Communications Co-ordinator

Brighton and Hove, East Sussex
21K - 25K
09 Apr 2019
06 May 2019
Contract Type
Full Time

Itad is a leading consultancy providing technical advice to governments, foundations, multilateral agencies and non-profits on how to maximise their social impact. We have a 30-year track record of providing our clients with the information and insight they need to make development work smarter, produce better results and improve people’s lives.

Our knowledge and expertise are grouped around Practice areas including Fragile and Conflict-affected Settings (FCAS), Human Development, Inclusive Growth, Resilience and Natural Resources and Markets and Governance and Institutional Strengthening.   We continue to grow in size, commercial performance and professional reputation and we are increasingly recognised as a global leader with a diverse client base including international development agencies and philanthropic foundations.   


Knowledge Management Unit Overview

Itad’s Knowledge Hub leads on knowledge management and communications both internally and externally. Our growing, multi-disciplinary team combines information technology, communications, branding and design with technical consultants and learning facilitators. The team is involved in many aspects of the business, working to support effective knowledge capture and sharing through improved systems and tools; supporting company learning through internal communications and events and by helping our staff deliver high quality work through technical support and quality assurance

Externally, Knowledge Hub manages the development and sharing of high quality, innovative content based on our exciting project work and contributes to knowledge and debate international development monitoring, evaluation and learning.




The Role

We are recruiting for a Communications officer to oversee the smooth running of our internal and external communications activities.  You will be supporting the creation and implementation of our communications activities including updating new and existing staff on our objectives and working with senior staff to develop their business specific approaches. 

You will have day to day responsibility for our website and social media content, ensuring that you are aware of internal and external activities that are relevant and are able to plan and schedule updates to optimise impact.  A key aspect of this is to boost engagement with our brand and use various analytic tools to provide advice and guidance across all levels of the team.

Working with internal and external consultants you will also be supporting specific project communications through multi-media platforms by editing and drafting content for project communications and plans and joint activities with our clients.


The Candidate

You will have an undergraduate degree in a relevant discipline and experience of writing and copy-editing using various tools and platforms.    We know you will be at the start or your career but experience within a professional environment is essential along with strong written and interpersonal communication skills.  You will be able to demonstrate how you have been able to work within a team and prioritise your own workload. 


The salary for this role is up to £25K depending on your skills and experience. 

In addition we also offer a comprehensive learning and development programme, 24 days holiday plus additional time off over Christmas, matched company pension up to 5%, and a discretionary bonus.  Other benefits include Cycle to Work scheme, eyecare vouchers, weekly fruit and subsidised yoga classes in our offices.

The closing date for applications is Monday 6th May at 5pm. 

For non-EU applicants: If you are a non-EU National then please refer to the UK Border Agency website for information regarding your eligibility to work in the UK.