Communications Officer

Feb 9, 2021 | News, Partnerships

We are hiring! We’re searching for a Communications Officer to join our Partnerships team.

As a Communications Officer, you will sit within the Partnerships and Development team, coordinating our communications by creating and editing content and working closely with each service team to engage our different audiences.

Reporting to the Partnerships and Development Manager, you will be responsible for implementing our Comms Plan, ensuring the publication of new content to the highest quality standard. You will update and maintain our website on WordPress, grow our social media reach, and design engaging multimedia material that highlight our work and community. You will build relationships with each of our teams, assessing their needs and creating top-quality content for all our channels. Your work ranges from the design of a programme flyer and scheduling social media posts, to developing a creative online campaign that shares our communities’ stories. You will have exceptional organisational skills with an ability to plan for multiple, fast-turnaround publication deadlines. You have a strong attention to detail, excellent copywriting skills, and enjoy turning content into engaging stories.

Ideally, you will have at least 1 years’ experience working in a similar post supporting communication and/or operations within the VCS sector. You will have experience growing profiles on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram, creating email campaigns via Mailchimp and developing engaging graphics through Canva. You might have already published articles for news media or have a strong interest to do so. You have excellent written communications skills and a special aptitude for storytelling. Most importantly, you care deeply about community development and can communicate with a broad range of people.

All the details of the job can be found here. The deadline for applications is 28th February so get your applications in!