Are you passionate about accelerating responsible management of forests globally and making a positive impact on the planet?
To effectively meet the challenge of protecting the world's forests, The Forest Stewardship Council are looking for a Communications Director to develop and implement the global communications strategy, with the overall goal of positioning FSC as a leader in its field, working collaboratively with all key stakeholders.
FSC works to take care of our forests and those who rely on them: by protecting plant and animal species, Indigenous Peoples' rights, forest workers' safety, and much more.
They achieve this through FSC certification, ensuring forests around the world are responsibly managed.
Manage the staff of the global communications team directly, and other unit/regional communications staff with "dotted-line" reporting
Lead the development and implementation of the global communications strategy.
Oversee the delivery of all communications activities, including, but not limited to:
Traditional media engagement
Communications support and advice for units, regional and national offices
Measurement of results of all activities
Communications and marketing coordination:
Coordinate all communications activities with the marketing programme (and vice versa), ensuring activities of both programmes are aligned
Coordinate the planning and delivery of all communications activities across the organization. This includes "dotted line" management of communicators in regional offices and other FSC units
Engage communicators in FSC's network partners to develop and share campaigns, crisis materials, and skills
Advise executive management on recommended communications activities in times of crisis and/or sensitivity
Sit on FSC's Global Leadership Forum, providing senior management with counsel as required, and ensuring organizational priorities are reflected in communications planning
Sit on the head office's Senior Team, directing operations in Bonn
Plan, monitor and manage workloads of staff within the communications programme
Oversee the development and management of budgets for all activities of the communications programme
Lead the development of communications and related skills of staff within the communications programme
Dedicated experience in a senior management position
Proven experience in crisis communications, being in a management position
Track record of developing and managing communications strategies
Experience in leading teams and managing projects
A passion and experience in sustainability and impact, linked to FSC's core mission
Excellent time management skills, ability to perform well whilst handling several functions
Solution and service-oriented attitude
If this role speaks to you, please apply directly or contact Aysen Naylor at firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.