Islington, London

£26,000 - £30,000

Permanent

About the organisation

I CAN is the children’s communication charity. We are experts in helping children develop the speech, language and communication skills t... Read more

Job Description

Communications Officer

I CAN Central Office, London, EC1V

Contract: Full-Time, Permanent

Annual Salary: £26,000 - £30,000 per annum

I CAN is the children’s communication charity and our vision is a world where all children have the communication skills they need to fulfil their potential. Serving children and families for 130 years, I CAN today consists of two special schools, Meath School (Surrey) and Dawn House School (Nottinghamshire); a social enterprise that develops and distributes a wide range of materials, training packages and interventions across the nation; the I CAN Help portfolio of information and advice for parents, carers and practitioners; and is the host for The Communication Trust, a consortium of over 50 organisations in the field of communications. I CAN’s mission is that no child should be left out or left behind because of a difficulty speaking or understanding.

This is an exciting time to join our organisation. We are seeking an experienced and creative Communications Officer to deliver our communications and social media to attract and engage all I CAN audiences to the best possible effect. 

The successful candidate will enjoy working across the organisation in leading on all aspect of communications activity for I CAN, including media relations, social media and marketing. Working with a high performing team, your role will also include creating and developing new ways of engaging our audiences.

Working across all communication disciplines you will work collaboratively across the organisation to deliver I CAN’s communications strategy and in turn the charity’s ambitions for children, young people and their families. 

Full details on the role and supplementary information is available on the I CAN website.  To apply, please submit your up to date CV and covering letter by the closing date.

The closing date for applications is 9am, 13 July 2018 and interviews will be held as soon as possible at I CAN’s offices in London. Candidates are encouraged to apply early as shortlisting will happen whilst the advert is live.

I CAN is the children’s communication charity. We are experts in helping children develop the speech, language and communication skills they need to thrive in a 21st century world.

I CAN is committed to equality of opportunity in employment and the safeguarding and welfare of children. We carry out the appropriate vetting and verifications on all staff.

Registered Charity Number 210031; Scotland Charity Number SC039947

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