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Communications and Publications Assistant

Harris Hill
£23k - 26k per year
Closing date
3 Jun 2021

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Harris Hill are delighted to be working with a national community-development charity in their search for a Communications and Publications Assistant.
This is a new role and the post-holder will be involved in a wide variety of creative projects and will hit the ground running working collaboratively with the wider team.

Telling the story of communities is the backbone of the team's work and a passion they all share. Their communications focus on sharing learning from their portfolio of programmes to influence wider change. With growing political interest in levelling-up society, there is an opportunity to shift power and resources to communities and this role will support the wider team to enable real positive change.

You will give particular support to the organisations publications work and will also have day to day responsibility for the social media channels. You will have a passion for producing effective communications outputs, working on editing long-read reports to writing snappy news pieces and social media posts. You will also have a keen eye for spotting a good photo or headline and able to call out a grammatical error, draft FAQs, and come up with a killer on-brand tweet to inspire the charity's known networks and reach new audiences.

This is an exciting role to join an impactful organisation and make real change while developing you communications and publications experience in a national charity.

The ideal candidate will have:

  • Previous experience in a communications or publications position
  • Excellent writing and copywriting skills, with knowledge of writing for different audiences and platforms
  • Experience of producing publications to a high standard and in line with brand and style guidelines.
  • Knowledge of creative software such as video, audio and visual editors or graphic design
  • Solid proof reading skills
  • High level of accuracy and attention to detail

Salary: £23,000-£26,000

Location: London (Initially remote until restrictions ease)

Contract: Permanent

To find out more please email a copy of your CV to This role will firmly close on Friday 21st May at 8.00am.

Only successful candidates will be contacted.


Harris Hill has been providing the Charity and Not-for-Profit sector with high quality recruitment solutions for over 27 years. In the past year we have worked on more than 3,000 charity vacancies (approximately 2,000 permanent and 1,000 temporary) and are continuing to grow, developing new teams to respond to the strong demand for specialist charity professionals.

Our teams focus on specific functions within charities including Fundraising, Marketing/PR/Digital, Data Management & Business Support, Finance, Human Resources, Temporary and Executive-level roles.

We are committed to delivering a level of excellence to both candidates and clients alike and have an unrivalled reputation for finding talented people their ideal charity jobs within the UK's leading national and international charities and non-profit organisations.

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