Greater London
£30704 - £32320 Per Annum
Job description

Communications Officer

We are looking for a Communications Officer to play a vital role working for a charity to produce outstanding content and products.

Our client is a charity established in 2013 that champion’s the use of effective early intervention to improve the lives of children and young people at risk of experiencing poor outcomes.

Position: Communications Officer

Location: London (SE1)

Salary: £30,704 - £32,320 per annum

Duration: 6 month fixed term contract

Hours: Full-time 35 hours per week)

About the role:

As Communications officer you will work with colleagues across the organisation to produce outstanding content and products. This role requires the confidence, curiosity and critical skills to really get to grips with content, to ensure that written materials are accurate, clear and useful, and that everything produced is well designed, professional and fit-for-purpose.

Key responsibilities include:

  • Editorial and publishing – Creating content and managing the end to end publication process for a range of different outputs, including blogs, press articles, corporate publications, events materials, web pages and social media posts
  • Design - Reports, resources and other outputs or products, to be published in PDF or other digital formats and oversee the application of brand guidelines across the organisation
  • Web Content - Day-to-day responsibility for the publication of content on the charity’s website and other microsites, including editing, tagging and scheduling
  • Social media - Day-to-day responsibility for social media channels (currently, primarily Twitter), and support the development of new channels

About you:

To be successful in the role of Communications Officer you will have the following skills and experience:

  • Strong and varied editorial experience focused on policy, technical or scientific content
  • Experience in designing and managing the production or publication of research reports and other written materials
  • Experience in day-to-day management of an organisational website
  • Experience in managing website or digital product development projects
  • Excellent writing, editing and proofreading skills
  • Able to use Adobe Creative Suite and common online or free design tools to produce documents and digital content
  • Excellent organisational, administrative and time-management skills

Although not essential an awareness and interest in the national political and policy landscape relevant to children and families’ wellbeing would be advantageous for this role.

Other roles you may have experience of could include: Marketing Executive, Communications and Marketing Officer, Content Producer, Media and Communications, Senior Communications Officer, Creative Content Officer etc.

Posted on: 22 October 2020
Closed date: 12 November 2020
Job ref: 1992
Tags: Marketing