Communications Manager

The Sustainable Agriculture Initiative Platform (SAI Platform) was established in 2002 by the food industry to support the development of sustainable agriculture worldwide. It is the primary global food & drink supply chain initiative for sustainable agriculture with 90 members across the supply chain, covering most major agricultural commodities.
Job Description
A vacancy has arisen within SAI Platform for a Communications Manager who will lead and drive its communications strategy, keeping SAI Platform at the forefront of the sustainable agriculture debate.  The organisation is going through a period of unprecedented growth and is looking for a dynamic Communications Manager who will develop and implement SAI Platform’s internal and external communications strategy and drive engagement with key audiences. The role involves a mix of strategic thinking and tactical execution.
The predominant audiences for SAI Platform are its members in the food & beverage sector, farmers, industry and NGO stakeholders. The successful candidate will engage with the Executive Committee, the Secretariat and other stakeholders to ensure the delivery of a comprehensive communications strategy to increasingly diverse stakeholders.
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  • Flexible, home office based in Europe
  • Some international travel required
Start Date
As soon as possible
  • Full time position
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills in English essential, English mother tongue preferable
  • At least 5 years work experience in communications
How to apply
Candidates interested in applying for this role should send the following:
  • Curriculum Vitae of no more than 2-3 A4 pages
  • A short cover letter explaining why you are interested in the role and how your experience and skills will help SAI Platform achieve its objectives
  • Two reference contacts with their details including phone numbers
Please send your application to: Jane Duncan at jduncan@saiplatform.org by 3rd November 2016.