Communications Manager


Hours: 35 per week
Location: London NW3
Contract type: Fixed Term (6 months)
Salary: £32,381.00
Closing date: 19 June 2019 (12:00 BST)
Interviews: w/c 24 June 2019

About Us:

Girl Guiding and Girl Scouting is the world’s only movement for every girl and any girl because we believe that each of them deserves to be the best they can be. Free to make what they want from the Movement, girls learn by doing, make friends and have fun. In safe, local spaces, girls develop the skills and attitudes to change themselves, their communities and our world.

The World Association of Girl Guides and Girl Scouts (WAGGGS) keeps the global Movement thriving, united and growing.

About the Role:

This is an exciting opportunity to provide the full spectrum of communications services and support within a large complex international membership organisation.

In this role, you will be the only dedicated communications resource, responsible for supporting a wide range of departments and functions towards achieving their objectives.

This role will also be expected to assist member organisations build their own communications platforms.

About You:

As the successful candidate, you will demonstrate top-notch social media, wider digital and communications skills to maintain our social media outlets including the website on a daily basis and have superb written skills to compile the internal newsletter WAGGGS Voice.

You will have a good track record of preparing communications to support senior stakeholders and working in a membership driven organisation.

You will also be an expert at identifying opportunities and linages to strategic aims to increase the profile of WAGGGS.

You will be adept at working closely with colleagues across the wider organisation to develop both internal and external communications that increases the awareness of WAGGGS globally.

You will have experience in providing communications for large themed days such as World Thinking Day and Regional Conferences so charities background is essential.

The successful candidate will expected to travel to different countries to gather stories about our work so a global outlook and experience of working in different countries will be essential.

How to Apply:

If you are interested in this position, please download the recruitment pack and submit your covering letter and CV via our recruitment portal.
We reserve the right to change the closing date depending on the number of responses received. Please submit your application as soon as possible to ensure it is considered in the selection process.

If you have a disability and can demonstrate that closing this post early would impact on your ability to submit an application in time, please contact our Human Resources team to request arrangements for an application to be submitted within the original time frame.

A Note for Recruitment Agencies:

We prefer to hire people directly and have a preferred supplier list in place. We will be in touch if we need you.

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