Retail Communications Assistant

Location
Oxted
Salary
£14862 per annum
Posted
06 Sep 2017
Closes
20 Sep 2017
Ref
REQ0000014TA
Hours
Part Time
Contract Type
Permanent

Retail Communications Assistant
Location: Oxted, Surrey
Hours: 21 hours per week.
Contract type: Permanent
Salary: GBP 14,862 per annum pro rata (actual salary GBP 8,917.20 per annum for 21 hours per week)

About the role
Reporting to our Retail Communications Advisor, we are looking for a dynamic individual who will support the production of print and online / web based material for the retail department, including a regular newsletter. Supporting a business of over 350 shops from our National retail office, it would be the responsibility of the post holder to create and deliver engaging content for retail's social media accounts, as well as providing internal retail communication support to our local teams.

About the team
The Retail Department, which forms part of the Fundraising Division, operates around 330 Red Cross charity shops throughout the UK and has a complement of over 6,500 volunteers and 700 paid staff and a turnover in excess of GBP 28m per annum.

About the person

We are looking for an individual who is an accurate worker with a keen eye for detail. The successful candidate will have excellent verbal and written communication skills and will be able to convey information to wide and differing audiences, using a range of approaches.

We are particularly keen in hearing from candidates who have knowledge of social media platforms, preferably within a commercial context, as well as proof reading skills. Knowledge of IT applications, particularly Microsoft Office packages, is essential in this role.

Closing date for applications is 23:59 on Friday 22nd September 2017.

Interviews will take place on 4th October 2017 only.


We offer a wide range of staff benefits, these include:

  • 36 days holiday (including Bank Holidays)
  • Up to 6% contributory pension
  • Childcare vouchers


The British Red Cross helps millions of people in the UK and around the world to prepare for, respond to and recover from emergencies, disasters and conflicts.

Our volunteers and staff help people in crisis to live independently by providing support at home, mobility aids and transport. We also teach first aid skills.

We are part of the global Red Cross and Red Crescent humanitarian network. We refuse to ignore people in crisis.

The British Red Cross is committed to being an inclusive employer with a diverse workforce. We encourage applications from people from the widest possible diversity of backgrounds, cultures and experiences - including disabled and ethnic minority candidates. This is to contribute to the breadth of experience we need to respond to people in crisis.


The British Red Cross, incorporated by Royal Charter 1908, is a charity registered in England and Wales (220949) and Scotland (SC037738).

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