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Director of Communications Job in United States
Moonshot CVE Ltd , United States

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Experience
1 Year
Salary
0 - 0
Job Type
Job Shift
Job Category
Requires Traveling
No
Career Level
Telecommute
No
Qualification
As mentioned in job details
Total Vacancies
1 Job
Posted on
Apr 7, 2021
Last Date
Jul 7, 2021
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Job Description

Moonshot believes that marginalized people in society including people of color, people from working class backgrounds, women, Disabled and LGBTQIA+ people must be centered in the work we do. We strongly encourage applications from people with these identities or who are members of other communities who are currently underrepresented in our workforce. We know a diverse workforce will enable us to understand drivers behind violent extremism and online harms in an in-depth way and do better work to counter them.

About the role:

Moonshot is currently recruiting a Director of Communications to oversee Moonshot’s global communications efforts, including the day-to-day communications, branding, media and government relations functions for the company. This role will be based in our new Washington, DC office.

Your responsibilities will include:

  • Primary responsibility for planning and executing external communications efforts and public relations.
  • Develop and implement an ambitious communications and branding strategy covering North America, European Union, and other key geographies.
  • Build and implement a metrics framework to drive our communications and marketing investments.
  • Expand and strengthen our strategic use of the website and social media channels, and day-to-day oversight of all of Moonshot’s public facing outlets.
  • Cultivate press relationships and increasing our representation in top-ranked media outlets.
  • Increase Moonshot’s visibility among potential clients, partners, peer organizations, and other influencers in government, tech and private sector.
  • Manage, mentor and expand Moonshot’s communications team, creating team cohesion for seamless teamwork across multiple offices.
  • Work with Moonshot’s leadership and project teams to improve external communications of Moonshot’s work and its relevance and impact globally.
  • Make recommendations and provide guidance to program teams to develop communications for a range of online and offline channels, including written materials, media pitches, social media, speaking engagements, and other activities as needed.

Requirements

Essential:

  • Directly relevant experience leading a global communications effort or large-scale, multi-faceted communications projects.
  • Demonstrated results in public relations, corporate communications, social media, and news media cultivation.
  • Clear storytelling capabilities. Proven experience extracting ideas and using them to shape stories.
  • Skilled at identifying newsworthy stories across a complex organization, with a proven track record of successfully pitching stories and subject-matter experts to journalists and external audiences.
  • Experience partnering on business development and fundraising efforts.
  • Knowledge of U.S. and/or international media landscape, and established networks with relevant media organizations.
  • Thorough understanding of changing communications landscape, including proven knowledge of media research tools, SEO strategies, and digital platforms for publishing, listening, engaging, and analyzing.
  • Excellent leadership skills and proven ability to build trusting relationships across an organization.
  • Experience supervising staff, with consideration for staff cohesion and welfare.
  • Solid experience defining and using metrics to measure performance and impact.
  • Ability to convey complex ideas concisely and compellingly to a range of external audiences.
  • Demonstrable ability to work under pressure, taking action and getting things done, both in managing your own workload and that of others.
  • In addition, we require and will check on candidates' eligibility to work in the US. Candidates will be expected to undertake and pass any relevant security clearance procedures per the needs of clients.


Desirable:

  • Prior experience in a mission-driven environment.
  • Experience balancing domestic and international portfolios.
  • An interest in online harms (including violent extremism, disinformation, gender-based violence, human trafficking, among others) and evidence of relevant professional experience.
  • Inquisitiveness and adaptability, particularly in relation to new technology and the use of social media for research.
  • Demonstrated expertise in developing and executing crisis communications plans.
  • Experience working in international organisations.

Benefits

Generous benefits package upon offer.

Job Specification

Moonshot CVE Ltd

Information Technology and Services - London, United Kingdom