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
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.
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
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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