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International Institute for Environment and Development Job Description and Background Information
Document begins: International Institute for Environment and Development Job Description and Background Information Job Title: Press Officer Reports to: Director of Communications Main purpose: Responsible for developing and implementing IIED's overall press and media strategy Main contacts: Internal: Director of Communications, rest of communications team, Director, Group Heads and Programme Directors, project managers and IIED researchers External: Journalists and other media contacts in UK and internationally (particularly in countries round the world where IIED has a work programmes), external media consultants, IIED's partners Circumstances: Full time, permanent position Salary: Programme Grade 3: £33,588 - £41,947 Background: IIED aims to provide expertise and leadership in researching and achieving sustainable development at national, regional and global levels. In alliance with others we seek to shape a future that ends global poverty and delivers and sustains efficient and equitable management of the world's resources. For IIED's research findings to hit their targets, it is essential that the Institute has a strong communications capacity. The communications team works to improve the impact, influence and reach of IIED's research and experiences, along with that of its partners. The end is not to publish research in itself but to communicate the research with integrity and force, ...