Lifebox is hiring – Communications Officer, UK



As a leading name in global surgery, Lifebox is committed to championing the voices of our partners, and to storytelling that educates and galvanises.

Know a good fit for our team?

Job title: Communications Officer
Location: UK
Reporting to: Director of Communications
Contract: Full time

Your voice will be heard, and we will always welcome your ideas to further support our communications, advocacy and fundraising activities. This is for an initial 12-month contract (renewal subject to availability of funds).

Reports to: Director of Communications

Key responsibilities

  • Support Director of Communications in delivery of communications and advocacy objectives
  • Assist Development Manager with fundraising and community engagement
  • Represent Lifebox at UK and European conferences and events
  • Webmaster and social media content creation for Lifebox print and online platforms 

Specific duties (not limited to)

  • Manage and optimise Lifebox website, including maintenance of Lifebox impact map
  • Manage and grow Lifebox’s web and social media presence
  • Maintain and curate lifebox photo and video library
  • Create content for Lifebox website and other media outlets, including interviews with partners, blogs and reports
  • Supervise and promote screenings of The Checklist Effect, Lifebox’s award-winning documentary
  • Coordinate Lifebox presence at conferences, and represent our work to a range of key audiences including student groups and speakers bureau

Qualifications/background 

  • Educated to degree level or equivalent
  • 2 years professional experience
  • Excellent communicator, including fast and accurate writing 
  • Enthusiastic about communicating complex medical issues to both medical and non-medical audiences
  • Experience with social media and digital marketing preferred
  • Second language desirable

How to Apply:
Please apply through CharityJob, with resume and cover letter stating your motivation for the position and how you meet the selection criteria.

Deadline for receipt of first round of applications: Midnight GMT on February 16th, 2018. We regret that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Lifebox Foundation is an equal opportunity employer and values diversity.