Senior Digital Communications Officer
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: Senior Digital Communications Officer
Location: Head Office, London
Job type: Full Time, Permanent
Hours: 37.5 per week, Monday to Friday 9:00am to 5:30pm
Salary: £32,891 to £36,779 per annum
Benefits: include 28 days holiday, a pension scheme, and employee assistance programme.
Closing date: 14 April 2019
Interview date: 24 April 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?
Are you a digital leader, looking for a new challenge? Why not apply to be their senior digital communications officer?
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.
The successful applicant will have significant experience of working within and driving digital communications in an NGO.
They work in an exciting and fast-paced environment. The senior digital communications officer will enable to maximise its impact and reach digitally, through its website, social media and email newsletters. They will revise and develop their ambitious digital communications strategy and will be responsible for delivering it, building on the impressive growth and engagement of 2018-19. They will have excellent writing skills, attention to detail, solid experience using analytics tools to produce in-depth evaluations and learnings that help shape digital strategy and content, and be abreast of digital trends and new tools.
A basic Disclosure Barring Service (DBS) certificate will be required for this role.
Our client is committed to quality, equality and diversity and welcomes applications from all sections of the community. This post is however restricted to women due to the nature of the role. The Occupational Requirement under Schedule 9 (part 1) of the Equality Act 2010 applies.
No agencies please - as a charity they work hard to keep their costs down.
You may have experience of the following: Senior Communications Officer, Senior Communications Officer, Communications Executive, Digital Marketing, Marketing Executive, Communications Officer, Marketing Executive, Communications Campaigns, Marketing Officer, PR Executive, Public Relations, Creative Marketing, Social Media, Email Marketing Digital Marketing Officer, NGO, Social Media, Charity, Third Sector, NFP, Not for Profit etc