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.
- 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.