Job title: Campaign and Communications Officer
Closing Date: 13th March
IKWRO is an award-winning charity founded (as the Iranian and Kurdish Women’s Rights Organisation) in 2002. As testament to its’ success and in response to huge need, IKWRO has expanded and now provides unique and vital support for women and girls from all Middle Eastern, North African and Afghan (MENA) communities who are at risk of “honour” based violence, child and forced marriage, female genital mutilation, domestic violence, sexual violence and other forms of gender violence.
The Campaign and Communications Officer will work under the direction of the Executive Director of IKWRO and will be responsible for implementing IKWRO’s campaign strategy to achieve positive systemic legal and policy change, influenced by the women and girls that IKWRO represents. They will also support IKWRO through rebranding and implementing its new website. The role involves lobbying, research, media and communications, networking, events management, engaging with the wider team to advocate for the voice of MENA women and girls and maintaining and strengthening IKWRO’s leadership in the field. The Campaign and Communications Officer will be both an excellent team player and also have the ability to work independently.
Type: Fixed term position (maternity cover) starting from 1st May 2018 with 1 week induction (paid) 9th – 13th April 2018. 28 hours (4 days) a week
Salary: £29,323 (ILW) pro rata
How to apply: Email application forms available at www.ikwro.org.uk/services/jobs/