£66,005 pa + benefits
We have an outstanding opportunity for an experienced communications professional to work within our Communications Division.
The post-holder will be responsible for supporting the development and implementation of the Commonwealth Secretariat’s communications strategy, engaging in proactive media outreach and management and will be expected to act as a spokesperson for the Commonwealth Secretariat when necessary. S/he will be expected to provide input on and execute communications proposals identified in the Communication Division’s communications strategy in support of the Commonwealth Secretariat’s Strategic Plan.
To be considered, you will need to have a bachelor’s degree or equivalent – preferably in communications, journalism, media studies, international affairs or any other appropriate field.
You should have at least ten years’ experience in an external communications or press spokesperson role and/or as a reporter or correspondent in a media organisation, preferably in more than one national context.
The successful applicant should be able to demonstrate:
We are the inter-governmental body of the Commonwealth, which is made up of 54 equal and independent countries. Our aim is to enable sustainable development by delivering professional advice, transferring best practice, and enhancing skills and knowledge, all to the betterment of the Commonwealth’s 2.4 billion citizens.
To join us, you must be a citizen of a Commonwealth country and prepared to travel to various international events and meetings.
If you feel that you are suitable for the role, please apply using the buttons below.
The closing date is 4 December 2020, 17:00 GMT