Oxfam is a global movement of people working together to end the injustice of poverty.
Do you have experience in storytelling and want to apply that to help Oxfam tell our story?
Do you have experience leading a client-facing function?
Are you ready to embody the values and aspirations of a culture that is safe, feminist and partner-led?
We are looking for a Head of Creative Hub at a pivotal time of transition and change for the organisation.
In this role, you will lead and inspire the creative hub responding in a timely and effective manner to all internal customer:
- Respond to the needs of OGB in a range of materials that tell our story
- Determine and hold Oxfam’s creative strategy and propose creative ideas to serve Oxfam and the division’s strategic goals
- Implement Oxfam’s brand and be the manager of our visual identity
- Ensure appropriate translation services so our materials can be communicated as needed.
What we are looking for
We’re looking for a candidate who cares about Oxfam’s mission to end poverty, is personally aligned to the values of empowerment, accountability and inclusion in all you do and is a role model for our feminist leadership principles.
An ideal candidate for the role will also be / have:
- A self-aware leader who makes a positive impact on others
- Experience managing performance of others and helping people to develop, grow and achieve their potential, including increasing diversity and inclusion in teams and / or workplaces
- Experience of successful development, implementation and oversight of a creative story and narrative
- Experience of leadership of a client facing function
- Negotiating and influencing at corporate level –internally and externally
- Demonstrable sound and swift judgement to take tough decisions, using critical information gathering
- Good performance management ability, managing expectations, projects, costs, short- and long-term planning.
We believe flexible working is key to building the Oxfam of the future, so we’re open to talking through the type of flexible arrangements which might work for you. We think this role would work as fully or partially home-based. We will discuss other options of part time or job-share for this role during the recruitment process.
Our values and commitment to safeguarding
Oxfam is committed to preventing any type of unwanted behaviour at work including sexual harassment, exploitation and abuse, lack of integrity and financial misconduct; and committed to promoting the welfare of children, young people, adults and beneficiaries with whom Oxfam GB engages. Oxfam expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment through our code of conduct. We place a high priority on ensuring that only those who share and demonstrate our values are recruited to work for us.
The post holder will undertake the appropriate level of training and is responsible for ensuring that they understand and work within the safeguarding policies of the organisation.
All offers of employment will be subject to satisfactory references and appropriate screening checks, which can include criminal records and terrorism finance checks. Oxfam GB also participates in the Inter Agency Misconduct Disclosure Scheme. In line with this Scheme, we will request information from job applicants’ previous employers about any findings of sexual exploitation, sexual abuse and/or sexual harassment during employment, or incidents under investigation when the applicant left employment. By submitting an application, the job applicant confirms his/her understanding of these recruitment procedures.
We are committed to ensuring diversity and gender equality within our organisation and encourage applicants from diverse backgrounds to apply.
Location: UK (Oxford or Home-based)
Hours: 36 hours per week
Salary: £39,655 – £51,816
Job Type: Fixed Term
How to apply
To apply for this rewarding and multi-faceted role please visit the following link:
Oxfam is a global community who believe poverty isn’t inevitable. It’s an injustice that can be overcome. We are shop volunteers, women’s right activists, marathon runners, aid workers, coffee farmers, street fundraisers, goat herders, policy experts, campaigners, water engineers and more. And we won’t stop until everyone can live life without poverty for good.
Oxfam GB is a member of international confederation of 19 organisations working together with partners and local communities in the areas of humanitarian, development and campaigning, in more than 90 countries.
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