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Communications and Content Officer

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This role can be based in one of the following country offices, for nationals with the right to live and work in the country:  

Colombia

Ethiopia

Honduras

Kenya

Malawi

Nigeria

Sierra Leone

South Sudan

UK

Zimbabwe

 

Salary is dependent on country location. Please see attachment for more information.

 

About us

Christian Aid exists to create a world where everyone can live a full life, free from poverty. We are a global movement of people, churches and local organisations who passionately champion dignity, equality and justice worldwide. We are the changemakers, the peacemakers, the mighty of heart.

We’re committed to building a diverse and inclusive workplace, and recognise the value this brings in forming strong, creative and high performing teams. We welcome applications from all sections of the community, and from those with experience from outside of the voluntary sector. And no, you don’t have to be Christian to work here – we encourage people of all faiths and none to apply. We just ask that everyone lives out our values of dignity, equality, justice and love. We value a good work-life balance, so we’re open to part-time and flexible working. We also offer hybrid working for our office-based colleagues and the option of being a homeworker for most of our roles too. 

Learn about our vision, mission and values

About the role

The role will support the Communications and Content team to deliver a wide range of projects, working closely with colleagues across the organisation. You will be responsible for managing and organising our libraries of videos and images, and creating improvements in our systems, to be easily accessible to colleagues.  You will provide administrative support for content collection, to support the team to research, gather and shape the content needed for organisational communications needs, such as key moment appeals, emergencies and strategic communications.  

About you

You will be an excellent communicator who pays attention to detail and has strong organization skills.  You will be experienced in communications, marketing or a related area with ability to turn complex information into good content. You must be confident to manage and prioritise your workload, with a range of different projects, and to take initiative in your work.  You will be knowledgeable and interested in development and share our commitment to decolonised and ethical storytelling. 

 

Further information

At Christian Aid we strive to be an inclusive and diverse employer and recognise the value that this brings in helping to build strong, creative and high performing teams.

We are actively encouraging racialised minorities, people with disabilities, returning parents or carers who are re-entering work after a career break, people with caring responsibilities, people from low socioeconomic backgrounds, women, and older workers to apply. This is because these groups are under-represented within our teams, especially at senior level, and we recognise and value the contributions members of these groups make to strong, creative and high performing teams. 

We have a strong Christian ethos and we encourage applications from all faiths and none (with the exception of Director positions where there is a genuine occupational requirement to be a practicing Christian - Exempted under the Equality Act 2010).

All successful candidates will require a DBS/police check appropriate to the role and location and a Counter Terrorism Sanction check as part of your clearance for commencing your role with us. We also participate in the Inter Agency Misconduct Disclosure Scheme.  In line with this Scheme, we will request information as part of the referencing process from job applicants’ previous employers about any findings of sexual exploitation, sexual abuse and/or sexual harassment during employment, or incidents under investigation when the applicant left employment. By submitting an application, the job applicant confirms their understanding of these recruitment procedures.

Christian Aid is committed to providing a safe and trusted environment for every person connected to the work we do; and to preventing any type of unwanted behaviour including sexual harassment and exploitation, abuse, and financial misconduct. Any candidate offered a job with Christian Aid is expected to share and demonstrate our values and adhere to Christian Aid’s Safeguarding policy and sign Christian Aid’s Code of Conduct.

You can expect a wide range of rewards and benefits, including a generous holiday allowance and flexibility that will ensure you enjoy a good work/life balance


 

Quick check

  • Type of contract:
    Permanent
  • Contracted hours:
    35
  • Location:
    Abuja, Nigeria, Bogota, Colombia, Ethiopia, Flexible Location, Freetown, Sierra Leone, Harare, Zimbabwe, Honduras, Juba, South Sudan, Lilongwe, Malawi, Nairobi, Kenya
  • Closing date:
    21 July 2024
  • Interview date:
    8 August 2024
 
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  • Support and supervision from a named contact within Christian Aid
  • Appropriate induction and training for your volunteering role.
  • Out-of-pocket expenses as agreed.
  • Our regular volunteers e-newsletter
  • Access to our Volunteers’ Hub for all our latest news, events and resources
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