Campaigns & Communications Adviser (Aid and Development Finance) / Popular Campaigning Coordinator (Essential Services)
Location: Oxford, UK
Last Date: August 26, 2011
Campaigns & Communications Adviser (Aid and Development Finance) / Popular
Campaigning Coordinator (Essential Services)
Contract: 4 Year Fixed Term
Location: Oxford, UK
Salary: c. £32,000 p.a.
an International confederation of 15 independent, non-governmental organizations
working together in 98 countries to achieve our vision of ‘a just world without
poverty’. Our Secretariat is based in Oxford, with advocacy and campaigns
offices in Washington DC, New York, Brussels, Geneva, Brasilia and a liaison
office with the Africa Union in Addis Ababa
International is looking for a Campaigns & Communications Adviser focusing on
more and better aid and development finance. The post is a fixed-term four-year
contract and will be based in Oxford. For approximately four days per week, this
role will coordinate with colleagues globally, and external allies, to drive
popular communication on these issues. This will involve working with Oxfam
policy and media advisers, and popular campaigning teams across the
confederation. The post-holder will also co-ordinate and develop a team of high
profile global advocates to support these efforts.
part of this role (approximately one day per week) will be to chair and
coordinate the Oxfam International Essential Services Popular Campaigning Team -
working with the Head of the Essential Services Campaign and popular campaigners
across Oxfam affiliates. This work will incorporate all issues of Oxfam’s
Essential Services Campaign – which ranges from work on health and education –
to aid, tax and innovative finance such as the ‘Robin Hood Tax’.
successful applicant will have:
Excellent written and communication skills to motivate, influence
and negotiate both internally and externally.
Strong track record of campaigning and communication work in a
Experience of project management, budgeting, monitoring,
evaluation and inter-organization learning.
Ability to think strategically and achieve results
Ability to work autonomously in a leadership role, with minimal
Undergraduate degree in a relevant subject / skill set,
experience of and study of international development and related issues an
Strong interpersonal skills including good team work, and
experience of working in multicultural and virtual teams
Commitment to the aims of Oxfam to end poverty and suffering
in English required and competence in French and/or Spanish is desirable.
The post holder must have the legal right to be employed in the
please submit your CV and covering letter via our website using the following
* Please note that applications that do not have a covering
letter and Résumé/CV will not be considered (you will need to combine your
Résumé/CV into one document before attaching it to your application)
date: 26th August 2011 Midnight UK time
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