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 nearly 60 years, Accion has helped tens of millions of people through our work with more than 160 partners in 55 countries. More at http://www.accion.org.
Working across Accion and its affiliates, the SVP Chief Communications Officer (CCO) is responsible for developing and executing a broad-based communications and brand strategy that supports and strengthens the long- and short-term objectives of the organization.
The CCO will have ultimate accountability for all communications, brand and marketing activities including campaign strategy and creative development, all online and offline channels, brand strategy, identity and positioning, PR, brand partnerships and content strategy, development and execution, as well as revenue responsibility for growing unrestricted individual fundraising at the $1,000 and below level.
This senior executive position is a member of Accion’s Operating Committee, and is responsible for the Communications Team across various functions, including digital communications, media and industry engagement, executive communications, internal communications, brand, donor acquisition strategy, and external communications and partnerships.
They will be responsible for communicating Accion’s work and promoting visibility to a wide range of audiences, including the media and donors, through increased media contacts, conferences, events and other external settings.
With this broad remit, the CCO will:
Accion is an equal opportunity employer; employing qualified individuals without regard to age, race, color, ethnicity, national origin, veteran status, creed, religion, citizenship, disability, parental status, marital status, gender or sexual orientation. This philosophy is practiced in, but is not limited to, employment, upgrading, demotion or transfer, recruitment or recruitment advertising, layoffs or termination, rate of pay or other compensation, and selection for training. Accion also employs qualified individuals without regard to height, weight or record of arrest without conviction. Accion applies standards with regard to, and makes employment decisions based on, education, experience, interpersonal skills and general suitability for a position.