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£23,933 per year

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Job description


The Communications Assistant will support the communications and marketingtTeam (who sit within the Impact and External Affairs directorate) with internal and external-facing communications including producing content for the website, email newsletters and social media channels as well as day to day administrative tasks and liaising with suppliers.

The role would suit someone with two years or more experience who is looking to grow their career in communications and communications

We are a busy team supporting directorates across the organisation and are seeking someone with a proactive attitude who can adapt content to a variety of channels and audiences with a passion for accessibility and inclusion

Responsible to

Digital Content Manager


Direct reports



Working hours and contract

Full time



London Living Wage – £23,933


Aldgate E1 and hybrid working. Minimum two days in the office and external meetings and events as required.

Start date


August or as soon as possible after that.  

Applications close 

Rolling recruitment. We reserve the right to close applications early if we find the right candidate

The interview process is planned as follows:

· 1st Interview: w/c 29 July with Digital Content Manager and Marketing Manager

· 2nd Interview: an informal meeting with colleagues and trustees.

o There is also likely to be an exercise at this stage

Role Responsibilities:

Supporting the marketing and communications team

· General administrative support, including confidence in ordering supplies and booking and organising meetings (online and by phone).

· Creative collaboration in planning content for social media platforms.

· Contributing to the communications calendar and using this tool to guide your work

· Helping collecting photography, case studies, quotes and information from the charities’ funded partners and researchers.

· Sourcing quotes for printing of communications materials.

· Assist with editing and proofreading content.

· Act as brand guardian and support colleagues across the organisation in embedding the charity's new brand.

· Support Communications and Marketing Manager with internal comms with a view to leading on all staff updates.

Social Media and website

· Good knowledge of digital communications channels including Facebook, X, LinkedIn, Youtube and Instagram.

· Experience of creating social media graphics (including Canva) and content creation including basic photography and video skills.

· Oversee the scheduling of the social media sites, post content including photos and videos, and monitor messages and audience activity.

· Content creation and copywriting for newsletters, blogs and social media.

· Compile and circulate email newsletters under the direction of the Digital Content Manager.

· Confident in updating and refreshing online content (specific training will be provided).


· Organising printing of communications materials.

· Supporting with administrative tasks including setting up podcast interviews, and internal and external meetings.

· Monitoring multiple inboxes and communications media channels.

Person specification:

Skills, knowledge & experience


· Knowledge of Microsoft systems.

· Understanding and an interest in social media including Facebook, Instagram, LinkedIn, Youtube and X.

· Strong copywriting and communications skills, an ability to adapt tone of voice for different audiences.

· Close attention to detail.

· The ability to use own initiative and know when to refer issues up to a more senior level.

· A passion for learning and growth within a role. 



· Experience using Umbraco.

· Previous charity or voluntary experience.

· Working knowledge of Hootsuite.

· Working knowledge of Mailchimp.

· Design experience (InDesign or Canva).


Personal qualities

· Someone with a positive, proactive  attitude.

· Confident in managing a varied workload.

· Experience in cross-team collaboration across all levels.

· A resourceful self-starter.

· Creative approach to sharing the charity’s impact.

· Good organisational skills and attention to detail.

· Ability to multi-task and work to deadlines as well as communicate progress.

· Excellent time management skills.

· Strong interpersonal and social abilities.


The role description is a general outline of duties and responsibilities and may be amended as the newly merged charity develops and the role grows. The post holder may be required to undertake other duties as may be reasonably required from time to time.


How to Apply

We value the authenticity and individuality of our applicants and believe that your CV and cover letter should reflect your unique skills, experiences, and personality. Therefore, please refrain from using AI tools, including ChatGPT, to produce your application materials. Applications drafted with the assistance of AI will be automatically rejected.


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Fight for Sight View profile Company size Size: 51 - 100
Refreshed on: 19 July 2024
Closing date: 31 July 2024 at 16:44
Tags: Communications,Marketing

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