Communications Manager

Communications Manager

Job title: Communications Manager

Organisation: Wonder Foundation

Closing date: 01 Nov 2017


4 days per week
Office based (Old Street, London)
Annual salary: £22,000 pro rata

Job description:This is a varied role for someone with initiative and team-spirit. Working within a small charity, this role is at the centre of our work with four key goals:

  • To amplify the work and voices of our partners and projects
  • To promote and share our vision
  • To engage audiences in our events and campaigns
  • To engage new and existing donors in our work to increase giving.

Key roles and duties

  • To give the strategic direction for all communications objectives and targets, working closely with the Director, Director of Policy and Campaigns and Fundraising Manager.
  • To manage and lead in the execution and drafting of all communications, working with other team members to amplify the impact and awareness of their projects, events and dissemination of results:
  • Delivery, adjustment and monitoring of communications strategy, in conjunction with organisational objectives.
  • Social media communications –Twitter, Facebook, Instagram and LinkedIn.
  • Write newsletters, for which you will need to collect material.
  • Manage website interface, content and search engine optimisation (SEO).
  • Create and edit written and graphic content for blogs and social media.
  • Media relations – reaching out to journalists, bloggers and organisations where relevant
  • Upload and manage YouTube content.
  • Edit and manage publications, including the annual report and research.
  • To recruit and manage interns and volunteers who are working on communications projects such as copy-editing, graphic design, videography and photography.
  • To undertake other appropriate duties as required.

Person specification
Essential skills and experience (in either paid or voluntary capacities)

  • Strong, engaging and accurate writing skills
  • Social media management
  • Demonstrable interest and engagement in issues related to women’s rights and education and/or global development.
  • Ability to work both independently and as part of dynamic team.
  • Ability to multitask and handle multiple streams of work at once.
  • Eagerness to learn new skills and adapt to change.
  • Ability to understand and communicate with diverse audiences Desirable skills and experience (we would not expect you to have all of these)
  • Understanding of Drupal and/or website content management interfaces in general.
  • Basic knowledge of search engine optimisation (SEO).
  • Basic abilities across Adobe suite of programmes: InDesign, Photoshop, Illustrator.
  • Experience of managing others, including volunteers
  • Marketing experience

HOW TO APPLY:Apply by sending your CV and cover letter explaining how you meet the person specification to Olivia Darby at by 12pm London time on Wednesday 1st November, with the subject line “Communications Manager Application”. Interviews will take place the following week.

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