Computer Aid International: Director of Marketing and Communications

Computer Aid International
Please note: this opportunity closing date has passed and may not be available any more.
Opportunity closing date: 
Tuesday, 8 May, 2012
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Computer Aid International exists to tackle the causes and effects of poverty through practical ICT solutions. It works with not-for-profit organisations in developing countries to provide equipment and support where it is most needed by poor communities in areas such as agriculture, health and education.

Computer Aid International is the world's largest and most experienced provider of high-quality, professionally refurbished PCs to developing countries and works with partners to deliver training and technical support to end-recipients.

Computer Aid International seeks to appoint a Director of Marketing and Communications, in London, United Kingdom, for ten months maternity cover to lead and develop a small department. This is a crucial role within the organisation, as well as overseeing the marketing, communications, PR and advocacy for the whole organisation.

The person will also be responsible for ensuring that the organisation receives 40 000 donated computers and laptops throughout the year, a critical resource for Computer Aid to continue its work. This is a very hands-on role and will suit a self starter.

The maternity cover will be from July 2012 through to the end of March 2013. The candidate should be able to start in late June  to him/her to have a handover with the current Director of Marketing and Communications

Salary: £36,756 (pro rata) per annum, plus a 3% contributory pension.

Annual leave will be 24 days (pro rata) plus Christmas office closure and statutory holidays.

To apply, submit a CV (no more than three sides of A4) and a covering letter (no more than two sides of A4) explaining why you are the right person for the job and addressing the essential elements of the Person Specification, to

Please quote the source of this advertisement in your application - NGO Pulse Portal.

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