We are at a pivotal moment: the climate and biodiversity crises are deepening, and inequalities are even more marked in the wake of the Covid-19 pandemic. The global investment system has an oversized impact on many of these global challenges. We want to make sure that impact is positive. At ShareAction we work with investors, policymakers and individuals to unleash the positive potential of the investment system. We aim to build a world where our financial system serves our planet and its people.
Smart, powerful communications are a cornerstone of ShareAction’s theory of change. Our dynamic and high-performing communications team leads media and digital activity for the organisation, in order to inspire public and specialist audiences to support more responsible investment. The team is also responsible for shaping ShareAction’s brand, raising its profile and increasing its engagement and influence. Our digital colleagues deliver compelling communications for all our main audiences across a variety of platforms including our website, social media and email, as well as overseeing the production and design of ShareAction publications and interactive online reports.
We’re looking for a digital communications all-rounder with exceptional writing skills and creative flair. This is an exciting time to join a fast-growing team to help drive real impact at the heart of the global economy. You’ll be a key member of the team, leading on digital communications activity for a variety of campaigns, from engaging the public to managing the production and promotion of our flagship research. We’re looking for a great communicator with experience of running successful digital campaigns, who is passionate about our mission to harness the power of investment to build a better world.
What you’ll do
Please note this list isn’t exhaustive and the role might change slightly from time to time.
It would be great – not essential – if you have experience of:
What we will do for you
Working with ShareAction will offer you the opportunity to achieve significant personal impact in one of the most respected and exciting organisations in the responsible investment space.
ShareAction seeks to offer all its employees an exceptional working experience with opportunities to develop existing and new skills, applying them in ways that help change the world for the better. You will be challenged but also supported very actively to succeed within a friendly, high performing and highly motivated team.
We commit to
Contract type: Permanent
Salary: £34,500 - £40,000 dependent on experience. Plus 8 per cent pension (non-contributory) and benefits including a healthcare scheme
Deadline for applications: 9am on Monday the 6th of February
Interviews: Date to be confirmed
Start date: As soon as possible
Location: Hybrid in our London office/Remote. We welcome applicants legally eligible to work in the UK. Due to our size we are unable to sponsor visas.
We have a London office in vibrant Aldgate, a short walk from Aldgate East underground, for those who wish to use it. We actively encourage 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.
ShareAction values and respects all differences in people (seen and unseen) and welcomes applications from all backgrounds, communities and industries. We are committed to having a team that is made up of diverse skills, experiences and abilities and so if you are not 100 percent sure that you meet all the requirements but believe you could excel in this role, we encourage you to apply and use the application questions to tell us about your experience and what you hope to bring to this role.