Senior manager, media relations
Reporting to the director of communications the senior manager of media relations is responsible devising and implementing media strategies for our organizational program and profile-raising priorities, Serving as the primary point of contact for all media, the successful candidate will work collaboratively with the communications team and other internal stakeholders to ensure the organization’s media exposure reinforces its credibility, brand and values. He/she will establish and foster relationships with key outlets across traditional and online media channels, develop messaging for press releases and media pitches, organize and lead media briefings/trainings, as well as develop and institute an in-house media training program for the organization's spokespeople.
Principal Duties and Responsibilities
The successful candidate will meet most, but not necessarily all, of the criteria above. If you don’t think you check all the boxes, but believe you have unique skills that make you a great fit for the role, we want to hear from you!
Please submit a CV with your relevant experiences and a cover letter conveying your interest in the position and how your previous experiences would support you to be successful in this role. We look forward to getting to know more about you!
Interested candidates should apply by November 24, 2023.
Global Fishing Watch supports flexible working, so the pattern of hours may vary according to operational and personal needs. The position will be part of a global team spanning many different time zones and so the candidate must be able to accommodate regular early/late meetings to be able to work effectively. Weekend work may be required on occasion. The post holder may be required to undertake regional and international travel. No overtime is payable.
Compensation is commensurate with experience and will vary depending on the hired candidate’s country of residence, in accordance with local laws and regulations. The position may be a GFW employee or consultant, depending on the country of residence. While we are unable to provide a compensation range here, we will be happy to discuss a range when we know the desired location of our active candidates. GFW offers pension/retirement, health and other benefits commensurate with similar level GFW employees in the country of employment. The position may be a GFW employee or consultant, depending on the country of residence.
Global Fishing Watch is an equal opportunities employer. We believe that our mission is best advanced when welcoming the contributions of people of diverse backgrounds, beliefs, and cultures and are committed to providing an inclusive and welcoming environment for all employees of Global Fishing Watch and our partners, vendors, suppliers, and contractors. We welcome the application of all qualified professionals and especially encourage those that have been historically marginalized or underrepresented because of their actual or perceived race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender, national origin, age, disability, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law.
A cover letter along with a CV will be requested to see how your experience and interest connect to the position. We expect the cover letter to allow applicants an opportunity to explain details on how their skill set aligns with the role and provide a better understanding of their suitability for the position. If selected for consideration, the hiring process for this position will include a formal 30-45 minute interview with 2-3 staff. This will be followed by an administrative call, when compensation information will be provided. Candidates advancing beyond this round may be asked to participate in another interview and complete an assessment.
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