Communications Support Officer


Location: Birmingham, UK

Ref: CSO/COMMS/1116

Contract: Permanent

Salary: £18,870 per annum

The Communications Support Officer is responsible for providing extensive admin and creative support to the Communications Division, being a port of call for all partner and field office communications staff to ensure the smooth running of the Division. The post holder will write briefs and discuss with creative agencies, supervise and oversee the development of the project. S/he will make recommendations on improvements and usability of digital assets such as the website and social media channels to improve digital marketing efforts. The post holder will devise and implement new ways to build capacity in field offices.

The successful candidate will have experience in assisting and managing all aspects of marketing campaigns and the production of marketing collateral through to completion. The candidate must be a team player as well as being able to work on own initiative. The post holder will have experience in developing and implementing social media strategies and campaigns. The post holder will have a proven experience of compiling evaluation data across a range of channels. The job holder will be IT literate with a command of MS Office applications, social media platforms and analytics software.

Closing date: 30th November 2016

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.

Islamic Relief is an equal opportunities employer.

Only applications from those who already have the right to live and work within the UK will be considered.

If you are talented, reliable, service minded, resilient and a highly motivated professional, with a strong commitment to IRW’s values and mission, please apply by downloading the application pack from our website and forward the completed form to on or before the closing date.

Before applying, please make sure that you have read the requirements for the position and that you qualify.
Applications from non-qualifying applicants will most likely be discarded by the recruiting manager.
  • Organization: Islamic Relief
  • Location: London
  • Grade: Junior
  • Occupational Groups:
    • Communication
  • Closing Date: 2016-11-30

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