Latin American Liaison
THINKERS - Leesburg, VA

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Thinkers is committed to shorten the average amount of time it takes disadvantaged

minorities to actively participate in the development of these essential elements:

behaviors and resources needed to advance their quality of life and their pursuit of

happiness.

La Plaza.net is the brainchild of Thinkers Inc., a non-profit organization that was created for the sole purpose of developing disadvantaged minorities through education. Powering La Plaza.net is Dextro, LLC, a consulting, online training, and IT provider with a customer base made up primarily of Hispanics.

La Plaza.net has joined forces with the White House Initiative on Educational Excellence for Hispanics to create a unique online experience aimed at providing valuable resources and networking opportunities for the Hispanic community.

La Plaza.net goal is to become a one-stop resource for the Hispanic community. La Plaza is a space where friends can catch up, professionals can network, and ideas can be heard. Given its unique connection to the White House, users of La Plaza will have a direct link to top decision makers regarding programs, policies, and new ideas to implement within the United States.

Beyond the White House, La Plaza is a community where thousands of organizations with the goal of Hispanic advancement can share best practices; spread the word regarding initiatives and scholarships; listen to the needs of the community; and serve as a resource for users. La Plaza also allows users to post and find career and volunteer opportunities and provides a wealth of open source training materials to assist in professional advancement.

We are looking for a person who is energetic and passionate for the Hispanic community in the US. This person will have exceptional skills to take initiative on a range of outreach and communication projects.

This is an outstanding opportunity to interact and voice Latin American embassies and consulates in the US through LaPlaza.net.

Responsibilities:
Manage and develop interaction with Latin American Embassies and consulates through laplaza.net
Conduct research to expand the Latin American Embassies/consulates database
Enhance "Mi Otro Pais" section
Communicating and interacting through laplaza.net blog/forum posts
Building and managing relationships with embassies and consulates
Developing post ideas
Bloggers outreach and interaction, as needed
Implementing social media campaigns
Increasing organization's interactions on social media

Requirements:
Understanding of the Hispanic Community in the US
Able to communicate in Spanish (writing)
Enjoyment in blogging and/or reading blogs
Be willing to perform other online and offline tasks when needed
Be able to take direction
Good networking skills

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