Digital Communications Executive
Our client is the UK’s largest provider of specialist services for victims of all forms of gender-based violence (domestic, sexual, so called ‘honour’ violence, trafficking, prostitution, forced marriage, stalking and FGM). Every day they support over 6,500 women and children in their national network of services. These include Independent Domestic, Sexual and Gender-based Violence Advocacy services (IDVAs / ISVAs and IGVAs), community outreach, specialist refuge accommodation, sanctuary services and culturally-specific services and the Freephone 24 Hour National Domestic Violence Helpline (run in partnership between our client and Women’s Aid). They advise Government and lobby hard to keep violence against women and girls high on the public agenda. They run award-winning prevention and public education campaigns, managing a busy press office and website, and they are an accredited training provider. They give a voice to the voiceless.
Position: Digital Communications Executive
Location: Head Office, London
Job type: Full Time, Permanent
Hours: 37.5 hours per week, Monday to Friday 9:00am to 5:30pm
Salary: £26,271 per annum
Benefits: Our client is proud to be a leader in its field. Other benefits include 28 days holiday, a pension scheme, an employee assistance programme.
Closing date: 14 April 2019
Interview date: 01 May 2019
About the role:
Do you think it is a national disgrace that in England and Wales two women a week are killed by their partner or ex-partner? Or that one woman in every four will experience domestic violence at some point during her life? Do you want to work for an organisation that provides a voice for abused women and plays a vital role in ensuring that life-saving services are in place to support them? If so, then their digital communications executive role may be perfect for you.
They advise Government and lobby to keep violence against women and girls high on the public agenda. At a national level they run award-winning prevention and public education campaigns, manage a busy press office and work hard to build our client’s fast growing digital channels. At a local level they respond and provide communications tools to our client’s wide base of violence against women services.
Our client’s communications team works hard to reach out to women experiencing all forms of gender-based violence, whilst working to educate the general public, raising awareness of domestic violence and supporting our client’s broader organisational activities. This is a chance to join a small but high-achieving team and make a real impact to the lives of women and children who experience domestic violence. The role is very varied and no one day is ever the same as the next.
They work in an exciting and fast-paced environment. The successful applicant will proactively work with the team to respond to the daily political and news agendas, while scheduling longer-term content and sharing learnings to shape future digital work.
The digital communications executive will contribute to the production of content for the website, newsletters, and social media, including graphics and ideally videos. The post-holder will also monitor social media activity and communications and support day-to-day interactions with supporters and contacts via social media channels.
The successful applicant will have experience of working within digital communications in an NGO. You will have developed exceptional writing skills, be a strong communicator who can tailor messages to different audiences and have the ability to manage many competing priorities.
A basic Disclosure Barring Service (DBS) certificate will be required for this role.
This post is restricted to women due to the nature of the role. The Occupational Requirement under Schedule 9 (part 1) of the Equality Act 2010 applies.
Our client is committed to quality, equality and diversity and welcomes applications from all sections of the community. All candidates must demonstrate a commitment to the feminist values of empowerment and equality, which underpins all of their work.
No agencies please - as a charity they work hard to keep their costs down.
You may have experience of the following: Digital Communications Executive, Online Marketing, Marcoms Assistant, Digital Marketing Assistant, Marketing Assistant, Digital Communications Assistant, Marketing Executive, PR Executive, Public Relations, Creative Marketing, Social Media, Email Marketing, Charity, NFP, Not for Profit, Third Sector, NGO etc