JOB: Communications Director – The International Center for Transitional Justice (ICTJ)

The International Center for Transitional Justice (ICTJ) assists countries and societies pursuing accountability for past mass atrocity or human rights abuse. The Center works with societies emerging from repressive rule or armed conflict, as well as in established democracies where historical injustices or systemic abuses remain unresolved. The ICTJ is committed to building local capacity and generally strengthening the emerging field of transitional justice, and works closely with organizations and experts around the world to do so.

POSITION OVERVIEW: The ICTJ is seeking a creative and experienced Director of Communications to develop and implement an effective global communications strategy, and to further develop our brand. The ideal candidate will be a visionary professional experienced in working across multiple time zones, languages, and cultural settings. S/he should have a well developed global media network, excellent managerial skills, and demonstrated experience in leading successful online and publication initiatives.

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES: The Director of Communications reports directly to the president. S/he is responsible for all aspects of the organization's online presence, publications strategies, and media relations. S/he supervises the communications budget and a team of professional staff and interns. S/he will work with program teams to ensure that ICTJ's expert analysis is disseminated to key audiences including international and national policy makers, donors, partners, and the media. S/he will also liaise closely with ICTJ's development and policymaker teams.



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