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Head of Marketing Communications

    London, UK

  • 59,011
  • Category: Marketing, Media/Editorial/Content Management, Social Media   |
  • Contract: Permanent   |
  • Posted: 13 June 2018   |


This is a rare opportunity to use your creative powers for good. Amnesty International wants to reach and persuade more people with its message of freedom, justice and equality. To do this, we are searching for a head of marketing communications who can lead a talented team to help us stand out from the crowd.

About the role

Youll lead a team that devises multichannel comms campaigns to support Amnestys brand, policies, campaigns and issues of focus. Youll work closely with all our national entities, basically operating as an advertising agency for them.

We work alongside a superb inhouse team and youll also brief external agencies to produce engaging work. Youll oversee the international secretariats social media accounts and act as a digital thought leader for the Amnesty movement, ensuring were always adopting the best techniques for reaching the most people.

About you

Ideally, youll be from an advertising or marketing background, inhouse or agency. Crucially, you will have a long track record of leading campaigns which have created change.

You will have solid political acumen, knowledge of international affairs, and have operated in many different global settings and cultures.

Your writing will be sharp, youll have an eye for the visual, and youll be digitally native.

About us

Amnesty International is a global movement of more than 7 million people who campaign for a world where human rights are enjoyed by all. We reach almost every country in the world and have:
more than 2 million members and supporters who drive forward our fight for rights
more than 5 million activists who strengthen our calls for justice

Our aim is simple: an end to human rights abuses. Independent, international and influential, we campaign for justice, fairness, freedom and truth wherever they're denied. And whether we're applying pressure through powerful research or direct lobbying, mass demonstrations or online campaigning, we're all inspired by hope for a better world. One where human rights are respected and protected by everyone, everywhere.

At Amnesty International, we are passionate about what we do and we are proud of our achievements as a movement. To compensate our employees for the critical work they do, we reward them through a combination of an attractive and sector competitive salary and benefits package, high levels of engagement and involvement, and a commitment to employee development.

Benefits include 37 days annual leave (inclusive of public holidays and grace days), pension scheme, employee assistance programme, life assurance and many more benefits designed to suit your own personal lifestyle. All of this, in a professional, engaging environment.

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If you are talented, passionate about human rights and want to use your skills, knowledge and experience to change the world then we would encourage you to click Apply for this Role below.

Freedom, Justice, Equality. Let's get to work.


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