Unicef UK

Communications, Resources and Events Specialist

Unicef UK
Stratford and New Town, London (Greater)
£31,000 - £35,000 per annum (maternity cover – up to 12 months)
22 Jul 2019
05 Aug 2019
Full Time
Contract Type

Unicef ensures more of the world’s children are vaccinated, educated and protected than any other organisation. We have done more to influence laws and policies to help protect children than anyone else. We get things done. And we’re not going to stop until the world is a safe place for all our children.

Child Friendly Cities and Communities is one three programmes at Unicef UK concerned with the advancement of children’s human rights in the UK. Our particular focus is on embedding children’s rights in cities, communities and local government.  

We are currently recruiting for a Communications, Resources and Events Specialist, who will contribute to this important work by developing, managing and implementing communication strategies and activities for the programme. You will also have the opportunity to plan and produce high quality resources to support our various child rights training programmes.

We are looking for a skilled, experienced and creative individual who has implemented effective communications strategies, produced high quality content and resources, and delivered impactful, engaging events within the public, charity or children’s sector. 

If you share our values and you are motivated to make a difference for children, this is a varied and interesting role in which you see firsthand, the impact our critical work for children in the UK.

Act now and visit www.unicef.org.uk/jobs to apply online.


Interview date: Thursday, 15 August 2019

We particularly welcome applications from black, Asian and minority ethnic candidates, LGBTQ+ candidates, candidates with disabilities, and from men, because we would like to increase the representation of these groups at this level at Unicef UK. We want to do this because we know greater diversity will lead to even greater results for children.

Unicef UK promotes equality, diversity and inclusion in our workplace. We make employment decisions by matching business needs with skills and experience of candidates, irrespective of age, disability (including hidden disabilities), gender, gender identity or gender reassignment, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief, or sexual orientation.

We are happy to talk about flexible working, personal growth, and to promote a workplace where you can be yourself and achieve success based only on your merit.

The successful candidate will be required to apply for a criminal records check. A criminal record will not necessarily bar you from working with us. This will depend on the nature of the role and the circumstances of your offences.

We only accept online applications as this saves us money, making more funds available for us to help ensure children’s rights. CVs will not be accepted.

If you require support in completing the online form or an application form in an alternative format, please contact Supporter Care on 0300 330 5580 during office hours.

If you do not hear from us within 14 days of the closing date, please assume your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion. Please note that we only provide feedback to shortlisted candidates.

Registered Charity Nos. 1072612 (England and Wales) SC043677 (Scotland)

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