Job Opportunity: ODI seeks Communications Officer


The Overseas Development Institute (ODI) seeks to recruit a Communications Officer for the Humanitarian Policy Group, based in London.

The HPG Communications Officer will implement and help contribute to a strategic approach to communications to enhance the impact of HPG’s research on humanitarian policy and practice and further strengthen the effectiveness, awareness and reputation of HPG and the Humanitarian Practice Network. You will seek to engage new stakeholders and explore new means of communication to expand HPG’s reach and influence globally. You will be joining a dynamic team of three communications professionals, including a Senior Communications Officer and a Database and Membership Officer.

You will be educated to degree level, have a proven track record in similar communications work and have a creative eye for design. You will have experience of web-based communications and the maintenance of websites, as well as other new and emerging communications tools. The successful candidate will need to be proactive in implementing HPG’s communication strategy and plans, and helping team members maximise their communications outputs. You will have excellent organisational, technical and administrative skills, excellent attention to detail, confident communication skills at all levels and the ability to prioritise a variety of tasks.

Closing Date: December 7, 2014

Further information regarding the position can be found through the following link: ODI – Communications Officer