QED is a global consulting firm with more than 20 years of experience providing data-driven and insightful solutions in nearly 100 countries. We are passionate about transforming lives through knowledge-based solutions. Leveraging deep expertise in monitoring, evaluation, global health, and learning, we help our clients collect, analyze, visualize, and ultimately use data in more effective ways. Our work maximizes results through the use of cutting-edge technologies and innovation, organizational development, and evidence-based decision-making.
QED’s full-time Communications and Outreach Specialist will coordinate and implement outreach, messaging, product development, and engagement for agriculture and food security stakeholders in the U.S. and throughout the world. This position will be dedicated to USAID’s Feed the Future Knowledge, Data, Learning and Training (KDLT) project. The project’s objective is to improve the USAID Bureau for Food Security (in transition to the Bureau for Resilience and Food Security) capacity for and quality of knowledge-sharing, data management and analysis, organizational learning, and training in support of adaptive management of Feed the Future in alignment with the Global Food Security Strategy (GFSS). Activities through KDLT will provide USAID, Feed the Future Missions, interagency partners, and implementing partners with concrete support and tools to capture, share, and access knowledge that helps to improve the effectiveness of Feed the Future programs, leading to strengthened resilience, improved nutrition and reduced poverty in Feed the Future target countries.
The KDLT Communications and Outreach Specialist will work closely with the Digital Communication team members and other KDLT staff to ensure optimal integration across the learning spectrum with a focus on highly effective communication. This position will report to the Digital Communications Lead.
Bachelor’s degree and work experience in a related field (i.e., international development, agriculture, communications, journalism)
A minimum of two years of relevant full-time work experience in the area of communications with a focus on use of new media and user centered design and processes (Drupal experience and a range of other software programs noted below a plus).
Preferred Skills and Experience
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The QED Group, LLC is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Women, Minorities, Veterans, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply. AA/V/D. Reasonable accommodation requests will be considered on a case-by-case basis.