Job title: Communications and Projects Officer
Summary: The Communications and Projects Officer is responsible for communicating the achievements and fundraising needs of the Foundation to external audiences. They also act as a point of contact or support for key Foundation projects to ensure their efficient delivery and manage the day to day administration of the office.
Accountability: The Communications and Projects Officer is accountable to the Chief Executive.
- Contribute to the formulation of a communications strategy for the DNF centred on ensuring communication and engagement delivers our charitable objectives.
- Relationship building and advocacy with partner organisations.
- Manage the Foundation social media accounts, keeping them updated with relevant news, images and posts.
- Manage the website, updating frequently with content and serving as point of contact with the website management company.
- Copywriting and digital content creation.
- Public relations.
- Event organisation and logistics including researching possible individuals and organisations to invite, managing invitations and the recording of RSVPs.
- Monitoring the enquiries inbox, forwarding messages as appropriate and responding where necessary.
- Work with a dedicated Trustee to establish and maintain a database of ‘Friends of David Nott.’
- Monitor social media accounts for issues of concern and messages which require a response.
- Managing letters or emails of thanks to every donor.
- Uploading of details into, and management of, CRM database.Projects and administration
- Support the COO where required in monitoring the progress of key projects and initiatives.
- Be primary point of contact with applicants for the DNF Scholarship programme and manage their travel.
- Maintain contact lists and databases.
- User-experience and analytics of our app.
- Organise ordering of office supplies as and when needed.
- Other administrative tasks as required.
- Excellent communication, interpersonal and writing skills.
- Drive, competence and a willingness to learn.
- Excellent organisational and time management skills with the ability to multitask.
- The ability to cope with pressure.
- Creativity, imagination and initiative.
- Good teamwork, analytical and problem-solving skills.
- A good knowledge of, and keen interest in, current affairs and international relations.
- Flexibility; the role will develop over time as the organisation grows.
All staff will commit to:
- Act with honesty and integrity at all times.
- Demonstrate respect for others through consideration and empathy in all communications with colleagues and external stakeholders.
- Make an active contribution to developing the Foundation.
- Be receptive to feedback, learn from experience and others and share experience and knowledge.
- Keep others informed of issues which they need to be aware of because of their role and responsibilities.
- Consciously review mistakes and successes to improve performance.
- Use discretion and be aware of issues requiring confidentiality.
How to apply: please send a CV and cover letter explaining what qualities and skills you would bring to the role to [email protected]