Head of Strategic Communications

Organization: Farsight Services Limited
Closing date: 13 Nov 2016

A permanent full-time position for a talented communications professional with extensive behaviour change experience. You will design and manage campaigns on modern slavery, migrant smuggling and countering violent extremism. You can be based anywhere in the world and occasional travel will be required.

– Application deadline: 13 Nov 2016 –

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Job Description

We are a social enterprise with a mission to design and deliver tools for people who want to improve the world. We work at the forefront of efforts to understand and respond to the challenges of migration, conflict and justice issues in the 21st Century. Geographically, we operate in Europe, Africa, the Middle East, South Asia, South-East Asia and Oceania. Farsight’s personnel are spread around the world and a lot of teamwork occurs remotely.

While working for Farsight, you can live and work anywhere in the world and the job will require occasional travel.

Farsight is a leader in behaviour change campaigns in the development sector. We have developed an innovative model of communications which is measurable and highly effective. We are looking for an exceptional candidate to master and continue growing this service area.

The ideal candidate would have extensive experience in multi-channel behaviour change campaigns – both, above and below-the-line. Experience across different cultures and countries is also valued.

You will be highly capable in strategy design, creative direction, production and execution. Your copy-writing skills will be excellent and you will be highly engaging and credible when liaising with clients. Your ability to marshal internal and external expertise will be critical to your success.

Responsibilities

Your responsibilities will include the following:

  • Building partnerships with donors/clients on communications needs.
  • Taking insights and turning them into persuasive, culturally appropriate content distributed through effective channels.
  • Designing and delivering behaviour change campaigns in challenging operating environments.
  • Marshalling internal and external expertise to deliver successful behavioural change campaigns.

– Application deadline: 13 Nov 2016 –

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How to apply:

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