#LONDON Amnesty International Vacancy: Head of Strategy and Planning

Head of Strategy and Planning
Fixed term maternity cover contract
London based
Starting salary: £53,352

Amnesty International (AI) is at the forefront of human rights. And committed to eradicating injustice, we’re always reaching out to potential supporters. Our global campaigns and communications agenda allows us to do just that – by bolstering support that helps us to create brighter futures right across the world. Leading the planning and delivery of each this agenda, your contribution will be critical.

About the role
In this key role, you’ll maximize the effectiveness of the Campaigns and Communications Directorate by guiding coordinated strategy development and decision-making on plans and priorities across functions, ensuring resources are allocated strategically to priority initiatives and activities are delivered to set timelines. Drawing on your previous experience of developing campaigns and communications strategies and objectives you'll support strategic planning across a wide range of IS stakeholders in local, regional and section offices by mapping and clearly communicating a coherent campaigns and communications agenda designed to enhance achievement of AI’s change goals.

About you
With proven experience of working in a campaigning organisation (preferably international) and of developing campaigns and communications strategies and objectives, you have already developed information management processes to target a variety of audiences and for dissemination in multiple languages across a range of locations. You have a close understanding of international political and human rights trends, and can apply your excellent political judgment, strong analytic skills and the ability to think and plan strategically to ensure that campaigns and communications outputs are delivered in a timely manner, and an excellent standard of service delivery is maintained.

Crucially, you will have the combination of expertise and communication skills that will ensure you provide effective advice to global and regional campaigns and communications teams on the strategic programming of action plans so that tactical opportunities are fully exploited.
About us
Our aim is simple: an end to human rights abuses, and to protect and progress the rights of people around the world who are discriminated against on the basis of who they are. Independent, international and influential, we campaign for justice, equality and freedom wherever they’re denied. Our network of almost three million members and supporters is already making a difference in 150 countries. And whether we’re applying pressure through high-level research or direct lobbying, mass demonstrations, movement mobilisation or online campaigning, we’re all inspired by hope for a better world. One where human rights are respected and protected by everyone, everywhere.
Closing date: 28th September

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