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Communications & Engagement Officer

Friends of Al-Aqsa

Location: Leicester
Salary: £30,000 + (dependent on qualifications and experience)
Hours: Full Time
Contract Type: Permanent
Placed On: 23rd September 2021
Closes: 23rd October 2021

An exciting opportunity has arisen at Friends of Al-Aqsa, a UN registered NGO on the issue of Palestine.

The Communications and Engagement Officer will lead on creating content to communicate across print, digital channels and social media. The individual will support to elevate and amplify timely and engaging content relevant to the Palestinian issue. This role will require a highly motivated person - with excellent written and oral communication skills who can work under pressure.

Key Responsibilities:

Providing researched material for projects

Providing press releases, action alerts and briefings

Writing detailed and referenced reports, leaflets and information packs

Creating content for the website, social media and print media 

Assisting with the organisation of events 

Help create and implement a digital communications strategy

Providing administrative support

Engage with stakeholders and appropriate bodies

Person Specification:

Must have a degree or equivalent qualification 

Must possess excellent written and oral communication skills

Must be able to demonstrate a good level of research skills, be efficient and well-organised 

Must be flexible with time to accommodate campaigns that are determined by the situation in Palestine 

Must be proactive and willing to go the extra mile

Must be confident and ready to undertake new challenges 

Must demonstrate a commitment to the Palestine cause 

Must be able to work independently and part of a team

For further details or queries about this position, please email: 

Please send your CV and a covering letter addressed to:

 Ismail Patel 

Interviews: To be held in November.

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