference for an MDIF office (Prague, NYC or Johannesburg)

Job brief: We are looking for an experienced digital media specialist to join our team as part of our Media Advisory Services program, providing our independent media clients, partners and prospects with technical assistance and capacity building.

If you know how to select a CMS, what SEO is, what is needed to run a digital ad campaign and how to handle various analytical tools and interpret a range of digital metrics, this position may be for you.

You will work with different teams from across the organization to coordinate and deliver technical assistance in line with approved plans and overall goals. This includes planning, executing and evaluating different types of assistance (one-on-one consulting, training and workshops, conducting surveys and coordinating publishing activities).

Responsibilities: Plan, manage and execute different types of technical assistance and capacity building across MDIF’s portfolio companies, generally in emerging and frontier markets.

Collaborate with external teams to analyze and optimize performance, increase efficiency and productivity of client companies.

Analyze, measure and report on the performance of digital media in our portfolio; seek new opportunities for growth (audience reach and business development).

Evaluate and assess needs of portfolio companies, use audience data to analyze and prioritize different tasks – provide thought leadership and perspective for adoption where appropriate.

Provide advice and recommendations on request, develop a positive attitude to innovations and catalyze informed decision-making.

Perform other duties as assigned.

Requirements: Ability to respect and support the mission, vision and values of MDIF.

Demonstrated digital publishing experience in identifying problems and providing solutions, experience in optimizing web performance and use of different tools.

Excellent communication skills with a proven ability to accomplish work goals through collaboration.

Well-organized, self-motivated and proactive work style, proven project management skills.

Strong analytical skills, data-driven thinking and project management skills.

Language skills: Strong verbal and written communication skills in English are required

Other languages are an asset.

Other: International travel is required.

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