Communications Officer

NCVO

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  • Location
    London
  • Salary
    £31,151 per annum
  • Closing Date
    11 August 2021
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    22525978
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Communications Officer
£31,151 per annum, rising to £32,790 after 12 months in London (or £27,542 per annum rising to £29,181 after 12 months outside of London)
Full-time (35 hours per week) 
Fixed term contract for at least 12 months (maternity cover)
London N1, with flexibility to regularly work from home

NCVO is transforming the way it works. With a new strategic direction and leadership team, we are determined to work with our members so that charities and volunteering can thrive. As the country recovers from the Covid-19 pandemic and renews itself, charities and volunteering aren’t just vital support systems for communities in need – they’re at the heart of how people want to lead their lives.

The post holder will:

Support the communications manager with delivery of all external communications. 
Lead on internal communications, working closely with the people, governance and culture team.
Work with colleagues across the organisation to lead internal communications and to support the planning and development of external communications.
Respond to email and phone enquiries from the media.  Liaise with other external stakeholders in relation to communications research.

NCVO is fully committed to equity, diversity and inclusion in our sector. We want this to be reflected in the diversity of the people who work for us and we welcome applications from people from all backgrounds and identities. We particularly welcome applications from disabled and Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic (BAME) candidates as BAME and disabled people are currently under-represented in NCVO. As part of our commitment to employing disabled people, all disabled candidates who meet the minimum requirement for all competencies on the person specification, will be guaranteed an interview.

If you have access needs or require reasonable adjustments as part of the recruitment process, please let us know.

How to apply

Please visit our website via the Apply button for more information and to apply.

Closing date: 12pm on 11th August 2021 
Interviews: 18th/19th August 2021 

About NCVO
NCVO supports volunteering and charities.
We believe that the work of volunteers and charities make our communities stronger and the world around us better, for everyone.
Our members are at the heart of our mission. We work collaboratively with our 16,000-strong network of national and local charities and voluntary organisations. We share practical support and new insight so that people and organisations can focus on making a difference. And we work alongside our members to ensure that the essential role of volunteers and charities is widely recognised.
NCVO is an equal opportunities employer and we welcome applications from everyone. 

Benefits for NCVO employees
NCVO offers attractive benefits including: 25 days’ annual leave (for full time staff and pro-rata for part-time staff) and the option to purchase up to 5 more days each year, take 35 hours of volunteering leave per year, subsidised gym membership, season ticket loan, flexible working including opportunities to work from home/off-site, generous contributions to a stakeholder pension scheme and training and development opportunities. We are located a short walk from London King’s Cross station in a modern accessible building, overlooking Regent’s canal. 

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