Global Communications Manager

  • 350.org
  • European, Mediterranean, and/or African time zones.
  • Apr 13, 2017
Advocacy Climate Change/GHG Communication/Public Outreach Environmental Protection

Job Description

This is a remote position. We are highly interested in candidates residing in either European, Mediterranean, and/or African time zones.

As Global Communications Manager you would work directly with 350.org’s communication team to support our global campaigns. This role reports to the Global Communications Director and would be line managing members of the communications team. Tasks to be carried out are wide ranging and include: crafting and implementing strategic communications plans for specific campaigns,  further building existing databases (e.g.: media tracking database), managing staff to develop their potential, developing content material (such as FAQ’s), supporting and coordinating with regional teams at specific moments requiring rapid media response, as well as supporting the Global Communications Director with additional capacity to implement particular projects and managing the communications team.

This is a fast-paced job and would often require juggling multiple tasks simultaneously often tackling several issues in parallel, from helping to draft a press release, to partaking in strategy conversations and liaising with colleagues and partners, to oversee the organising of databases on a regular basis. We are looking for someone who can keep calm, positive, and task oriented in chaotic environments.

In addition, this position requires someone who is detail-oriented, creative and has strong inter-personal skills. If you are looking for a regular 9-5 desk job, with a set routine, this is not the position for you.

Required Qualifications

  • Minimum 5 years of experience in communications and advocacy campaigns.
  • Familiarity with climate and environmental issues.
  • Experience managing staff and projects. Experience leading a remote team of communications professionals required.
  • Proven mentorship ability.
  • An understanding of the global media landscape, in particular key publications and outlets for environmental and climate change related news.
  • An excellent communicator and first class writing skills in English.
  • A resilient and flexible team player who can handle a fast paced, high pressure, highly collaborative team culture
  • A people-person who can build relationships with the 350.org staff and volunteer network and also members of the press.
  • Willingness to be available non-traditional hours as needed to ensure results.
  • Proficiency maintaining spreadsheets and databases, strong email communication, comfort working remotely with colleagues in multiple time-zones via skype, conference calls, and other online tools.

 Bonuses (we expect a successful applicant to have at least 2 to 3 of these)

  • Minimum 3 years of experience doing communications for a nonprofit or campaign.
  • Multilingual.
  • Experience working and living in multiple countries.
  • Experience and competency working in multicultural groups.
  • Experience collaborating with diverse constituencies (labour, displaced communities)
  • Experience running communications trainings for staff or volunteers.
  • A track record of using nontraditional and traditional media together to achieve communications objectives. 

Position Type: Full time.

Application Deadline: 15 May, 2017

Start Date: As Soon As Possible (Flexible)

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Sector

Nonprofit- NGO

Salary

Compensation based on experience.