Deputy Executive Director - Advocacy, Communications and Programmes
This is an exceptional opportunity for a highly motivated and innovative brand, marketing and communications professional to assume a pivotal role with a highly respected organisation brand.
Unicef ensures more of the world’s children are vaccinated, educated and protected than any other organisation. We have done more to influence laws and policies to help protect children than anyone else. We get things done. And we’re not going to stop until the world is a safe place for all our children.
Unicef UK is a major national committee of Unicef and plays a leading role in the global organisation on a number of key fronts. We raise funds for Unicef's global work and we lobby and campaign for the fulfilment of children’s rights in the UK and abroad.
We are seeking a Deputy Executive Director, reporting to our Executive Director/CEO who will bring together the Advocacy, Communications and Programmes functions to help achieve our strategic goals of increasing income and influence. You will have the opportunity to work with an outstanding executive team.
You will be a leader of exceptional quality with a respected track record in brand marketing, communications and campaigning success. Whether from the private, public or non-profit sector, our ideal candidate will bring the experience of senior strategic leadership that can help drive Unicef UK’s integrated approach to achieving our vision. You will have the gravitas and experience to be an influential voice for Unicef UK with all our stakeholders and will have clear experience of being an inspiring leader and manager within a complex organisation. Above all, you will be fully committed to the objectives and mission of Unicef UK, sharing our vision to do whatever it takes, until every child is safe and able to fulfil their potential.
For further information about this role, including details about how to apply, please visit https://unicef.saxbam.com/ Alternatively email firstname.lastname@example.org or telephone +44 (0)20 7227 0880 (during office hours).
Applications should be received by noon on Tuesday 24 April 2018.
Saxton Bampfylde Ltd is acting as an employment agency adviser to Unicef on this appointment.
Unicef UK is currently based in Farringdon. From Summer 2018, we will relocate to Stratford (zone 2). Our new offices will be close to the new Crossrail station and the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park. Stratford is also served by the Jubilee and Central Lines, DLR, London Overground, TFL Rail and National Rail services.
We welcome applications from a diverse range of people, respecting and drawing on different perspectives, skills, experience and knowledge.
The successful candidate will be required to apply for a criminal records check. A criminal record will not necessarily bar you from working with us. This will depend on the nature of the role and the circumstances of your offences.
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