News25 Feb 2022

Job vacancy: Athletics Integrity Unit Head of Communications



The Athletics Integrity Unit (AIU) is looking for a Head of Communications.

The AIU, created in 2017, is responsible for implementing the World Athletics testing programme worldwide. The testing programme is at the heart of the AIU's anti-doping strategy and mainly consists of doping control tests in and out of competition.

Attached to the AIU General Management, the Head of Communications will design and implement internal and external communication strategies according to the objectives of the General Management of the AIU.

Other responsibilities of the Head of Communications include: implementing activities and initiatives that promote the work the AIU does; public relations; crisis management; acting as the spokesperson for the AIU and the contact with global media; and managing content on all communication platforms. The Head of Communications should also demonstrate an understanding of athletics, deliver effective global communication programmes and show experience in sport communication and anti-doping.

More details can be found on the job advert: English | French

To apply, candidates should send the following in English before 25 March 2022:

• Letter of application highlighting your motivation for the post and relevant experience

• Up-to-date curriculum vitae

• Details of current remuneration

• Names and contact details for three referees (referees will not be contacted until final interview stage)