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Media Manager UK External Engagement, Maidenhead

Providing a proactive, multimedia approach for the UK division of the Commission, you will build close links with UK press on a national, regional and local level. You will support the Commission's commemoration and community engagement activities in the UK by delivering effective and creative media relations, working closely with the Web and Social Media team. 

With a degree level education, or equivalent, you will have experience of working in a busy press office or communications team. You will have experience of writing, designing and producing publicity materials and managing suppliers. A PR, communication or journalism qualification would be advantageous. A full driving licence and right to work in the UK is required. 

This post attracts a salary of £30,710 on entry rising to £36,000 plus generous pension scheme and holiday entitlements.

A full job description can be found by clicking here

To apply for this opportunity please send a copy of your CV and a covering letter detailing your experience and what you can bring to the role to recruitment@cwgc.org

Closing date for applications: 09:00 UK time, Monday 15 February 2016

Interviews are expected to be held in Maidenhead late February, early March and will involve writing a press release followed by a face to face interview.

The Commonwealth War Graves Commission is the international organisation responsible for preserving the many cemeteries and memorials that commemorate the sacrifices made by the Commonweath forces in the two World Wars. Our work extends across 150 countries around the world.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Senior Records Manager, Maidenhead

We are currently seeking a Senior Records Manager to design and implement an information architecture and establish a records management programme across the Commission that meets the needs of the organisation.

Key responsibilities and accountabilities 
 
•  Creates and implements an information structure that meets the needs of the organisation and works across the core systems.  This will include a business classification scheme, corporate taxonomy, keyword lists and information workflow design
•  Ensures ownership and responsibility for managing Commission information is clearly established and that records are available and accessible to staff to allow them to carry out their work
•  Develops and administers records management policies and procedures designed to facilitate efficient handling of key business records, standardize filing, protecting and retrieving records, creating retention and disposal schedules
•  In conjunction with the Commission's Archivist, develops digital asset management policies and procedures
•  Ensures the regulatory and legislative requirements for records management and digital asset management are met
•  Identifies champion holders of key records information across the Commission to ensure that consistent guidance and procedures are observed
•  Provides information required by stakeholders and the Public in an efficient and timely way
•  Co-ordinates communications and training support plans and  initiatives
•  Maintains the integrity of the Commission's casualty records
•  Maintains continuing professional development in records management through the IRMS or other relevant professional bodies
•  Keeps informed of current trends and standards in records and electronic document management
• Ensures all projects are delivered in line with the Commission's project management standards and processes 

This post attracts a salary range of £41,600 - £52,000 per annum.

A full job description can be found by clicking here and for the fact sheet please click here.

To apply for this opportunity please send a copy of your CV and a short covering letter detailing your experience and what you can bring to the role to recruitment@cwgc.org


 Closing date for applications: 09:00 UK time, Tuesday 16 February 2016

The Commonwealth War Graves Commission is the international organisation responsible for preserving the many cemeteries and memorials that commemorate the sacrifices made by the Commonweath forces in the two World Wars. Our work extends across 150 countries around the world.

  

Technical Manager, Works, AAPA Head Office

The Commonwealth War Graves Commission (CWGC) is an international organisation responsible for preserving cemeteries and memorials around the world commemorating the sacrifices made by the Commonwealth forces during the two World Wars.  We are seeking candidates for the position of Technical Manager, Works, to join our Africa and Asia Pacific Area (AAPA) team based at Maidenhead, UK.

You will be responsible for the implementation of organisational policy including that relating to the application of approved work practices, health and safety and environmental standards in addition to the effective management and maintenance of Works projects and technical standards throughout AAPA. You will be the Works technical lead on standards, systems and quality assurance.

Knowledge & qualifications/experience required

• A recognised relevant technical qualification (Degree or equivalent)
• Experience working in different cultures, with an understanding of cultural and political    sensitivities
• Practical experience of contract, project, change and performance management at operational level
• Thorough knowledge of organisational policies, surveying practices and a conservation based approach to management of the Commission's estate
• Relevant Leadership and Staff Management experience, providing clear and consistent direction, guidance, motivation and coaching to staff
• Written and verbal fluency in English
• Excellent administrative, numerical and IT skills
• Knowledge of H&S practices.
• Ability to work in potentially remote, austere environments (if required) for short periods of time.

This post attracts a salary starting of £39,190 plus Special Duty Allowance, currently £5,963.

A full job description can be found by clicking here and for the Fact Sheet please click here.

To apply for this opportunity to join our AAPA Team please send a copy of your CV and a short covering letter detailing your experience and what you can bring to the role to aapa.careers@cwgc.org


Closing date for applications: 17:00 UK time, Monday 15 February 2016

The Commonwealth War Graves Commission is the international organisation responsible for preserving the many cemeteries and memorials that commemorate the sacrifices made by the Commonweath forces in the two World Wars. Our work extends across 150 countries around the world.