Head of Advocacy and Communication 

Billund, Denmark with international travel
Competitive Compensation
29 Aug 2019
22 Sep 2019
Full Time
Contract Type

Imagination – Creativity – Fun – Learning – Caring – Quality 

The LEGO Foundation is a Danish corporate foundation headquartered in Billund and working globally. We passionately believe in the power of play in children’s development and education. Our aim is to build a future where learning through play empowers children to become creative, engaged life-long learners. Children benefit from the transformative power of learning through play to develop a breadth of skills that will enable them to reach their full potential.

Head of Advocacy and Communication 
Billund, Denmark with international travel
Competitive Compensation

The Head of Advocacy & Communication is the Leadership Team member in charge of developing and delivering a Foundation-wide advocacy approach, and of establishing Advocacy partnerships with a global span across relevant practice areas. You will be the key spokesperson representing the LEGO Foundation with key stakeholders, influencers and fora’s externally and internally. This role will establish and maximise the systematic reach to parents, teachers/professionals, systems and governments with high quality advocacy and communication. 

This is a key role in the Foundation with the aim of positioning the LEGO Foundation as a global force for Learning through Play. You will be a senior global leader enforcing and driving collaboration across the Foundation in pursuit of advocacy efforts, ensuring that these are programme driven and evidence based. With a proven track of record of significant advocacy wins at international level and extensive experience working within government systems and influencing policies, you will have an excellent understanding of advocacy and communication in the field of achieving systemic change. A cross-functional team player, you thrive in a collaborative and ambitious environment. Finally, you share our passion for play and learning.

To learn more about this exciting opportunity, please contact our advisors at Prospectus, Fiona Wansborough and Eva Farina on fiona.wansborough@prospect-us.co.uk or eva.farina@prospect-us.co.uk  

You will find details about the Foundation, the opportunity, and how to apply in the appointment brief on the Prospectus website which can be reached by clicking on the Apply button. 

Key dates
Closing date: 22 September. Midnight UK time
Prospectus interviews:  30 Sept – 3 Oct
First Panel Interviews:  14 – 18 October
Second Panel Interviews (in Denmark): 28 – 29 October