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Marketing Content Officer (Fixed-term 12 months)


  • Salary: £26,500
  • Closing date: 17:00 4 July 2021

Are you driven, courageous, enthusiastic and want an opportunity to make the world a better place? Come and join our growing and ambitious team. It is an exciting time to be a part of the Toybox Team as we continue to build our organisation and deliver our ambitious vision of ‘a just and fair world with no street children’.

Our strategy, quite simply, is to make the world a better place for street children. Despite the many challenges of Covid-19, we are on track to grow this financial year, enabling us to continue to deliver this vital work.

This role is critical to our future success and will therefore be hands on, operating within a busy and collaborative team and has the potential for the right person to add real value and make a real difference to the lives of street connected children.

The role will focus on:

Developing our capacity to tell children's life stories: identifying, capturing, and sharing the stories of children living and working on the streets to support our Marketing and Fundraising activities.

Improving our stories, photos and content gathering systems and processes.

In to be successful in this role, you will need:

Experience and understanding of what makes a powerful story and the knowledge of how best this story can be shared.

Proven experience of writing compelling, high quality copy for multiple platforms.

Experience of selecting and using high impact images/photographs across different channels.

To be proactive and enthusiastic to develop ideas, improve processes and implement new intiatives.

Strong written and spoken Spanish skills.

How to apply:

Please send a full CV and a covering note, of not more than two pages summarising why you want to work for Toybox and your proven ability related to the job description and person specification, to [email protected]

Closing date: Sunday 4th July. Interviews will be held on Wednesday 14th and Thursday 15th July.

Toybox is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people, and expects all staff, trustees and volunteers to share this commitment.

At Toybox we strive to hire the best. If you are driven to change the world for street children, you will fit right in. We are courageous in what we do, always looking to innovate and improve. We learn from our mistakes and celebrate our wins. Everyone is welcome—as an inclusive workplace, our employees are comfortable bringing their whole selves to work.

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In order to apply for this role you must have the right to work in the UK.