Digital Communications Officer
London Office or Home based (within the UK only)
Its importance to the EEF
The Digital Communications Officer is a brand new role and will play an important role in supporting our growing communications activities, including through our website and social media platforms.
Your main responsibilities
• Manage the EEF and Research Schools Networks social platforms, planning and creating engaging content.
• Work with the Digital Manager on day-to-day management of the EEF’s website, including uploading content.
• Support the Digital Manager on major website developments, working with external developers.
• Support the production of video content, and other similar projects, as required.
• Format publications and design graphics, social media assets and other digital comms products.
• Use analytics (both Google and social media analytics) to evaluate digital campaigns and use insights to suggest and inform improvements.
• Draft copy for digital communications products, including newsletters, as needed.
• Work with teams across the EEF to maintain an up-to-date comms planning grid.
• Provide general support to the comms team, including media and social media monitoring, and updating databases.
Central London (Hybrid working with a minimum of one day in the office each week)
The Education Endowment Foundation (EEF) is an independent charity dedicated to breaking the link between family income and educational achievement.
We do this by summarising the best available evidence in plain language for busy, time-poor teachers and senior leaders, generating new evidence of what works, and what doesn’t work, to improve teaching and learning. We support teachers and senior leaders across the country to use this evidence to achieve the maximum possible benefit for children and young people.
Now, we are seeking an International Officer to join us on a permanent, full-time basis and effectively support our global network.
- Salary of c£28,000 - £30,000 DOE
- Flexible start and end working times (core hours between 10am and 4pm)
- Flexible working opportunities
- 27 days’ holiday a year (plus 8 bank holidays)
- Pension matched with 5% employer contributions
- Life insurance cover
- Interest-free season ticket loan and cycle scheme
- Enhanced maternity, paternity, adoption and shared parental leave pay (conditions apply)
- Confidential Employee Assistance Programme to help you deal with any personal and professional problems
This is a fantastic opportunity for an individual with a strong grasp of the international education sector and the drive to improve outcomes for disadvantaged children across the globe.
In this varied and engaging role, there’ll be plenty to get involved with and you’ll have the chance to positively contribute to our mission of breaking the link between family income and educational achievement.
Interested? Apply today!
As an International Officer, you’ll play a crucial role in supporting the maintenance and growth of our global network.
Currently, our network is made up of six formal partnerships with organisations committed to using evidence generation, synthesis and dissemination to improve outcomes for children. You’ll focus on supporting the management of partnerships across the network.
You will organise international visits and events to showcase our work and help identify new opportunities to engage with prospective partners and organisations.
Additionally, you will:
- Promote the network by creating engaging content for its website and newsletter
- Undertake quality assurance of the resources produced by our international partners
- Assist with bid writing for international opportunities
- Contribute to our international grant making processes using a CRM system to manage applications and issue grant agreements
To join us as an International Officer, you will need:
- A commitment to the use of rigorous evidence to improve global outcomes for pupils from disadvantaged socio-economic backgrounds
- An understanding of the international education sector, including the work in high income and development contexts
- The ability to build effective relationships and/or partnerships with a range of stakeholders
- The ability to identify strategy, initiate and manage projects, as well as consider risk
- A strong track record of delivery and achievement
- The ability to work on your own initiative as well as part of a team and a small organisation
- Excellent organisational skills including good planning, prioritisation and time management - Outstanding attention to detail
- Proficiency with Excel, PowerPoint and Word
A degree level qualification or experience of working in a similar role that demonstrates equivalent analytical ability, would be beneficial to your application.
Experience of managing a range of multiple projects would be advantageous, as would experience of working in an educational charity or not for profit setting and having an understanding of the challenges that practitioners face.
The closing date for this vacancy is the 6th June 2022.
Other organisations may call this role Project Support Officer, Project Officer, Project Co-ordinator, Education Project Officer, International Project Officer, Programme Co-ordinator, Partnerships Officer, or Partnerships and Research Officer.
The EEF is committed to create a workforce that is diverse, promotes inclusion and supports everyone to progress and achieve, regardless of background characteristics.
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