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European Network on Debt & Development (Eurodad)

Communications Manager (Maternity Cover)

Communications Manager (Maternity Cover)

Application deadline: 22nd January 2017 before midnight Central European Time. 


The purpose of this role is to lead Eurodads communications work. This means implementing our Communications Strategy, and updating it if necessary. You will manage relationships with our key media contacts and will be responsible for making all of our external products including our website, newsletter, social media, briefings and reports as influential as possible. This will include devising and implementing outreach plans and advising authors on style and structure so that our outputs are read, understood and used by our target audiences. 

You will also be responsible for overall quality control of all communications products, which will include significant editing in English as well as helping build the capacity of all Eurodad staff, and you will be expected to author your own web pieces or other communications material. You will manage a small team, which is currently composed of this position plus a Communications Assistant, but will also work closely with a range of Eurodad policy and advocacy staff and with advocacy and communications professionals across the network.

In addition you will support the implementation of Eurodads fundraising by using your strong writing skills to edit and redraft proposals and reports. 

The successful candidate will be an excellent written communicator, with first-class English drafting and editing skills, including structuring written material clearly. They will be experienced in writing to a variety of audiences and communicating technical material easily and effectively. They will be used to building relations and working effectively with a wide variety of media contacts.

They will have very strong project management skills with experience of driving forward the implementation of strategies and workplans. They will be passionate and highly motivated to work on development finance issues as part of Eurodads multinational team.

For more information and instructions on how to apply click here.