Communications Manager

International Federation of Gynecology and Obstetrics
£40,000 - £40,000
Closing date: 21 September 2018
Job Type: Paid
Location: Waterloo SE1
An exciting opportunity has arisen to join the International Federation of Gynecology & Obstetrics (FIGO), the global voice for women’s health. Based in London, Waterloo, SE1

You will work across the whole organisation, providing practical, hands-on communications expertise to lead the implementation of FIGO’s new multi-channel communications strategy, including web and social media, press releases and position statements, speeches, production of newsletters, reports, corporate literature in order to enhance FIGO’s global leadership role amongst the global women’s health and SDGs community.

FIGO provides multiple opportunities for progression, alongside travel and the chance to build relationships across 130 countries worldwide. In addition, you will be joining a motivated and highly intelligent organisation.

Key responsibilities will include:

•Increasing the reach and impact of FIGO’s global brand profile and visibility through the planning, implementation and analysis of high quality, engaging digital communications.

•To oversee the development of social media and user generated content on FIGO’s sites and external sites such as Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.

•To lead organisation-wide digital marketing and support specific campaigns through the use of SEO and PPC advertising.

•Managing production of media releases, position statements, speeches, production of newsletters, reports, corporate literature and PR materials.

•Manage and direct FIGO’s corporate style, design resource, ensuring the effective scheduling of deliverables, and maintaining brand, messaging, and tone of voice consistency.

•Ensuring that FIGO content is shared with and promoted by other stakeholders where appropriate

•Commissioning professional photographers and film makers to collect content for FIGO

The successful candidate will have the following skills and experience:

•Experience working in a senior communications role within an international NGO environment

•Community / member engagement experience

•Excellent presentation skills across a variety of media

•An understanding of design and print production, PR and media relations techniques, brand development, digital marketing and online communications

•A successful record of effective and respectful partnership working with key stakeholders 

•Educated to degree level in a sustainable development / women’s health discipline

Benefits (following successful completion of probation period)

•Generous life assurance & optional income protection available

•Pension - Up to 10% employer contribution available

•Season ticket loan available

Plus

•20 days annual leave (plus Bank and Statutory holidays and any working days between Christmas Day and the first working day in January) & other days e.g. Moving Day.

•Flexible working hours

•Employee assistance programme

To apply for this position, please send your CV and one page cover letter outlining your experience via the Apply Now button.  Please note that applications without a cover letter may not be considered.

•Closing Date for applications: Friday 21st September (12 noon).

•N.B. Interviews will take place on Wednesday 26th September in Waterloo, London.

PLEASE NOTE THAT THIS POSITION IS OPEN TO THOSE WHO HAVE THE RIGHT TO RESIDE AND WORK IN THE UK, SO WE WILL EXPECT RELEVANT PROOF OF SUCH IF ASKED FOR AN INTERVIEW (PLEASE DO NOT SEND THIS INFORMATION WITH YOUR APPLICATION).

Region: London and the southeast
Location: Waterloo SE1
Sector: Communications

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