Communications Assistant

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Posted on Jun 9, 2024 by CV-Library
Brighton, East Sussex, United Kingdom
Not-for-Profit
Immediate Start
£27k - £27k Annual
Contract/Project
In your cover letter, please make sure to tell us why you would be good for the role, making sure to refer to points listed in the ‘Person Specification’ below. Where possible, provide relevant examples from your previous experience. For example, if you have had experience of updating websites then do briefly tell us about it. Do also add a line or two on why you want the job.
PAN UK actively encourages applications from diverse backgrounds. We view diversity in its broadest form which includes, but is not limited to, the consideration of race, nationality, gender, age, class, disability, sexuality, language and educational background. We particularly encourage applications from eligible candidates from minority ethnic groups which remain under-represented in the charity sector.
Role purpose
PAN UK is the only charity in the UK dedicated solely to raising awareness of the problems with pesticides and working for better solutions. It is an independent, non-profit organisation, which works nationally and internationally to eliminate the use of hazardous pesticides, to reduce dependence on pesticides and to increase the adoption of sustainable alternatives to chemical pest control in agriculture, urban areas, public health and homes and gardens.
We are looking for a motivated person to support the Communications Manager in a wide variety of tasks including; writing online and offline communications materials, using social media to spread PAN UK’s message, liaising directly with members of the public, organising events and webinars and providing administrative support to the team. The successful candidate will help PAN UK to communicate effectively on both its UK and international programmes of work. They will also assist with building and maintaining communications infrastructure such as the website, supporter database and image library.
Specific Responsibilities
* Support the Communications Manager in writing and producing a range of online and offline communication materials such as newsletters, blogs and graphics.
* Assist in keeping PAN UK’s website fresh and up-to-date.
* Assist in producing content for PAN UK’s social media channels and monitoring engagement.
* Help to respond to general enquiries.
* Assist in the running of both online and in-person events.
* Assist in monitoring PAN UK’s database to make sure the information is in good order.
* Be responsible for creating and maintaining an image archive for use by PAN UK staff.
* Work within PAN UK’s policies, processes and procedures at all times.
* Other duties as may reasonably be requested and commensurate with the post.
Person Specification
Essential:
* Good written communication skills in order to engage with diverse audiences in a clear, meaningful and effective way.
* Strong attention to detail and accuracy.
* Strong understanding and experience of using various social media channels.
* Motivated self-starter able to work independently and manage own workload.
* Ability to be flexible, respond positively to change, work effectively under pressure and deal with conflicting priorities.
* Excellent interpersonal and communication skills and an ability to get on with people of varied backgrounds and work well within a team.
* An interest in issues related to environmental and social justice.
* A positive, ‘can-do’ attitude, a desire to learn new skills and the confidence to undertake new tasks.
Desirable:
* Experience of using Adobe InDesign.
* Experience of using a CRM database.
* Experience of organising events.
* Experience of maintaining websites.
* Knowledge of relevant issues including pesticides, the environment, conservation, politics, human health etc.
* Experience of public campaigning and/or volunteering

Reference: 221740606

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Communications Assistant

CV-Library

Posted on Jun 9, 2024 by CV-Library

Brighton, East Sussex, United Kingdom
Not-for-Profit
Immediate Start
£27k - £27k Annual
Contract/Project
In your cover letter, please make sure to tell us why you would be good for the role, making sure to refer to points listed in the ‘Person Specification’ below. Where possible, provide relevant examples from your previous experience. For example, if you have had experience of updating websites then do briefly tell us about it. Do also add a line or two on why you want the job.
PAN UK actively encourages applications from diverse backgrounds. We view diversity in its broadest form which includes, but is not limited to, the consideration of race, nationality, gender, age, class, disability, sexuality, language and educational background. We particularly encourage applications from eligible candidates from minority ethnic groups which remain under-represented in the charity sector.
Role purpose
PAN UK is the only charity in the UK dedicated solely to raising awareness of the problems with pesticides and working for better solutions. It is an independent, non-profit organisation, which works nationally and internationally to eliminate the use of hazardous pesticides, to reduce dependence on pesticides and to increase the adoption of sustainable alternatives to chemical pest control in agriculture, urban areas, public health and homes and gardens.
We are looking for a motivated person to support the Communications Manager in a wide variety of tasks including; writing online and offline communications materials, using social media to spread PAN UK’s message, liaising directly with members of the public, organising events and webinars and providing administrative support to the team. The successful candidate will help PAN UK to communicate effectively on both its UK and international programmes of work. They will also assist with building and maintaining communications infrastructure such as the website, supporter database and image library.
Specific Responsibilities
* Support the Communications Manager in writing and producing a range of online and offline communication materials such as newsletters, blogs and graphics.
* Assist in keeping PAN UK’s website fresh and up-to-date.
* Assist in producing content for PAN UK’s social media channels and monitoring engagement.
* Help to respond to general enquiries.
* Assist in the running of both online and in-person events.
* Assist in monitoring PAN UK’s database to make sure the information is in good order.
* Be responsible for creating and maintaining an image archive for use by PAN UK staff.
* Work within PAN UK’s policies, processes and procedures at all times.
* Other duties as may reasonably be requested and commensurate with the post.
Person Specification
Essential:
* Good written communication skills in order to engage with diverse audiences in a clear, meaningful and effective way.
* Strong attention to detail and accuracy.
* Strong understanding and experience of using various social media channels.
* Motivated self-starter able to work independently and manage own workload.
* Ability to be flexible, respond positively to change, work effectively under pressure and deal with conflicting priorities.
* Excellent interpersonal and communication skills and an ability to get on with people of varied backgrounds and work well within a team.
* An interest in issues related to environmental and social justice.
* A positive, ‘can-do’ attitude, a desire to learn new skills and the confidence to undertake new tasks.
Desirable:
* Experience of using Adobe InDesign.
* Experience of using a CRM database.
* Experience of organising events.
* Experience of maintaining websites.
* Knowledge of relevant issues including pesticides, the environment, conservation, politics, human health etc.
* Experience of public campaigning and/or volunteering

Reference: 221740606

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