Senior Communications Officer, Office of the Chief Communications Officer

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  • Added Date: Tuesday, 09 August 2022
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Application Deadline: 5 PM PST, Wednesday, August 24, 2022

*This position is a limited-term position for 36 months with competitive salary and generous benefits. Relocation assistance will be provided.

The Foundation

We are the largest nonprofit fighting poverty, disease, and inequity around the world. Founded on a simple premise: that people everywhere, regardless of identity or circumstances, should have the chance to live healthy, productive lives. By building a global and cultural workplace that supports greater diversity, equity, and inclusion \u2014 of voices, ideas, and approaches \u2014 together with our employees and partners, we can help all people improve their lives from poverty and health to education. As an organization we offer hybrid work arrangements, generous PTO, employer funded defined contribution to your retirement fund, a diverse and inclusive workplace backed by 11 Employee Resource Groups and embed diversity, equity and inclusion in everything we do!

The Team

In June 2020, the foundation hired a Chief Communications Officer (CCO) and established a new Communications Division to oversee the foundation\u2019s global communications strategy. The division brings together internal and external communications to advance the foundation\u2019s mission of a more equitable world.

Office of the Chief Communications Officer

The Office of the CCO ensures resources are aligned against insights and strategic priorities. We foster an inclusive, innovative, and high-integrity culture and efficient enabling environment in line with the values of One Global Foundation and Impact First. We advance the Communication Division\u2019s vision through clear processes and operations, ensuring close coordination with internal and external stakeholders.

Position Summary

We are seeking a Senior Communications Officer to support the Office of the CCO (OCCO) and work across the division to fulfill our strategic priorities. In this role you will provide support to the OCCO's top strategic and operational priorities. This includes developing presentation materials on behalf of the CCO and the division for internal and external audiences. Additional support to be provided for CCO including executive communications, executive voice and voice planning. The ideal candidate has knowledge of strategic communications in a global context, experience staffing a senior executive, and exceptional organizational and written communication skills.

This position could be based out of our offices in Seattle, WA or Washington, DC.

What You\u2019ll Do

Provide support to the OCCO's top strategic and operational priorities. Support a range of functions for the Office including: 1) developing and executing an engagement strategy and activities for the CCO, 2) supporting cross-divisional operations that fall under the purview of the OCCO, and 3) contributing to and/or leading special projects that advance the CCO\u2019s and division\u2019s priorities.

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