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Published: 12.10.2021
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The International Agency for the Prevention of Blindness (IAPB) is the overarching alliance for the global eye care sector. It represents more than 150 organisations in over 100 countries. Our vision is a world in which everyone has access to the best possible standard of eye health; where no one is needlessly visually impaired; and where those with irreparable vision loss achieve their full potential.

The role

An exciting opportunity has arisen to join and help to lead IAPB’s communications. This would include working on our new sector strategy 2030 in Sight and leading IAPB’s web and social media presence to deliver the key strategic goals of the organisation. The successful applicant will support the leadership of the communications team and project manage key areas of work across IAPB.

Working with the Head of Communications to develop the organisation’s communications goals and manage their implementation to promote IAPB and its resources and to support other IAPB functions (like membership, knowledge, advocacy etc.) that can benefit from communications support.

Help lead the IAPB Communications team to build and manage the organisation’s presence on appropriate spaces, including social media, and ensure that the organisation’s ‘voice’ is coherent and distinct. Lead the organisation’s communications to members and the wider eye health sector. Support the Head of Communications to lead the organisation’s campaigning work including World Sight Day, coming up with creative ideas and assisting with their execution.

Expected salary band

40,000 – 50,000 British Pounds (adjusted to role-equivalent in selected candidate’s country of location)

Why work with us?

Work for purpose, know that your work contributes to creating a world where no one is needlessly visually impaired, where everyone has access to the best possible standard of eye health; and where those with irreparable vision loss achieve their full potential.

IAPB is an equal opportunity employer with a candidate selection policy that encourages diversity and inclusion.

Apply now

Please email [email protected] with your CV and a covering letter of no more than two pages outlining how your skills and experiences meet the key elements of the job description.

Closing date for applications is  27th October and interviews will be held via Zoom in the week of the 1st November.