International Media Relations Manager – C40

Salary: TBD based on experience

Reporting to: Communications Director  

Location: London, England (other locations a possibility)

Experience: 3-5 years minimum in media relations; agency and climate related experience a plus

Language: Knowledge of Spanish and/or Portuguese a plus

Key responsibilities:  

Strategy and Delivery:  

•   A key contributor to the development of overall C40 communications strategy (external and internal), led by Communications Director  

•   Responsible for driving media relations activity with a specific focus on international reach, working in close collaboration with C40 Communications Team members.  

•   Creation of announcement strategies, content development, approval coordination and management of distribution processes/amplification  

•   Coordinate with global C40 City Press Office network w/C40 Comms Team specifically on related city and C40 announcements.  

•   Coordinate with key C40 partner press offices (e.g. World Bank, Arup, ICLEI , CDP) on related city and C40 announcements.  

•   Development of international media strategy for key C40 events, including Rio+20 and C40 Cities Global Mayors Summit

•   Interview coordination for key C40 spokespeople  

•   Coordination of the C40 speaker program for Executive Team and Program Directors  

•   Coordination with other C40 Communications functions and activities – internal communications, content manager, social media/digital, and agency resources


•   Management of Communications Team processes, including coordination of weekly reporting and regular team calls  

•   Manage Media Monitoring including the production of weekly internal “Climate Digest” report

Clinton Foundation Coordination:  

•   Liaison with communications and marketing functions on relevant external communications relating to Cities, including content for talking points and approval of Clinton Climate Initiative/Clinton Foundation references in press materials  

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