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The Armed Forces Covenant Fund Trust – Communications Officer

***THIS JOB VACANCY HAS NOW CLOSED***

Maternity Cover- Fixed term up to 12 months from beginning of August 2021

Role description

We are looking for an experienced communications professional to join our busy multi-disciplinary team. You’ll help us connect with our audiences, so that organisations can access funding to support Armed Forces communities.

This is an exciting and varied role, incorporating many elements of communication and marketing. As well as managing the day-to-day technical running of the Trust’s website, social media and app, you’ll engage with our grant holders to share stories, case studies and good practice to shine a spotlight on the incredible work that the projects we support carry out.

You’ll need to have excellent copy writing skills and a strong interest in publications and digital media.

The Armed Forces Covenant Fund Trust is a grant making charity, which supports the Armed Forces Covenant by funding projects which address specific priorities. To find out more about our work and the organisation, please visit our website www.covenantfund.org.uk/ 

Salary: £28-£33,000 per annum dependent on experience.

This is a remote/home working position. The Trust has offices near Victoria Station in London but since the first lock-down for the Covid-19 pandemic the whole team has been working remotely. This post may require very occasional attendance at meetings or events in London or elsewhere.

How to apply:  Applications should take the form of a letter (no more than two pages of A4) providing evidence of how you meet the person specification, and a CV – both attached to an email addressed to info@covenantfund.org.uk giving the contact details for two professional referees and how you know them. Please also confirm your availability for an early August start date.

Please include the wording Application for Communications Officer/Maternity Cover in the email subject line.

Timetable:   

Deadline for applications is Monday 14 June

First interviews are likely to be via video call on 21 or 22 June.

Please click here for job description and person specification. 

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