Impact & Stories Communications Officer,World Vision
Location: Flexible working. Milton Keynes / London office or hybrid working
Salary: circa £30,673 per annum
Contract Type: 36.5 hours per week. Part-time considered.
Term: 18 months fixed-term, with possibility of extension.
Closing date: Monday, 12 September, 2022
Interviews: Interviews week commencing 19 September, 2022
Other: Candidates must have the right to work in the UK
World Vision works with the most vulnerable children, so they’re empowered to overcome poverty and injustice, and experience fullness of life. Inspired by our Christian faith, we serve alongside children – of all faiths and none – through long-term development projects, emergency responses and advocacy in almost 100 countries.
With over 70 years of experience, our work with communities, donors, partners, and governments transforms lives and creates opportunities for better futures for vulnerable children – even in the toughest places.
Work for World Vision UK and you will be part of a truly global Partnership, building brighter futures for vulnerable children.
This exciting and newly created role sits within World Vision UK’s (WVUK) Policy and Programmes Department. This crucial role will work with sectoral specialists, project managers and monitoring-evaluation and learning colleagues to identify key evidence, stories of impact and programmatic learning from with our projects and programmes. Translating complex information into inspiring and compelling content for external audiences, in a way which promotes the voice of children and women.
To ensure strong dissemination of the evidence of World Vision impact and what we are learning, the role will also be responsible for uploading content onto our website and managing the Impact Hub area of our internal intranet, so key stories and impact information can be used externally by other departments. In addition the role will support the organization of external and internal evidence dissemination events.
Key requirements of the role are:
- Educated to degree level OR equivalent knowledge acquired through relevant experience.
- Proven track record of distilling complex information into accessible communication content
- Substantial, demonstrable experience in writing engaging print and digital content for programmatic knowledge, or evidence or learning e.g. blogs, case studies, summary reports, stories of change, PowerPoint slides, for technical audiences and/or charitable supporter audiences.
- Excellent communication skills, with the ability to work with a wide variety of colleagues from across the organisations
- Strong team player with an interest in co-creating engaging content
- Proactive and positive problem solver, self-starter and start-finisher
- Experience in creating basic data visualisations and dashboards in packages like PowerBI, would be an advantage.
All applicants must be willing to work within a Christian framework and be sensitive to its various expressions across cultures and denominations.
In addition to the salary offered, we offer good benefits including pension, generous holiday entitlement and free parking (MK only).
Please upload your CV of full employment history explaining any gaps of employment and reasons for leaving your previous employer. This must be accompanied with a covering letter stating how you meet the essential criteria given in the Job Description.
**Please note that you MUST have the Right to work in the UK documentation as unfortunately this role is not sponsored and your application cannot be considered any further without it**
Closing Date for applications: 12 September 2022
Interview Dates: Week commencing 19 September 2022
Please note, we reserve the right to interview and appoint before the advertised closing date.
Universal acceptance for everyone, everywhere is at the heart of our Christian organisation. We promote diversity of thought, culture and background, which connects the entire World Vision family. As such, World Vision is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. We value diversity and aspire to reflect this in our workforce. We particularly welcome applications from under-represented sections of the community. World Vision UK also operates flexible working policies and practices.
As a child focused organisation, World Vision UK is committed to the safeguarding of children, therefore any offer of employment is conditional upon the successful completion of applicable background checks, including a criminal records check.
World Vision UK is a registered organisation operating the Misconduct Disclosure Scheme (MDS) and we shall check with your previous employers about your behaviour and conduct. We will be requesting they complete a form known as a Statement of Conduct. For more information see:
The Misconduct Disclosure Scheme (misconduct-disclosure-scheme.org)
By submitting your application, you understand and accept that World Vision UK will process the data you provide for the purposes of your application and in accordance with the World Vision UK – Job Applicant Privacy Notice.
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