Deputy Director Communications, Asia

Organisation Name 350.org
Location Asia
Date Posted 2019-07-05
Job Type Permanent / Full Time
Job Number 129324
  • Oversee a team of regional and global communications experts
  • Flexible regional location, work remotely, generous annual leave
  • Asian nationals are strongly encouraged to apply

 

The Organisation
 
350.org is an expanding international movement, dedicated to solving the climate crisis and mobilising hundreds of thousands of people globally to take action to reduce greenhouse emissions and rapidly move to clean energy. 350.org is committed to the principles of justice, it values new perspectives, diverse thinking and different ways of working. Their growing network in 188 countries promotes community-based sustainability solutions for an economy free of fossil fuels.


Benefits
  
Local Asian salary ranges include
  • Deputy Director level : THB2,697 ,000, TWD1,395,000, PHP2,790,000
  • Associate Director level: VND655,650,000, JPY:9,765,000, IDR651,000,000

The Role
                        
Reporting to the chief communications director and communications and programme team, you will lead the development and implementation of 350.org’s global communication strategies. You will work across multiple platforms and countries to support global campaigns and lead and develop the global communications teams. You will also:
  • Develop content and craft strategic communications
  • Support and coordinate teams, ensuring rapid media response
  • Manage multiple tasks simultaneously

Skills Required
  
You will be an Asian-based senior communications expert with strong media contacts and a minimum of 5 years’ experience, with a deep understanding of climate and environmental issues, at least partly gained in an NGO.
Additionally you will have:
  • Demonstrated skills in developing strategic and effective campaigns
  • Proven experience managing and developing a communications team
  • Excellent communication skills, including good English writing skills
  • The ability to remain calm, positive and task focused under pressure
  • A highly collaborative work style and experience working with multiple countries and multicultural teams
  • The solid technical skills required of a communications leader, or the strong potential to step up



If you would like to leverage your communications expertise and join a strong, people-powered movement for a safe climate future, then please apply by forwarding your cover letter, responding to the skills required, and resume in MS Word format quoting reference #129324 or contact Lois Freeke on (02) 8243 0570

Please be advised you can upload two attachments, including your resume and covering letter when submitting your application.