The National Autistic Society
Writer / Editor
Job description: Recruitment-pack_Writer-editor-exp280613
Salary: £19,254 – £23,544 pa
Contract: Fixed Term for 6 months
Hours: 35 per week
Location: Head Office, London
Closing date: Friday 28 June 2013, 5pm
Interview date: w/c 1 July 2013
Job reference: NAS-WET
We are looking for a highly motivated and creative communications professional with some web and print experience who can communicate effectively both verbally and in writing and who has excellent editorial skills to join our Publishing and Communications Team.
Reporting to the Senior Editor, you will write, edit and oversee the production of NAS printed and online communications, ensuring clarity of content and purpose, and compliance with brand, tone of voice, editorial style and accessibility guidelines. You will act as a first point of contact for some projects, advise on content and design, and make sure deadlines are met.
What we can offer you
We offer excellent training opportunities, a pension scheme and 25 days’ annual leave (rising to 27 days after five years). An extra three days are awarded in the ‘anniversary years’ of service from ten years onwards (ie ten, 15, 20 years), taking holiday entitlement to 30 days for that year.
For more information about this job please contact Bonnie Molins, Publishing and Communications Manager either at firstname.lastname@example.org or on 020 7903 3542.
How to apply
To apply for this job, please download and complete the job application form below. When completing the supporting statement, please refer to the job description and person specification and highlight any information that shows why you are suitable for the role. Send your completed application to email@example.com or post it to 393 City Road, London EC1V 1NG.
- Recruitment pack: Writer/Editor (PDF)
- Application form (PDF)
- Application form (Word)
- Equal opportunities monitoring form
Completion of this form is optional.
Please make sure to tell us which job you are applying for, including the job reference if provided. This will ensure that you are considered for the right position.
Applications for this job are sought from anyone who is suitably qualified and experienced for the role but particularly welcome from those with a diagnosis of autism or Asperger syndrome.
The NAS is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all children and adults who use our services and as such expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.
We are an equal opportunities employer.