THE BASICS

  • 5 months, full time Mon-Fri 10-6pm, to start May 2018
  • Paid at London Living Wage (£10.20 per hour)
  • Strong potential for this to turn into a permanent role for the right person

YOU ARE…

… a creative communicator.

  • create snappy content for our social media channels (Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn): research of relevant content, copy writing, visual content
  • collect beneficiary case studies and write compelling stories
  • support the upkeep and optimisation of our charity’s website incl. writing well-researched blog-posts and supporting the team in sharing their expertise
  • liaise with the team to create marketing materials for our corporate partners, referral partners, beneficiaries, funders & supporters
  • support the creation and implementation of and effective PR strategy: research relevant media outlets and identify journalists, support content creation and write engaging press releases
  • support the charity’s various fundraising activities e.g. online fundraising campaigns, corporate events, individual challenges

… eager to try out new things.

  • be part of the production of charity films (research & story development, participant engagement, part of the production crew…)
  • facilitate beneficiary steering-groups to inform the charity’s service provision

… interested in events & PR. 

  • support implementation of PR strategy: research relevant media outlets and identify journalists, support content creation, relationship building
  • organise networking events and workshops
  • create info packs, collect feedback, and follow up with attendees

… prepared to go the extra mile.

  • providing ad hoc support to the rest of the team, as required
  • taking part in Drive Forward’s excellent training opportunities
  • being a ‘face of the charity’ as required at external events or activities

WE ARE LOOKING FOR…

  • someone with an optimistic and personal demeanour
  • someone confident in communicating with a wide range of people in person, over the phone and via email
  • someone with emotional intelligence
  • someone with excellent organisational skills
  • someone with knowledge of SEO and website management
  • someone with experience of editing video and audio and knowledge of relevant tools
  • someone happy to comply with Enhanced DBS to be completed before the start date of the role

IT WOULD BE GREAT IF YOU…

  • had experience working with Google Analytics and Google AdWords
  • had some experience in PR already

WHAT WE HAVE TO OFFER

  • You will receive two ‘Culture Vouchers’ throughout your 5 months, each entitling you to an afternoon off for a cultural activity of your choice
  • 9 days paid leave
  • Amenable working hours of 10-6, with time in lieu awarded for any overtime
  • Excellent training opportunities

WHAT’S NEXT?

To apply for this exciting opportunity please send us your CV and a cover letter, outlining why you think you’re a great fit for the role and our oragnisation. E-mail: juno@driveforwardfoundation.com 

Application deadline is 1st of October 5pm.

Interviews will be scheduled throughout April and the new team member will start in May.

 

We are committed to diversity and strongly encourage applications from BAME individuals.