Global Communications Assistant
Summary: Reporting to the Head of Communications and Network Development to support the implementation of Keeping Children Safe membership and communications strategies
Key requirement: The role will have a global remit, with a specific focus on Spanish-speaking audiences.
Location: Remote working
Reporting to: Head of Communications and Network Development
Salary /Grade: £22K pro rata for 2 days per week
Every five minutes, a child dies from violence. Every day, in every country, children are abused, beaten, raped and more. Too often, the abuser is someone the child knows and trusts. They may even work for an organisation that is meant to help children. A sports club, school, aid organisation or peacekeeping force. But they abuse their power and the child’s trust.
At Keeping Children Safe (KCS), we set tough International Child Safeguarding Standards to keep children safe around the world. As a result of our programmes, and through our network of members in over 120 countries, millions of children worldwide are now better protected from exploitation and abuse.
The Global Communications Assistant will support the Head of Communications and Network Development to implement ambitious new membership and communications strategies to scale up our impact and help protect some of the world’s most at-risk children from exploitation and abuse.
The role will have a global remit, with a specific focus on Spanish-speaking audiences.
- In collaboration with the KCS team, explore and implement new creative ways to engage audiences to increase the impact and reach of KCS programmes across the world.
- Support the development of high-quality multimedia products and events: including international conferences, publications, websites, social media, and online courses.
- Translate KCS materials as required
- Contribute to the development and delivery of the global KCS Membership and Communications Strategies
- Excellent written and verbal Spanish, with a proven ability to deliver creative and compelling multimedia content for a range of audiences
- Business-level English language skills
- Multimedia production skills such as copywriting, video editing and graphic design
- Knowledge and understanding of communications strategies
- Proven ability to work collaboratively and effectively with both external stakeholders and in a multilingual geographically dispersed team
- Highly organised, with the ability to manage and prioritise a varied workload to meet required deadlines
- Evidence of Continued Professional Development relevant to the role, purpose and level.
- A commitment to child safeguarding and child rights
- Conscientious with a high level of attention to detail
- Resilient and collaborative
- Knowledge and experience in communications and network development in an international context
- A clear understanding of child rights and international development
- Qualifications and /or experience in producing high-quality translations.
- Willing, within reason, to work outside of designated working hours to work with others in different time zones
- Willingness to undertake occasional work overseas
- Adherence to all KCS’s Child Safeguarding policies
- Anything that might be reasonably required to ensure the smooth running of the organisation.
- The appointment will be for two days per week
- The leave allowance is 25 working days per annum pro rata
- In view of the nature of the work involved, any offer of appointment will be conditional upon receipt of satisfactory references and Disclosure and Barring Service /Police checks.
Deadline for applications
To apply for this post and to be considered for an interview, please apply with your CV and a cover letter addressing each point in the person specification to Helen Carter: firstname.lastname@example.org Interviews will take place on a rolling basis. The position is open until filled.
Keeping Children Safe has a zero-tolerance approach to any harm, exploitation or abuse of anyone, including our staff and stakeholders. Safeguarding forms an intrinsic part of everything that we do. Recruitment to any jobs within KCS will include criminal record checks and the receipt of satisfactory references. Compliance with all our Child Safeguarding Policies and Procedures is mandatory.
Keeping Children Safe values diversity, promotes equality and challenges discrimination we welcome and actively encourage applications from people of all backgrounds and will select employees based on their individual merits and abilities, irrespective of a person’s gender, sexual orientation, caring responsibilities, marital status, race, nationality, ethnic background, religion or belief, age or disability.
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