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Job Opportunity – Communications and Administrative Assistant

As part of their development LWM has identified the need for support in core admin and communications duties, both amplifying what they do and increasing their collective capacity to develop ideas. Closing date for applications: 9am Thursday 1st February 2018. Recruiter: Localise WM Location: Birmingham – LWM’s office in Digbeth; some working from home also possible. Salary: £18,000 pro rata Working hours: 7.5 hours per week, 2 year contract Job Description:  The role purpose is to manage LWM’s administration and to develop a communications strategy to help LWM increase its profile and link more widely with others. You will be enthusiastic about fairer, more decentralised and less unequal economics, and the role localisation can play within that. You will be keen to use your skills to help us to communicate this as well as providing organised administrative support. Duties include:

  • Maintain LWM’s social media and communications profile
  • Improve and update the website
  • Develop a social media/comms strategy in conjunction with coordinators
  • Seek & take up promotional opportunities eg social media, blog posts, conventional media
  • Actively seek engagement with a wide variety of ‘audiences’
  • Research potential funders; monitor for funding and tender opportunities
  • Help identify LWM’s Data Protection Act requirements and develop and implement the necessary data management processes
  • Negotiate dates and organise venues for meetings

To apply for this post, send your CV and a covering letter explaining how you meet the requirements of the person specification, to karen@localisewestmidlands.org.uk. In the meantime if you have any questions do feel free to email or call on 0121 685 1155

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