Junior Social Media & Communications Officer

Family Care Adoption Services


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Junior Social Media & Communications Officer

Hours: Full Time
Starting Salary: £19,760 pa, plus 6% Pension Contribution
Annual Leave: 25 days plus all statutory days
Base: Family Care Adoption Services 97, Malone Avenue. Belfast BT9 6EQ
Responsible to: Services Manager


This post has been funded by the Rank Foundation for a fixed term period of three years. It is an entry level position which would suit a candidate who has recently completed their qualification and/or is seeking experience in a Social Media/ Communications Post. The post is ideal for someone wishing to work or begin working in the Charity, Community and Voluntary sector.

Overall Purpose of Role

To support Family Care Adoption Services by employing effective media and communications activity. To promote the Family Care Adoption Services brand and the work it does across Northern Ireland by managing its social media channels, website content and digital advertising.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Be responsible for the day-to-day running of social media sites (Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, TikTok etc) & social media advertising
  • Regularly update the Agency website with new digital output to engage the public and increase awareness of the Agency and its services.
  • Assist in creating a digital Marketing Plan and help in developing email marketing strategies.
  • Assist in organising, publicising and running Agency events as they occur.
  • Assist in representing Family Care by attending events and meetings where appropriate.

These key tasks may be altered to reflect changes within the Agency or its services

Person Specification – Junior Social Media & Communications Officer

Qualifications & Experience:

  • A Qualification in Social Media / Digital Marketing / Communications.
  • Experience of working in a Digital Marketing / Social Media environment.
  • Experience of creating engaging content for a variety of audiences.
  • Ability to manage Websites/ Facebook / Twitter/ Instagram etc to boost public engagement.
  • Have good IT, time management, verbal and written communication skills.
  • Confident in working as a team member and on your own initiative.
  • Committed to equal opportunities and anti-discriminatory practice.
  • Committed to ensuring confidentiality at all times.
  • Willing to work outside office hours if necessary.
  • A full driving licence and access to a vehicle when required.

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A Fair Employment Form is available from the Additional Documents section below.

Closing date for applications: Wednesday 25th May 2022.

Interviews: Tuesday 31st May & Wednesday 1st June 2022.

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Family Care Adoption Services

97 Malone Avenue,
Co. Antrim,

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