Communication Content Manger – Islamic Relief Worldwide – Birmingham

Communication Content Manger
Islamic Relief Worldwide 7 reviewsBirmingham

£33,680 a year – Permanent

Closing date: On-going
Location: Birmingham, UK
Ref: CCM/ERA-HCC/0518
Contract: Permanent
Salary: £33,680 per annum
Islamic Relief Worldwide is looking to recruit a Communication Content Manger, based in Birmingham. The Communication Content Manger is responsible for the collection of photographs, footage, project information and case studies from Islamic Relief field offices (IRFOs); ensuring that this material is edited and stored in a systematic fashion on digital platforms and in shared folders (in collaboration with the Editorial Advisor); regular dissemination/sharing of this material with Islamic Relief partners (IRPs) and key IRW colleagues; and overseeing the support and training of IRFO staff to follow corporate guidelines and standards and deliver high-quality material. The Communication Content Manger plays a pivotal role in providing a bridge between IRFOs on one side and IRPs, IRW communications professionals and the Resource Development Division on the other – equipping the IRFOs to meet their communications obligations and thus equipping IRPs and IRW with high-quality material for public communications, marketing and fundraising. The role requires sound professional skills and judgment in image selection, videography and video editing, and involves managing activities at IRW while working particularly closely with communications lead staff in IRFOs.

The successful candidate will have significant experience in communications and/or marketing role(s) in a complex corporation or INGO. The successful candidate will have to direct, manage and monitor the work of Regional Communications Coordinators including project management and writing clear briefs and overseeing video production and/or photography projects. The candidate will communicate regularly and systematically with the communications leads in field offices to ensure a regular and timely supply of material to IRW relating to day-to-day programmes. The candidate will have experience of building, guiding, training and influencing teams to work collaboratively to a high standard and also a proven track record as a line manager and project manager, operating within a team with budgetary responsibility and delivering results across a range of activities. The will have exceptional communication skills, particularly in videography and video editing; photography and photo selection/editing. Further to this, fluent written and spoken English as well as working knowledge of Arabic is significantly advantageous.

  • Interviews will be held on an on-going basis and the vacancy will close when the right candidate is found*

If you are talented, reliable, service minded, resilient and a highly motivated professional, with a strong commitment to IRW’s values and beliefs, please apply by downloading the application form from our website www.islamic-relief.org/work-with-us/ and forward the completed form to recruitment@irworldwide.org on or before the closing date.

Islamic Relief promotes equality and meritocracy, and seeks individuals who agree with the IR values together with our policy standards on Anti-Bribery, Child Protection and Code of Conduct. We will carry out screening checks and will take out references on your behalf if you are selected.

Please note, for UK based roles, we are only able to accept applications from candidates who are eligible to work in the UK. We are unable to progress applications which would require sponsorship.

Applicants should be sympathetic to the values of Islamic Relief.

Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

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