You don't become any less important as you get older, and yet, all over the world, people are suffering as they age, because of poverty, lack of support and ageism.
Age International, the international arm of Age UK and a member of the Disasters Emergency Committee (DEC) and HelpAge global network, helping older people living in some of the world's poorest places to have improved wellbeing and be treated with dignity.
We have an exciting opportunity for an experienced Communications Manager to join Age International and take responsibility for managing all of the Charity's communication channels along with producing an online content strategy as part of a larger communications strategy.
If successful you will take on a varied, and interesting role including responsibility for communications strategy & planning, ownership of digital channels, content development, brand guardianship, team management, international travel and much more.
* You should be an exceptional storyteller with an eye for good content, and great writing and editing skills.
* You will also have an up to date knowledge of digital technologies, trends, challenges and opportunities.
* You should have previous experience in a similar communication's or content management role, and experience within the international development sector would be beneficial but not essential
* Good experience with Adobe Suite - including Premier Pro, After Effects, Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign is important.
What we can offer in return
In return we can offer a competitive salary between £33,000 and £35,000, and great benefits including 26 days annual leave + bank holidays, excellent pension (we pay in up to 9%), Life Assurance, Healthcare Cashback Plan, Season Ticket Loan, Cycle to work scheme, flexible working and much more.
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Age UK is an Equal Opportunities employer and positively encourages applications from suitably qualified and eligible candidates, regardless of age, sex, race, disability, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, religion or belief, marital/civil partnership status, or pregnancy and maternity. We guarantee an interview to disabled candidates who meet the essential criteria. We welcome requests for flexible working.
Age UK is committed to safeguarding adults at risk, and children, from abuse and neglect. We expect everyone who works with us to share this commitment.
Early application is encouraged as we will review applications throughout the advertising period and reserve the right to close the advert at any time.
Age UK politely requests no contact from recruitment agencies or media sales. We do not accept speculative CVs from recruitment agencies nor accept the fees associated with them.