ShareAction is a charity and campaigning organisation working to unleash the power of the financial system to drive social progress and protect our environment. We focus on transforming the investment system, using it as a lever to generate positive social and environmental impact in the real world.
We do this by:
We are looking for a Digital Communications Officer to support our communications team. ShareAction is a growing charity working in an area that is attracting increased attention from a wide variety of audiences, including policy makers, the financial industry and a growing number of individuals who are increasingly concerned at what sort of business activity their pension savings are funding.
The role provides a tremendous opportunity to explore a wide variety of communications approaches and techniques across multiple and diverse audiences. ShareAction is attracting interest from audiences across the world, not solely in the UK. This role, therefore, gives an unparalleled opportunity to develop your technical knowledge and skills in a fast growing, dynamic and highly reputed NGO.
This role will suit someone with a passion for communications, particularly in the digital sphere and the desire to make a contribution in an area that touches multiple key global challenges, such as climate change, biodiversity loss, social justice and public health. You will be keen to develop your campaigning approach while at the same time have a robust understanding of the nuance of ShareAction’s unique approach to its mission.
While the role is primarily focus on digital communications, this role will also be expected to provide support the wider communications team, including:
Please note that this list is not exhaustive and the role might change slightly from time to time
We are looking for a passionate, determined individual, with the following experience and skills:
Hours: Full-time, but with some flexibility possible
Contract type: Permanent
Salary: £24,163- £28,000 + 8% pension (non-contributory) and benefits including a healthcare scheme
Closing date: Monday 7 December 2020 (9am). Interviews are expected to take place on the 15th and 17th December.
ShareAction values and respects all differences in people (seen and unseen). One of the ways we do this is by actively encouraging staff to work in ways that best suit their needs and our flexible working policy outlines many of the options available- such as part-time and term-time working, job sharing, home working and working compressed hours. Please talk to us at the interview about the flexibility you need. We can’t promise to give you exactly what you want, but we do promise not to judge you for asking.
Due to Covid-19 all interviews will take place online, you will also be expected to work from home for the foreseeable future.
Please note that to be considered for this post you must be legally eligible to work in the UK. Due to current restrictions we are unable to hire anyone that isn’t already living in the UK.
Due to our size we are unable to sponsor visas.