COMMUNICATIONS ASSISTANT (VOLUNTEER)
LOCATION: LONDON OFFICE
Article 25 is a global reaching humanitarian architecture charity dedicated to building safe and dignified shelter as defined by the UN. We design and build homes, schools and hospitals in poverty stricken areas. Our impact is precise, our buildings sustainable and uniquely designed to meet the needs of the communities they serve. We are currently looking for an Communications Assistant to support our team with our ongoing projects.
We are currently seeking a motivated Communications Assistant with a passion for improving a charity’s communication strategy. This position calls for an outgoing volunteer who will expand and develop the public appearance of Article 25. The role includes maintaining and developing our social media channels, interacting with our online community and implementing new social media campaigns. The position also includes maintaining and developing the Article 25 website, building a newsletter system. Planning of publicity strategies and campaigns, writing and producing press releases is also part of this role.
This is an incredible learning opportunity for keen and energetic individuals who are looking for valuable experience and wish to work in this field, not to mention a chance to work with our dynamic, innovative and expanding charity.
Skills and knowledge
Strong communication skills
Creative and strategic thinking
Able to deal with enquiries from the public, the press, and related organisations
Exceptional written and verbal communication skills
Problem solving and strategic thinking capabilities
Undergraduate degree – any discipline (essential)
Experience or interest in international development/charity sector
Good knowledge of social media and e-communication tools
Highly literate with good English language and grammar skills
Comfortable with cold calling and building new relations
Willing to take initiative and responsibility for delivering tasks
Strong organisational and reporting skills
Article 25 has more than 85 projects in 34 countries, making us the most far reaching architectural NGO in the world. Our projects are delivered with in-country partners to ensure that local knowledge and relationships are maximised, and that projects are sustainable.
Current projects include
Social media (Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, etc.)
This position calls for someone with good drive and a flexible work ethic who is looking to get experience in Communications and PR including Social Media.
This position is available to ideally full time candidates for a minimum commitment of 6 months.
Deadline: Apply immediately for consideration
Terms: Volunteer position
Start date: ASAP Duration: 6 months
Location: Our London offices
To apply: Submit a covering letter and CV to firstname.lastname@example.org with ‘Communications Assistant’ in the subject line of the e-mail.