Accion is a global nonprofit committed to creating a financially inclusive world, with a pioneering legacy in microfinance and fintech impact investing. We catalyze financial service providers to deliver high-quality, affordable solutions at scale for the three billion people who are left out of — or poorly served by — the financial sector. For more than 50 years, Accion has helped tens of millions of people through our work with more than 110 partners in 50 countries.
We seek an Executive Communications Strategist to work across the communications team, with Accion’s diverse set of staff located around the world, and with external partners to raise Accion’s profile in the fields of impact investing, financial inclusion, and fintech with communications support for our senior leadership.
The ideal candidate brings 5-7 years of full-time professional experience, including several years of experience working in communications or media. She or he is eager to play a key role in elevating the public profile of a global organization focused on startups, financial technology, and/or international development.
The role is based in Washington, DC with occasional travel and reports to the Chief Communications Officer and works closely with our leadership team.
Overall, the Executive Communications Specialist is Accion’s point person for consistent, high-quality, engaging messaging from our leadership team. Delivering this means ensuring reviews and content feedback happen in a timely manner and that materials are delivered with a minimum of feedback and review from relevant teams. Specific outputs are:
Messaging Support (25%)
Thought leadership content (35%)
Short-form digital content (25%)
Internal Communications (15%)