Programme Director Communications
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.
About the role:
Amnesty International’s Programme Director Communications will be a digitally fluent, impact- focused leader with extensive experience in running a fully integrated, multi-channel and metrics-driven global communications operation. The ideal candidate will have a deep understanding of the global digital landscape and will be well versed in navigating the fast changing media and communications environment, with a proven track record of building and sustaining engaged international audiences across multiple channels. They will be able to demonstrate long-standing experience in running an efficient multidisciplinary communications operation in a high-powered global context with often competing priorities.
The Programme Director Communications will lead an audacious and innovative engagement strategy in support of Amnesty International’s campaign and growth priorities. They will drive an audience-defined communications programme, push innovation and data-driven decisions. They will be required to make and defend tough decisions that support the engagement and growth objectives of the organisation, directly supporting our human rights priorities while strengthening the global Amnesty International brand.
You will be a strategic communications leader with the skills and experience to enable Amnesty international to mobilise millions of people to take human rights abuses personally and inspire them to take action. You will be digitally fluent and an impact-focused communications professional with extensive experience in running a fully integrated , audience-led, multi-disciplinary, multi-channel and metrics-driven global communications operation in a high-powered global context with often competing priorities. You will be well versed in navigating the fast changing global communications environment, with a proven track record of building and sustaining engaged audiences across multiple channels and on an international level.
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:
Closing date: 24th April 2016
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