Head of Corporate Communications and Advocacy

Job categories Communications
Vacancy code VA/2018/B5117/16716
Level ICS-11
Department/office ECR, GVA, WASH
Duty station Geneva, Switzerland
Contract type Fixed Term
Contract level P4
Duration One Year initially, with possibility of extension
Application period 02-Nov-2018 to 16-Nov-2018


Applications to vacancies must be received before midnight Copenhagen time (CET) on the closing date of the announcement.



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The Water Supply and Sanitation Collaborative Council (WSSCC) was established in 1990 and mandated by name in United Nations General Assembly resolution A/RES/45/181.The WSSCC Secretariat is hosted by the United Nations Office for Project Services (UNOPS) and aims to accelerate the achievement of sustainable sanitation, hygiene and water services for all people, with special attention to the unserved poor, by enhancing collaboration and coordination of all sector stakeholders. The WSSCC Secretariat is located in Geneva, Switzerland. More information on WSSCC can be found on the website at www.wsscc.org.

Reporting to the Executive Director, the Head of Corporate Communications and Advocacy leads communication and media services that project the vision, work and impact of the Council to all partners and stakeholders.   Managing internal staff and contracted experts, the CO oversees corporate communications and media activities and products including strategy, outreach campaigns, publication materials and social media.  Working across programme, technical, policy and advocacy teams, including National Coordinators, membership and donors, and in concert with resource mobilization efforts, the CO develops the compelling stories, information and visibility reaching WSSCC’s essential audiences to influence their decisions and generate their support.


Under the guidance of the Executive Director and in consultation with the De...

Education Master’s degree in communications, journalism, public relations...

Develops and implements sustainable business strategies, thinks long term and ex...

Demonstrates commitment to WSSCC mission, vision and values, including cultu...

Contract type: Fixed Term Staff Contract Contract level: ICS 11 / P4 Contract du...

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