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Closing date: Sunday, 24 March 2019
Interview date: Wednesday, 3 April 2019

Are you a talented communicator who can tell a compelling story about Elrha and our work? Are you good at thinking creatively about the best ways to share messages through traditional and online media? Are you someone who can plan, deliver and evaluate a range of communications projects?

We are looking for a highly experienced Communications Officer who is ready to apply their expertise and develop their skills further within a fast-paced and creative team.

This post requires an individual looking for a challenging role, who is ready to take on this exciting and varied opportunity supporting a busy and ambitious team. You will be particularly skilled at maintaining an effective online presence for an organisation including maintaining and updating websites using content management systems; producing external mailings; planning, producing and curating content for a variety of social media channels – all with a proven ability to tailor for different audiences.

The successful candidate will have a minimum of three years’ experience working in a communications role with considerable experience in taking the lead when planning, delivering and evaluating communications projects, ideally within the third/charity sector.

You will be given a high degree of autonomy in your work and it is essential that you feel confident working both independently and within a team.

Role Description

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If you are passionate about communications and want to be part of an organisation that creates positive change in the humanitarian sector, and you strongly believe you can contribute, then join us and we’ll give you every opportunity to succeed.

We are committed to the safeguarding and protection of children and vulnerable people in our work. We will do everything possible to ensure that only those who are suitable to work with children and vulnerable people are recruited to work for us. This post is subject to a range of vetting checks including a criminal records disclosure.

Please note that you will be directed to Save the Children UK’s job portal upon clicking ‘apply’ .


Photo credit: Nathan Siegal (from RedR’s Innovative Impact Assessment in Humanitarian Training project).

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