Date Added: 6 May 2020
: 3 July 2020
Job Title: Advocacy and Communications Strategic Lead
Working For: Global Office Consulting
The Advocacy and Communications Strategic Lead will know how to devise a strategy and mobilise people to act, build expertise across wide-ranging topics and provide strategic advice to diverse audiences. They will have a sophisticated understanding and extensive experience of communication best practices, media relations and stakeholder engagement.
This is an opportunity to contribute to the growth and development of an organisation committed to gender equality and economic justice.
Specific responsibilities include:
Making complex concepts accessible and actionable to a wide audience by developing strategies for creating key messages, fact sheets, social media posts and creative digital materials and mobilizing teams accordingly
Build strong relationships with top-tier media outlets so that our clients’ efforts receive the best coverage for advancing their goals
Elevating the voice and expertise of high-level influencers by polishing opinion pieces at key moments, prepping them for interviews, and providing ongoing counsel
Identifying strategic moments and new champions to influence target stakeholders and amplify our clients’ goals
Oversee all major deliverables by developing a vision and strategy and delegating work in a fast-paced, deadline driven environment
Manage client relationships, ensuring the needs of the client are met and keep executive management apprised of project development
Develop relationships with international opinion leaders and journalists
Understand background and nuance across our priority issue areas to form compelling arguments and provide strategic counsel to clients
Coach junior staff members on writing, client-facing interactions, and time management skills
Closing Date: 3 July 2020
Start date: Summer 2020
Please send your cv and a cover letter explaining what you could bring to our organisation and why you would be a good fit to Rachel@globalofficeconsulting.com
First round telephone interviews will take place upon receipt of suitable application. If you are successful at this stage, you will undertake a written assignment, followed by an in-person interview. Successful applicants will go through a reference check and one more interview by the Directors.