Senior Digital Communications and Campaigns Officer .
Refuge 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 we support over 6,500 women and children in our 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 Refuge and Women’s Aid). We advise Government and lobby hard to keep violence against women and girls high on the public agenda. We run award-winning prevention and public education campaigns, managing a busy press office and website, and we are an accredited training provider. We give a voice to the voiceless.
Position: Senior Digital Communications and Campaigns Officer
Location: Head Office, London
Job type: Full Time, Permanent
Hours: 37.5 hours per week, Monday - Friday 9:00am - 5:30pm
Salary: starting £32,891 per annum
Benefits: include 28 days holiday plus bank holidays, pension scheme, an employee assistance programme and a bonus / discounts online portal.
Closing date: 21 July 2019
About the role:
Refuge’s small communications team covers a wide-ranging remit of work spanning reactive and proactive national and regional press, integrated campaigns, internal communications, the Refuge website, social media, newsletters and service literature. This is a great chance to join this busy team in a new role and make a real impact in reaching out to women and children who experience abuse and bringing about change to end violence against women and girls.
We are looking for an experienced Senior digital communications and campaigns officer with excellent writing and video skills, cutting-edge digital know-how and proven campaigns delivery. The post-holder will help shape and drive our ambitious digital strategy and deliver integrated campaigns - supporting policy, public awareness, communications and fundraising - around key violence against women and girls (VAWG) issues.
The role will be responsible for developing a Youtube strategy and filming and editing in-house AV content, as well as producing written pieces and graphics for newsletters, social media and the website.
We work in an exciting and fast-paced environment, collaborating closely with the Policy, Fundraising and Operations teams to identify opportunities and sector trends and coordinate work on these across departments.
The successful applicant will have significant experience within the field of communications, digital and campaigns, undertaking high-profile work with proven results. You will have the ability to strategically prioritise requests and manage a complex workload with competing demands.
This is a wide and varied role. No two days are the same at Refuge, but the work of the communications team is interesting and rewarding.
All candidates must demonstrate a commitment to the feminist values of empowerment and equality, which underpin all of our work.
Refuge is proud to be a leader in its field and an employer of choice with leading edge systems for supervision, quality management and development. We are an accredited training provider; we offer the first Qualifications and Credit Framework (QCF) accredited qualification for our profession. Other benefits include 28 days holiday plus bank holidays, pension scheme, an employee assistance programme and a bonus / discounts online portal.
A basic Disclosure Barring Service (DBS) certificate will be required for this role.
Refuge is committed to quality, equality and diversity and welcomes applications from all sections of the community. This post however is 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 we work hard to keep our costs down.
You may have experience of the following: Senior Communications Officer, Communications Executive, Digital Marketing, Marketing Executive, Communications Officer, Communications, Senior Campaigns Officer, Campaigns Officer, 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