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Writer/Editor

  • 9 months ago
  • London

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    Salary Up to £35000 / Monthly

Job Description

Writer/Editor

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Are you an exceptional writer and editor, equally confident in producing content for digital and print? Are you looking to use your skills to make a difference? If so, we’d love to hear from you.

ActionAid is an international charity that works with women and girls living in poverty. Our dedicated local staff are changing the world with women and girls. We are ending violence and fighting poverty so that all women, everywhere, can create the future they want.

At ActionAid, we stand with marginalised women and girls in the fight against poverty, and we’re looking for a talented wordsmith to help raise our profile and deepen engagement with our supporters.

As our Writer/Editor, you will produce imaginative and informed copy tailored to a range of audiences and channels. You will write content ranging from reports and key messages to blogs and ad copy, with a strong instinct for storytelling running through everything that you do.

You will also work with colleagues across the organisation, providing expert editorial support and guidance.

As part of the Brand and Creative Content team, you will help ensure that all communications are on brand and high quality.

Our ideal candidate is someone who enjoys developing creative ideas as part of a team and can also spot a typo at 100 paces.

A strategic thinker with excellent attention to detail, they will have a flair for words and a strong affinity with our cause.

To excel in this role, you need to be enthusiastic, proactive and always have an eye on your deadlines. You will have well-developed interpersonal skills and a demonstrable ability to manage your time and projects.

You will be committed to helping ActionAid achieve its goal: to end the inequality that keeps women and girls locked in poverty, and to restore the rights denied them from birth.

To complete your application for this role, we would like to see evidence of your writing ability. Please link to three examples of your work: these could be blogs, book cover copy, marketing copy, reports, articles or other formats.

Please note that this role is being offered as a 12-month Fixed Term Contract.

Interviews will be held on the 17th and the 18th of February 2020.

ActionAid is committed to driving improvement through digital channels, tools?and ways of working. We will ensure that we provide the technology and the training to enable all staff to perform their roles to the best of their abilities. In return, we ask that all staff are committed to continually improving their?digital skills and knowledge?within the working environment.?Our recruitment processes will evaluate the digital skills of all applicants.?

ActionAid is committed to supporting flexible working. If you would like to discuss flexible working options, there will be space to do so during the interview process.

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