Programmes Support Officer (IRUK)

Salary: £25,440 per annum (Including London Weighting)
Contract: 3 – 6 Months (Temporary)
Location: London, UK
Ref: PRG-PSO-20150226

Closing date: 5th March 2015, 12 noon

Islamic Relief is looking to recruit an energetic and highly motivated Programmes Support Officer to provide a comprehensive and effective administrative support to the Programmes Team. Reporting to the Global Programmes Co-ordinator, the job holder will provide support with various Programmes Dept activities and projects to help ensure departmental objectives are achieved.

The Successful Candidate:

- Has strong administrative skills and experience
- Highly organised, motivated and possess a can do positive attitude
- Has excellent verbal and written communication skills
- Has an understanding of international development issues
- Excellent inter-personal skills and a team player
- Ability to work under pressure
- Proficient in MS Office suite

Programmes Suuport Officer JD

Communications Support Officer

Salary: £25,440 per annum (Including London Weighting)
Contract: 3 months fixed term
Location: London, UK
Ref: COM-CSO-20150225

Closing date: 15 March 2015

Islamic Relief UK (IRUK) is looking to recruit an energetic and highly motivated Communications Support Officer to provide comprehensive and effective administrative support to the Head of Communications and to the teams within the Communications Department. The job holder will engage in facilitating strong internal communication and cross-organisational cooperation between different parts of the IRUK family as well as assist with department’s strategy, work plans and systems to help achieve departmental objectives.

The Communications Support Officer will organise complex diary arrangements and have access to highly confidential documents so discretion is paramount. This is a busy, wide-ranging and demanding role that will require initiative and a flexible working approach.

The Successful Candidate:

- Has strong administrative skills and experience
- Highly organised, motivated and possesses a can do positive attitude.
- Has excellent verbal and written communication skills.
- Has experience of handling sensitive issues and maintain confidentiality at all times.
- Excellent inter-personal skills and a team player.
- Ability to work under pressure
- Proficient in MS Office suite

Communications Support Officer JD

Media Coordinator

Salary: £30,540 per annum (Including London Weighting)
Contract: Maternity Cover (up to 52 weeks)
Location: London, UK
Ref: COM-MC-20150225

Closing date: 15th March 2015

Islamic Relief UK (IRUK) is looking to recruit an energetic and highly skilled Media Coordinator to promote Islamic Relief’s work and concerns to the UK media and contribute to relevant and effective advocacy through relationship building with key journalists, responding to media enquiries, issuing press releases and other information, placing stories and contributing to the organisation’s output through the website, social media and publications.

The post holder will work closely with the Media & Advocacy Manager to develop strategies and to provide media advice and general assistance to staff at all levels. The Media Coordinator is a key gatekeeper of Islamic Relief’s reputation externally. The post holder will also lead responsibility for the Media & Advocacy team’s information and data systems, including media contacts and key spokesperson databases and media coverage logging.

The Successful Candidate:

- Excellent communications skills and listening skills
- Excellent journalistic skills including research, writing and editing skills.
- Solid understanding of UK traditional, new and social media.
- Experience of working as a Press Officer in a busy newsroom
- A proven track record of securing mainstream national media coverage
- Experience of working in the third sector and working with volunteers

Media Coordinator JD

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 pack from the link below and forward the completed form to hr.iruk@islamic-relief.org.uk on or before the closing date.

IRUK Application Form

Diversity Monitoring Form 2015

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.

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