Consultant, Global Development Communications

BB Partners Communications Consultant
Location London, United Kingdom
Application deadline 5 July 2024
Contract type Permanent
Hours Full-time
Salary 35,000-45,000 GBP
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About BB Partners

BB Partners is an award-winning communications advisory working with partners to communicate, mobilise and influence change through strategy, communications, campaigns and partnerships.


About the role

This is a dynamic and rewarding role for a strategic communications professional who wants to use their knowledge of the SDGs and global issues to drive impactful results for change-makers.

You should be a communications professional with mid-level experience at a leading communications agency, think tank, international NGO, Foundation, or multilateral organisation.


Key roles and responsibilities

The role will require:

  • Developing and delivering campaigns relating to the SDGs and influencing global moments including UNGA and COP.
  • Delivering and overseeing content production, including political messaging, press releases and social media posts.
  • Driving media strategy and proactively securing impactful media coverage.
  • Offering strategic counsel and innovative ideas to both the team and clients, enhancing project outcomes and media impact.
  • Managing and mentoring junior team members.
  • Ensuring project profitability through excellent time management, budget awareness, and resource allocation.
  • Contributing to business growth by identifying new opportunities, developing pitches, and representing the brand as an external ambassador.


Experience and skills

You’ll enjoy the job if you’re:

  • Passionate about the SDGs and global issues
  • Love a dynamic and supportive environment
  • Happy to muck in and get things done
  • Flexible and able to adapt to the needs of our partners
  • A self-starter excited by the prospect of being part of a fast-growing business
  • A stickler for quality and detail.

Essential experience

  • Developed and delivered communications strategies and campaigns related to the SDGs.
  • Demonstrated understanding of international development agenda, global media and geopolitics
  • Experience working with UN agencies and international organisations
  • Media relations experience managing a press office (agency or in house)
  • Strong writing skills, particularly the ability to condense complex ideas with precision and impact.
  • Strong project management expertise and an ability to drive multiple teams and clients to deliver timely results.

Desirable experience

  • Experience in influencing and engagement at global moments including the UN General Assembly (UNGA) and COP.
  • Thematic expertise in gender, global health, climate and AI/tech.
  • Experience working across sub-Saharan Africa and Latin America.
  • Experience in managing, mentoring and upskilling junior team members
  • Proficiency in languages additional to English.



  • Central London office with facilities including bike storage
  • A personal development allowance
  • NEST pension with 3% employer contribution
  • 25 days annual leave plus bank holidays
  • Extra day off for your birthday, to take flexibly
  • Enhanced maternity and shared parental leave
  • Up to three weeks working remotely a year (within three hours’ time difference of BST / GMT).


Other information

You must be able to work in the UK legally.

BB Partners is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We are committed to creating a diverse and inclusive work environment. BB Partners does not discriminate against candidates or employees because of their sex, race, gender identity, disability, age, sexual orientation, religion, national origin, veteran status or any other protected status under the law.