Conducting desk research on issues relevant to Comic Relief’s grant making, ensuring all information held is up to date and referenced. Turning this raw information into easy-to-understand marketing copy to promote our need messaging.
Writing easy-to-understand, accessible briefings on issues related to Comic Relief’s grant making for Comic Relief staff, artists, partners government and media.
Researching and maintaining a bank of powerful statistics, “25p buys”, ‘on the shelf’ content
Subbing content and proof reading colleagues copy when necessary.
Writing accessible and inspiring copy about the issues, projects and people who benefit from CR cash.
Transcribing, logging and subbing raw story content for use on this section of the website
Working with the Editorial Team, Copywriting Manager and Picture Editor to develop and maintain systems for collating, packaging and disseminating communications materials for external audiences, including facilitating sign-off process and cataloguing.
Quantitative monitoring and reporting on Comic Relief's activities.
Logging all external contacts and communications on central database.
Monitoring the marketing relationships with international projects and ensuring that the relationships are logged on the database.
Extracting reports on Comic Relief’s grant making from database to meet internal and external information needs.
Support the media team and other internal stakeholders where necessary with project information and written summaries
Ensure corporate partners have all the ‘need’ resources they request i.e. stories, photo’s, 25p buys.
Undertake any additional work as delegated by the Senior Journalist
Supporting initiatives and objectives across the whole organisation, where appropriate
Developing a strong awareness of our grant-making work, including attending Grant Committee Meetings, where appropriate
Must be relied upon to turn up for work on time, able to prioritise work in order to get important tasks completed by the appropriate deadline, allow sufficient time to prepare for important events or meetings and seek support when demands outweigh the available time.
Must be able to create and edit documents using word processing or spreadsheet software, and to store and retrieve them on the network. Must be able to use e-mail, an electronic calendar and the Internet effectively.
Must answer phone calls courteously and promptly, listen to customers (both internal and external) and provide an efficient and helpful service.
Must be able to understand the objectives of a research brief, identify and access appropriate information sources, and collate an appropriate amount of information within a given time frame.