International Rivers is excited to announce an opportunity to join our team as a Communications Manager. As the Communications Manager, you will be responsible for coordinating an effective external communications strategy that increases the organization’s visibility, support base, impact, and coordination across our regional teams. You will work collaboratively with the Management Team as a key leader in the organization’s work to protect rivers across the world and to defend the rights of the communities that depend on them.
ABOUT INTERNATIONAL RIVERS
International Rivers (IR) works at the intersection of the environment, human rights, and social justice. Working primarily in Africa, Asia, and Latin America, we work with an international network of dam-affected people, grassroots organizations, environmentalists, human rights advocates and others who are committed to stopping destructive river projects and promoting better options. International Rivers brings expertise in big dams, energy and water policy, climate change, and international financial institutions. We support partner organizations and dam-affected people by providing advice, training and technical assistance, and advocating on their behalf with governments, banks, companies and international agencies.
The Communications Manager will coordinate the organization’s external communications strategy. Your responsibilities will include:
As the Communications Manager, you will also be responsible for:
You will report initially to our Partnerships Manager and work closely with the communications point people across our regions and the Communications and Development Associate. We expect the Manager to travel at least once a quarter for planning, cross-training, and media events. That said, during the pandemic, our staff are not traveling.
This is a full-time position. The starting compensation range for U.S. based applicants is $50,000-$80,000 annually, depending on experience and geography. The benefits package for US based candidates includes generous paid vacation and holidays, sick leave, health insurance, and a health care reimbursement account. Candidates based in Latin America will be considered for a contract arrangement at their country’s market rate and with similar benefits. International Rivers strives to offer competitive compensation as compared to market rates for comparable positions, while at the same time keeping the gap between the lowest and highest salaries offered reflective of our collegial structure and addressing differing costs of living across the locations in which it operates.
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