Salary: £25,650 per annum (pro rata), depending on experience + good range of benefits
Contract: Permanent – 18 hours per week (days and hours negotiable)
Based: Milton Keynes (currently working remotely)
World Vision is an international children’s charity working with children, their communities, and with supporters and partners, in almost 100 countries.
Through long-term development projects, emergency responses and advocacy we’ve helped bring lasting change to millions of children, over more than 70 years. We help children of all backgrounds, even in the most dangerous places, inspired by our Christian faith.
Work for World Vision UK and you will be part of a truly global Partnership, building brighter futures for vulnerable children.
Do you want to work in a dynamic, positive and inspiring role, creating real change for some of the world’s most vulnerable children? Do you have the skills to tell their stories and influence others to action, through the power of the written word?
World Vision UK is looking for a talented, self-motivated copywriter to work with Public Engagement teams, and the wider organisation. You will deliver targeted, creative and engaging copy for World Vision UK’s print, digital and experiential channels, ensuring our brand and Christian identity are embedded in the messaging and tone of all communications to existing and potential supporters.
Through your work, audiences across the UK will connect with our mission to transform the lives of the world’s most vulnerable children and be inspired to action. And our existing supporters will gain a deeper understanding of the impact of their donations and gifts, motivating them to continue and deepen their support.
The right candidate will be educated to degree level (or equivalent) in Communications, Marketing or a relevant creative discipline. You will be able to work to brief, working with and advising clients from across the organisation and delivering to schedule as required. You’ll have substantial, demonstrable experience as a copywriter, with a portfolio of examples from multiple channels. And you’ll demonstrate a good/strong working knowledge and experience of SEO and digital copywriting best practice.
As an active Christian, this role offers you the opportunity to integrate your Christian faith and be sensitive to its various expressions across cultures and denominations.
In addition to the salary offered, we offer good benefits including pension, generous holiday entitlement and free parking (MK only).
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Please upload your CV of full employment history explaining any gaps of employment and reasons for leaving your previous employer. This must be accompanied with a covering letter stating how you meet the essential criteria given in the Job Description.
Closing Date for applications: Monday 1st March 2021
Interview Dates: W/C 08 March 2021
Universal acceptance for everyone, everywhere is at the heart of our Christian organisation. We promote diversity of thought, culture and background, which connects the entire World Vision family. As such, World Vision is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. We value diversity and aspire to reflect this in our workforce. We particularly welcome applications from under-represented sections of the community. World Vision UK also operates flexible working policies and practices.
As a child-focused organisation, World Vision UK is committed to the safeguarding of children, therefore any offer of employment is conditional upon the successful completion of applicable background checks, including a criminal records check.
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No agencies please.