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Reference: 62915

Date Added: 6 October 2017
Closing Date: 1 November 2017

Job Title: Communications Manager

Working For: Wonder Foundation

Location: London

Salary: £22,000 pro rata (4 days per week)

Job Details

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 
  • To promote and share our vision
  • To engage audiences in our events 
  • To engage new and existing donors and 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 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 –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

  • 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 
  • Eagerness to learn new skills and adapt to change.
  • Ability to understand and communicate with diverse audiences

Desirable skills and experience 

  • Understanding of Drupal and/or website content management interfaces.
  • Basic knowledge of search engine optimisation (SEO).
  • Basic abilities across Adobe suite of programmes: InDesign, Photoshop, Illustrator.
  • Experience of managing others
  • Marketing experience

Closing Date: 1 November 2017

Interview/Start Dates

Interviews will be in the week beginning 7th November, with a view to the role starting the week after or as soon as possible. 

Application Details

Apply by sending your CV and cover letter explaining how you meet the person specification to contact@wonderfoundation.org.uk.

We are a small charity so we may not be able to reply to all applicants.

Website: http://wonderfoundation.org.uk/

Additional Notes