Job Alert: Communications and Events Officer
Post: Communications and Events Officer
Salary: £22,000 – £25,000 per annum (dependent on experience)
Working hours/Contract: Full time
Reporting to: The Change Foundation Director of Design and Impact
To support the work of The Change Foundation, an innovative award winning charity improving the lives of marginalised, young people in London, the UK and across the world using the power of sport and dance.
The Change Foundation is looking for an ambitious person who has the drive and passion to enhance the charity’s digital communications, potential of donor engagement and play a specific operational role in the planning and execution of the charities 40th anniversary events and celebrations.
The Change Foundation is always adapting, evolving, innovating and moves fast. We are looking for someone to join the team who is excited by variety and challenge with a passion to change young people’s lives for the better by understanding the issues that affect them most in society today.
To co-ordinate The Change Foundation’s 40th anniversary events and celebrations.
To be responsible for the charity’s daily and weekly media communications.
To coordinate donor engagement including press, funders, corporate volunteers and fundraisers.
To administer the charity’s fundraising events and challenges.
To support the Director of Design and Impact on the charity’s programme operations.
Excellent organisational skills
Excellent level of IT literacy and excellent working knowledge of using PCs/mobile, the internet and other digital technologies/platforms
Excellent administration skills
Ability to write and generate content for all charity communications
Knowledge and experience of event management
Ability to develop innovative and relevant social media content
Ability to analyse social media insights to guide future campaigns
At least one year’s experience in communications and events
Experience of managing people and partners
Knowledge of the sport for development sector
Creating and editing video content
Belief in the power of sport and dance to change the lives of marginalised young people
Passionate and committed to providing more opportunities for vulnerable young people to help them fulfil their potential
Desire to add value to a dynamic team
Willingness to think innovatively and try new ideas to help young people reach their potential
You feel comfortable working in a dynamic and active team
A self-starter full of energy and enthusiasm
Are solution focussed
A strong belief and commitment to equal opportunities and social inclusion
Willing to work both from home/remote base and our main office, as agreed
To adhere to policies and procedures
To respect the wider work of the charity
To undertake any training and development deemed necessary for the pursuance of the post
Undertaking any other duties as may be required within the scope of the role
This job description is not intended to be an exhaustive list but to indicate the main responsibilities of the post. It will be reviewed periodically to take into account changes and developments in the charity.
To apply please email your CV to firstname.lastname@example.org and provide a link to an uploaded two minute video about why you are the right candidate for this role.
Deadline for applications: Thursday 22 August 2019
Interview date: Thursday 29 August 2019