Apply: UNICEF Media and Communications Manager

Deadline: 21 June, 2024

Location: London, United Kingdom

The United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) is seeking to fill the Media and Communications Manager position.

UNICEF  is committed to ensuring special protection for the most disadvantaged children which include victims of war, disasters, extreme poverty, all forms of violence and exploitation, and those with disabilities.


  • Deliver ambitious and creative strategies for the media and communications (holistic multi-media) work around UNICEF’s corporate partnerships
  • Work closely with the corporate partnerships team, creative, organic social media, and ambassador relations teams to ensure that key messages are delivered effectively through the most appropriate channels
  • Help deliver media coverage around a specific number of these partnerships, establishing strong working relationships with communication colleagues and PR agencies involved, working together to generate high value, ambitious and well-messaged media coverage
  • Contribute to and participate in pitches for new business corporate partnerships, and other partnerships including foundations and philanthropy, adding communications value and expertise
  • Support and deliver communications objectives for UNICEF UK’s business-to-business strategy
  • Build effective relationships, at all levels, with communications stakeholders in key private sector/donor partners and their nominated agencies
  • Develop and maintain strong working relationships with key internal stakeholder teams including partnerships, foundations and philanthropy teams, creative, organic social and ambassador relations teams
  • Develop and manage relationships with journalists at high profile media outlets
  • Liaise with communications colleagues at global UNICEF offices on activities and programmes of interest to UK press and UNICEF partners
  • Demonstrate and model a commitment to UNICEF’s shared values, behaviours and inclusive practices in all aspects of work


  • Proven experience of working in a fast-paced media team, ideally with experience of corporate communications work
  • Proven experience of developing, implementing and evaluating high profile, innovative and ambitious multi-media strategies and securing effective coverage for partners
  • Proven experience of managing corporate partners or working within a PR agency to manage clients
  • Excellent, up to date knowledge of recent and ongoing humanitarian situations, international development issues and children’s rights
  • Sound knowledge of developments in corporate partnerships and other donor partnerships, corporate responsibility developments and current issues in this space

To apply and for more information, click here.

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