Organization: Islamic Relief
Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland
Closing date: 17 Mar 2019

Location: Birmingham

Contract Type: Permanent

Hours: Full Time

Salary: £34,387 per annum

Closing Date: Sunday 17 March 2019

Islamic Relief Worldwide are currently recruiting for the position of an Editorial Manager. The Editorial Manager will lead the editorial team in creating, shaping and developing compelling multiplatform editorial content to serve the needs of the IR family (includes IRW, its partners and regional offices) and continuously telling the story of the organisation’s great work around the globe in inspiring ways. S/he will provide leadership for the highest possible quality and consistency of written material for the IR brand, meeting rigorous international, sector-relevant and ethical standards.

The successful candidate must have or be:

  • A substantial experience of leading creative teams to achieve within a fast-paced, challenging environment
  • Significant evidence of strong copywriting and editorial skills, writing for a variety of audiences, creating compelling editorial messages, and writing for brand building and campaigns
  • Experience of balancing editorial aspirations with limited financial resources
  • Strong ability to produce, manage and coordinate quality editorial and marketing content
  • A strategic and innovative thinker, able to identify and capitalise on emerging trends and best practice
  • An understanding of current marketing trends

PLEASE NOTE: Interviews are expected to take place on 18th March 2019

Pre-employment Checks:

Any employment with Islamic Relief will be subject to the following checks:

  • screening clearance
  • proof of eligibility to live and work within the UK
  • receipt of satisfactory references

Please note, for UK based roles, we are only able to accept applications from candidates who are eligible to work in the UK. We are unable to progress applications which would require sponsorship.

Please note, only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Applicants should be sympathetic to the values of Islamic Relief

(Sincerity, Excellence, Compassion, Social Justice and Custodianship)

Islamic Relief is an equal opportunities employer

How to apply:

If you are talented, reliable, service minded, resilient and a highly motivated professional looking for a meaningful career, with a strong commitment to IRW’s values and mission, please apply by completing our online application form at


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