UNF is seeking a continuously inventive, multi-skilled communications team player with excellent judgment, sound knowledge, and an enterprising spirit for the new role of Senior Manager, Public Affairs.
The Senior Manager, Public Affairs plays a crucial frontline role in the Foundation’s working relationships with UN communicators, major communications agencies and partners. In addition s/he also leads on communications activities related to UNF's New York office, including developing and implementing communications plans and creating content. The successful candidate will play a pivotal role in UNF’s considerable activities in New York including the Social Good Summit, Global Goals Week, Solutions Summit and in working with UN and other partners to effectively leverage major UN convening moments like the UN General Assembly, High Level Political Forum, ECOSOC Youth Forum and other key engagements. S/he also manages a network of communications agencies, and liaises with corporate partners and influencers.
Part of the Foundation’s integrated communications team that is led from our Washington DC headquarters, this role is based in our New York office, reports to the Senior Director, Communications and Special Initiatives, and manages a communications associate, both also NY-based.
The Senior Manager, Public Affairs (UNF) reports to the Senior Director, Communications and Special Initiatives, and is a member of the Public Affairs team.
The above is intended to describe the general content of and requirements for performance of the position responsibilities. It is not to be construed as an exhaustive statement of essential functions, responsibilities or requirements nor meant to exclude other duties as assigned.
For full-time, benefit eligible employees, UNF offers an excellent range of benefits, including:
Additionally, all benefit eligible employees have 12 paid holidays, 20 vacation days, 10 sick days, 3 personal days, and 8 weeks of parental leave.