Tuesday, July 01, 2014

JOB Opportunity: Head of Communications

Head of Communications

Based at Hivos Head Office in The Hague


You are a senior communications professional with a track record of media relations, PR and press experience in several developing countries and at international level. This post, based in The Hague, will draw on your knowledge of international development issues, preferably in governance and/or human rights, to help us shape our strategy. You are a self-starter, a team leader and comfortable in front of a camera.

Position in organisation
Reporting to the Director of Global Action, this position line manages the Making All Voices Count communications team and sits within the Catalysing Global Action component of the programme. 

Aim of the job
To lead the design, delivery and active monitoring of a press and public relations based communications strategy that raises and consistently maintains a high public profile for the Making All Voices Count programme among key audiences at global and national level, across 12 countries.

Relation with other positions
Located in The Hague this position is a critical link between the external communications function of Making All Voices Count and the rest of the programme. Part of the Management Team and located within the Catalysing Global Action component this position's primary focus is the delivery of effective media relations strategies leading to informed and well placed coverage of the programme, both in-country and globally. It also retains responsibility for internal communications within the implementing consortium, and between the consortium and Hivos Head Office.

The post line manages the communications team consisting of the Digital Communications Officer and Communications Officer respectively. The post will deputise for the Director: Global Action as required.

Applications close July 31, 2014. 

For more information on this role, and how to apply, download the job description here:  Head of Communications

International Institute for ICT Journalism

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