Brand and Communications Officer
We are currently looking to recruit a Brand and Communications Officer to join our team.
Contract: Fixed term (until February 2019)
Salary: £27,000 - £28,000
Reports to: Acting Head of Brand and Communications
About the Award
The Duke of Edinburgh’s International Award (the Award) is the world’s leading youth achievement award, equipping young people for life and work. Annually, more than one million young people take part in the Award in over 130 countries and territories. The Duke of Edinburgh’s International Award Foundation’s (the Foundation) role is to support the delivery and growth of the Award through provision of guidance and support to Independent Award Centres (IACs) and National Award Operators (NAOs) within the 130 countries and territories.
About the role
The Brand and Communications Officer will work with the Digital Communicatins Manager to deliver the Foundation's social media activity, design and create fundraising event communications and will support the Communications team with general administrative tasks.
We are looking for someone with excellent organisational skills, who can multitask and has the ability to communicate effectively with key stakeholders. The role requires someone who prides themselves on their attention to detail, and who is self motivated and has a passion and enthusiasm for new challenges. They must be able to stay calm under pressure.
Candidates who wish to apply for this role should submit a copy of their CV and MUST supply a supporting statement of no more than 2 sides of A4 that clearly sets out their skills, experience and suitability for the role to firstname.lastname@example.org. Please be aware that without a supporting statement your application will not be considered.
Please note that the closing date is Wednesday 3 July 2019, 1500 hrs (GMT). Applications received after this date will not be considered.
This job is unlikely to attract a Tier 2 Certificate of Sponsorship (formerly a work permit). Applications from candidates who require Tier 2 immigration status to work in the UK may not be considered if there are a sufficient number of other suitable candidates. To apply for a Tier 2 Certificate of Sponsorship, employers need to demonstrate that they are unable to recruit a resident worker before recruiting an individual overseas.
Interviews will take place on Friday 5 July 2019.