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We're hiring! Project & Communications Officer (NI) [CLOSED]

Published on

7 Jul 2023

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We're recruiting for a Project & Communications Officer (Northern Ireland)

This Project & Communications Officer (NI) role will sit across both our Innovation and Practice and Advocacy and Communications Functions, with two major aspects to the role:

Project Officer (50%): You will support the delivery of high quality participatory and deliberative processes, helping to place people at the heart of decisions.

Communications Officer (50%):  You will support the effective and dynamic communication of our work, and why it matters as we look to build a democracy fit for the 21st century.

Pay band: £32,427 - £35,152

Location: Northern Ireland (location flexible for home working but some time in Belfast office will be required, with occasional travel across the UK).

Hours: Full time preferred, 35 hours per week, with flexible or part time considered

Download the job description to read more about the role, its responsibilities, and the competencies we're looking for. You'll find the job description at the bottom of this page.

The online application form will ask you a series of questions:

  1. How you heard about this job
  2. Personal details
  3. Diversity monitoring (this section is optional)
  4. Application form:
    • Please outline why you are interested in this role (max 300 words)
    • Please outline your experience relevant to the essential competencies of this role. You will want to refer to the role description and the competencies in the job description. Please note that we are interested in any experience that demonstrates your suitability for the role (e.g. it may be in a work or voluntary capacity) (max 500 words)
    • Please outline any experience relevant to the desirable competencies of this role. You will want to refer to the role description and the competencies in the job description. Please note that we are interested in any experience that demonstrates your suitability for the role (e.g. it may be in a work or voluntary capacity) (max 200 words)
  5. You'll be asked to upload a CV of no more than two sides of A4
  6. References
  7. Declaration.

If you are unable to complete your application via the online form, please contact us at [email protected]

Please refer to the job description when completing your application: 

Key points

  • Your application will be blind reviewed, to ensure fairness. Your personal details and diversity monitoring information will not be seen by the assessor. Your CV will only be considered if you score well on the blind review. References will only be taken up upon appointment.
  • We recommend that you prepare your answers elsewhere and copy and paste them into the online form.
  • Candidates invited to interview will use their CV and the application form to demonstrate their ability to perform the role, using examples from their career and/or volunteering experience to-date.
  • Candidates are unlikely to be invited to interview if they state they meet the criteria without providing supporting examples and evidence, or ignore the application instructions above.
  • This post is only open to applicants who have the right to work in the UK.

If you are unable to complete your application via the online form, please contact: [email protected]

The closing date for applications is 9 a.m. on Thursday 3rd August 2023. Applications submitted after this date and time will not be considered.

Shortlisted candidates can expect to hear by Friday 10th August 2023 if they are being invited to interview.

In-person interviews will be held on Tuesday 15th & Wednesday 16th August 2023 in our Belfast Office.

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