Communications Consultant, London, United Kingdom

Organization: Save the Children

Country: United Kingdom

City: London, United Kingdom

Office: Save the Children London

Communications Consultant - ( 200003R4 )

The Opportunity

Save the Children International has an exciting opportunity for you to join our team as the Communications Consultant for 3 months. This role is responsible for developing and driving effective external communications strategies that increases brand awareness and engagement with Save the Children International’s audiences. This is a temporary post to support the global communications team with communications for our global campaign. The post holder will work collaboratively with media, digital and content colleagues in Save the Children Members and Country Offices to develop integrated communications.

In order to be successful you will bring/have:

Excellent written and verbal communication skills to motivate, influence and negotiate both internally and externally

Proven success in developing and implementing complex communications projects - ideally for campaigns and/or advocacy/policy work.

Cultural sensitivity, with highly developed interpersonal and communication skills including influencing and negotiation.

Experience in developing and managing communications content and tools and making best use of user-created content.

Excellent written communication skills in English, with a proven ability to distil large amounts of information for diverse audiences; skills in other languages would be an advantage

Experience managing websites and social media channels is desirable.

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Excellent planning and organisational skills, with an ability to meet deadlines and manage multiple demands and competing priorities, while maintaining high quality standards

An ability to work as part of a team within a networked structure, and to maintain good working relationships with colleagues across functional and geographical boundaries

Some experience with Google Analytics and social media analytics is desirable but not essential.

An ability to work in a fast-paced environment and to adapt work plans flexibly depending on external opportunities

Dedication to personal development and to the development of others.

A commitment to Save the Children’s mission and values

We flexible of working hours. Please share your consultancy fee details with your application.

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 organization, 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 environment where ambition, creativity, and integrity are highly valued.

Application Information:

Please attach a copy of your CV and cover letter with your application, and include details of your current remuneration and salary expectations. A copy of the full role profile can be found at www.savethechildren.net/careers/apply

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.

All employees are expected to carry out their duties in accordance with our global anti-harassment policy.

Save the Children does not charge a fee at any stage of the recruitment process.

Location: London

Employee Status: Fixed Term

Closing Date: Aug 4, 2020