Strategic Campaigns Manager

International Institute for Environment and Development

Strategic Campaigns Manager
Hybrid working (within UK or outside the UK) with occasional travel to our London office
(International maximum + or – 2 hours from GMT/BST)

About Us

The International Institute for Environment and Development (IIED) is a policy and action research organisation promoting sustainable development and linking local priorities to global challenges. We are based in London and work on five continents with some of the world’s most vulnerable people to strengthen their voices in the decision-making arenas that affect them. With more than 150 members of staff working with associates and partners around the world, IIED has been at the forefront of evidence-based policymaking in sustainable development for over 50 years.

IIED is going through an exciting change process to be fit for the future, and we are seeking exceptional, collaborative people to be part of that change.

The Communications Group works with all parts of our organisation and acts as a critical resource and centre of expertise, whilst operating to a budget of c £1.5m.

We are now looking for a Strategic Campaigns Manager to join the Communications Team on a full-time, permanent basis.

The Benefits

– Salary of up to £58,963 per annum
– 25 days’ annual leave per year
– Closure between Christmas and new year with additional paid holiday
– 7.5% employer’s pension contributions
– An employee protection scheme offering a flexible menu of benefits
– An interest-free season-ticket loan
– A cycle-to-work scheme offering tax savings on the cost of purchasing a bike for travel to and from work
– An employee assistance programme
– Enhanced maternity, paternity and adoption policies
– Enhanced sick pay entitlements
– Flexible working options
– Support for learning and development
– Compassionate leave up to ten days per annum
– Dependents leave
– Eye tests and glasses
– Therapy treatment

This is an exceptional opportunity for a strategic level marketing and communications professional with content creation, campaign planning and project management experience to join our dedicated organisation.

You’ll have the chance to play a pivotal role engaging our audiences through a range of content and communications channels, ensuring our vital research reaches them and we can continue to undertake our vital work.

So, if you’re ready to use your expertise to make a real difference, we’d love to hear from you!

The Role

Working with our Comms team, and in collaboration with researchers and partners, you will devise dynamic communications and campaign strategies that engage and influence our target audiences. You will help to translate often complex research topics and results into clear and accessible messages and present those in the right way to the right audiences.

You will need to gain a broad understanding of our research content and how it supports our strategic propositions. The role involves developing campaigns to support our research, engage audiences, lead to influence and impact and reinforce IIED’s contribution to tackling global challenges.

About You

To be considered as a Strategic Campaigns Manager, you will need:

– Communications, project planning and management experience

– A professional qualification in Communications or equivalent CPD

International applicants must have the right to work in the country in which you wish to reside, with a time difference of no more than plus or minus two hours from UK (GMT/BST).

The salary range advertised in GBP is applicable in the UK only. The salary offer in another country would depend on the local terms and conditions. We only use the UK salary structure to determine starting salaries, but it will not apply to salaries outside the UK thereafter.

IIED is a hybrid working organisation and you are likely to be working from home most of the time. As such, you will need a suitable place to work and a reliable, fast internet connection.

Closing date: 11th February 2024.

Interviews are likely to take place on w/c 26th February 2024.

Please note as part of the interview process, there will be a written task.

Other organisations may call this role Communications Manager, Marketing Manager, or Communications and Engagement Manager.

Webrecruit and International Institute for Environment and Development are equal opportunities employers, value diversity and are strongly committed to providing equal employment opportunities for all employees and all applicants for employment. Equal opportunities are the only acceptable way to conduct business and we believe that the more inclusive our environments are, the better our work will be.

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How to apply


Deadline: 11 Feb 2024