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Digital and Communications Editor

Location:   London Salary:   £33,000 Closing Date:   26/09/2019

Contract - Permanent, full time

Digital Content and Communications Editor

About this opportunity

This is an exciting opportunity to join Coram Voice as our Digital Content and Communications Editor.

We need a skilled and creative professional who has the ability to plan and deliver communications that enable Coram Voice to engage effectively with children and young people.

You will need to be a team player who will work with our children’s rights professionals and care experienced young people in order to create effective digital content. We are looking for an experienced and motivated individual who will relish the opportunity to develop and coordinate communications across our range of digital platforms for young people.

This role will suit a talented journalist, digital editor or copywriter who is skilled in communicating with young people, values the importance of co-production and has a keen eye for writing engaging copy and sourcing creative images along with good understanding of managing the technical aspects of content management systems and email software.

This is a great opportunity to be part of team which makes a real difference to the lives of children and young people in and on the edges of the care system.

Join Coram Voice

Coram Voice is the leading specialist provider of advocacy and children’s rights services for children and young people in care and on the edge of care. Through this and our policy programs we support some of the most vulnerable children and young people in society, giving voice to the voiceless and reaching out to those who have missed out on the support they need. Join us as we work to transform the lives of children and young people by supporting them to uphold their rights and actively participate in shaping their lives.

Coram Voice is part of the Coram group of charities which develops, delivers and promotes best practice in the support of children and young people. Our vision is that every child has the best possible chance in life.

We wish to reward and recognise the valuable contributions our staff make to the organisation and offer an attractive benefits package to do so. Coram Voice benefits package includes a competitive salary, a matched pension scheme up to 5% of salary, generous leave entitlements of up to 28 days’ annual leave plus an additional 3 days paid leave between Christmas and New Year and a suite of family friendly policies, which promote employee wellbeing

Coram Voice particularly welcomes applications from care leavers or individuals with experience of being ‘looked after’ by the state. We are also actively encouraging applicants from Asian, African, Caribbean and other minority ethnic backgrounds to join our teams. We have a diverse team and are committed to encouraging candidates from diverse communities in order to improve the services to the children and young people we help.

Please see the Job Descriptions and Person Specifications for further information.

To apply, please click on the 'apply' button to be redirected to the application form

Closing date for applications: 5pm, Thursday 26th September

Interviews: Friday 4th October

All posts are subjected to an Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check and successful candidates will not be able to work unsupervised with children or young people until the completion of this process. Coram Voice - working towards quality through equality and the development of a diverse workforce.

We ask that recruitment agencies do not contact us in relation to this position.We have chosen to recruit directly as this helps us to minimise our recruitment costs, ensuring that valuable funds aren't diverted from the children and young people we help.

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