CARE seeks communications officer and writer for the Office of the President and CEO of CARE USA. This position specifically serves as the principal communications specialist and writer for our CEO, Michelle Nunn.
This individual will be required to seek the expertise of various subject matter experts within CARE to ensure that the remarks given by CEO are timely and facts, statistics and anecdotal information are verified and up to date.
This individual must demonstrate an understanding of CARE’s sector and our mission, vision, focus and work to develop an exceptional understanding of CEO’s preferred written and spoken style. S/he will also become familiar with the general work that CARE does across sectors in furtherance of its mission to eliminate extreme poverty and social injustice worldwide.
This individual will have support from the Exec Director, Media Relations when preparing any remarks for media opportunities.
This individual will also manage external speech-writers and freelancers brought in to support key events when this is deemed necessary due to the profile of the opportunity.
This role will work closely with: Chief of Staff, Internal Communications Co-Ordinator, Senior Advisor to the President and CEO, Executive Director Media Relations and others relevant to the subject matter in hand including program team experts and country office leaders and regional executives.