Senior Advocacy and Communications Adviser

05 Oct, 2020


Senior Advocacy and Communications Adviser

Global CCS Institute
Washington, DC

Position purpose
The Senior Advocacy and Communications Adviser is responsible for delivering the Institute’s advocacy
strategy to ensure maximum impact for the Institute and accelerating deployment of CCS.
Key responsibilities
 Execute advocacy strategy aligned with strategic priorities
 Identify advocacy needs with different stakeholder groups and design strategies to effectively
communicate the Institute’s messages and priorities
 Manage strategic external relationships
 Educate key stakeholders through workshops, roundtable discussions and other forums
 Liaise and build relationships with media and provide advice and media responses as necessary
 Promote the Institute at events and in the media, delivering key messages
 Manage key events and forums including logistical planning and stakeholder identification/invitation
 Develop Member and client collateral in line with brand and style guidelines
 Ensure currency and application of media and copyright policies
 Celebrate success via effective internal communications including web publishing
 Work with Advocacy colleagues and General Managers to develop advocacy and communications
campaigns appropriate for market segmentation, with a focus on expanding the reach of CCS messages
to a wider audience
 Develop a suite of materials to promote the Institute and its advocacy messages including production of
template communications tools, speeches, op-eds, presentations, social media, monthly newsletter,
annual review and event marketing collateral, including customised material for CEO presentations
 Ensure consistency of advocacy and communications material in line with corporate branding and style
 Support the development of the Status Report
 Co-manage the Institute website by developing and posting content
 Other duties as required

Skills and experience
 Demonstrable track record of developing and implementing measurable and high impact advocacy,
campaign, media and communication strategies
 Excellent English written and verbal communication skills, including the ability to clearly articulate
complex issues in a compelling way for a variety of audiences
 Relevant qualification
 Knowledge of the energy and climate change landscape and CCS fundamentals
 Experience working in a global organisation with a matrix structure

Our Values define our culture and guide us internally in our day-to-day work. Each Value is supported by
examples of positive and negative behaviours. These are examples only and not an exhaustive list of
supporting behaviours.

To discuss a current vacancy, please contact Ms Canaan Ridge on +61 (3) 8620 7317.

To submit an expression of interest or apply for a current vacancy, email your resume and cover letter to, attention Canaan Ridge, Senior HR Consultant.

Job posted: 2020-10-05