External Relations Adviser to the CEO

The Opportunity

Save the Children International has an exciting opportunity for you to join our team as the– External Relations Adviser to the CEO in London or any existing Save the Children office location.

Role Purpose:

The Adviser to the CEO will play a central role in our external engagement work by developing and coordinating the external engagement strategy for the CEO, securing high-level external engagement and representation across policy/advocacy, fundraising and partnership opportunities and ensuring that she is fully briefed, including by delivering briefs and speeches, in order to be an effective representative and advocate for the organisation. The holder of this position needs to stay abreast of developments that impact on Save the Children’s work, including on political and policy issues affecting children’s rights, while putting children’s voice to the force. The post holder will maintain a close and regular working relationship with the CEO, and with other senior stakeholders across advocacy, policy, campaigns, communications, media, fundraising, programmes, partnerships and other relevant functions.

In order to be successful you will bring/have:


  • Proven ability to speak and write clearly and persuasively, to tailor messages to different audiences, and to distil large amounts of written information
  • Experience of creating networks and an ability to manage diverse professional relationships, thereby securing significant new opportunities for the organisation
  • Proven track record of policy analysis, and knowledge and understanding of public and political trends and debates
  • Experience of successfully operating in an international environment with people from diverse backgrounds and cultures with excellent interpersonal skills and ability to work with others
  • Track record of building social media presence
  • Experience of managing complex itineraries and logistical arrangements
  • Experience of solving complex issues through analysis, definition of a clear way forward and ensuring buy in
  • Demonstrated understanding of development, human rights, and humanitarian issues
  • Knowledge and understanding of the UN and wider international system
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills in English with working knowledge of Spanish, French or Arabic desirable
  • Commitment to Save the Children’s values
  • Experience of, and willingness to travel (up to 25%), sometimes at short notice, and to work irregular hours

We can offer circa £52,000 per annum (If based in UK) with an option of flexible working hours. If the role is based outside of the UK, National T&C (including pay) will apply.

This role can be based in London or any existing Save the Children office location on approval, provided the successful candidate has proof of eligibility to work from the preferred location.

Where we Work - Where We Work | Save the Children International

The Organisation

We employ approximately 25,000 people across the globe and work on the ground in over 100 countries to help children affected by crises, or those that need better healthcare, education and child protection. We also campaign and advocate at the highest levels to realise the right of children and to ensure their voices are heard.

We are working towards three breakthroughs in how the world treats children by 2030:

  • No child dies from preventable causes before their 5th birthday
  • All children learn from a quality basic education and that,
  • Violence against children is no longer tolerated

We know that great people make a great organization, and that our employees play a crucial role in helping us achieve our ambitions for children. We value our people and offer a meaningful and rewarding career, along with a collaborative and inclusive environment where ambition, creativity, and integrity are highly valued.

Application Information:

Please attach a copy of your CV and cover letter with your application, and include details of your salary expectations. A copy of the full role profile can be found at www.savethechildren.net/careers/apply

We need to keep children safe so our selection process, which includes rigorous background checks, reflects our commitment to the protection of children from abuse.

All employees are expected to carry out their duties in accordance with our global anti-harassment policy.

Save the Children does not charge a fee at any stage of the recruitment process.


Find out more about this role by downloading the job description

Opening date: 24 JUN 2021

Closing date: 18 SEP 2021 - 22:59 UTC




Schedule: FULL-TIME


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