SWIFT Consortium Learning and Communications Support Officer

Oxford, United Kingdom 🇬🇧

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About Oxfam

Oxfam is part of a global movement for change, working together to end poverty and injustice. We work directly with communities and we seek to influence the powerful to ensure that poor people can improve their lives and livelihoods and have a say in decisions that affect them. Our humanitarian, development and campaigning projects change lives around the world. 

About the role

We are looking for a Learning and Communications Support Officer to work on an Oxfam-led consortium implementing sustainable water, sanitation and hygiene activities in fragile contexts.  An experienced communications specialist with excellent writing and interpersonal skills, you will lead the communication of learning both within and beyond the consortium, and deliver a communications strategy that meets the needs of all stakeholders.

Based in Oxford, within Oxfam’s Global Humanitarian Team, you will work with members and partners in geographically dispersed locations to share information, capture learning, and provide support and advice on communications and media work as required. You will work with others to create a range of high-quality, high-impact outputs to engage external audiences, including case studies, learning briefs, newsletters and more. You will also work with consortium members to organise events to disseminate learning from the programme more widely.

About you

You will have excellent communications skills, both verbal and written; a keen eye for detail; a strong focus on consultation and collaboration; an ability to maintain effective working relationships with a range of different stakeholders; good coordination and organisation skills; and an ability to think creatively and convey complex information in an engaging way.

Job Location: Oxfam House, Oxford

Contract LengthThis is a part time 8 months fixed term position with POSSIBILITY OF EXTENSION.

Salary: £30,375 – £38,608 gross per annum

Benefits: Oxfam offers staff a comprehensive benefits package including annual leave entitlements, sick pay provision, medical cover plus opportunities for learning and development.

It is Oxfam’s policy to hire at the minimum to middle of the band, depending upon the skills and experiences of the strongest candidate.

Due to the urgency of this role, we will be reviewing CVs and interviewing candidate in advance of the closing date. For this reason, interested candidates are asked to submit their application as soon as possible.

This is a re-advertisement and so applicants who have already applied for the role do not need to resubmit their application.