Communications professional with over 15 years experience - including seven in HIV, health and international development, and five in the trade union movement. Core skills: strategy development and implementation, writing and editing, digital communications and website redevelopment, project and people management, brand development. See also



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    • International Policy and Diplomacy, Master's Degree, Staffordshire University , United Kingdom , October 2008 - July 2011
    • Politics and French, Bachelor's Degree, University of Nottingham , United Kingdom , September 1988 - July 1991

Experience Summary

  • Skills, Background, and Experience

      I am a communications specialist with over 15 years experience, including 7 years in the field of international development, health and HIV. My experience includes communication strategy development and implementation, team management, communications training, online content management, and media management. I am also a very experienced writer and editor on development issues. I have built up practical skills and experience in all aspects of on and offline communications, project management, and people management. I am now working as a freelance writer, editor and communications specialist.

  • Areas of Expertise :

      • Communications strategy development
      • Writing and editing - specialist areas including international development; HIV; trade unions; equality and diversity, global governance
      • Communications training - report writing, writing for the web, strategy development
      • Documentation and report development
      • Project management
  • Responsibilities :

    • Pursue new business
    • Provide technical advice on projects
    • Conduct research
    • Manage projects from the home office
  • Opportunities I Might Consider :

    • Field assignment
    • Full-time staff position
    • Long-term consulting assignment
    • Part-time staff position
    • Short-term contract assignment

Employment Summary

  • October 2008 - Present Communications consultant, Consultant

    Writing, editing, strategy development, project management and communications training services. Recent assignments with Global Witness, Health Poverty Action, International HIV/AIDS Alliance, TB Alert, Action for Global Health, Healthlink Worldwide.

  • June 2004 - October 2008 Head of Communications, International HIV/AIDS Alliance

    Managed a communications team of six, providing strategic leadership to the communications work of the secretariat. Strategy development, digital communications, organisational communications and publications, media management, and communications training to other teams and offices. The International HIV/AIDS Alliance supports community action on AIDS in developing countries. Its secretariat is based in Brighton, with an expenditure of around US$70 million in 2007.

  • December 1999 - June 2004 Head of Communcations, FDA (Association of First Division Civil Servants)

    Led external and membership communications at the trade union for senior public sector managers.

  • November 1999 - June 2004 Editor, Public Service Magazine

    Monthly magazine for senior public sector managers.

  • December 1995 - November 1999 Deputy editor, Landscape Design Trust

    Editorial roles at Landscape Design Trust publications

  • February 1992 - March 1993 Marketing and technical services officer, Ilford Photo

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Simon Moore
United Kingdom

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  • Upcoming assignment

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  • Employment status

    Employed on a short-term contract
  • Career Level

  • Citizenships and Permanent Residences

    • Australia
    • United Kingdom
  • Total Years of Experience

    15 years
  • Languages

    • English
    • French