About the position
Increasingly we recognise the power of great communications to drive change. The incoming Head of Communications will lead the evolution of the Freedom Fund’s communications efforts, as we strive to not only reach ever wider and more inclusive audiences, but also to engage and activate them. Reporting to the Director of North America, the Head of Communications will lead our external engagement with media and shape our global communications strategy. This individual will be the first person in this role and as such, will have the ability to carve the path forward for the Freedom Fund with an ambitious communications strategy.
We are looking for someone who will be able to create and promote the organization’s strategy internally while simultaneously driving it forward externally. This individual will need to be an experienced strategic leader who can create strong alignment between organizational strategy, external relations, and communications tactics and execution. This position also requires skills with building relationships and working cross-functionally.
Inheriting a “small but mighty” communications team, the individual will bring an orientation toward growth and development of the team.
Qualifications and experience
About the position
Increasingly we recognise the power of great communications to drive change. The incoming Head of Communications will lead the evolution of the Freedom Fund’s communications efforts, as we strive to not only reach ever…
Applications should be submitted in English and include a CV, cover letter (maximum one page) and contact details of two professional referees, one of which must be the applicant’s current / most recent line manager or current / most recent Head of HR.
Please send applications by email in PDF format to firstname.lastname@example.org, including ‘Head of Communications’ in the subject line before 5pm EST on 18 January 2021.
Please note that only candidates selected for further consideration will be contacted. No phone calls please. No agencies please.
The Freedom Fund is an equal opportunities employer. In line with our values of respect, agility and excellence, we value the strength of a diverse workforce and encourage applications from people with disabilities, Black, Asian or Minority Ethnic (BAME) backgrounds, LGBT+ and from different socio-economic backgrounds. Applicants must be eligible to work in North America.
The Freedom Fund is committed to the importance of meaningful survivor inclusion and leadership. As such, particular consideration will be given to applicants with lived experience of trafficking and/or forms of modern slavery.
The Freedom Fund prioritises Safeguarding. As part of our commitment to the protection of children and vulnerable people in our work, any offer of employment with the Freedom Fund will be subject to satisfactory pre-employment checks to ensure we recruit only those who are suitable to work with children and vulnerable persons. These checks include Disclosure and Barring Service and/or International Criminal Records Checks, satisfactory references, proof of eligibility to work in the national location of this role and checks against the Office of Foreign Assets Control data list (OFAC] which highlights any connections to terrorism or trafficking. Any offer of employment or consultancy with The Freedom Fund will only be made following both successful background checks being conducted on the applicant and upon receipt of satisfactory pre-employment checks by former employers. Such checks may be updated periodically during the course of the period of employment or consultancy. By submitting a formal application, you agree to the Freedom Fund carrying out these checks.
Applications should be submitted in English and include a CV, cover letter (maximum one page) and contact details of two professional referees, one of which must be the applicant’s…