Save The Children (1)


Posted: 09-07-2024

At Save the Children we pride ourselves on our will to embrace change and mould our programs to suit the ever-changing needs of communities across PNG and the Pacific. As a member of the extended Senior Management Team, you will provide leadership in communication and advocacy initiatives aimed at changing practices for betterment of children’s lives at community and national levels. We don’t shy from new ideas; we need you to stir things up.


Save the Children is no ordinary not-for-profit.

We’re ambitious, creative and outspoken. We stand up for children’s rights. We want all children to be educated, healthy and live a life free from violence. We run programs in PNG, Pacific, Australia and overseas and, if there’s a disaster - like an earthquake, drought or conflict – we are there on the ground.


Where you come in:

In this full-time maximum term position based in Port Moresby, you will take lead in designing and delivering innovative and advocacy strategies that inspire public support and actions, influence policy decisions and drive the agenda for children in Papua New Guinea. You will be part of the extended Senior Management Team (SMT)and report to our Director Program Development and Quality.


You will make an impact by:

  • Supporting the programme teams in implementing advocacy campaigns, public mobilisation and engagements to create moments and opportunities for advocacy and change.
  • Building and maintaining effective relationship with government stakeholders, civil society representatives, UN, INGOs, and Academia to advance Save the Children’s advocacy efforts.
  • Developing a communication strategy, guidelines and plan for the Country Office.
  • Leading the dissemination of Save the Children brand to make it recognised, respected, accepted, and protected at all levels.
  • Developing media strategy/guidelines to guide the engagement of Save the Children in PNG Office with Media.

This role requires:

  • Degree in relevant field; Advocacy, International Development, International Relations, Public Relations, Strategic Communications, Media and Journalism or a related field is desirable.
  • 4 plus years working experience in Advocacy, Communications, Media or International Development.
  • Proficiency in graphic design, photography and videography.
  • Strong understanding of approaches for communicating information to a wide range of audiences including media relations.
  • Previous experience influencing policy makers through advocacy efforts.

Sound interesting?

We’d love to hear from you. Submit your cover letter and resume to:


The Hiring Manager

Save the Children

CHM Corporate Park One Building

Level 1, Suite 6 - 7

P O Box 503, Boroko

National Capital District


Applications close 18 July 2024.

For more information about this position, please contact [email protected]

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