Current Hiring Practices and Trends in the Development Sector
- BY David Mackenzie
The role of the Head of Media and Communications is to direct and support regular and high-quality information, communications and media activity relating to Save the Children's work in the Philippines.
This role is vital to the delivery of excellent media and fundraising activities for Members and across Save the Children International, and to the current strategy to become a Save the Children member.
This post-holder will also be responsible for creating and implementing Save the Children's comprehensive media and communications strategy, leading on Save the Children's key messages to media, ensuring smooth flows of information between multiple stakeholders, and overseeing multiple high level visits to all of Save the Children's programmes in the Philippines.
The role will be responsible for ensuring that Save the Children Philippines speaks with one voice; that the character and tone of the communications is consistent and reputation and brand are protected.
Additionally, the Head of Media and Communications will work alongside both the advocacy and fundraising department to fulfil the strategy to become a Save the Children member and to ensure that the aims of the organization as both a humanitarian and development organization are clearly communicated to the public and other stakeholders.
The role will communicate internationally with media partners and other members, ensuring messaging and communications are clear and consistent.
Qualifications and experience
Contract length: Open-Ended Position based in National Office, Makati City.
We employ approximately 25,000 people across the globe and work on the ground in over 100 countries to help children affected by crises, or those that need better healthcare, education and child protection. We also campaign and advocate at the highest levels to realise the right of children and to ensure their voices are heard.
We are working towards three breakthroughs in how the world treats children by 2030:
We know that great people make a great organization, and that our employees play a crucial role in helping us achieve our ambitions for children. We value our people and offer a meaningful and rewarding career, along with a collaborative and inclusive workplace where ambition, creativity, and integrity are highly valued.