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Senior Strategic Communications Director

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Washington, D.C., USA

Manages the strategic planning, development, and coordination of communications activities that promote the objectives of a multi-partner global public health project. Coordinates knowledge-sharing activities among numerous stakeholders. Helps to ensure that the project’s progress, achievements, and results are communicated regularly and accurately to all relevant stakeholders. Develops project-wide knowledge-sharing systems.

Areas of Responsibility: 
  • Helps to manage communications across a multi-partner consortium.
  • Develops systems and processes to initiate proactive outreach to project partners.
  • Provides technical expertise to develop and implement processes and tools for communication and knowledge-sharing. 
  • Collaborates with project partners and funder to develop success stories, web content, technical briefs, and other written deliverables.
  • Ensures that all project communications have a consistent tone and voice and relate to the project’s objectives and priorities.
  • Disseminates information in targeted and creative ways.
  • Monitors the project’s communications program and looks for opportunities to improve it.
  • Develops and maintains collaborative relationships with donor/client organizations, government agencies, and project partners.
  • Helps to track communications budget.
  • Manages supporting communications staff.
  • Works on problems of complex scope that require analysis of information and various factors.
  • Exercises judgment in developing methods, techniques, and evaluation of criteria for performing duties and obtaining results.
  •  Decisions made affect specific functional areas with cost and failure to achieve project goals.
Educational Background: 
Master’s degree in journalism, communications, public relations, knowledge management, or related field
  • Fifteen years of experience in leading communications for large and complex projects
  • Demonstrated experience in effectively engaging partners and in managing
    communications activities in a multi-partner consortium
  • Demonstrated skills in communications and innovation in technical practice
  • Experience interacting with U.S. government agencies including overseas offices
  • Articulate, professional, and able to communicate in a clear, positive manner with clients and staff
  • Must be able to read, write, and speak fluent English
  • Demonstrated project management skills.
    Strong knowledge of communications concepts, practices, and procedures.
  • Proven skills in project tracking software and other relevant technologies. Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Ability to influence, motivate, and collaborate with others. Ability to meet deadlines and work independently.

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Organization Info

Fhi 360

Washington, DC, United States
Annual Budget : 
More than $500M
About Us

To improve lives in lasting ways by advancing integrated, locally driven solutions for human development.

Why Work For Us?: 

We Believe…

…the key to improving the lives of the world's most vulnerable people lies in generating, sharing, and applying knowledge.

…sustainability comes from improving the capacity of individuals and countries to address their needs.

…in partnerships with governments, civil society organizations, the private sector, and communities.

…in approaches that address human needs as a whole

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Listing Stats

Post Date: 
Sep 10 2019
Active Until: 
Oct 10 2019
Hiring Organization: 
Fhi 360