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Interim Director of External Affairs (Maternity Cover)
Cherie Blair Foundation for Women
  • Salary £55,000 - £60,000 per year pro rata
  • Location Marylebone, Greater London,W2, London
  • Job Type Contract, Part-time
  • Category Communications, PR , Advocacy
  • Sectors International Development
  • Job Reference : Director of External Affairs Mat Cover 2021

Job Description

 Working through a combined approach of programmes and advocacy, the Cherie Blair Foundation for Women helps release the potential of women entrepreneurs in low and middle income countries.

Through our work we support them to grow and start successful micro, small and medium businesses so that they can create better futures for themselves and their families, enable their communities to prosper, contribute to strong economies, and move the world in a whole new direction. Over the 12 years since the Foundation’s inception, we have directly supported over 175,000 women across more than 100 countries, and our ambitions continue to grow.

Are you an experienced and senior communications and advocacy professional with significant charity-sector experience looking for an exciting new interim opportunity? Are you committed to working towards a world where women can enjoy equal economic opportunity and the financial independence they need to participate fully in society?

If so, then you could be the Cherie Blair Foundation for Women’s new Interim Director of External Affairs (Maternity Cover).

You will lead our experienced and dynamic External Affairs team (four members) to deliver strategic communications and advocacy  plans for the rest of 2021and develop and implement exciting and creative new plans for 2022, as well as personally delivering  some key pieces of work. As a key member of the Foundation’s senior leadership team, you will also have the opportunity to contribute to the overall strategic leadership of the organisation throughout this period.

If this sounds like the sort of challenge you have been looking for, we welcome your application.

Required information:

This is a PART TIME position with a salary range of £55,000 - £60.000 pro rata. You’ll be entitled to 28 days of annual leave pro rata (which includes 3 that must be taken at Christmas), and other benefits. We have a lively, friendly, passionate and hard-working team, with an international and collaborative culture.

To apply, please download the job description and send us the following:

  • Covering letter addressing relevant experience for the role (1,000 words max)
  • Current CV – no more than two pages

Apply by 12:00pm GMT Friday 30th July. First round Interviews will be held via Zoom on 5th and 6th August.

The Foundation is an Equal Opportunity Employer and actively encourages candidates of all backgrounds to apply for this position – diversity is important to us. All applicants should have the right to work in the UK. We are open to receiving applications from individuals who are interested in flexible or remote working options. Please let us know if you have any access requirements of which you would like us to be aware during this process.

Due to the large number of applications we receive, please note that you will only be contacted should we wish to invite you to interview. 

Thank you for your interest in the Cherie Blair Foundation for Women. We look forward to receiving your application.

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