Communications Coordinator

Brighton and Hove, UK
Full time Staff

Itad is a leading international development consultancy providing advice to governments, foundations, multilateral agencies and non-profits on how to maximise the impact of their investments. We have a 35-year track record of providing our clients with the information and insight they need to make development work smarter, produce better results and improve people’s lives.

Our knowledge and expertise are grouped around Practice areas including Fragile and Conflict-affected Settings (FCAS), Human Development, Inclusive Growth, Social Protection, Climate Change and Livelihoods, and Governance and Institutional Strengthening.   We continue to grow in size, commercial performance and professional reputation and we are increasingly recognised as a global leader with a diverse client base including international development agencies and philanthropic foundations.  

The Team

The communications team sits within the Knowledge Hub and provides communications support for Itad and our clients. Within the communications team, there is a Communications and Engagement Manager, a Design and Brand Officer and a Communications Coordinator.

The Role

The Communications Coordinator is an exciting and varied role, which focuses on raising our profile and strengthening our brand. We work with clients around the world across different areas of work such as climate change, health, humanitarian and education.

You’ll enjoy organising events, such as webinars, and will support the day-to-day content on our website, monthly e-newsletter and social media channels. You will regularly spot and secure new opportunities beneficial to our work, creating compelling content to improve our engagement with target audiences and overseeing digital analytics.

 There are several key areas of responsibility:

  • Copy-editing
  • Writing content for blogs, social media, and our monthly e-newsletter
  • Organising events, such as webinars
  • Uploading content to our website using WordPress
  • Working with digital analytics tools such as Google Analytics

The Candidate

We are looking for someone with experience of working in communications, ideally within international development.

You’ll be a proactive, enthusiastic individual who feels passionate about how our work helps to make international development more effective. You will enjoy writing and have excellent proofreading skills, with an ability to turn technical content into user friendly content.

Working closely with the Communications and Engagement Manager to develop and improve our communications, the role would suit someone who is organised, is keen to learn and enjoys a busy, varied role within a team.

The salary for this role is up to £25,000 depending on your skills and experience.

We also offer a comprehensive learning and development programme, 24 days holiday plus additional time off over Christmas and a matched company pension up to 5%.

The role is based in our offices in Brighton & Hove (East Sussex) and as lockdown eases, we would anticipate this is where you will spend at least 2 days a week working alongside the rest of the communications team. Successful candidates will already have the right to live and work in the UK.

The deadline for applications is 11th June, however please note we will be interviewing successful candidates on a rolling basis.

Closing date: 
11th June 2021