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Updating the Resource Centre Digital Platform

The Business & Human Rights Resource Centre is at a critical point in its development. Our digital platform is home to a wealth of information on business and human rights, but hasn’t had a visual refresh for a number of years.

We will soon be updating the site to improve its usability and better serve the thousands of people that use our site to support their work.

Please take an advance peek at our new look, and let us know what you think!

Thank you,
Alex Guy, Digital Officer

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2 positions at Business in the Community

Communications Manager, Work Inclusion

Business in the Community, a business-led charity, is looking for a creative and motivated Communications Manager to join a fast-paced team dedicated to working with business, to improve access to employment for people from disadvantaged groups.  This is a 12 month fixed term contract on a full time basis.

You will be responsible for the delivery of a communications strategy and events calendar which use a wide range of techniques to raise the profile of our programmes and campaigns with internal and external stakeholders.

You will have experience of developing, implementing and evaluating creative communications and marketing plans for a range of different projects.  You will have an outstanding ability to write clear and compelling copy for marketing materials, web, press and social media; creating stories and causes appropriate for varied audiences.  You will have the experience required to develop and manage events of different sizes and styles, working with and through others to ensure their effective delivery.  And you will have the attention to detail and planning skills to successfully deliver on concurrent projects involving multiple and varied stakeholders.

The Communications Manager will join a team that is passionate about involving business in improving employment outcomes for people who face barriers to work such as criminal convictions or an experience of homelessness, through a range of campaigning, research and programme delivery activity.

Job title: Communications Manager, Work Inclusion

Location: London

Salary: £27,000 - £30,000 per annum

Contract: 12 month fixed term, maternity cover

Closing date: 15 January 2015


Events Coordinator, Workplace

We are looking for an organised and efficient Events Co-ordinator to join the existing events team for the Workplace campaigns at Business in the Community, to support on the delivery of a busy schedule of events and related projects including two annual awards programmes.

Event formats range from roundtables, seminars and webinars, to research launches, symposia and two awards gala dinners.  You will provide administrative support on key flagship events including processing bookings, managing delegate information, correspondence and invoicing.  In addition you will have the opportunity to project manage individual events from planning through to onsite management and delivery.

You will need strong planning and administrative skills with excellent attention to detail as well as great time management and the ability to work unsupervised and to prioritise a fluctuating workload.  You’ll be liaising with a variety of stakeholders and so will need to be comfortable communicating with senior business managers and leaders, briefing speakers, collaborating with colleagues and providing excellent delegate and customer service.  Some experience of events and an interest in the issues that we campaign on is desirable.

Job title: Events Coordinator, Workplace

Location: London

Salary: £23,000 per annum

Contract: Full time, permanent

Closing date: 16 January 2015