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Reference: 59813

Date Added: 8 March 2017
Closing Date: 22 March 2017

Job Title: Head of Public Affairs and Standard

Working For: Wayfindr

Location: London

Salary: £48,000

Job Details

Do you want to help drive the next phase for a multi-award winning Tech for Good company, backed by Google.org, Comic Relief and based in tech city?

Wayfindr has created the world’s first International Open Standard for audio-wayfinding. This is an influential role within a small award winning start-up, with the opportunity to work with the Royal Society for Blind Children, the innovative digital product studio ustwo, Transport for London, and the ITU (International telecommunications union) to make cities accessible and in turn empowering vision impaired people to travel the world independently.  

You’ll be charged with developing and implementing a public affairs communication strategy to promote the adoption of Audio Based Navigation by major stakeholders across the sectors of transport, retail, tech companies and public bodies. This will be on an international scale, with a focus on the UK, Europe and USA.

You will also facilitate the development of the Wayfindr Open Standard for Audio Based wayfinding, and publish an update in Q3 2017 to inform submission to ITU in December 2017. This will include a desktop review of all technologies for audio wayfinding related systems in order to identify the key technology stakeholders.  

Closing Date: 22 March 2017

Interview/Start Dates

Shortlisting and interviews will take place within a period of 3 weeks after the closing date.

Application Details

For a detailed job description and person spec please see our website www.wayfindr.net/about-wayfindr.  To apply for this exciting role please send your CV with a supporting statement outlining how your skills and experience match the person spec.  Applications should be sent to recruitment@rsbc.org.uk.  
Unfortunately, due to the number of applications we receive we cannot acknowledge all applications.

Website: http://www.wayfindr.net

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