Senior Communications Specialist (SnrCommsSpec) West End, England

The organisation

Save the Children is the world's leading independent organisation for children. We save children's lives; we fight for their rights; we help them fulfil their potential. We work in over 120 countries, with local communities, national governments, international institutions and the public sector to achieve immediate and lasting change.

The opportunity

We’re currently looking for a Senior Communications Specialist to be based in our central London office near Trafalgar Square.

In this critical role you will be responsible for managing the internal and external communications for the Health, Nutrition, WASH and HIV global initiative for Save the Children. The global initiative provides a framework within which the 30 Save the Children Members and Save the Children International align to work towards the elimination of preventable child deaths. Specifically you will develop the communications strategy, develop and disseminate communications material which is compliant and consistent with our brand, and facilitate cross-organizational learning and sharing.

In order to be successful you will bring demonstrable experience within internal and external communications, ideally within a public health/nutrition or related environment. You’ll have proven experience of having developed a communications strategy, be a creative communicator, and an excellent writer and editor with a high level of attention to detail. You’ll also have the ability to build networks across cultures and work as part of a geographically dispersed team.

On a personal level you’ll have a passion for working in the NGO sector and a commitment to our values.    

We offer: a competitive salary, a generous company pension scheme and annual leave entitlement along with life assurance.

Application information

Please apply using a cover letter and up-to-date CV as a single document. Please also include details of your current remuneration and salary expectations. A copy of the full role profile can be found at

We need to keep children safe so our selection process reflects our commitment to the protection of children from abuse.