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Publication or Company Oxfam America
Job Title Director, Media & Public Relations
Industry Marketing, Non-profit, Public Relations
Salary Under $150K
Benefits 401K/403B, Dental, Health
Job Duration Full Time
Job Location Boston, MA
Job Requirements Position Description (Synopsis)

The Director of Media & Public Relations will lead a dynamic media and public relations team that drives the Oxfam America brand, increases share of voice, and creates impact in all relevant target markets – political and popular—and positions Oxfam America as a thought leader in the fight against poverty and injustice. S/he will serve as the primary interface/counsel during crisis situations and humanitarian emergencies. S/he and support Oxfam America’s Executive Director and other key executives as needed. The successful candidate will be a strong and experienced leader with proven ability to lead a team and manage in a highly matrixed organization. For a full description of other and qualifications and responsibilities, please see: www.oxfamamerica.org/explore/inside-oxfam-america/careers.


Minimum Qualifications:
•Bachelor’s degree and 15 years of experience or Master’s degree and 10 years of experience in media and public relations in a complex global organization.
•Demonstrated ability to develop and implement strategic media and public relations plans, preferably in a non-profit, cause related organization
•Passion for and intellectual interest in Oxfam’s mission and issues
•Prefers working in fast paced organization with tight deadlines
•Outstanding verbal and written communication skills, including fluency and talent using social media ( Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, Pinterest, etc.) on the job.
•Demonstrated ability to build and maintain strong relationships both internally and externally
•Demonstrated ability to build a team.
•Ability to navigate a matrix organization and collaborate with remote team members
•Willingness to travel monthly
•Preference for experience living outside the US
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About Our Company Oxfam America is a global organization working to right the wrongs of poverty, hunger, and injustice. As one of 17 members of the international Oxfam confederation, we work with people in more than 90 countries to create lasting solutions. Oxfam saves lives, develops long-term solutions to poverty, and campaigns for social change.

Our vision: A just world without poverty.

Our mission: To create lasting solutions to poverty, hunger, and social injustice.
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