Job description

SheDecides is a global political movement driving change, fuelled by actions in communities, with young people at its heart. The SheDecides Support Unit (SDSU) serves as secretariat to the global SheDecides movement, under the governance of the Guiding Group of SheDecides Champions, and the leadership of the Lead. The SDSU is hosted by the IPPF Central Office. It is an autonomous entity with its own strategy (2019-2021), budget and governance structure.

                                     

The SheDecides Communications Advisor will oversee development and implementation of the Movement’s communications strategy and capacity, under our new Theory of Change.

 

The Communications Advisor will be educated to degree level and have significant professional experience in marketing, brand management, communications or public relations.  They will have experience in advancing gender equality, bodily autonomy and/or sexual and reproductive rights, and have experience working collaboratively on multi country initiatives.  Experience will also be required of working in a fast moving and complex institution across multiple countries, and thereby being able to deliver results through others in order to meet agreed objectives.

The successful candidate will be a self-starter, able to work effectively and credibly with young people and people from diverse backgrounds/countries.  They will have excellent written and verbal communication skills, with the ability to plan and implement major projects, and to transform strategies into results.  Excellent at English, with the ability to speak Spanish, French or Arabic as desirable.

 

CVs will not be accepted.  For further information and an application form, please see our website or contact Human Resources, IPPF, 4 Newhams Row, London SE1 3UZ TApplication form available in Large Print, Audio or Braille. We regret only shortlisted candidates will be acknowledged.

 

Closing date: 13 October 2020

 

Interviews: 21 & 22 October 2020

 

Applications are particularly welcome from candidates openly living with HIV/AIDS. IPPF is committed to equal opportunities and cultural diversity. Candidates from all sections of the community are welcome to apply. However, before offering the job to you, we will require proof that you have permission to work in the United Kingdom. This requirement will apply to all applicants irrespective of their nationality.

 

IPPF is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. 

Refreshed on: 06 October 2020
Closed date: 13 October 2020
Tags: Communications, PR

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