Global Integrated Planning and Strategy Lead Job in Kenya

Global Integrated Planning and Strategy Lead

The Opportunity

Save the Children International has an exciting opportunity for you to join our team as the Global Integrated Planning and Strategy Lead in the UK (London or Remote) or any existing Save the Children International Regional or Country office worldwide.

Role Purpose:

The Global Integrated Planning and Strategy Lead will play a central role in developing and driving our global Brand, Marketing, and Communications Framework and integrated marketing strategies, as well as planning priority global moments across Save the Children to support our organizational strategy; helping to accelerate growth, strengthen our brand and increase audience engagement.

Working closely with the Global Engagement Director and the Global Communications Director, as well as the Heads of Units within the department, this role will help lead the strategy, planning, and integration of marketing communications for the organization, ensuring this is supported by a work plan with clear objectives, audience hierarchy, and associated business metrics.

This includes leading the strategic planning of our global annual narrative helping to ensure we deliver inspiring, audience-centred activations for themes, campaigns, and key moments where the global federation can unite to create more impact; accelerating both our financial and non-financial support. 

This role will also ensure that change initiatives and critical projects are set up and delivered, bringing in particular strong communication, analytical skills, coordination, and performance monitoring.
The post holder will drive effective business partnering with key stakeholder groups such as communications, media, fundraising, advocacy, and program colleagues in Save the Children member and country offices.

Experience and Skills

Exceptional planning and organizational skills, with an ability to meet deadlines, and manage multiple demands and competing priorities, while maintaining high-quality standards.

Exceptional project and change management skills and experience related to multi-stakeholder projects for complex, international organizations and involving cross-functional teams.

Excellent knowledge or experience in integrated marketing, strategic communications, planning theory, and best practice.

Excellent written and verbal communication skills to motivate, influence, and negotiate both internally and externally.

Demonstrates a high level of interpersonal skills including influencing and negotiation.

Great ability to work as part of a team within a networked structure, and to maintain good working relationships with colleagues across functional and geographical boundaries.

Experience working in an international or large organization, working with different levels of seniority.

Strong experience in utilizing brand, audience insight, and the engagement funnel for integrated marketing communications activations.

Creative communications experience with a good knowledge of the latest trends.

Strong analytics skills, in distilling large amounts of information into useable outputs.

Significant ability to work in a fast-paced environment and to adapt work plans flexibly depending on external opportunities.

Commitment to Save the Children’s values and ways of working.

How To Apply

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Closing Date: 17 Nov 2023 – 02:59 EAT