Company Description ShareAction We are at a pivotal moment: the climate and biodiversity crises are deepening, and inequalities are even more marked in the wake of the Covid-19 pandemic. The global investment system has an oversized impact on many of these global challenges. We want to make sure that impact is positive. At ShareAction we work with investors, policymakers and individuals to unleash the positive potential of the investment system. We aim to build a world where our financial system serves our planet and its people. Team Smart, powerful communications are a cornerstone of ShareAction’s theory of change. Our dynamic and high-performing communications team leads media and digital activity for the organisation, in order to inspire public and specialist audiences to support more responsible investment. The team is also responsible for shaping ShareAction’s brand, raising its profile and increasing its engagement and influence. Our digital colleagues deliver compelling communications for all our main audiences across a variety of platforms including our website, social media and email, as well as overseeing the production and design of ShareAction publications and interactive online reports. Position We’re looking for a digital communications all-rounder with exceptional writing skills and creative flair. This is an exciting time to join a fast-growing team to help drive real impact at the heart of the global economy. You’ll be a key member of the team, leading on digital communications activity for a variety of campaigns, from engaging the public to managing the production and promotion of our flagship research. We’re looking for a great communicator with experience of running successful digital campaigns, who is passionate about our mission to harness the power of investment to build a better world. What you’ll do Design and deliver digital activity, campaigns and creative content to influence and engage our specialist and public audience. Help oversee the production and design of ShareAction’s publications, such as original research and investor briefings, for example by advising colleagues on timelines, liaising with freelance designers, and helping ShareAction develop more interactive digital publications. Help maintain the ShareAction website, using digital writing techniques and Search Engine Optimisation (SEO) best practice to drive engagement and conversions. Help develop key messages for our campaigns, translating our work for non-specialist audiences. Help shape the organisation’s social media strategy – including paid advertising – and work with the Digital Officer to create content to drive cut-through for ShareAction’s messages, grow its supporter base and boost engagement with target audiences. Practice our values of independence, courage, persistence, respect, and inclusivity. Keep up with the latest digital trends to help ShareAction stay relevant and innovate. Please note this list isn’t exhaustive and the role might change slightly from time to time. Requirements Essential experience Outstanding writing skills, with a flair for breaking down complex issues to produce compelling and accessible campaign content Experience of managing social media channels, recommending strategies to boost engagement and conversion, and reporting on key metrics Experience using content management systems Excellent organisational skills and attention to detail, with the ability to project manage multiple tasks, and adapt to changing priorities and deadlines in a fast-paced environment Strong interpersonal skills Knowledge of data protection regulations/GDPR It would be great – not essential – if you have experience of: using Adobe Photoshop and/or InDesign developing creative content for social media, such as graphics and videos running and analysing social media ad campaigns managing supporter email lists using Google Analytics campaigning for a social or environmental cause digital fundraising What we will do for you Working with ShareAction will offer you the opportunity to achieve significant personal impact in one of the most respected and exciting organisations in the responsible investment space. ShareAction seeks to offer all its employees an exceptional working experience with opportunities to develop existing and new skills, applying them in ways that help change the world for the better. You will be challenged but also supported very actively to succeed within a friendly, high performing and highly motivated team. We commit to: Supporting you to be able to continue to grow your experience and give you space to try new and innovative ideas and approaches Offering you formal training to build up your skill set (as identified with your manager) and time to conduct informal training Providing a flexible working environment – including options to work from home and compressed hours Providing opportunities to attend, and play a key role in, meetings with high profile stakeholders from across the public health, corporate and investment sectors Other information Contract type: Permanent Salary: £34,500 – £40,000 dependent on experience. Plus 8 per cent pension (non-contributory) and benefits including a healthcare scheme Deadline for applications: 9am on Monday 3rd April 2023 Interviews: Date to be confirmed Start date: As soon as possible Location: Hybrid in our London office/Remote. We welcome applicants legally eligible to work in the UK. Due to our size we are unable to sponsor visas. We have a London office in vibrant Aldgate, a short walk from Aldgate East underground, for those who wish to use it. We actively encourage staff to work in ways that best suit their needs and our flexible working policy outlines many of the options available – such as part-time and term-time working, job sharing, home working and working compressed hours. Please talk to us at the interview about the flexibility you need. We can’t promise to give you exactly what you want, but we do promise not to judge you for asking. ShareAction values and respects all differences in people (seen and unseen) and welcomes applications from all backgrounds, communities and industries. We are committed to having a team that is made up of diverse skills, experiences and abilities and so if you are not 100 percent sure that you meet all the requirements but believe you could excel in this role, we encourage you to apply and use the application questions to tell us about your experience and what you hope to bring to this role.