Head of Communications and Philanthropic Advocacy

Reporting to the Vice President of Programs, the Head of Communications and Philanthropic Advocacy oversees FJS’s philanthropic advocacy strategic framework and the strategic communications approaches, tools and products needed to advance it.

This newly created position has three main functions: 1) lead and strengthen FJS’s inaugural philanthropic advocacy strategy in close collaboration with regional teams and the Vice President of Programs, 2) lead and implement strategic communications for philanthropic advocacy, and 3) oversee institutional communications. 

The Head of Communications and Philanthropic Advocacy position supervises FJS’s communications team, which is newly embedded in its Programs structure to facilitate strong collaboration and shared strategy. The team currently includes one Communications Associate and communications consultants, with a commitment to grow the team in 2024-2025. This position works in close collaboration with the Head of Grantmaking and the Head of Monitoring, Evaluation, and Learning to integrate and align strategic approaches across FJS’s programs.

The ideal candidate for this position is an excellent communicator and advocate who is skilled in relationship building and collaboration, committed to gender and racial justice, and knows the key actors and effective approaches for mobilizing resources for feminist movements. This is an excellent opportunity for someone with organizing skills who enjoys building and growing new initiatives. This is a full-time position that requires international and domestic travel (approximately 5-10%). 

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  • Nadira Fant
    published this page in Job Board 2024-01-31 11:16:09 -0500