The Duke of Edinburgh’s International Award is a global non-formal education framework which challenges young people to discover their potential and find their purpose, passion and place in the world. We operate in more than 130 countries and territories, helping to inspire young people to dream big, celebrate their achievements and make a difference in their world. We’re not limited by boundaries. There are 1.3 million young people currently completing their own unique programme, via hundreds of thousands of youth-focused partners and operators, including schools, youth organisations, examination boards and youth offender institutions. We’ve got more than 60 years of experience and we’re just getting started. Our ambition is to make the Award accessible to every 14-24 year old around the world, regardless of ability, experience or culture. Who we are looking for The Communications Manager will have extensive experience in creating content and telling stories. As well they will be able to demonstrate a solid understanding of brand awareness and experience in stakeholder engagement and education, and brand and merchandise management. We are looking for a creative team player, who thrives on a challenge and who will lead the communication of the Award's research agenda. They will also lead on internal communications, helping to develop and deliver engaging, impactful new ways for the Award family to communicate and collaborate across the globe. How to apply The closing date for applications is 17:00 on 8 April 2018. Interviews will take place shortly after the closing date and we are looking for the successful candidate to start as soon as possible. This job is unlikely to attract a Tier 2 Certificate of Sponsorship (formerly a work permit). Applications from candidates who require Tier 2 immigration status to work in the UK may not be considered if there are a sufficient number of other suitable candidates. To apply for a Tier 2 Certificate of Sponsorship, employers need to demonstrate that they are unable to recruit a resident worker before recruiting an individual overseas. The client requests no contact from agencies or media sales.