Communications Officer NI

Closing date: 
26 Mar 2017
Do you have experience working in a proactive communications environment? Would you like to engage with key audiences to communicate Guide Dogs work and strategy?

To be successful in this role you will have previous experience creating and implementing communications campaigns.

You will have up-to-date communications best practice and innovation knowledge and excellent content creation skills.

As a member of staff we offer you a wide range of benefits to suit your individual needs. These include; 26 days’ holiday pro-rata plus bank holidays (rising to 28 days pro-rata after 3 years' service), flexible benefits package and a defined contribution group personal pension plan.

For more information on this role and our benefits package, please see the documents attached below. To apply for this position, please use the online application form. As part of our safer recruitment policy, we do not accept CVs for job applications.

Diversity
Guide Dogs welcomes applications from all sections of the community and actively encourages diversity to maximise achievements, creativity and good practice. We positively welcome, and seek to ensure we achieve diversity in our workforce and that all job applicants and employees receive equal and fair treatment, regardless of age, race, gender, religion, sexual orientation, disability or nationality. We encourage applications from disabled people as they are currently under-represented in the organisation and guarantee an interview to all disabled applicants who meet the essential criteria for the job.

Safeguarding Statement
Guide Dogs is committed to ensuring that children, young people and vulnerable adults who come into contact with Guide Dogs staff and volunteers are treated with respect, and are free from all forms of abuse or mistreatment. We are also committed to ensuring that all staff and volunteers are aware of their responsibilities, and have the knowledge and skills necessary to promote and maintain the welfare and safety of those with whom they come into contact.

Interviews will be held on 3rd & 4th April.

For more information or to apply please visit our job board at www.guidedogs.org.uk/jobs