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Communications Coordinator (Maternity Cover)


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About Imkaan

Imkaan is a UK-based, Black feminist organisation. We are the only national second tier ‘by and for’ women's organisation dedicated to addressing violence against Black and minoritised women and girls i.e. women and girls which are defined in policy terms as Black & ‘Minority Ethnic’ (BME).

The organisation has worked for over two decades on issues such as domestic  violence, forced   marriage   and   ‘honour-based’ violence. We work at local, national and international level, and in partnership with a range of organisations, to improve policy and practice responses to Black and minortised women and girls.

The Imkaan team holds extensive expertise in working around the complexities of violence against women and girls. Our specialist team is made up of Black & minoritised women who have been frontline workers, service managers, counsellors, researchers, trainers, policy workers, development workers, and group-work facilitators.

Imkaan works with our members to represent the expertise and perspectives of frontline, specialist and dedicated Black and minoritised women’s organisations that work to prevent and respond to violence  against  women and girls. We deliver a unique package of support which includes: quality assurance; accredited training and peer education; sustainability support to frontline Black and minoritised organisations; and facilitation of space for community engagement and development.

Job role

This post is a maternity cover role and is offered on a 6 month basis with a possibility of an extension. The postholder will work alongside the Executive Director and senior management team to support strategic communications work and deliver on the organisation’s communications strategy.

The postholder will be able to use diverse media including social media in the everyday delivery of the work. The postholder will work across the sector and teams at Imkaan. The post holder should have the ability to build positive relationships and communicate effectively contributing to building a good team and organisation environment.


At Imkaan we are currently working under lockdown conditions and are working remotely from home. The postholder will be required to relocate to the office once all COVID 19 measures are lifted.

How To Apply

If you are interested in this post please visit our website to download the application pack. Please send the application pack in Microsoft Word format. This is an ideal opportunity for women interested in working in a dynamic team and who are committed to Imkaan values. 

Closing date: Friday 7th May 2021 at 5:00 pm

Interview date: Friday 21st May 2021

Black and ‘Minority Ethnic’ Women only need to apply (Schedule 9, Part 1, 158 and 159 Equality Act 2010). All posts are subject to a DBS vetting and barring check.



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