Communications Team Coordinator

This vacancy is now closed

Job reference
International | Executive Office team
United Kingdom - London (Global Support Office)
Closing date

About Us:

Marie Stopes International (MSI) is a global organisation providing personalised contraception and safe abortion services to women and girls. Our local teams of professionals are passionate about the work they do in communities across 37 countries. The services we provide give a woman the power to choose when she has children so that she’s free to pursue her plans and dreams for herself and her family.

The primary responsibility of this role is to further MSI’s Goal: The prevention of unwanted births and its mission of ensuring an individual’s right to: children by choice, not chance

The Role:

The Global Communications Team is looking for a Coordinator with excellent organisational, communications and digital skills, heaps of initiative, and a passion for MSI’s mission. The role involves providing communications and administrative support to the Team in order to increase the visibility and effectiveness of its work across the organisation and with external audiences.

MSI is fast-paced and very international: the incumbent will have an interesting and varied workload, and lots of responsibility. On a day-to-day basis, they can expect to liaise with all parts of the business, including its overseas programmes, as well as other members of the Team.

About you

To succeed in this role, you must have:

Skills and Experience:

  • Experience working for a busy communications, digital or marketing department, in a junior comms, secretarial or administrative role (essential)
  • Excellent computer skills – must be highly proficient at Word, Outlook, Excel and Powerpoint (essential)
  • Excellent organisational skills (essential)
  • Excellent oral communication skills (essential)
  • Excellent grammar and spelling (essential)
  • Excellent research and collation skills (essential)
  • Ability to prioritise (essential)
  • Exposure to communications and digital media channels (highly desirable)
  • Demonstrable proofreading experience (highly desirable)
  • Exposure to, and experience with, content management systems – preferably Sharepoint (highly desirable)
  • Communications experience (desirable)
  • Experience working in an international environment or with people in developing countries (desirable)
  • Experience in the not-for-profit sector (desirable)

Qualifications and Training:

  • Degree, OR company secretarial qualification

Personal Attributes:

  • Team player (essential)
  • Commercially aware (essential)
  • Culturally sensitive (essential)
  • Professional (essential)
  • Good attendance record (essential)
  • Able to work under pressure (essential)
  • Positive attitude (essential)
  • Proactive (essential)
  • Sense of humour (essential)


For more information about the role, please view the job framework on our website.

In addition, you will be pro-choice


Location: London, W1T

Closing date: 6th May 2019 (midnight GMT). Interviews may take place before this date for exceptional candidates.

Salary: £23,800 – 28,000 dependent on experience.


Our organisation is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and post holders to share this commitment.

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