The team of the Permanent Secretariat of the association, composed of varied and versatile profiles (diplomacy, public relations, communication, programming, operations, etc.), is currently looking for a “Communications Director” to reinforce its teams.

 

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES

He/She will be responsible for the following tasks:

External relations, brand strategy, influence:

  • Build the brand strategy of the Paris Peace Forum;
  • Work with the media to promote the “Paris Peace Forum”;
  • Ensure the Forum’s visibility in major international events;
  • Help manage the Forum’s communities.

Corporate and digital communications:

  • Build and supervise communication campaigns in line with the association’s identity;
  • Contribute to defining and supervising the implementation of a content strategy for all the association’s communication tools (publishing, social networks, website);
  • Oversee the implementation, in collaboration with all the association’s departments (partnerships, programming, projects, public relations, operations), of communication actions to achieve the set goals;
  • Supervise digital communications.

Press relations:

  • Oversee media engagement strategy;
  • Research and develop media partnerships;
  • Oversee and develop relations with all press and media players;
  • Plan and implement actions (organization of briefings and press conferences).

Management and operation of communications, public relations, and programming teams:

  • Measure the impact of actions;
  • Monitor actions and suggest areas for improvement;
  • Facilitate meetings;
  • Manage the communication teams;
  • Monitor budget allocations and assess actions financially.

  

RESEARCH PROFILE

  • You have a master’s degree in communications, public relations, or journalism (Bac+5 level);
  • You have over 10 years’ experience in a similar position in a small or medium-sized organization;
  • You are an expert in political communications strategy, public relations, brand, and influence strategy, and/or international communications;
  • You have a strong sense of organization and attention to detail, and are creative, responsive, and adaptable. You have excellent interpersonal skills and sharp writing skills. Finally, you enjoy working in a team and have the ability to prioritize and manage many subjects and players simultaneously;
  • You are fluent in English and French.

 

SKILLS & QUALITIES REQUIRED

  • Command of office software (Microsoft Office Pack);
  • Knowledge of operational aspects;
  • Research skills in information-gathering, analysing feedback and associated tools;
  • Rigor, autonomy, and initiative;
  • Ability to work as part of a team;
  • Ability to adapt and work to tight deadlines.

 

 CONDITIONS

  • Open-ended contract, full-time, executive status, remuneration according to profile and experience, ideally starting in the Spring 2024.
  • Lunche on vouchers and reimbursement of 50% of travel expenses.
  • The Paris Peace Forum Permanent Secretariat is in Paris (15th arrondissement). It will be possible to telework for a maximum of 2 days a week, subject to approval by management.
  • Through its recruitment policy, the Forum is committed to diversity, promoting equal opportunities to all, committed to creating an inclusive working environment and preventing discrimination. All our positions are open to people with disabilities.

 

Interested candidates should send a CV and covering letter by 29 February 2024 to job@parispeaceforum.org, specifying “Communications Director” in the subject line.

 

ABOUT THE PARIS PEACE FORUM

The Paris Peace Forum is a platform that brings together global governance players, supports projects, and builds coalitions to find solutions to the world’s major challenges. Throughout the year, the Forum works to strengthen the governance of global public goods such as space, cyberspace, and the oceans, and to improve international management of significant issues, from the development of artificial intelligence and disruptive technologies to the risk of pandemics and global warming. Its annual event brings together heads of state, government, and international organizations, as well as leaders from civil society and the private sector, around concrete initiatives, with an emphasis on North-South cooperation.