Save the Children London, UK
Mar 10, 2020Contract
Salary: Negotiable The Opportunity An exciting opportunity has risen at Save the Children International office based in London for a Communications Lead-Target Operating model (TOM) to join us. This will be a 12 months FTC role based with the Global Communications team and it is an exciting time to join the team as the organisation is going through a great period of growth and transformation. SCI is currently facing a number of external pressures that require us to look at our structure and ways of working and determine the changes we need to make in order to remain relevant as we move into 2021 and beyond. This project is focused on our response as a global organisation to the external factors affecting our ability to fundraise in order to support the most marginalised and deprived children. Our response is likely to impact our structures and ways of working. In this new role, this person will be responsible in ensuring that we align ourselves from member offices to countries and regional to lead, development and implement a strategic and effective communications on this project. Also, develop and ensure that the communications materials are distributed through multiple channels to a range of external and internal audiences. The placeholder will also be representing and providing communications support and requirements to all our offices and countries and ensure on going management of our stakeholders and their needs and requirements In order to be successful for this role, the person will be able to bring about proven experience in developing and implementing high impact communication strategies, ideally in a complex global organisation. Have excellent writing and editorial skills and distil information for various diverse audiences. Strategic thinker organised at delivering the deliverables and timelines and have the ability to meet tight deadlines and balance work pressure. This person will also possess excellent influencing and negotiation skills including the ability to deal with different varieties of people at all level. This list is not exhaustive of the role. We offer a competitive salary and benefits, attractive company pension scheme and 30 days annual leave. The Organisation We employ approximately 25,000 people across the globe and work on the ground in over 100 countries to help children affected by crises, or those that need better healthcare, education and child protection. We also campaign and advocate at the highest levels to realise the right of children and to ensure their voices are heard. We are working towards three breakthroughs in how the world treats children by 2030: No child dies from preventable causes before their 5th birthday All children learn from a quality basic education and that, Violence against children is no longer tolerated We know that great people make a great organisation, and that our employees play a crucial role in helping us achieve our ambitions for children. We value our people and offer a meaningful and rewarding career, along with a collaborative and inclusive workplace where ambition, creativity, and integrity are highly valued. Application Information: Please apply using a cover letter and up-to-date CV as a single document. Please also include details of your current remuneration and salary expectations. A copy of the full role profile can be found on our website. We need to keep children safe so our selection process, which includes rigorous background checks, reflects our commitment to the protection of children from abuse.