Plan International UK is a global children’s charity. We work to give every child the same chance in life. We are recruiting for a Senior Communications Manager (External Communications) in the Media and Campaigns Unit. The unit strives to raise the profile and awareness of Plan International UK’s work among UK audiences, inspiring their support and to drive and deliver effective influencing strategies to create a shift in public and political opinion on children’s rights issues, with a specific focus on the rights of adolescent girls in the UK and internationally.
As Senior Communications Manager you will lead the External Communications team, devising and implementing the external communications strategy for Plan International UK. You will build awareness of the landscape Plan International UK is operating in and provide intelligence and insights on stakeholder agendas, issues and networks. You will deliver ambitious, creative and impactful integrated corporate partnership communications which together widen and deepen our engagement with the public, private sector, media and key stakeholders.
You will have extensive experience of working in a busy communications team, preferably in a fundraising environment, operating at a senior level to drive strategy, foster ambition and set direction for a team. You’ll have substantial experience of working in partnership and building strategic relationships at a senior level across the corporate and the NGO sector. You will also have demonstrable understanding of international development issues, including humanitarian priorities and/or girls’ rights issues.
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The deadline for applications is 9am on Wednesday 3 March 2021.
Interviews will take place on 11 and 12 March 2021.
We are committed to the safeguarding and protection of children, young people and adults in our work. We therefore apply rigorous recruitment and selection processes to ensure that only those who are suitable are recruited to work for us. Accordingly, appointment to all our roles is subject to a range of vetting checks. A criminal record will not necessarily bar you from working for us; this will depend on the circumstances of any offences.
Plan International UK is committed to being an inclusive employer and we welcome applications from candidates from all backgrounds.