Head of Communications
World Hepatitis Alliance Head of Communications
Harris Hill are proud to be partnering with the World Hepatitis Alliance to help recruit for their next Head of Communications.
Who are the World Hepatitis Alliance?
The World Hepatitis Alliance (WHA) is a patient-led global organisation representing the 325 million people living with viral hepatitis. Our global membership is made up of 254 organisations in 86 countries and together we work with governments, other civil society and key partners such as the World Health Organization to raise awareness, influence policy change and drive action to find the millions of people unaware of their condition.
Based in London, WHA boasts a small yet dedicated team. They enjoy a culture of collaboration and are all very committed to making a difference.
How does the Head of Communications contribute to WHA?
The Head of Communications position will be crucial in the leadership and management of the communications and PR activity within the organisation primarily focusing on vision and brand issues. You will lead the development and management of WHA's communication strategy along with the strategy for NOhep (NOhep is a global movement launched in 2016 to eliminate viral hepatitis by 2030). As a senior member of staff you will contribute to the strategic goal setting for the whole organisation.
Who are we looking for?
The ideal candidate will have proven experience in a senior management role with a public health and advocacy background, developing and implementing strategies. Preferably with time spent working for a not for profit organisation or with an agency.
Previous experience managing and delivering on communication projects to budgets, targets and outcomes in necessary, in addition to evidence of line management experience, people management and leadership skills.
The ideal candidate will be a self-starter, a strong leader and confident speaking with high-level individuals with empathy and gravitas. You will be joining a dynamic, collaborative team, who are motivated by the cause.
Please note, you will be required to travel within this role 3-4 weeks across the year on separate occasions.
If you feel you meet the above criteria, please do apply and if you are shortlisted you will be contacted directly by the consultant.
Please get in touch before the closing date to avoid disappointment.
If you would like to apply for this role, please send your CV and supporting statement to email@example.com.
Closing date for applications: 9.00am Friday 25th May 2018
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