Advisor, Communications (External Engagement)

  • Full-time staff position
  • Posted on 11 December 2019

Job Description

*Preferred position location: United Kingdom. Other locations to be determined by home country of successful candidate in a jurisdiction (US state or country) where WVI is registered to operate.

World Vision International

World Vision is a Christian humanitarian, development and advocacy organisation devoted to improving the lives of children, families and their communities around the world. Our almost 37,500 staff members working in nearly 100 countries are united through our ethos, mission and shared desire for all individuals, especially children, to overcome poverty, inequality and injustice.

Here’s where you come in:

As Advisor, Communications (External Engagement), you will build World Vision’s reputation as a leading child-focused development, advocacy and disaster management agency by evidencing our field impact and expertise across our core technical sectors, and by promoting our thought leadership. Working primarily with the Disaster Management team, you will be working to secure an increase in grants and private partnerships income, to maximise our influence on policy, and to advocate for children and communities affected by disasters, poverty or other vulnerabilities.

Requirements include:

  • Masters level qualifications in Strategic Communications, Organisational Development, Business Administration, Journalism, Marketing or equivalent.
  • Ten years’ experience in marketing, or communications fields with minimum five years at a senior management level.
  • Three years working in humanitarian or emergency response industry.
  • Effective in written and verbal communication in English.
  • The position requires ability and willingness to travel domestically and internationally up to 30% of the time.

Is this the job for you?

World Vision is dedicated to our team members’ development and their success. We aspire for all employees to be fulfilled through their work and their contributions to an organisation working to provide long-term sustainable solutions to the world’s most vulnerable people.

Find the full responsibilities and requirements for this position online and apply by the closing date 02 JAN 2020. For more information on World Vision International, please visit our website: Due to the number of applications received, only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

About the Organization

The World Vision Partnership is a global community of people passionately committed to improving the lives and futures of the world’s most vulnerable children.

We believe that every child is a precious gift to the entire world and that their well-being concerns us all. We will not rest while children suffer in situations that can be changed. We are looking for people who share our beliefs and our passion.

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