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Current staff vacancies at the World Council of Churches
FileVacancy: Director of Communications
The World Council of Churches (WCC) is seeking a dynamic, enthusiastic, and talented Director of Communications at 100% to lead all aspects of WCC communications. The Director will also develop the strategic vision and plans for the communications components to a new multiyear global initiative, the WCC’s Pilgrimage of Justice and Peace. Reporting to the General Secretary, the Director will provide strategic vision and direction for WCC Communications; direct external and internal communication; manage a team of 12 persons; and serve as member of the Staff Leadership Group (SLG) of the WCC. The Communications department is composed of media and digital communications, publications, translation services, and promotion. The team works closely with teams from WCC’s programme units as well as with income, monitoring and development (IMD).
File (translatable)Application form
Please send your duly filled application, with reference to the open position, to the Human Resources Office at Human Resources Office World Council of Churches P.O. Box 2100 1211 Geneva 2, Switzerland e-mail:
How to apply for a WCC staff vacancy

Complete application dossiers (curriculum vitae, motivation letter, application form, copies of diplomas and recommendation letters) are to be sent by email to recruitment[at] (preferred option) or by paper mail to:

Human Resources Office
World Council of Churches
P.O. Box 2100
1211 Geneva 2, Switzerland

When filling vacancies the World Council of Churches takes into account regional, confessional, gender and racial balance to the extent possible. However, competence for the job will take precedence.