Vacancy: Communications Consultant – Call for applications



Unit: Global Programme Governance and Rights US, Gender
Organization: International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN)
Location: Washington, DC, area preferred; (reporting to IUCN Washington DC Office, Washington D.C., United States of America)
Reporting to: Communications Officer / Senior Gender Programme Manager
Expected start date / end date: ASAP (by 15 April) / 31 December 2019
Type of contract: Contractor

IUCN seeks to contract a strategic communications consultant to provide specific support to IUCN’s gender work, primarily toward 2019 implementation of key components of Advancing Gender in the Environment (AGENT), a USAID-IUCN initiative. Tasks and deliverables will focus particularly on supporting networks, communities of practice, and knowledge platforms relating to gender and biodiversity (fisheries in particular), renewable energy, adaptation, and environmental policy, as well as gender-based violence.

The Communications Consultant will liaise with and submit deliverables to the IUCN GPGR Communications Officer, in close cooperation with the Senior Gender Programme Manager, who manages AGENT and other gender projects. The Communications Consultant may work closely with IUCN gender team’s technical and programme specialists, project managers and financial/administrative support staff. While the team is based in Washington, DC, several staff and consultants are out-posted and remotely based, making internal communications as important as external communications.
The primary working languages of the office are English and Spanish, while key projects are also implemented/ supported in French. Deliverables will be in English.

For more information, please read the job description.