Consultative Group for International Agricultural Research, CGIAR

Last Date - 17-04-2017
City / State - Lima, Peru , Across India and Abroad India

Recruitment 2017 - The International Potato Center (CIP) is seeking a highly motivated Head of Communications responsible for the creation, implementation, and oversight of the CIP communication and marketing strategic plan. The position requires a dynamic professional with leadership in designing and managing marketing and communications campaigns with an emphasis on storytelling to convey CIP impact globally across a diverse set of stakeholders.

Name of Post Head of Communications
Salary Salary will be internationally competitive, paid in US dollars, and commensurate with experience
Qualification & Exp. - Bachelor degree in Communication Science and MA in relevant disciplines
- At least 8 years of relevant work experience
- Full set of skills including marketing, communications, social media, media relations, and branding
- Experience in communications in a scientific setting preferred
- Ability to understand how to utilize both traditional forms of communication (i.e. print material) and new media techniques to promote the organization accomplishments to a wide and diverse audience
- Demonstrated experience translating scientific information into formats and messages for diverse audiences
- Demonstrated success liaising among partners or projects to enhance communication and public awareness
- Successful track record in communications and marketing strategy and implementation, working across the marketing communication mix, at senior level
- Demonstrated people management and team building skills
- Proactive approach, with ability to find creative ways to solve problems or exploit potentials
- Superb written communication skills in English, with knowledge of Spanish or another language
- Understanding of research, development, international agriculture, environmental, and food issues, and global context preferred

How to Apply : Applicants should apply online through CIP Job Opportunities website (, including a cover letter, a full C.V. with the names and contact information of three references that are knowledgeable of the candidate professional qualifications and work experience. Screening of applications will begin on April 17th , 2017 and will continue until the post is filled. All applications will be acknowledged;  however only short listed candidates will be contacted.

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