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Current vacancies:

Digital Content Executive - Maidenhead, UK

Public Engagement Coordinator - South East

Executive Board Secretary - Maidenhead, UK

Marketing Officer - Maidenhead, UK

Senior Head Gardner - Sai Wan War Cemetery, Hong Kong

Technical Supervisor Works - Ypres, Belgium

HR Manager - Africa & Asia Pacific Area - Maidenhead, UK 

Surveyor - Ypres, Belgium

Technical Administrative Assistant - Ypres, Belgium


Digital Content Executive - Maidenhead, UK

From £ 28,400, depending upon experience
Location:  Maidenhead, UK

We are looking for a strategic thinking Digital Content Executive who is able to use their expert skills to develop captivating user journeys across our web content. Our story is global and we need our digital channels to educate and engage our online audiences across the world.

The Commonwealth War Graves Commission ensures the 1.7 million men and women of the Commonwealth Forces who died in the two world wars will never be forgotten.  We care for cemeteries and memorials at 23,000 locations, in 154 countries and our values and aims, laid out in 1917, are as relevant now as they were 100 years ago.

You will be a skilled writer with a strong creative flair, able to develop a variety of editorial content that connects with a wide range of audiences and encourages them to engage. You will be analytically minded and able to identify and make connections between content areas creating compelling online experiences.

You will be able to stay up-to-date with developments and generate new ideas to draw the audience’s attention, whilst improving and optimising customer insights for the organisation.

You will help develop our core CMS models: personas, audit/benchmarking, funnel, customer journey and be able to define and deliver elegant strategies whilst inspiring creative solutions to key stakeholders.

You will be able to work with diverse teams and be confident working with them to maintain editorial standards. You will also have demonstrable experience of monitoring and evaluating using digital measurement tools.

For more information about the role please click on the Job Description and Fact Sheet.

If you think you've got what it takes to succeed in this role please send your completed Application Form, CV and covering letter explaining what you can bring to the role and why you believe you can fulfil the requirements of the job, as outlined in the job description, to recruitment@cwgc.org

The closing date for applications is 31 January 2019.


Public Engagement Coordinator (South East) - Fixed Term - 12 months
Part time (181/2 hours over 21/2 days per week)

Locations: Kent, East Sussex and West Sussex

Salary: From £24,900 per annum pro rata, plus £1,044 Facilities Allowance per annum, pro rata, depending upon experience

Are you a talented, self-motivated person, able to capture the public imagination? Would you like to join our International and Community Engagement team to highlight the valuable work of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission (CWGC)?

The Commonwealth War Graves Commission cares for the dead of six member nations across over 150 countries and territories. We have 1,400 dedicated staff around the world who love what they do and help us engage the public with our mission. Our head office is in Maidenhead, Berkshire and our values and aims, laid out in 1917, are as relevant now as they were 100 years ago. With 12,000 sites across the UK, the newly created Commonwealth War Graves Foundation (CWGF) also aims to engage young people and communities around the UK.

Working from home, with excellent access to the Kent, East and West Sussex regions, you will work closely with our UK and Northern Area Operations Manager to engage young people and communities interested in the story of our common sacrifice and shared history. You will also be recruiting volunteers and promoting the CWGF.

This is a brilliant opportunity to join us during a busy and exciting time following our Centenary year in 2017 and to contribute towards building the ongoing success of a significant department within our organisation.

In order to succeed in this role, you will have excellent communication, presentation and networking skills and have good knowledge and connections in the heritage and education sectors.

If you would like to be part of our key team raising the profile of our valuable work and think you’ve got what it takes to succeed in this role please send your completed Application Form, CV and covering letter explaining what you can bring to the role, as outlined in the job description, to recruitment@cwgc.org.

For more information about the role, please click on the Job Description and Fact Sheet.


Executive Board Secretary

Location: Maidenhead, UK

Salary: from £28,450 depending on experience

Are you a brilliant organiser, who can manage the travel, support and board meeting admin for senior directors and the Vice Chairman of an international organisation?

The Commonwealth War Graves Commission cares for the war dead of six member nations across 150 countries. We have 1400 dedicated staff around the world who love what they do, and help us engage the public with our mission. Our head office is in Maidenhead, where the operation is governed by the Director General (Chief Executive) and our board of Directors (Commissioners). There are quarterly board meetings and subcommittees to arrange and support; trips and tours to book and plan; and high level correspondence to manage.

We’re looking for a flexible, dedicated and efficient person with energy and enthusiasm, who has great attention to detail, lots of ability to work independently and to communicate well across a huge range of stakeholders. From liaising with Royal Palaces and Diplomatic missions to managing the diaries and correspondence, this new role has plenty of variety. We need someone who is willing to learn and who will project a great impression of the organisation to our most senior contacts. No two days will be the same; you’ll be commissioning and distribution board papers one day, and arranging international tours the next. What is key is that you are bright, ready to serve at the very heart of the organisation, and able to respond constructively and helpfully to some pretty demanding customers.

If you are interested in finding out more, please click on the Job Description and Fact Sheet.

If you think you've got what it takes to succeed in this role please send your completed Application Form, CV and covering letter explaining what you can bring to the role and why you believe you can fulfil the requirements of the job, as outlined in the job description, to recruitment@cwgc.org


Marketing Officer

Location: Maidenhead, UK

Are you a creative and highly organised Marketing Officer looking for an interesting and rewarding new challenge? Would you like to work for a unique, values driven organisation?

If so, the Commonwealth War Graves Commission could be for you. We ensure the 1.7 million men and women of the Commonwealth Forces who died in the two world wars will never be forgotten. We care for cemeteries and memorials at 23,000 locations, in 154 countries and our values and aims, laid out in 1917, are as relevant now as they were 100 years ago.

You will assist with planning, creating, managing and delivering the organisation’s varied global marketing activities and campaigns to grow brand awareness. With a creative eye and attention to detail you will be instrumental in the presentation of our brand through marketing materials and campaigns.

You will have excellent organisational and time management skills, excellent attention to detail and the ability to work flexibly. Being an excellent communicator is essential as is the ability to manage a busy workload and multiple projects at one time.

You will be working with many internal and external teams so building good relationships is an essential part of this role. You will be able to work effectively and collaboratively as part of a team, as well as individually to develop your own projects and thrive in a very busy environment.

This is a great opportunity to use your skills to promote our brand and activities.

For more information about the role please click on the Job Description and Fact sheet.

If you think you've got what it takes to succeed in this role please send your completed Application Form, CV and covering letter explaining what you can bring to the role and why you believe you can fulfil the requirements of the job, as outlined in the job description, to recruitment@cwgc.org


SENIOR HEAD GARDENER

Location: Sai Wan War Cemetery, Hong Kong

The Commonwealth War Graves Commission (CWGC) honours the 1.7 million men and women of the Commonwealth forces who died in the  First and Second World Wars, ensuring they will never be forgotten.

Our work commemorates the war dead, from building and maintaining our cemeteries and memorials at 23,000 locations in more than 150  countries to preserve our extensive records and archives. Our values and aims, laid out in 1917, are as relevant now as they were 100 years ago.

We are looking for a Senior Head Gardener to join our team at Sai Wan War Cemetery, Hong Kong.

For more information about the role, please click on the Job Description and Fact Sheet.

To apply send your CV and covering letter to AAPA.Careers@cwgc.org


technical supervisor Works

Location: Ypres, Belgium

The Commonwealth War Graves Commission (CWGC) ensures that 1.7 million people who died in the two world wars will never be forgotten. We do this by preserving cemeteries and memorials at 23.000 locations, in 153 countries. Our values and aims, laid out in 1917, are as relevant now as they were 100 years ago. We employ over 600 people in France and Western Europe.

We are looking for a Technical Supervisor Works to join our technical building department in Ypres.

For more information about the role, please click on the Job Description.

To apply send your CV and covering letter to wea.hr@cwgc.org


HR manager - Africa & Asia Pacific area

Location: Maidenhead

The Commonwealth War Graves Commission (CWGC) ensures that 1.7 million people who died in the two world wars will never be forgotten. We do this by preserving cemeteries and memorials at 23.000 locations, in 153 countries.

Are you a senior HR professional with international experience looking for an interesting and rewarding new challenge where you can make a difference?
Would you like to work for a unique, values driven organisation? If so, the Commonwealth War Graves Commission could be for you. We ensure the 1.7 million men and women of the Commonwealth Forces who died in the two world wars will never be forgotten. We care for
cemeteries and memorials at 23,000 locations, in 154 countries and our values and aims, laid out in 1917, are as relevant now as they were 100 years ago.

The Commission comprises of 4 different geographical Areas (Africa and Asia Pacific, UK, Mediterranean and Western Europe), with the Head Office and central functions being based in Maidenhead.

Due to internal progression, we are now looking for an HR Manager, with international experience, ideally in Africa and Asia, including India. You will be working with the Area Director for our Africa and Asia Pacific Area (AAPA) and be based in Maidenhead, with a requirement for some overseas travel. The HR Manager will be part of the Area’s management team and will work closely with the Area Director and will oversee all HR matters and advise on HR best practice as well as ensure cohesion with Corporate HR strategy policies and procedures, along with local HR and legislative requirements..

For more information about the role please click on Job Description and Fact Sheet attached. If you think you've got what it takes to succeed in this role please send your completed Application Form, CV and covering letter explaining what you can bring to the role and why you believe you can fulfil the requirements of the job, as outlined in the job description, to AAPA.Careers@cwgc.org.


Surveyor

Location: Ypres, Belgium

Fascinated by construction? Passionate about monuments? Take the opportunity to participate in our unique maintenance and renovation projects. You inspect, measure and evaluate the condition of our domains and buildings and advise management on the maintenance and conservation strategy.

For more information about the role please click on Job Description and Fact Sheet attached. If you think you've got what it takes to succeed in this role please send your CV and covering letter explaining what you can bring to the role and why you believe you can fulfil the requirements of the job, as outlined in the job description, to WEA.hr@cwgc.org.


Technical Administrative Assistant

Location: Ypres, Belgium

You provide administrative support with the preparation, coordination and completion of all technical projects within the CWGC.

For more information about the role please click on Job Description attached. If you think you've got what it takes to succeed in this role please send your CV and covering letter explaining what you can bring to the role and why you believe you can fulfil the requirements of the job, as outlined in the job description, to WEA.hr@cwgc.org.