Head of Strategy and Planning
£56,168 per annum
Amnesty International (AI) is at the forefront of human rights. And committed to eradicating injustice, we’re always reaching out to potential supporters. Our global campaigns and communications agenda allows us to do just that –by bolstering support that helps us to create brighter futures right across the world. Leading the planning and delivery of each this agenda, your contribution will be critical.
About the role:
In this key role, you’ll maximize the effectiveness of the Campaigns and Communications Directorate by guiding coordinated strategy development and decision-making on plans and priorities across a wide range functions. You’ll support planning and collaboration across a wide range of IS stakeholders in local, regional and section offices, ensuring resources are allocated strategically to priority initiatives and activities are delivered to set timelines. Drawing on your previous experience of strategic planning and portfolio management, you’ll map and clearly communicate a coherent campaigns and communications agenda designed to enhance achievement of AI’s change goals.
With proven experience of strategic planning and portfolio management, ideally in a campaigning organization, and of developing campaigns and communications strategies and objectives, you have already developed information management processes for large international organizations. You are a keen negotiator, with excellent political judgement and strong analytic skills, ready to problem solve and plan strategically so that priorities are clearly agreed, outputs are delivered in a timely manner and an excellent standard of service is maintained. You have a strong understanding of international political and human rights trends, and crucially, have the combination of expertise and communication skills needed to provide effective advice to global and regional campaigns and communications teams on the strategic programming of actions, ensuring both planned and tactical opportunities are fully exploited.
Our aim is simple: an end to human rights abuses. Independent, international and influential, we campaign for justice, freedom and truth wherever they're denied. And whether we're applying pressure through powerful research or direct lobbying, mass demonstrations or online campaigning, we're all inspired by hope for a better world. One where human rights are respected and protected by everyone, everywhere.
Amnesty International is a global movement of more than 7 million people who campaign for a world where human rights are enjoyed by all.
Our supporters are outraged by human rights abuses but inspired by hope for a better world - so we work to improve human rights through campaigning and international solidarity.
We reach almost every country in the world and have:
- more than 2 million members and supporters who drive forward our fight for rights
- more than 5 million activists who strengthen our calls for justice
Closing date: 20th April 2016
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