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Deputy Director of Communications

Location: Central London

Salary expectation: £50,000 to £55,000

Application deadline: As soon as possible

This is a full-time role

The Organisation

We are working with Global Witness, an international NGO campaigning to end environmental and human rights abuse.

The Role

Develop and ensure strategic and effective communications to drive campaign impact, fundraising and organisational profile.

Lead the news and media strategy, working across the organisation to drive a proactive news approach, identifying opportunities, selling journalists unique story ideas and stimulating media commentary and debate.

Protect the reputation of the organisation, develop crisis management protocol and react to changes in the external environment to maximise campaign opportunities and reduce risk.

Provide leadership and management to a large team of skilled senior communication advisors.

The Candidate

Excellent media operator and campaigner, with significant experience delivering communications strategies which achieve campaign results and raise the organisation’s profile.

Displays an excellent news sense, with the ability to capitalise on a breaking story or campaign opportunity while anticipating and managing risk.

Demonstrable writing and broadcast skills and a proven ability to think creatively with an understanding and knowledge of different audiences, media formats and ability to pitch news stories.

Deadline: As soon as possible