Communications Officer

Womankind Worldwide is a global women’s rights organisation working in partnership with women’s rights movements and organisations to transform the lives of women and girls. We strengthen and support women’s movements in our focus countries in Africa and Asia, and take collective action at regional and global levels, to ensure women’s voices are heard, their rights are realised, and their lives are free from violence.

Womankind is looking for a dynamic Communications Officer with the passion, experience and skills to help raise the profile of Womankind among key audiences, engage our supporters and support our work strengthening women’s movements.

The Communications Officer will be responsible for assisting with our internal and external communications. They will play a key role in supporting the planning and successful delivery of WK’s cross-organisational initiatives.

The ideal candidate will have a minimum of 2 years communications experience incorporating managing social media channels, writing engaging copy, managing media relations and communicating with supporters. Ideally, the candidate will have experience working with policy, programmes and fundraising teams. For the full person specification, please download the job description below.

Hours

35 hours a week

Salary

£29,028 per annum (pro rata - £27,818.5)

Contract

Temporary (11.5 months)

Probationary period

3 months

Holidays

25 days per annum (pro rata) plus statutory holidays (plus 3 extra days given for the Christmas and new year period when the office is closed).


To apply, please download an application form and an equality and diversity monitoring form below, and send your completed copies in Microsoft word format to recruitment@womankind.org.uk or post to HR Womankind Worldwide, Wenlock Studios, 52 Wharf Road, London, N1 7EU

Closing date for applications is: 15th October 2018 at 9am GMT

Interview date: Thursday 18th October 2018

Preferred Start date: ASAP

Womankind Worldwide is committed to welcoming people from the widest possible diversity of background, culture and experience. However; please note, unfortunately Womankind Worldwide cannot support sponsorship for non-EU citizens for this position.

Due to the high volume of applications we receive, we regret we will not be able to respond personally to applicants who are not short-listed. If you have not heard from us within three weeks from the closing date, please assume you have been unsuccessful on this occasion. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.