Nutrition International Job Vacancy: Director of Communications – Ottawa, Canada

Posting Job


June 9, 2019

Expired Job


July 1, 2019




For 25 years, Nutrition International has delivered low-cost, high impact, nutrition interventions to those in need. Working alongside governments as an expert ally, we combine deep technical expertise with a flexible approach, multiplying impact without increasing complexity or cost.  Nutrition is one of the lowest-cost, highest-impact investments in human potential / capital. Nutrition investments create a virtuous circle linking nutrition to health, education, economic empowerment, equality, peace and stability. To date, Nutrition International has mobilized 1 billion dollars in the fight against malnutrition; nearly one third of that in the last five years.

Nutrition International

Director of Communications

Salary: Competitive

Location: Ottawa, Canada, with international travel

We are now seeking a new Director of Communications to enhance our positioning, reputation and effectiveness in Canada and abroad, through marketing, branding and corporate communications.

Reporting to the head of the Advocacy and Communications unit, you will provide strategic and creative direction to a talented and high performing communications team and provide guidance to a wider international team. Our core communications strategies include corporate and internal communications, traditional media relations, social and digital media engagement, global event and mission planning, knowledge and web management, branding, and marketing and partnerships.

With a collaborative approach, you will work closely with colleagues across our senior and executive teams including the Chief Executive, the Director of Advocacy and the Project Director, Strategy and Growth.  A highly effective leader and people manager, you bring expertise at senior level in a global communications position and have experience of working outside Canada.  Your experience may have been gained from working in an international organisation or managing communications initiatives with both domestic and global audiences.

Candidates must have the right to work in Canada to apply for the position.

Fluency in French will be an advantage.  Experience of the development sector is highly desirable but not essential.

Nutrition International is committed to diversity and welcomes applications regardless of sex, gender, race, age, sexuality, belief or disability.

For further information about this exciting opportunity, and to find out how to apply, please read the detailed appointment brief on the Prospectus website which can be reached at this address.


You are also welcome to email our advisors at Prospectus –  Fiona Wansborough or Eva Farina with any questions. or

Closing Date: 1 July 2019 midnight UK time

Interviews with Prospectus: 8 – 12 July 2019

Panel interviews: Late July 2019

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