Senior Advisor External Engagement Communications

United Kingdom
Apply by 31 July 2018
Senior-level , Full-time staff position
Posted on 16 July 2018

Job Description

Senior Advisor, External Engagement Communications

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 40,000 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:

*Preferred location: United Kingdom. Other locations to be determined by home country of successful candidate within Europe where WVI is registered to operate.

*Candidates must be legally authorised to work in Europe. No Relocation Assistance

As Senior Advisor, External Engagement Communications, you will report to the Director of External Engagement Communications, with a dotted line management to the Senior Director, Disaster Management External Engagement and Resource Development.

Your work will globally position World Vision priority sectors, specifically our Disaster Management work, as an expert voice, to maximize our influence on policy, and to advocate for children and communities affected by disasters, poverty or other vulnerabilities.

You will solidify World Vision’s reputation as a leading child-focused development, advocacy and disaster management agency through the evidencing of our field impact across our core technical sectors, and thought leadership to increase resource income through grants and private partnerships.

Requirements include:

  • Masters level qualifications in Strategic Communications, Organisational Development, Business Administration, Marketing or equivalent.
  • Ten (10) years experience in marketing, or communications fields with minimum (5) five years at a senior management level.
  • Three (3) years working in humanitarian or emergency response industry with advanced knowledge of communications theory and application preferred.
  • Effective in written and verbal communication in English. Knowledge of a second language such as French, Arabic or Spanish a plus.

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 31 JUL 2018. For more information on World Vision International, please visit our website: www.wvi.org. 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.

www.wvi.org

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