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Senior Writer, Leadership Communications
The Senior Writer, Leadership Communications will lead all aspects of communication pertaining to the Office of the President and CEO—including internal employee, board, & external stakeholder engagement. This is a terrific role for an experienced, strong writer who enjoys partnering directly with senior executives to achieve strategic objectives. The position will report to the Director of Internal and Leadership Communications and work closely with the office of the President and CEO and other members of the Global Leadership Team in support of CARE’s broader internal, leadership, and organizational communication efforts.
This position can be located in Atlanta, Ga., New York, Washington D.C. or anywhere in the United States where CARE operates!
In this new position, the Senior Writer, Leadership Communications will be a trusted partner to the Office of the President and CEO and other executive leadership and will be responsible for developing the President and CEO’s communications strategy and content, as well as content for other CARE Executives. You will combine a deep understanding of current organizational and leadership priorities with disciplined execution and top-notch executive writing and meticulous attention to detail to drive measurable results.
1.CEO Communications – External
Develop and execute executive communications for President and CEO for all board, donor, partner, and supporter communications, and work closely with media and social media team on written content for press interviews, op-eds, and CEO social channels. Write speeches and talking points for President and CEO as needed for external events, speaking engagements, and public engagements in collaboration with other communication team members.
2.CEO Communications – Internal
Create message strategy and communications for the President and CEO around key internal, organization-wide touch points, including Global Town Halls, Regional Meetings, All Staff emails, and other global moments where our CEO is involved. Draft concise yet thorough briefing materials to prepare President and CEO for engagements. Build and maintain relationships with other members of the CARE leadership team to inform President and CEO and executive communications strategy and content.
3.Leadership Communications – Internal
Write messaging and talking points for executive leaders as needed for town halls, videos, new program announcements and operational updates to strategically drive engagement and visibility. Support a variety of leadership writing needs, including preparing talking points, briefing documents, scripts, and communication frameworks for leadership cascading and organizational news. Write and prepare leadership messages related to sensitive issues across the organization.
4.Relationship Building and Cross-Functional Partnership
Partner closely with the Marketing Communications leaders to drive a sustained President and CEO earned, shared, and owned communications program, and develop video and other multi-media content involving the President and CEO. Drive proactive external engagement with key opinion leaders that expand the President and CEO’s network and support broader CARE objectives.
Bachelor’s degree in English, Creative Writing, Journalism, Communications, Public Relations, Organizational Communication, Business, Marketing, Psychology, International Affairs, or related degree. Non-traditional candidates who are superb writers are encouraged to apply, including former journalists.
At least 7-10 years of communications experience, with demonstrated experience in strategic, creative, and compelling leadership writing for executives and the ability to create compelling narratives in support of business strategies. Must be an excellent writer whose experience includes speechwriting, ghostwriting, scriptwriting, op-ed writing, messaging and talking points.
Strong executive presence that inspires trust and confidence.
Strategic thinker with a strong grasp of global issues, current events, and business trends.
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Starting salaries are based on internal equity, candidate experience, and the cost of labor where the job is based. Salaries listed only apply to jobs based in the US.
Job posted: 2023-09-12