Unicef UK

Communications and Resources Officer

Unicef UK
Stratford and New Town, London (Greater)
£31,000 - £35,00 per annum
27 Aug 2019
20 Sep 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.

The Communications and Resources Officer is a central role in the Baby Friendly Initiative team at Unicef UK. The Baby Friendly Initiative is one of three UK programmes at Unicef UK. It is based on a global accreditation programme of Unicef and the World Health Organisation and is designed to support breastfeeding and parent infant relationships by working with public services to improve standards of care. Infant feeding and parent-infant relationships can be emotive subjects, therefore you will have an important role in ensuring this information is communicated both sensitively and accurately.

You will oversee production of all written material and manage the digital presence and resources, including creating and editing content for the website. You will produce regular mailings to our supporters and handle a range of external and internal communications in order to meet the Programme’s needs.

To succeed, you will have excellent communication and project management skills. We’re looking for strong writing and editing abilities, with an experience of producing materials and ensuring key messages are delivered effectively. You will have experience of using design packages such as In Design and managing a website.

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

Closing date: 5pm, Friday 20 September 2019

Interview date: Tuesday, 8 October 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. 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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