Head of Communications

  • Remote
  • TBD USD / Year

Blue Ventures

Location: Either in one of our global offices (Bristol or London – UK, Madagascar, Belize, Kenya, Indonesia, Timor-Leste, Senegal), or home-based within countries where Blue Ventures has administrative capacity (Mozambique, Tanzania)

Closing date for applications: Sunday 21 January 2024 at 18.00 GMT. Applications will be considered on a rolling basis

Contract status: Global post, full-time, permanent

Start date: As soon as possible

Remuneration: Salaries will be in line with local salary grades and dependent on experience: circa £49,000-£65,000 gross per annum (UK); MGA 54,340,440 – 70,000,000 (Madagascar); circa Rp392,259,763 – Rp466,630,000 (Indonesia); circa Ksh3,900,000 – Ksh5,533,000 (Kenya); circa TSh 79,610,000 – 107,500,000 (Tanzania); circa MTn2,342,000 – 4,250,000 (Mozambique); circa GBP 30,107 – 41,000 (Senegal); USD circa 31,000 – 40,000 (Timor-Leste); circa BZD 50,295 – 60,350 (Belize).

Salary Band: Head

We rebuild tropical fisheries with coastal communities

Blue Ventures is a marine conservation organisation that puts people first. We support coastal fishers in remote and rural communities to rebuild fisheries, restore ocean life and build lasting pathways to prosperity. Our work began two decades ago in Madagascar’s remote coastal communities and we are growing globally.

Across a dozen countries, we’re partnering with traditional fishers and community organisations to design, scale, strengthen and sustain fisheries management and conservation at the community level. We bring partners together in networks to advocate for reform, and share tools and best practices to support fishing communities across the globe.

Summary job description

Blue Ventures is seeking a Head of Communications to play a key role in shaping and amplifying our narrative on a global scale. In this exciting role, you’ll be working closely with colleagues worldwide championing our mission, sharing our learning, and telling engaging stories from the communities that we and our partners are privileged to support. Whether through photo stories, news articles, data stories, media releases, blogs, opinion pieces or social media campaigns, you’ll be proactive in telling our story, and advancing the importance of human rights based approaches to ocean conservation.

Reporting to the Director of Strategic Communications, and working closely with our Advocacy, Donor Stewardship and Partnerships teams, as well as national and regional leads, this is a full-time permanent role based in any BV’s registered locations.

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When applying, please include links to examples of your writing with your cover letter.

How to apply

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Deadline: 21 Jan 2024