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Senior Manager, Youth Engagement (Digital)

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Agency: National Youth Council
Job no.: 532182
Work type: Contract
Location: Singapore
Categories:InfoComm, Technology, New Media Communications, Others, Social and Community Development

Senior Manager, Youth Engagement (Digital), Transformation Office and Youth Engagement

 

About National Youth Council (NYC)

At NYC, we believe in a world where young people are respected and heard, and have the ability to influence and make a difference to the world. Together with our partners, we develop future-ready youth who are committed to Singapore by instilling in them a heart for service, resilience and an enterprising spirit.

Advocate, Connect and Enable

NYC advocates youth interests, connects the youth sector and enables holistic youth development. We aim to imbue youths with the values and skills to thrive in a globalised word while keeping a strong Singapore heartbeat. To find out more, visit www.nyc.gov.sg.

The Youth Engagement team values the innovative and forward-thinking spirit. We are fuelled with a deep sense of purpose and designing and facilitating meaningful experiences is core to our work.

We seek a dynamic individual who shares our beliefs and is keen to share ideas and expertise to grow the collective knowledge and culture of youth engagement to join the team.

As Senior Manager for Youth Engagement (Digital), you will spearhead and oversee the design, development and delivery of innovative modalities to enable digital engagement and participation among NYC’s youth target audience.

 

You will gain experience and hone your skills through these responsibilities:

  • Curate, organise and oversee online conversations for youth participation on pro-social topics, as part of NYC’s effort to take Youth Conversations into the digital space
  • Consult and develop strategic partnerships with public agencies and/or youth sector partners to maximize impact and outreach to the broad youth population by augmenting online engagement with existing offline conversations
  • Work with key partners and youths to safeguard the online deliberation process for authentic, open and inclusive participation
  • Lead a team to build digital engagement capabilities and resources to sustain NYC’s digital youth engagement efforts and hone the civic participation skills of young people
  • Project manage existing and future platforms to test and implement new features and processes
  • Conduct landscape scans and research on new digital modalities deployed by other local and overseas organisations or youth bodies
  • Translate real and hard issues to and from youths, into valuable data and sentiments that can better inform relevant policies and initiatives 

 

Requirements:

  • Background in New Media Communications and/or Communications with a specialisation in Digital Communications
  • Minimum 4-6 years of relevant experience in designing youth development and/or digital engagement initiatives
  • Digital native with a working knowledge of the latest web engagement modalities such as Mentimeter, Pigeonhole and Padlet
  • Relevant experience in facilitating group discussions online and offline
  • Good writing, communication, creative and critical thinking skills
  • Knowledge of and interest in youth sector would be advantageous
  • Enjoys networking and building meaningful relationships with stakeholders
  • Adventurous, independent, proactive, resourceful and self-driven

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Applications close: Singapore Standard Time

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