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Associate Content Manager

2 to 4 Years
Open to Work From Home
With Business Certificates
Established in 2000
51-200 Employees
Total vacancies for this job title: 1
Posted On: June 1, 2022
Job ID: 404587


Location: Worldwide, remote, with working hours overlapping mid-shift from 12pm - 9pm PHT.


Devex is the world’s leading news organization covering global development, global health, humanitarian action, and sustainability. We’re known for hard-hitting journalism, big scoops and exclusives, and deep coverage for our influential community of one million aid workers and development professionals.


Our diverse global team includes 130+ web-savvy journalists, analysts, developers, designers, and marketers. Our headquarters is in Washington, DC., we have offices in Barcelona and Manila, and reporters on 5 continents. We cover the most meaningful issues in the world, from eradicating malaria and polio to fighting climate change to ending poverty in our time. Professionals at NGOs like Save the Children, CARE, ONE, and the Gates Foundation rely on us to be in-the-know


About You


Do you have 1-2 years of experience in media or news outlets? Are you excited to be a part of a dynamic company that’s growing fast and has an open, teamwork-focused culture? Read on.


You are hardworking, adaptable, detail-oriented, and have a passion for creating compelling newsletters. You do your best in an environment where you’re responsible for your own work (but you get the support you need). You also strive to be the most communicative person in the room and understand the importance of coordinating across global teams.


Does this sound like you? If you just said “yes,” keep reading…


What you’ll do here


If you’ve read this far, we know that you want to know more. What will you do as the Associate Content Manager?


In your first 90 days you’ll:

  • Take on full responsibility for creating specific newsletters

  • Be able to prep and publish stories on your own, including photo searching, stylistic formatting, and web management

  • Become a key member of Devex’s News Production Team, fully integrated into our team’s workflow and culture and handling communication and coordination within the team and with key Devex stakeholders

  • Master team tools like Marketo, Slack and Devex’s proprietary content management system

By the time you finish your first year you’ll:

  • Be producing Devex newsletters on a daily basis

  • Be publishing Devex articles, including finding photos and formatting stories

  • Have created graphics for Devex stories and newsletters

  • Be able to update all relevant news pages on the website

  • Be supporting the team in UTMs placement, tracking etc.

  • Have suggested and implemented opportunities to improve content quality and reach

Required Qualifications


Here are the basic requirements we’re looking for in the role…

  • Familiarity with on- and off-platform content creation and management

  • Experience working on newsletters

  • Experience working in a digital-first environment, ideally a media company

  • Bachelor’s degree and 1-2 years or relevant experience



Besides the basics, here’s what we’d love to see you have experience in…

  • Marketo or similar newsletter creating system

  • Knowledge of global development industry

  • Graphic design experience, with Adobe Creative Suite or similar

  • Analytics and SEO experience

  • HTML/CSS knowledge

About the Organization


At Devex, our vision is to do more good for more people in the global development community. We’re a media platform that connects 1+ million development professionals with news, jobs, content series, events, and funding.


What We Offer You


When you become a Devexer, you’re not only joining a global news organization but a team of 120+ passionate people who value our guiding principles:

  • We champion global development professionals.

  • We focus on impact.

  • We embrace transformation.

  • We work together.

  • We feel urgency.

Being part of the Devex team is a partnership. We strive to make Devex a place where you can thrive and do your most inspirational work. Here are a few benefits we offer:

  • 2, week-long Devex-wide breaks on top of standard holiday days

  • 15 days annual leave

  • 2 YAY days

  • 2 Learning days

  • Monthly professional and wellness activities

  • Other benefits might apply

Want to know more about us? Check out the following pages:

About Devex:

Twitter: @devex

Instagram: @devexatwork



How to Apply

Interview Process

  • Invite for Hireview

  • Initial interview with hiring manager Yula Mediavillo

  • Take home challenge

  • Final interview (with Yula Mediavillo and Honesty Pern)

We encourage applications from all backgrounds! We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at Devex. We do not discriminate based on race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability.

Ready to get started? Apply now! Interviews will begin the second week of February, and we will continue to accept new applications until an offer is accepted.