Opportunities

Are you looking to join a dynamic, motivated and international team? Do you have a deep interest in political issues? Could you bring a range of skills to a new and exciting role?

 

We regularly have new career opportunities both within our team and with our clients. Check our latest vacancies and become a part of a growing, driven team committed to making the world a better place for us all.

Partnerships Officer - Job Description

 

Global Office is a consultancy which specialises in international development offering professional services for organisations and individuals in the areas of strategic and operational planning, advocacy and communications, political and campaign planning and event management.

 

The Partnerships Officer position is to be recruited to work specifically for a client of Global Office - a Foundation based in West Africa specialising in community-based health interventions for women, children, and families.

The Partnerships Officer will report to the Account Manager and Founder and will be the lead on building relationships with supporters and partners to support the implementation of the Foundation’s stakeholder management and fundraising strategies.

With the support of a global team the primary objective of this role is to build beneficial, long-term relationships with a diverse portfolio of HNWIs, NGOs, UN agencies and civil society organizations. The Partnerships Advisor will also be responsible for the planning and implementation of high-level engagement events.

This is a great opportunity to make a difference working in a growing and ambitious organisation with an established track record of improving access to healthcare within West Africa.

 

Location: Based in London, full-time. Frequent ad-hoc international travel. Must have the right to work in the UK.

Job Title: Partnerships Officer

Salary: £30,000 p/a

Key Responsibilities

  • Contribute to the development of a stakeholder management strategy.

  • Develop and strengthen partnerships with key stakeholders/sponsors as appropriate.

  • Identify and carry out research on potential projects and partners that best suit mission.

 

  • Coordinate closely with Programmes, Finance and Grants teams on issues related to partnerships.

 

  • Develop or modify guidance, resources, tools and materials that can be used across the organisation.

 

  • Prepare written and oral representations of progress reports for management.

 

  • Maintain close and effective relationships with a network of stakeholders, HNWI’s, key external contacts and Foundation staff.

 

  • Represent the Foundation at internal and external meetings.

 

  • Co-ordinate and organise events and meetings attended by the Founder-President and colleagues

 

 

Required knowledge and skills

  • Excellent command of written and verbal English

  • Excellent communication skills and the ability and confidence to build rapport with colleagues and stakeholders

  • Demonstrable proficiency with Microsoft Office programmes and social media channels

  • A positive 'can-do’ approach, a practical approach to problem solving and sound organizational skills

  • Team player - ability to work with internal and external colleagues collaboratively and in a team-oriented way

  • Ability to remain calm and composed when under pressure

  • Ability to meet all deadlines set.

The ideal candidate will have at least three years’ experience in a relevant sector and an academic/professional understanding of international development issues. The candidate will be able to work without supervision and under pressure to meet tight deadlines and will thrive in an ever-changing environment. The candidate will have an organized approach to work with a high level of accuracy and attention to detail.

Adaptability will enable you to demonstrate your skills across a range of different channels to different audiences. The candidate will also have a high level of proficiency with all MS office products and will be able to work independently and as part of a team.  Your ability to manage multiple tasks and balance the demands of differing stakeholders to deadlines and budget will be essential.

First Steps

Please email a CV and one-page covering letter outlining what it is about this role that appeals to you to goli@globalofficeconsulting.com. Please be advised to apply at your earliest convenience as the position will be filled on rolling basis.

Application Process

First round telephone interviews will take place upon receipt of suitable application. If you are successful at this stage, you will undertake a written assignment, followed by an in-person interview. Successful applicants will go through a reference check and one more interview by the Founder-President.

Communications and Press Officer - Job Description

The Communications and Press Officer position is to be recruited to work specifically for a client of Global Office - a Foundation based in West Africa specialising in community-based health interventions for women, children, and families.

The Communications and Press Officer will write, edit, and coordinate content for the client’s internal and external publications. They will be expected to manage social media accounts (Twitter, Instagram and Facebook), produce both web and print based communications, draft press releases, and build long-term relationships with a diverse spectrum of media channels and partners.

This is a great opportunity to make a difference working in a growing and ambitious organisation with an established track record of improving access to healthcare within West Africa.

Location: Based in London, full-time. Frequent ad-hoc international travel.

Job Title: Communication and Press Officer

Salary: £28,000 p/a

Key Responsibilities

  • Management of the social media channels (Twitter, Instagram, and Facebook) to include relevant programmatic, technical, and advocacy-related content.

  • Produce and develop key communications materials including press releases and press briefings.

  • Write speeches, briefs, and reports for the Founder-President and Chief Executive on relevant policy areas. 

  • Develop or modify guidance, resources, tools, and materials that can be used across the organisation.

  • Prepare written and oral representations of progress reports for management.

 

  • Maintain close and effective relationships with a network of press, key external contacts, and staff.

  • Develop and draft newsletters, annual reports, and other publications.

  • Co-ordinate and organise events and meetings attended by the Founder-President and colleagues.

 

  • Research events which members of the Senior Management Team are due to attend in order to create a thorough briefing pack.

Required knowledge and skills

  • Excellent command of written English with the ability to tailor writing to different audiences and according to different media (print, web, social).

  • Demonstrable proficiency with social media channels (Instagram, twitter, Facebook) and Microsoft Office.

  • A strong interest in International Development, Health, African Studies, and Women’s Empowerment.

  • Excellent communication skills and the ability and confidence to build rapport with colleagues and stakeholders.

  • A positive 'can-do’ approach, a practical approach to problem solving and sound organisational skills.

  • Team player - ability to work with internal and external colleagues collaboratively and in a team-oriented way.

  • Ability to remain calm and composed when under pressure and ability to meet all deadlines set.

  • Ability to take photographs for use with press articles.

Desired Skills

  • Video editing and graphic design skills, or a willingness to learn.

The ideal candidate. The ideal candidate will have at least three years’ experience in a relevant sector and an academic/professional understanding of African and global political issues. The candidate will thrive in an ever-changing environment and will have a passion for communications.  The candidate will be able to work without supervision and under pressure to meet tight deadlines and will thrive in an ever-changing and fast-paced environment. The candidate will have an organised approach to work with a high level of accuracy and attention to detail. Please note this a dynamic role that goes beyond 9 to 5 working hours.

First Steps

Please email a CV and one-page covering letter outlining what it is about this role that appeals to you to goli@globalofficeconsulting.com. Please be advised to apply at your earliest convenience as the position will be filled on rolling basis.

Application Process

First round telephone interviews will take place upon receipt of suitable application. If you are successful at this stage, you will undertake a written assignment, followed by an in-person interview. Successful applicants will go through a reference check and one more interview by the Founder-President.

Digital Media and Communications Designer

 

 

We are looking for an experienced and conscientious Digital Media and Communications Designer who will be an integral part of the team working on challenging and rewarding projects across a number of accounts including a foundation based in West Africa, specialised in community-based health interventions and an accredited non-governmental organisation representing midwives and midwifery.

 

The ideal candidate will be proficient in digital media and communications and will lead on the day to day management and development and drafting, producing and delivering high-quality, creative content across our accounts and platforms.

 

 

Responsibilities

 

  • Responsible for creating graphics and content for all outward facing communications, publications and digital platforms for our accounts.

  • Responsible for quality control of all content on our external facing communications, publications and digital platforms (social media, website, press releases and newsletter).

  • Lead on design ideas and manage and coordinate external designers.

  • Analyse the success of content according to performance indicators and feedback to the Senior Management Team.

  • Help to co-ordinate and create stand-out digital marketing campaigns to help promote Global Office’s different service areas e.g. through the use of compelling content, email marketing, videos, graphics, infographics and photography.

  • Proactively reaches out to the media, pitching news stories.

  • Build strong relationships with journalists and other media platforms.

  • Oversee our website including content development.

  • Develop op-eds and support drafting and copyediting for key editorial pieces

  • Help with the drafting and creation of our annual communications plan.

  • Carry out other duties as assigned

 

Knowledge and Experience

 

  • Experience in generating content for multiple platforms and audiences. Particular experience of writing for the web and other digital channels.

  • Excellent organisation, communication and presentation skills, including the ability to understand and summarise large amounts of specialist content with attention to detail, and present to a range of audiences in an engaging way.

  • Knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite including Photoshop, InDesign, among others are desirable.

  • Experience developing highly effective digital media content, especially on Twitter, Instagram and Facebook.

  • Expertise in international development with an emphasis on maternal, sexual and reproductive health and rights issues preferred.

 

 

Qualifications

 

  • BA/BS required in a related field such as communications, journalism or international development.

  • Minimum of three years relevant professional experience, preferably with NGOs.

 

 

Skills and Attributes

 

  • Fluent English oral and written communication skills.

  • Strong organisation coordination skills.

  • Ability to effectively work in a fast-paced environment under tight deadlines

  • Strong attention to detail and a commitment to consistently delivering excellent quality work.

  • Excellent interpersonal skills, flexibility, and resourcefulness in solving problems.

 

Compensation

£2,000 per month and flexible working hours.

 

 

Additional Information

 

Please note that we will only accept candidates with a right to work in the United Kingdom.

 

Application process

 

Please submit a CV, cover letter and sample of your work and accounts you have managed to goli@globalofficeconsulting.com

First round will be a telephone interview.

 

Second round will be an in-person interview in our offices.

 

Interviews will be held on a rolling basis as suitable candidates are identified. The start date is immediate. We expect to receive a high number of applicants and are therefore unable to respond to unsuccessful applicants.

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