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Media and Marketing Assistant

Marketing and Communications

Location:  Hybrid working in London (4 days per month in the office)
Salary:  £23,175 per annum, increasing to £23,825 after 6 months and £24,450 after 12 months
Permanent, Full Time
Closing Date:  Wednesday 10 August 2022
Reference:  X109-22

Independent Age works to ensure that as we grow older, we all have the opportunity to live well with dignity, choice and purpose. To achieve this we provide information, advice and connection services for older people; campaign on the issues that matter most to them around health and care, poverty and loneliness and provide capacity building support to others working in the sector.

This is an exciting time to join Independent Age as we work to increase our profile, impact and reach so more people can live a happy, connected and purposeful later life. We want to find talented individuals from diverse backgrounds to join us on this journey.

The Media and Marketing Assistant provides key support to the media and marketing teams at Independent Age. You will be supporting with sustained and integrated communication activities, helping to raise the profile and brand awareness of the charity among our key audiences and to reach new people. You will work with colleagues across the organisation, including our policy and influencing, fundraising, and services teams, to make positive change happen for people in later life.  

You should have knowledge of and an interest in media and/or marketing, excellent organisational skills and ability to prioritise a varied workload, with a passion for improving the lives of older people in the UK. 

We are purpose-driven, compassionate, expert, collaborative, accountable and inclusive.

We champion inclusion and celebrate diversity within and outside to create a culture where everyone knows that they belong and can bring their whole self to work. We encourage applications from all backgrounds as we know this makes our charity stronger.

If you are passionate about our cause, share our values and believe you have the skills for this role, then we’d love to meet you.

We offer great benefits including 28 days annual leave plus public holidays, a generous pension scheme with life assurance, and fantastic learning and development opportunities. We know that a good work life balance helps us perform at our best and supports wellbeing. A full-time role is 35 hours a week and flexible working hours and hybrid working is standard for everyone (those contracted to work in the office usually attend one day per week). But if you need a different form of flexibility, we are happy to talk flexible working. As part of our commitment to supporting colleagues in balancing their work and family life, and to supporting parents, soon to be parents or colleagues who have other caring responsibilities, we also offer a number of enhanced leave provisions and benefits. 

Independent Age is committed to safeguarding and follow Safer Recruitment practices to ensure we are safeguarding those we work with. We therefore ask that you supply your full work history with explanations for any gaps in the application documents you submit and if offered the post, we will require two employment references including your current or most recent employer.  Independent Age is committed to safeguarding and follow Safer Recruitment practices to ensure we are safeguarding those we work with. We therefore ask that you supply your full work history with explanations for any gaps in the application documents you submit and if offered the post, we will require two employment references including your current or most recent employer.  

To apply, please submit a cover letter detailing how your skills and experience meet the criteria within the Job Description and Person Specification, along with your CV, by clicking the Apply Online button below.

Interviews will be held on Tuesday 23 and Wednesday 24 August

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