Communications and Health Information Coordinator
12-month fixed-term contract
Salary: c.£22,000 - £24,000 per annum
Full time – 37.5 hours per week
Closing date: 23rd September 2019
Interviews: 3rd October 2019
An exciting opportunity for a Communications and Health Information Coordinator has arisen at World Cancer Research Fund (WCRF).
WCRF champions the latest and most authoritative scientific research from around the world on cancer prevention and survival through diet, weight and physical activity, so that we can empower people to make informed lifestyle choices to reduce their cancer risk.
We are seeking a Communications and Health Information Coordinator who will be responsible for running WCRF’s social media channels as well as supporting the development of WCRF’s Communications and Health Information teams. This is a very varied role that offers a great opportunity to work across two teams and develop a range of different skills.
We are looking for someone with experience of running social media channels for an organisation, as well as having strong communication skills both written and verbal.
You will have experience of using databases and have excellent knowledge of IT packages such as Microsoft Office, including Excel. The successful candidate will also have experience of being responsible for a range of administrative duties.
If you are interested in this role and feel you possess the necessary requirements, please submit a current CV and covering letter (maximum 2 pages) by the closing date. You must have current right to work in the UK.
Please note: Your cover letter should highlight how your skills and experience will benefit WCRF UK and equip you for the role.
Due to the high volume of applications we receive, we are only able to provide feedback to shortlisted candidates. If you do not hear from us within 14 days of the closing date, please assume your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion.
This international development charity are looking for a new graphic designer coordinator to come and join their team. Within this role you can look forward to working within the nine-strong marketing team to help deliver a wide range of high-quality media outputs to meet the charity's design needs. You will be designer fundraising materials, emergency appeal communications, donor emails and newsletters, advocacy campaign materials and social media content to name but a few! You will be the organisations sole in-house graphic designer, with the possibility of freelance support during busy periods.
You will be the creative lead in developing major campaigns, and play a key role in how the charity and its brand and work are projected externally. You will be providing creative leadership and imagination, to produce and coordinate all aspects of design work.
The ideal postholder will be:
- An experienced Graphic Designer
- Experienced in producing designs from concept to execution
- Skilled in Audio and video creation and editing
- Have a sound technical knowledge of the Adobe Creative Suite, After effects, Premier Pro and other relevant software
- Have the ability to work to tight deadlines
- Be immediately available
Please note that applications are being accepted on a rolling basis
Do you live and breathe design? Do bad fonts make you angry? If we cut you, would you bleed in both CMYK and RGB? If you are gifted at communicating through layout, illustration and images, and if you have a passion for inspiring people to support life-transforming work around the world, you will love this job. And, if you’re dependable, easy-going and always striving to be more creative, we’ll love you.
BMS World Mission is looking for an excellent Designer for print, web and beyond to join our Creative Content team. Our new Designer will assist with graphics, style and layout for our portfolio of high-quality print, web and direct mail resources. They will also help with photography, the production of live events, making videos and liaising with printers.
From regular template work to from-scratch illustration and identity creation, the ideal candidate will have strong visual communication and graphic design skills, with a secondary skillset in photography and/or multimedia editing, and experience of the charity or Christian sectors.
Reporting to the Head of Creative Content and working with a team of video, web-design and content specialists, you will have the opportunity to develop your gifts and build on your skills, and will regularly meet with inspiring workers from (and occasionally on) the frontlines of contemporary world mission.
Our team is fun, friendly and fiercely committed to excellence. We’ll help and expect you to produce the best work of your life in the service of inspiring our wonderful supporters to pray, give and serve. You will be surrounded by strong but kind personalities who will support and challenge you to improve and grow every day. You’ll be a team player who can be relied on to maintain professional standards while contributing creative ideas and quality aesthetics that serve audiences above ego.
If this sounds like you, apply today to join our team.
Location : Didcot
Hours : 35 hours per week / full time
Salary range : £25,539 - £28,311
Closing date : 9 am, Thursday 26 September 2019
Interview date : Wednesday 2 October 2019
If you would like to discuss this role in confidence, please contact Jonathan Langley (Head of Creative Content).
The client requests no contact from agencies or media sales.
VSO is the world's leading international development organisation that works through volunteers to fight poverty. Working in 23 countries around the world, our unique role in international development is to place committed volunteers with carefully selected organisations where their skills can have the greatest impact. Our extraordinary volunteers live and work in some of the world's poorest communities. Sharing their unique skills and experience to generate new ideas and new ways of doing things, helping the communities they work in lift themselves out of poverty. We're not about delivering quick fixes, but instead we focus on long-lasting, sustainable change, that will impact generations to come. Join us and help us work towards our vision of a world without poverty.
We are looking for a skilled creative designer fluent in Adobe Creative Suite, experienced at producing a broad range of design work for print and digital, and in designing icons and infographics. As VSO's sole designer you will be responsible for producing all creative work for the organisation, managing projects from brief to completion. You will work closely with the Marketing and Communications Project Coordinator to schedule jobs and commission and oversee freelancers where appropriate. You will also support the management, development and guardianship of VSO's visual brand identity. The ideal candidate will have experience designing for a non-profit organisation, and have excellent communication skills, attention to detail and creative initiative.
Skills, qualifications and experience
- Experienced graphic designer skilled at all Adobe design packages, including creative suite, Indesign, Photoshop, Illustrator
- Formal design qualification, (HND/degree)
- Substantial experience of developing a broad range of creative materials across a range of both print and digital channels
- Experience at developing and interpreting creative briefs from a wide range of stakeholders, including those who are not from a creative background
- Good project management skills, including scheduling and managing multiple projects with competing priorities and working to tight deadlines
- Experience at following and developing brand guidelines.
- Experience of commissioning work to suppliers, freelancers and printers
- Sound knowledge of print and production techniques
- Excellent communication and relationship building skills
- High attention to detail and the ability to work under pressure.
Competencies and Behaviour
At VSO we believe progress is only possible by working together. Whether you want to join us as an employee, or as a volunteer working in your own country, overseas or online, our selection process includes an assessment based on these core competencies:
* Ability to be open minded and respectful
* Ability to be resilient and adaptive to new situations
* Ability to facilitate positive change and build sustainable working relationships
* Ability to seek and share knowledge
VSO promotes equal opportunities and values a diverse workforce. We also offer a range of benefits, including;
* A friendly and supportive office environment
* Opportunities for flexible working and working from home
* Generous annual leave of 37 days (inclusive of public holidays)
* Employee and Volunteer Assistance Programme
* Season Ticket Loan
* Additional Leave for Parents and Carers
* VDU Eye Care Vouchers
Unfortunately we are unable to provide sponsorship for this position, so please ensure you have the right to work in the UK, Nairobi or Kenya before you apply.
VSO reserves the right to close this job early if we receive a sufficient number of applications.
Are you interested in using your digital production and project management knowledge to support our work of improving lives in developing countries?
Salary: £28,000 - £30,000 per annum
Contract: Permanent, full time role
The producer will be a key point of contact for projects briefed into the online and design team by the wider organisation. They will provide authoritative project coordination as well as managing content, delivering digital projects and commissioning services and materials from suppliers.
We’re looking for someone who is used to working on multiple projects as part of a busy, multi-disciplined team, ideally with experience briefing designers and content creators. You should have strong problem-solving skills and a flexible, innovative approach to project management, and be able to communicate clearly and take instruction.
Experience working in digital media or marketing communications, or in the not-for-profit, design or publishing sectors, is preferred.
Although acting globally, supporting colleagues around the world, this job is based in Haywards Heath, West Sussex. The offices are close to mainline transport and offer a family friendly and inclusive working environment.
If you're interested in learning more, download the accompanying Job Description, found in the 'Supporting documents' section below.
We anticipate that interviews will take place in the first week in October and will include a short role-related task.
We are seeking a dynamic, creative festivals Producer to lead on all aspects of delivery for our clients Festivals Programme within The Arches - Worcester Project.
Position: Festivals Producer
Hours: 37 hours per week
Salary: £30,000 per annum
Contract: Fixed Term Contract until 28th February 2022
Benefits: 25 days per annum (plus Bank Holidays), company pension scheme, discounted and free tickets for Severn Arts events and activities, free parking, modern spacious office, learning and development opportunities, career progression within the sector.
Closing Date: Friday 20th September
Interviews: Monday 30th September
The Arches – Worcester Project will transform eight railway arches between Foregate Street Station and the riverside into a brand new cultural destination.
We are looking for an outstanding producer with an established track record of success in delivering complex, multi-scale arts events. The Festivals Producer is a varied and challenging role to lead on the delivery of the Festivals Programme within The Arches - Worcester Project.
The Producer will play a vital role in the success of the Festivals programme, working closely with the Festivals Director, artists and partners across the city on the development and delivery of all 4 festivals per year. You will play a key role in embedding the festivals within the City as it grows into a new cultural destination.
As Festivals Producer, you will have a strong track record of producing within live arts ideally within a festival’s context. You will have excellent people skills, a positive, ‘can-do’ approach to bringing ambitious projects to life. The Producer will need to be a skilled communicator and negotiator, ensuring a high level of partner and audience engagement across all festivals.
You will bring with you:
- Experience of producing within a live performing arts context.
- Experience of project management, from conception through to completion.
- Experience of working within festivals / Outdoor arts context.
- Experience of coordination of projects with a range of partners / stakeholders.
- Up-to-date knowledge of current legal requirements, policies, criteria for the presentation of outdoor work.
- A detailed understanding of Festivals from a producer & production view point.
- Knowledge of the outdoor performing arts sector.
If you have not heard from us by 6pm on Wednesday 25th September, you may assume that you have not been shortlisted for interview.
This is an exciting opportunity to work for an organisation that is passionate about music and the arts and their power to transform and enrich lives. If you want to work for an organisation where its more than just a job and you have the skills they are looking for, then we want to hear from you! With a great benefits package, this truly is an amazing opportunity!
About the Organisation
Our client is a leading arts and music education charity in Worcestershire. They provide music education in and out of school and lead arts development for the county, meaning more artistic activity for communities.
We have exciting opportunities for 3 x Programme Content Producers to join our team based at Gilwell Park, Chingford, London. You will be joining us on a fixed term contract until 31 July 2020 and in return we will offer you a competitive salary of £29,948 per annum pro rata. Although this job is fixed term, we do offer all our employees great learning and development at Scouts and support fixed term contactors in trying to secure further job opportunities during their time working with us.
As Scouts, we believe in empowering young people with skills for life. We encourage our young people to do more, learn more and be more. We believe in bringing people together. We celebrate diversity and stand against intolerance, always. We’re a worldwide movement, creating stronger communities and inspiring positive futures.
The Programme Content Producer role
As a content producer you will be at front line of curating and creating activity ideas, which will support badges from navigation to nautical skills, pitching tents to parascending, and a whole lot more in between. At Scouts, we have over 100 years experience providing educational and engaging activities for young people and we want you to be a part of it.
What will you be doing as a Programme Content Producer?
- Develop activities and resources to support a high quality, balanced programme for 6-17 year olds – with a particular emphasis on outdoor and adventurous skills. These should be age appropriate, in line with our Scout Method and Values and distinct from formal educational activities.
- Provide guidance on how to make activities accessible, inclusive and adaptable.
- Consult and involve volunteers to validate and test these activities – balancing the need for rapid content development, with ensuring materials are evidence driven, effective, accessible, realistic and capitalise on the expertise of our volunteers.
- Proactively engage with other internal and external stakeholders and experts who can enhance the quality of programme content.
- Liaise with communications colleagues so that the content produced is translated into brand compliant, accessible, inspiring language – without losing its meaning.
- Plan and facilitate workshops around non-content functionality (for example, exploring how we differentiate between Scout-led, low risk activities and externally-led adventures which require permits).
What we can offer you as our Programme Content Producer:
- 25 days holiday per annum + bank holidays
- Additional holidays between Christmas & New Year
- London weighting + competitive salary
- Life Assurance
- Simply Health Scheme
- Generous Pension Scheme
- Free Parking
- Subsidised Lunch
- Cycle to Work Scheme
- Minibus Service (Gilwell Park)
What we are looking for in our Programme Content Producer:
- Experience in delivering, or technical knowledge of, outdoor activities would be hugely beneficial
- Understanding the importance of outdoor and adventurous activities
- Knowledge of varied learning styles and experience of developing non-formal educational content
- Experience of methods of consultation and co-creation
- Experience of being a volunteer working with young people
- Passionate about the prospect of creating content that will give young people skills for life
- Enjoy working in a creative environment, within time-sensitive processes
Don’t miss out on the opportunity to join our fantastic team! Click ‘Apply’ now to become our Programme Content Producer.
Term: Fixed term contract, until 31 July 2020
Hours: 35 hours per week
Salary: £29,948 per annum pro rata (inclusive of Outer London Weighting)
Closing date: Tuesday 1st October 2019 at 23.59
The Scouts is an equal opportunity employer and we are committed to diversity and actively seeking applicants from a wide range of backgrounds.
Strictly no agencies
Who are we?
Recently named Third Sector Charity of the Year 2018, we are a rapidly growing charity seeking to accelerate change for those affected by brain tumours, which kill more children and adults under 40 in the UK than any other cancer. Our five-year strategy is ambitious and sets out plans to double survival from brain tumours and halve the harm they cause to quality of life.
Our exciting job role!
The successful applicant will be responsible for delivering audience-centric content with a focus on enhancing the user journey and experience, ensuring that all content is on-brand and supports The Charity’s key objectives.
This role is full time - 37.5 hours and will be based in our Farnborough office, with some out‑of‑hours working.
What we'd like from you:
It's simple - all you need to succeed in this role is talent, ambition and energy. You must completely embrace our values, offer a great cultural fit, inspire us every day and deliver amazing results in a fast paced environment.
According to the job description you should also have proven experience within digital content, print and production, communication and creative, including a track record of managing communication campaigns. If this is for you, we’d love to hear from you!
What we'd like to give you:
- Salary c.£50,000 per annum (dependent on experience)
- 25 days holiday plus bank holidays – pro rata for part-time contracts (we also close at Christmas as a ‘thank you’ for volunteering your time at some of our events throughout the year*)
- Generous pension contribution*
- Life assurance cover*
- Employee Assistance Programme
- Loads of other great benefits, plus an amazing culture to work in, a great team and lots of fun (and cake!)
How to apply to join our amazing team:
Please apply online attaching your CV and a supporting statement explaining why you want the role, what you would bring to the team and how your skillset and experience will enable us to make a real impact for those affected by brain tumours. Please note, applications without a supporting statement will not be considered.
Advert close date: Monday, 30th September 2019
First interview date and location: tbc at our Farnborough Office
Second interview date and location: tbc at our Farnborough Office
More about us:
Don’t forget to check out our short video (you can find it on our You Tube channel) to find out more about our culture and what it is like to work at The Brain Tumour Charity.
Did you know we have won a variety of awards for our HeadSmart campaign including the NHS Innovation Award, Third Sector Excellence Awards and Charity Times Awards and have been ranked a top global organisation by renowned management consultants McKinsey?
For more information, please visit our website.
We reserve the right to close the advert early in the event of receiving a sufficient number of applications and may extend the advert if we don't find our perfect team mate!
*subject to qualifying criteria
The client requests no contact from agencies or media sales.
Job based in London. The role may require the post holder to travel occasionally throughout the UK and attend events out of hours.
At FareShare, we fight food poverty by tackling food waste. We source fresh, quality and in date food that is surplus to requirements from retailers and manufacturers and redistribute it to charities and community groups that provide meals to vulnerable people - individuals who are homeless, unemployed, socially isolated or recovering from addictions.
FareShare operates 21 Regional Centres around the UK and in conjunction with our store level solution, FareShare Go, we now support over 10,900 local charities and community groups. Over the past year FareShare managed over 20,800 tonnes of food nationwide, feeding over 920,000 people every week. By making sure good food is not wasted, we turn an environmental problem into a social solution.
Main purpose of the role
FareShare has an experienced Marcomms department working to raise our profile and strengthen our brand amongst the general public, the food industry, our charity members, the media and other stakeholders.
We are looking for an energetic, enthusiastic individual who feels passionate about food poverty and food waste in the UK.
This role is vital in strengthening FareShare’s ability to promote its work and the issues of food waste and food poverty. Your key focus will be to:
- Gather and provide content and evidence of FareShare’s work and impact (e.g. case studies, research)
- Develop and maintain marketing collateral to promote this and in the process maintain and ensure brand consistency
- Communicate and promote FareShare through various communications channels (events, website, newsletters)
This post requires someone with drive, initiative, a ‘just do it’ attitude and who is not afraid to learn on the job through giving it a go! By demonstrating this attitude and combining it with the experience level required below this is a great opportunity to make a real difference in an area of great relevance in the current economic climate.
- With the Marketing and Communications Manager, develop and implement the marketing and communications activity plan and production schedule to better promote FareShare to all our stakeholders across all communications channels
- Develop briefs for marketing materials and social media content, write copy and liaise with designers to publish
- Create and implement campaigns and materials to support internal communications
- Provide content by identifying stories across the FareShare network and develop cases studies to be used:
- for media, social media and PR/marketing purposes.
- by the various teams at FareShare National to pitch and promote FareShare and to nurture current partnerships
- Review, develop and maintain a bank of marketing resources, such as photos, case studies library and promotional videos and graphics
- Maintain a contact strategy for external stakeholders, including regular newsletters
- Deliver an effective support service to meet the communications and marketing requirements of the Fundraising and Operations Team, as well as the Fareshare Regional Centres
- Manage FareShare’s Google Grant and AdWords account to drive traffic to the FareShare website and support targeted campaigns on social media
- Assist the Marketing Manager on research activities/surveys, including research with our charity members
- Support the delivery of events as diverse as network conferences or public facing events
- Act as a brand champion by monitoring use of logo, messages, language, iconography and other visual elements
- Act as first point of contact for FareShare, including responding to email enquiries and redirect web enquiries to relevant people.
- Develop and manage other appropriate activities as defined by your line manager.
· Demonstrable experience of working in marketing/communications to raise the profile of an organisation or an issue ideally in FMCG or charity
· Demonstrable and proven track record of developing materials and resources to support campaigns
· Demonstrable experience of supporting internal teams in the delivery of team and organisational objectives
Skills, knowledge and abilities:
· Excellent copy-writing and proofreading skills and experience in writing engaging multi-channel content
· Good working knowledge of Microsoft Office and experience in graphic design
· Excellent written and verbal communication skills
· Proven ability to develop and maintain good working relations, both within an organisation and with stakeholders
· A self starter with proven ability to work on own initiative, meet objectives and tight deadlines under pressure
· Accuracy, meticulous attention to detail and excellent proof reading skills
· Knowledge of Wordpress, Mailchimp, Survey Monkey, salesforce and/or other CRM systems is desirable.
Values and behaviours
· A commitment to Equal Opportunities
· An understanding of, and sympathy with, FareShare’s mission and strategy
· Flexibility of approach and ability to work in a team
· Willingness and ability to travel around the UK on an occasional basis.
If you would like to apply for this role then please send a copy of your CV and a supporting statement showing how you meet the essential experience outlined in the person specification via our website.
Closing date for receipt of applications is Thursday 19th September. Interviews will be held in London during weeks commencing 23 September.
This role offers a chance to develop and as an ambitious Creative Artworker you'll become an integral part of a creative team and the delivery of the multi-media communications.
Reference number: Rf+cH-2
Salary £19,602 to £21,236 per annum - Applicants should expect under normal circumstances to receive an offer at the bottom of the advertised range
Hours: Full Time
As a Creative Artworker you will apply and hone your skills to update/edit, resize and create a wide range of artwork including digital content, documents, direct mail, signs and large format graphics. You'll work primarily from supplied concepts or existing versions but once settled into the role you'll have opportunities to meet briefs directly and present your designs for feedback.
You will play a vital role within and be supported by a busy creative team working under the Lead Creative and alongside our designers and editors/copywriters, camera operator and video editor.
A developing creative eye will be complimented by a keen attention to detail. As an artworker you'll be at the sharp end of communications delivery and will be meticulous in your approach to content execution.
You will follow brand and technical guidelines and standards as well as supporting the development of discipline-specific standards and frameworks such as design templates.
This role will suit a Creative Artworker who is naturally curious, eager to learn and happy to flick between creative artworking and technical adapts and amends as the workload dictates. You'll be busy and an ability to manage your time and accept responsibility for ensuring work is delivered accurately and to a high standard is a must.
Closing date: 27 September 2019
TO APPLY AND FOR MORE INFORMATION:
If you would like to find out more about this position and to apply, please click the 'Apply Now' button to be directed to our website where you can download the role profile and application details.
This role is covered by the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act. You will be asked to declare unspent convictions and cautions at offer of employment stage.
Please make sure you include reference number Rf+cH-2on your application.
No agencies please.
Vacancy for: Communications and Marketing Manager at the British Cardiovascular Society
Salary: £38,798k per annum
Job Type: Full time – 12 month fixed term contract
The British Cardiovascular Society (BCS) is a membership organisation with approximately 3,000 members, has charitable status and aims to support and represent all those working in the field of cardiovascular care and research.
The BCS plays a pivotal role in the setting of standards, and through a variety of activities influences the quality of cardiology practice in hospitals throughout the UK. It has a broad education portfolio, contributes to specialist training (and examinations) and is committed to enhancing and maintaining the highest standards in training, education and research and to setting standards of clinical excellence for the benefit of patients.
We have a vacancy for a Communications and Marketing Manager who will join the Senior Management Team based at our offices in London. The post is offered on a 12 month fixed term contract arrangement given the broader digital work-stream developments which will allow the society the flexibility to review future requirements beyond 2020.
The post holder will provide leadership and undertake responsibility for all aspects of the BCS communication and marketing function. This includes strategy development and delivery to support existing and new work streams and business priorities ensuring optimal impact and that plans are comprehensive and cohesive across the BCS activities.
Reporting to the CEO, the Communications and Marketing Manager will work very closely with senior managers in support of their respective areas of responsibility (digital, education, membership and clinical research) to ensure communication and marketing plans and activities meet business needs and priorities and have maximum impact. They will lead on the development and delivery of a communication and marketing strategy, strategic planning documents and will report to relevant committees. They will support the President’s regular communications to members and will be the lead for GDPR compliance across the organisation.
The post holder will have experience of working in a similar role and will have experience delivering successful communications and stakeholder relation strategies, projects and activities. They will be a self-starter with excellent communication skills, drive and enthusiasm and a ‘can-do’ attitude.
For more information about the role and our benefits, please see the role description and person specification.
Closing date: Monday 30th September 2019 – 12 noon
To apply for this role please submit your CV and Supporting Statement outlining how your skills and experience match the job description and person specification. Please note, CVs sent in isolation will not be considered.
The client requests no contact from agencies or media sales.
Senior Communications Officer
Ending extreme poverty – whatever it takes
Concern Worldwide is a non-governmental, international, humanitarian organisation dedicated to the reduction of suffering and working towards the ultimate elimination of extreme poverty in the world’s poorest countries. Our mission is to transform the lives of people living in extreme poverty. We work with 25 million people each year, in some of the hardest to reach and most fragile places, places prone to conflict, natural disasters, climate change and extreme hunger. When an emergency strikes, we are among the first on the ground. We use our voice to bring the stories of extreme poverty to world leaders. Our mission doesn’t stop until extreme poverty does.
Position: Senior Communications Officer
Location: Battersea, London
Job type: Full Time, Permanent
Salary: £36,572 (salary band 5A)
Closing date: 7th October 2019
Interviews to be held: 17th and 18th October 2019.
About the role:
The Senior Communications Officer will play a key role in driving awareness and understanding of Concern Worldwide (UK)’s work, and the issues we work on, with our target audiences.
Working closely with the Director of Communications this is a key post in developing Concern’s communications capacity and meeting its communications and fundraising objectives through the shaping and delivery of strategy and operational plans.
- Proactively assist in the development and delivery of the Concern (UK) communications strategy and operational plans.
- Deputise for Director of Communications when necessary, taking responsibility for the communications function in their absence, including staff management.
- Provide support and cover, as required, to the Senior Communications Officer (Belfast), sharing responsibility for planning and chairing cross-regional meetings.
- Write, edit and proof read materials to ensure consistency and compliance with Concern’s brand, values, key messages and style guidelines.
- Maintain and commission communications materials including leaflets, brochures, banners and other branded products.
- Research and proactively find stories that will be of interest to our audiences e.g. using social listening tools.
- Write high quality, compelling copy in a range of styles including for social media, websites and press releases.
- Work with external photographers, filmmakers and designers to commission and produce content including graphics and video.
- Work with the Senior Digital Communications Officer to plan, commission and produce website content.
- Help maintain social media accounts, including writing, editing and proofing copy, scheduling posts and monitoring channels.
- Manage public relations activities for key campaigns e.g. the Ration Challenge, Aid Match appeals.
- Respond to media enquiries and opportunities as they arise to provide a timely and accurate service to media contacts.
- Negotiate, set-up and provide briefings for media interviews with Concern spokespeople.
- Lead on the analysis and evaluation of media coverage.
- Educated to degree level or equivalent.
- Minimum 4 years work experience in a communications role.
- Excellent written and verbal skills with the ability to adapt and appeal to various audiences.
- Proven ability and confidence to communicate, influence and negotiate with a wide range of internal and external stakeholders.
- Demonstrable knowledge and understanding of the media with a track record of effective targeting and achievement.
- Confident self-starter, enthusiastic, highly motivated, creative, with excellent planning and organisational skills.
- Ability to work as part of a team and to lead team initiatives with other staff, but also comfortable working on own.
- General IT skills, with the ability to produce professional resources and presentations.
- Readiness to travel if required.
- Experience of working in international development.
- Experience of managing social media accounts.
- Journalistic skills.
- Interest in and understanding of the key issues in development, and of the target groups with whom Concern Worldwide engages.
- Experience of campaigning activity.
- Experience in the use of print design and video editing software packages.
You may have experience of the following: Communications Manager, Senior Communications Executive, Marcoms, Digital Communications, Press Office, Corporate Affairs, Press Officer, PR, Public Relations, etc.