Communications officer

Center for London Communications Officer
Location London, UK
Contract type Fixed term
Hours Part-time
Salary GDP20,000-GDP22,000
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Centre for London is a think tank and charity focused on London’s critical challenges.

The role

We are looking for someone to join our experienced communications team on a temporary basis. From social media to media engagement and website editing, the successful candidate will play a key role in supporting our activities around the 2020 Mayoral election. This opportunity would suit somebody with some experience of working in a communications team and who is interested in working for a think tank. This is either a two or three day/week role for two months from January 2020. However, if the candidate is available, we would consider a December start.

Key roles and responsibilities

  • Coordinating social media content
  • Writing content for the website
  • Compiling weekly emails
  • Monitor and update comms calendar
  • Tracking our impact and reporting

Experience and skills

  • Experience working in a communications team, media or PR environment an
  • Experience of drafting copy for websites, newsletters and/or other corporate
    communications an advantage.
  • Strong understanding and practical use of social media platforms.
  • Excellent writing skills and confident at proof reading.
  • Highly organised. Creating clear plans and managing delivery challenges. Able to
    balance and prioritise multiple tasks, often to urgent and competing deadlines.
  • Excellent attention to detail.
  • Professional and confident communication skills (written and verbal).
  • Ability to adapt and learn quickly.
  • Strong IT proficiency, such as MS Office, Salesforce, MailChimp and WordPress CMS.
  • Excellent team player