Part-Time Communications Officer

Communications, London

£25.00 per hour

23.2.2021

Our client, a leading not-for-profit organisation has a new opportunity for an experienced ‘Communications Officer’ to join their team part-time. Our client is near Liverpool Street, however, due to the current Covid-19 pandemic, you will be working from home for the foreseeable future.

This is a part-time contract offering a maximum of 24 hours per week, a rolling contract upto 8 months. Financial services and in particular later life lending experience would be a bonus, but it is not essential.

Reporting to the Communications Manager, this role will see you produce a rolling communications programme in support of their business plan and act as the, go-to provider of information and opinion for stakeholders. Copywriting and editing will be a big part of the job, from tweets and blogs to brochures and speeches.

EXPERIENCE

  • Three years’ communications or marketing experience within a public or membership body or three years’ newsroom experience.
  • Financial services experience.
  • Awareness of the later life/retirement planning/equity release landscape.

 COPYWRITING – Produce and/or commission high quality written content including:

  • Member communications
  • Press releases and re-active statements
  • Opinion pieces
  • Speeches and Blogs
  • Marketing collateral
  • Training collateral.

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Degree level qualification (E) ideally in a communications, marketing or related subject.
  • A marketing, communications or journalism qualification (eg CIPR, CIM, NCTJ or equivalent).

SKILLS

  • Outstanding written skills with the ability to convey complex information to a range of stakeholders.
  • Excellent technical skills and a familiarity with modern digital communication tools.
  • Exemplary organisation and time-management skills.
  • Effective stakeholder management skills.
  • Excellent oral communication skills.
  • Ability to self-manage and problem-solve without direct supervision.
  • Ability to work to tight deadlines.