Organization: Fédération Internationale des Ligues des Droits de I’Homme
Closing date: 31 May 2018
FIDH (International Federation for Human Rights) is an international non-governmental organisation based in France whose mission is to promote respect for the principles enshrined in the Universal Declaration of Human Rights. FIDH brings together 184 national human rights organisations active on five continents.
FIDH is looking for an individual with motivation and experience in the field of communications to fill the position of Director of Communications.
Based in Paris at the FIDH International Secretariat, the Director of Communications will work closely with the members of the International Secretariat, under the supervision and responsibility of the Executive Directorate.
The Director’s mission is to increase FIDH’s visibility among influential players, in public opinion and in its support network.
The Director is responsible for developing FIDH’s multi-year communication strategy, and its annual breakdown, and for drawing up and monitoring the corresponding budget. The Director will report on and evaluate activities completed.
The Director draws up the institutional communication part of the multi-year and annual communication strategy and thus is responsible for:
The Director validates the annual action plans of the Press, Web and Publications desks and supervises their implementation.
Working with the operations and advocacy departments, the director prioritises the communication activities of the geographic and the thematic desks, and the delegations to the intergovernmental organisations, assists them in determining their communication activities and coordinates the implementation of these activities (press releases and conferences, videos, infographics, internet sites, report lay-outs, web tools, media packages).
The Director’s managerial functions are to:
At least 10 years of professional experience in a similar position
Contract of indeterminate duration (CDI), full time, to start as soon as possible
How to apply:
To apply for this position, please send a CV and a cover letter by May 31st showing the job reference in the “Subject” line of your email, to the following address: