Director - Advocacy, Campaigns, Communications and Media (ACCM)

Job Description

Title: Director - Advocacy, Campaigns, Communications and Media (ACCM)

Company Name: Save the Children

Vacancy: Not specific

Job Location: Dhaka

Employment Status: Full-time

Educational Requirements:
∎ Master's Degree, preferably in Social Sciences/Communication/English from reputed University

Job Context:
∎ Contract length: Regular (Open ended)
∎ Job Location: Dhaka (with travel)

Job Responsibilities:
∎ The Opportunity:
∎ As a Senior Management Team member, the ACCM Director will provide strategic leadership in the areas of Advocacy, Campaigns, Communication and Media to deliver the country strategic plan of Save the Children in Bangladesh. The role will aim to strengthen the organizational representation and positioning for influencing policies and practices, mobilizing public engagement. The role will seek to amplify the voice of children for the strategic priorities, to deliver lasting impact for children in both development and humanitarian contexts.
∎ S/he will lead the design, development, and execution of the country ACCM strategy and provide strategic guidance for strengthening Save the Children's brand recognition and the promotion of the work we do in Bangladesh. This will support our public campaign and diversify resource base. Working closely with our Thematic Directors, the Program Development and Quality Director as well as with the regional and global ACCM teams. S/he will represent Save the Children in the external forums and maintain strategic engagement with key government stakeholders to advocate for child-centered and child-informed policies, strategies, and actions.
∎ In the above capacity the role will report directly to the Country Director and in turn manage and provide leadership to our Advocacy, Communications and Media team(s). S/he will support and encourage the teams come up with innovative approaches and solutions, exploring creative freedom to deliver.

Additional Requirements:
∎ Significant experience in similar role in a large I/NGO, UN or corporate entity
∎ Proven experience in developing advocacy strategies and leading evidence-based policy development, influence and wins
∎ Demonstrated experience in leading public campaign design and understanding various types of communication and branding materials for diverse audience (internal/external)
∎ Deep understanding of socio-economic-cultural-environmental-governance-policy landscape, preferably for both development and humanitarian context
∎ Ability to build and maintain relationship with government and other key stakeholders
∎ Strong interpersonal, influencing and negotiation skills
∎ Excellent ability to analyze, interpret and present complex data for diverse stakeholders
∎ Agility to manage own team and engage with teams at regional and global level
∎ Excellence in written and spoken communication skills both in English and Bangla, including demonstrated ability to respond to media professionally

Job Source: Online Job Posting.

Application Deadline: 27 Nov 2021

Company Information:
∎ 14 Nov 2021
∎ Save the Children

Category: NGO/Development

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