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Director U.S. Refugee Resettlement Communications
|Location:||US - NY -New York|
|Employee Category:||Full Time|
Background/IRC Summary: The International Rescue Committee helps people whose lives and livelihoods are shattered by conflict and disaster to survive, recover, and gain control of their future. IRC teams provide health care, infrastructure, learning and economic support to people in 40 countries, with special programs designed for women and children. Every year, the IRC resettles thousands of refugees in 26 U.S. cities.
The Global Communications team, a part of the IRC’s Policy & Practice department alongside the Technical Units and Advocacy, oversees all external and internal strategic communications, from traditional media and social media to the website and internal communications.
Job Overview/Summary: As a member of the IRC’s Global Communications team, our Refugee Resettlement Communications Director will lead the development of a United States Programs Communications strategy that positions the IRC as a refugee resettlement programmatic and thought leader and a champion for refugee resettlement in the United States.
Key Working Relationships:
Position Reports to: Colleen Ryan, VP of Communications
Internal: United States Programs, Revenue, Executive leadership
External: “sister” resettlement agencies, community and business partners as appropriate, US Government
Education: Bachelor’s degree or higher
Work Experience: At least eight years of relevant in-house Communications experience
Language Skills: Fluent in English; Spanish and/ or French is a plus
Working Environment: Standard office working environment
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