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Join the Muslim Hands team

Copywriter

Vacancy Reference
C/COM/F/UK-R1
Position Title
Copywriter
Type
Full-Time
Duration
Permanent Contract (with a 6-month probationary period)
Hours
35 hours per week
Based at
Other (See Description)
Salary
Up to £25,000 per year (dependant on experience)
Notes
  • We have a head office in Nottingham and a second office in London (Limehouse). This position is remote for now.
  • Strong applicants may be contacted sooner, ahead of the closing date, to hold a Zoom interview with Muslim Hands.
  • Deadline for applications is August 11 2021; however, we reserve the right to end the application procedure early should the right candidate be found. 
  • Unfortunately, we will only be able to contact successful candidates, so if you have not heard from us by the closure date your application will have been unsuccessful.
Job Posted
13/07/2021
Deadline for Applications
11/08/2021

Position Summary

Key Responsibilities:

  • Providing high quality copy for our main website including appeal pages, donation items and Google landing pages
  • Maintaining the written content on the site, ensuring that copy is regularly updated and that it is of a consistently high standard across all pages
  • Liaising with our Programmes department to research the latest developments in our work, both in the UK and internationally, and transforming this into high quality written feedback for our donors
  • Assisting the Senior Editor and Social Media Team with content strategies and campaign planning
  • Providing copy support across the organisation, when needed

Essential Skills:

  • A skilled copywriter with a talent for producing fun, engaging content
  • Excellent communication skills
  • A keen eye for detail
  • Excellent team player
  • Experience of creating and maintaining social media ad campaigns
  • Knowledge of social media platforms and an interest in the latest developments across these platforms
  • Passion for charity/third sector

General Responsibilities:

  • Undertake all tasks and duties in an effective, efficient, transparent and wholly accountable manner
  • Demonstrate Muslim Hands’ values and ethics in own working practices, approach and conduct
  • To support with fundraising activities from time-to-time, including occasionally helping with Live TV Appeals during our peak periods
  • Undertake any reasonable responsibilities as required by your Line Manager
  • Promote and adhere to all Muslim Hands policies, procedures and professional practices
  • Note: This job description will change from time to time due to changes within the organisation as well as the updating of procedures within your department. If there is a major change to your role then a new job description will be produced.

General Requirements:

  • Ability to demonstrate current eligibility to work within the United Kingdom
  • Ability to provide a valid DBS certificate (issued within the last year) when requested by Muslim Hands; OR Undertake to provide full cooperation for Muslim Hands to perform a DBS Check at the required level appropriate for this / similar role
  • Willingness to undergo and provide satisfactory background verification checks and demonstrate appreciation for and compliance with anti-fraud and anti-bribery policies and practices

About Muslim Hands

Muslim Hands is an international aid agency and NGO. We are working in over 50 countries and have field offices in over 30 of these. Dedicated to tackling the root causes of poverty around the world, Muslim Hands is passionate about working beyond the provision of immediate relief, towards supporting communities over the long-term.


How To Apply

Application is by CV and covering letter by email to vacancies@muslimhands.org.uk or by hard copy to our address.

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Muslim Hands UK

Established in 1993, Muslim Hands is an aid agency and NGO helping those affected by poverty, conflict and natural disaster in over 20 countries worldwide.