We are looking for a Communications and Marketing Specialist to play a key role in continuing to grow a positive brand reputation for Business Plan for Peace and our sister entity Plan for Peace.

This position is part-funded by the National Lottery Community Fund.

Position: Communications and Marketing Specialist

Location: Home-based with occasional travel

Hours: Full-time (part-time considered)

Salary: £35,000 – £45,000 per annum

Contract: Permanent

Benefits: 28 days’ holiday pro rata, employer contributed pension scheme, flexible working and home-based working

Close Date: The position is open until 25th July OR until a suitable candidate is identified, whichever comes first.

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The Role

As Communications and Marketing Specialist, you will be vital in promoting and inspiring engagement and action with the work of the charity and its sister entity. This position will actively increase audience engagement by designing and delivering creative, thoughtful and inspiring high-quality engaging content across external media interfaces in line with the communications strategy and message house.

The Communications and Marketing Specialist will enjoy working both as part of a team through our virtual office and independently, and will be able to travel for in-person team meetings occasionally.

Key areas of responsibility include:

Communication strategy
External Communications
Coordinate public engagement
Mighty Heart Communications, Products and Services
Data and Site Management

About You

As Communications and Marketing Specialist, you will have solid experience in similar marketing and communication roles and a passion for social change and conflict prevention. You will be a proactive, creative and adept communicator and storyteller who thrives on creating innovative communication strategies and content that attracts and retains supporters and contributes to a world where destructive conflict is transformed.

You understand how to increase brand awareness and recognition, and you are a natural instigator, thinker and doer, able to work well both independently and as a growing team. You will have the skills and experience in realising communications strategies to maximise results, creating interactive and engaging content for different audiences, and managing multiple stakeholder interests that converts interest into action across audience segments. You are comfortable working with the unknown and thrive on creating alignment out of complexity.

You find that your personal values align with the organisations, namely: vision – the future belongs to those that can see it; balance – balancing left and right brain thinking, effectiveness – doing the inner work through reflective practises; power and presence through courageous conversations; remaining light and resourceful in facilitating and catalysing change; and a dedication to connecting the local to global.

You will be proficient in design, WordPress and publishing software, have experience using contents management systems and knowledge of google analytics, digital marketing and analysis.

You will be asked to submit your CV and a cover letter outlining how you meet the requirements of the role.

About the Organisation

Plan for Peace was founded by three times peace prize nominee Dr Scilla Elworthy and is a non-governmental organisation (NGO) whose mission is to generate a groundswell of people from all sectors who believe that a world without destructive conflict is possible and necessary.

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