Public Relations & Strategic Communications

Job Type

Full Time



Application Deadline:



1899 L Street Northwest
District of Columbia
United States


Heifer International is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, gender, gender identify, sexual orientation, age, status as a protected veteran, among other things, or status as a qualified individual with disability.



As Director of Public Relations and Strategic Communications you will actively position Heifer International and the voices and needs of the small holder farmers we serve, with development sector audiences including donors, partners, policy makers, think tanks and governments. You will draw from Heifer’s growing evidence base to bring visibility to Heifer as an impactful implementer, a credible and trusted partner, and an industry thought leader who adds value to the sector at large through learning and sharing of experience. You will work with deep collaboration with Heifer resource mobilization teams, other PR staff, country program staff, and affiliates, to increase Heifer brand awareness, media presence and visibility as a thought leader. 


Activist-oriented with a passion for using media and networks to drive change; mission and justice motivated with values aligned with Heifer’s 12 Cornerstones; developed understanding of international development – the practice and the sector; willing to push for quality and getting stuff done; networker; creative; adaptable; global interests; at ease with ambiguity and rapid change; critical thinking and judgement; self-starter; coach


Heifer promotes a family-friendly workplace, which we believe promotes a happier, healthier workforce. Heifer’s benefits and compensation packages are designed to attract, reward and retain talented people, as well as reflect Heifer’s values. Benefits may vary by employee type, country and scheduled work hours.

Level of Language Proficiency

Must be fluent in oral and written English.

Professional Level


Minimum Education Required

4-year degree

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