Location: United States of America (Atlanta, GA)
Closing date: 11 Mar 2008
Job Description

Would you like an opportunity to work for a leading poverty fighting organization that is making a real difference in the world? Do you have the ability to lead the development and implementation of strategic communication plans? Are you seeking unparalleled benefits, such as 4 weeks vacation, a 401K with an 8% company contribution and medical benefits on your first day of employment? If you answered yes to these questions, then we are interested in learning more about you!

The Director Policy Communications will be accountable for leading the development and implementation (in collaboration with appropriate internal/external stakeholders0 of strategic communications plans that are designed to advance CARE's public policy and advocacy positions. The position will work with both the Policy and Advocacy Unit (PAU) and with Communications & Marketing Unit (C&M) to ensure advocacy priorities are understood and that the communications resources and channels of the organization are mobilized to support policy and advocacy objectives as appropriate. The position will sit in both C&M and PAU senior management teams.

Bachelors Degree in Marketing, Communications, International Studies or equivalent combination of education and work experience

Demonstrated experience in strategic planning and plan implementation

Seven years experience in advocacy communications, public relations, journalism, or other relevant communications background (or comparable experience)

Demonstrated technical skills in:

* Complex project management and negotiations
* Complex relationship management and negotiations
* Ability to manage change and work collaboratively
* High level of proficiency in Microsoft Office applications

Vacancies Contact
Please apply for this position at the CARE website.