External Affairs Officer - Wales

Recruiter
Carers Trust
Location
Cardiff
Salary
Competitive
Posted
09 Aug 2017
Closes
14 Aug 2017
Sectors
IT
Contract Type
Contract
Hours
Full Time
External Affairs Officer

GBP23,000 per annum pro-rata, Fixed Term Contract of 2 years

21 hours a week (0.6 fte)

Location: Cardiff

Carers Trust Wales provides information, advice and support to Wales' 370,000 unpaid carers and to professionals who work with carers. Together with a network of local carer focused charities, we provide support, information, advice and services for children, young people and adults caring, unpaid, for a family member or friend. The number of carers is a growing issue, with 3 in 5 of us likely to become a carer at some point in our lifetime. Carers save the Welsh economy over GBP8.1bn every year and act as a main support to our stretched health and social care systems.

We are currently looking for a dynamic External Affairs Officer to develop and support the communication and campaigns work of Carers Trust Wales.

The successful candidate will have a broad range of responsibilities including: developing and diversifying our social media presence, maintaining webpages, drafting blogs, press releases, reports, briefings, toolkits, e-newsletters and e-bulletins.

Additionally, the successful candidate will develop and support the delivery of national campaigns.

The post will sit within the Carers Trust Wales team managed by the Senior External Affairs Manager.

The successful candidate will have excellent written and verbal communication skills and the ability to analyse and communicate complex information in a clear and engaging way.

This is a great opportunity for someone interested in joining a vibrant organisation and very successful team.

Please download the application pack and return by 5pm on Friday 8th September 2017 (details contained within application pack).

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