Job Description


Social Media Officer (0951)

We are seeking a Social Media Officer to support our work to end hunger and extreme poverty in the world’s poorest places.

In this role, you will help us to reach and engage our audiences by making the work of Concern Worldwide (UK) come to life.

You will have at least two years experience in a similar role and use this experience to work with stakeholders around the organisation. You will find creative and engaging ways of promoting our work with the aim of building our brand awareness, engaging with existing and new audiences and motivating action. The role will be responsible for managing and building our presence and communities on social media and producing engaging digital content. 

If this sounds like you please get in touch by clicking the apply now button for a full job description and person specification. 

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  • Job Title:
    Social Media Officer
  • Contract Type:
    Permanent Full time
  • Closing Date:
    9 February 2020
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