Thinking of a Career in Emergency Management?
- BY Nicole Pelette
The Head of Media and External Relations (HMER) is responsible for leading on impactful media work that supports the wider divisional organisational strategies and priorities. The role will entail strengthening IRW’s global external relations function in collaboration with key stakeholders and leading partner offices in Europe, North America and the Middle East, as well as the ERA divisional advocacy team.
The role will involve working closely with the External Relations and Advocacy Director, as well as the Head of Governance and the Senior Communications Advisor, to protect and build Islamic Relief’s profile and reputation internationally. It will also involve externally building and supporting effective relationships with influential contacts among international policy makers, the media, INGOs, institutional funders, business leaders and other key stakeholders.
The successful candidate will build the profile of Islamic Relief Worldwide through media and social media across the world promoting its work, communicating its perspective and priorities, building productive relationships, increasing accountability and engagement, and extending influence.
The successful candidate must have or be: