Overview

Refugee Action Communications and Stories Officer Part Time in Officer VIC

Refugee Action

Branch Officer VIC AU

Position:
Communications and Stories Officer
Location:
Officer VIC

You’ll be great at working with different teams and understanding the storytelling needs of campaigns, fundraising, media and digital….

Manchester

Part Time – 21 hours per week
£26,822 per annum pro rata

Are you moved by the global refugee crisis and passionate about our responsibility to protect those forced to flee conflict, persecution and terror? Could you use your storytelling skills to convince and inspire others to support refugees and people seeking asylum in Britain?

Refugee Action is looking for a dynamic storyteller with journalistic talents, who thrives in a fast-paced environment and has the ability to create compelling content, to join its campaigns and fundraising teams.

We’re adapting fast to meet the challenges and opportunities of the global refugee crisis. This role will support our ambitious plans to build and mobilise an active supporter base that will help us to protect the rights of refugees and people seeking asylum, and enable them to successfully rebuild their lives.

You’ll be great at working with different teams and understanding the storytelling needs of campaigns, fundraising, media and digital. You’ll have the ability to build strong relationships with frontline staff in order to find and tell inspiring stories.

This is a new and exciting role. You’ll have the chance to help shape and grow our capacity to bring to life the experiences of refugees and people seeking asylum in the media and through our own channels.

You will have:

• Excellent journalistic skills, particularly a good nose for a story and the ability to follow up on a lead
• Excellent written and verbal communications skills
• Demonstrable understanding of effective storytelling and experience of producing inspiring content
• Experience of building and maintaining relationships at all levels of an organisation
• Experience of working sensitively with people in vulnerable situations to support them to share personal stories in a collaborative way
• Strong organisational and administrative skills, with the ability to work under pressure and juggle conflicting priorities
• Experience working with and briefing photographers and filmmakers

For more details and to apply, please click the ‘download application’ button.

Closing date: 09:00am, Tuesday 2nd May 2017

Interviews: week commencing 15th May 2017

Closing date: 2 May 2017 at 9:00 am

Part Time – 21 hours per week

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Employment Type: Part Time
Location: Officer, VIC, AU
Posted on: 2017-04-18
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