Addaction

£23,094 - £25,853 yearly
Addaction Central London, London, UK
Apr 18, 2019
Permanent
Who we are Addaction is one of the UK's leading charities working across mental health, drug, alcohol, prisons, primary care and young people’s services. Last year we helped over 140,000 people across England and Scotland. We believe that everyone can change and we support them to do it. What you’ll be doing We’re looking for a new Communications and Events Support Officer to help engage our people and tell our story. You’ll join the organisation at a busy and exciting time, with the opportunity to be involved in a broad range of communications activity.  Working closely within a small team, you’ll play a key role in developing content and ideas for our communications and engagement strategy. You’ll be involved in writing everything from articles to presentations, planning events, helping us roll out new digital platforms and in developing the way we communicate with our people. You’ll also use your great organisational skills to contribute to the team’s administrative tasks and to keep our major communications projects running smoothly. About you Ideally you’ll have: The ability to write brilliantly, to tell a clear story and develop content for different audiences. An aptitude for using digital platforms, with an understanding of how these are used to communicate different messages. The ability to build great relationships with different people. Excellent organisational skills with experience in managing your own time and improving ways of doing things.  At least one year’s experience in communications or a related field such as media, PR, journalism, digital communications or events planning (or equivalent). A passion to help people change, and a belief in people’s abilities to do it In return, you’ll get to be part of a supportive, tight-knit team who want to hear your ideas. We have a strong focus on our culture and trying new ways of working, and ongoing learning and development. Other details Salary is £23,094 + £2,759 London Weighting, and a benefits package including 28 days annual leave. Location: London, will involve some travel around England and Scotland Apply with your CV and cover letter via the Addaction website. Further information The closing date for this vacancy is midnight on Sunday 12 May 2019. Interviews will be held on Monday 20 May 2019 in London. Addaction is an equal opportunities employer and encourages applications from all sections of the community. Please note that Addaction will only be able to employ those who have the legal right to work in the UK.