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 help 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 Officer to join Age International and take responsibility for researching, writing and supplying communications materials for the charity.
This is a varied, and interesting role requiring some international travel. If successful you will take responsibility for gathering content and producing multimedia content for digital channels, researching and writing internal communications, supporting with the production of Age International annual report and annual review, and working with fundraising colleagues to research, write and produce fundraising communications.
* You will have great experience in a communications role, preferably from an international development or humanitarian sector.
* You will need to demonstrate excellent writing, editing and proofreading skills with the ability to communicate complex issues clearly.
* You should have good multimedia production skills with the ability to produce innovative brand led digital content.
* You'll need to be a great multi tasker with the ability to prioritise tasks
What we offer in return
In return we can offer an excellent salary of up to £30,000 per annum and great benefits including 26 days annual leave + bank holidays, excellent pension (we contribute up to 9%), Life Assurance, Healthcare Cashback Plan, Season Ticket Loan, Cycle to work scheme, flexible working and much more.
Age UK / Age International 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 minimum 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.