We are looking for a passionate, creative wordsmith interested in writing about global issues and telling the story of ODW’s impactful work. The Impact Editor will assist the Communications Manager with writing, editing, and reviewing compelling content for ODW donor reports, social media posts, blogs, and email updates. 



  • Research global issues including water & sanitation, human trafficking, child health, preventable diseases, maternal care, children’s education, girls empowerment, hunger, gender-based violence, jobs and skills, and disaster relief
  • Create engaging, thought-provoking content for ODW platforms including but not limited to our blog, website, social media, and donor reports
  • Research best practices for nonprofit communications, such as emails, social postings, and ongoing engagement
  • Monitor and update website pages with new photos and content as needed
  • Turn project reports from partners into compelling content for email, website, social media
  • Assist with other creative projects, such as major campaigns throughout the year
  • Assist with special video and photo editing projects as needed

Required Skills

  • Excellent research and creative writing skills
  • Experience with photo and video editing (or willingness to learn)
  • Experience with data and content management via online platforms such as Google Drive, Salesforce, Mailchimp, etc.
  • Working knowledge of WordPress 
  • Graduated from or currently pursuing undergraduate degree in an area of International/Global Studies, English, Journalism, Communications, or other related field
  • Interest in learning about how a small, globally-focused nonprofit functions day-to-day
  • Comfortable working both independently and in a team setting
  • Detail-oriented with excellent time management and organizational skills
  • Flexible and adaptable; can go with the flow in a fast-paced small team!

Details and How to Apply

  • Supervisor: Communications Manager
  • Duration: Six Months; 12hrs/wk (8hrs in office; 4 remote)
  • Type: Part-time, temporary
  • Location: Seattle, WA
  • Unpaid; A letter of recommendation can be provided in support of course credit.

Before you apply, be sure to read our Founders’ Story and review some of our past projects to make sure you share our values in the fight against extreme poverty.

Please send your resume and a cover letter to

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