UNIT: External Relations
REPORTS TO: Director, External Relations
Fairtrade changes the way trade works through better prices, decent working conditions and a fairer deal for farmers and workers in developing countries. By choosing Fairtrade products, people can create change through their everyday actions, and farming communities can improve their lives and invest in their future.
Fairtrade International is the international non-profit, multi stakeholder body that sets Fairtrade Standards and coordinates the strategic direction of Fairtrade with our member organizations worldwide.
Fairtrade International needs an experienced Senior Advisor for Media Relations to join the Communications team. We are looking for a strategic, highly-connected, action-oriented storyteller that will focus on generating consistent and impactful media coverage and positioning in support of Fairtrade’s strategic objectives.
The Senior Advisor for Media Relations supports the executive leadership of Fairtrade International by developing robust strategies for media relations that authentically reflect and build the Fairtrade brand.
The Media Relations Senior Advisor provides a critical link between Fairtrade International, members of the Fairtrade system and the media, by successfully developing internal and external relationships. The Media Relations Senior Advisor will provide strategic direction for proactive media relations and crisis management, and will facilitate media strategy alignment within the system to support Fairtrade’s overall strategic objectives. The Media Relations Senior Advisor will also provide mentoring and support capacity building for members of the Fairtrade system.
Perform other relevant tasks as requested by the Director of External Relations.
Applications, in the form of a letter of motivation and Curriculum Vitae, should be submitted via email to email@example.com citing “Senior Advisor, Media Relations” in the subject field.
Please also kindly provide your salary expectation.
Please note that only candidates under serious consideration will be contacted.