Walthamstow, Greater London

£23,000 - £25,000 per year

Permanent, Full-time

Job Description

Islamic Aid is growing. Disasters, poverty and injustice impact so many people, and seeing this need we know we must redouble our efforts to support. 

To deliver this ambition we are building our team here in the UK. 

This is a hugely exciting opportunity for an innovative communicator focused on digital marketing and response driven communication to join our team. 

We are looking for someone who is visually creative, a confident copywriter able to spot and shape a story so that it resonates with our audience, and who has strong analytical skills to build on proven results. As part of a small team we also need someone who is willing to work flexibly. 
 

Main Responsibilities

  • Social media management to build supporter recruitment, engagement and loyalty

  • Develop mechanisms to deliver more targeted donor communication building a greater understanding of our work

  • Content creation - case studies, news, posts, videos, etc

  • Supporting web development (and in the short term the roll out of our new website)

  • Build KPIs and analytics for reporting and tracking - as part of this to have a good understanding of Salesforce our main CRM system

  • Downloadable material to support our partners and fundraisers

  • Working together with the rest of the fundraising team to deliver priorities (this will include talking with donors and call handling in busy or exceptional periods)

Person Specification

Education 

  • A degree in a relevant subject

Experience 

  • A minimum of 1 year experience working as part of a communications or fundraising team

  • Demonstrable experience of digital marketing 

  • Excellent IT skills

  • Able to work independently and meet or exceed deadlines

Competencies

  • Creative

  • Excellent communication skills - visual and written

  • Proven analytical ability

  • Design skills

  • Results focused

  • Understanding of Islamic giving (or the ability to develop this quickly) 

  • Flexible and able to work in an occasionally challenging environment 

  • Meticulous attention to detail 

  • Hard working

Other

  • Open to occasional travel to meet donors or Islamic Aid partners

  • All applicants must be resident and have the right to work in the UK