Are you interested in finding and telling compelling stories? Join Bliss as Media and Stories Officer and help shine a light on important issues affecting premature and sick babies and their families.
The Media and Stories Officer is responsible for raising Bliss’ profile by securing regular media coverage for our cause, campaigns and services.
The ideal candidate will have experience of working in a fast-paced media role in a newsroom or press office, be able to anticipate the needs of journalists, and be able to meet their deadlines.
You will use your passion for storytelling to support Bliss’ many case studies to share their story on our digital channels and within the media. You’ll use this skill, and your excellent copywriting abilities, to help curate and create content for Bliss’ social media channels.
You will be motivated by working closely with colleagues to find the right news hook to secure high-impact coverage, and be able to demonstrate all points in the person spec including:
- An understanding of the requirements and organisation of the media
- Good understanding of social media including its role in supporting and facilitating media work
- Demonstrable experience of content creation and/or copywriting
- Outstanding written and verbal communication skills
- Professional approach and sensitivity when dealing with case studies
- Ability to build relationships with people of different backgrounds and a variety of setting
- Excellent time management – ability to prioritise workload and meet deadlines
- Experience of using website CMS and excellent IT skills
This is a fantastic opportunity to develop and refine your skills as a press officer and content creator in this varied and creative role. For more details please view the job description and person specification below.
Why work for Bliss?
Bliss values and celebrates the work of its Communications Team and we take pride in our collaborative work culture.
We understand that we all have different priorities at home and we therefore aim to offer a mix of financial and non-financial benefits. Our benefits include financial, health and well-being, lifestyle and career development options:
- 25 days paid holiday (pro-rata for part-time employees)
- Flexible working practices, TOIL and a contributory Bliss pension scheme
- Relaxed work life and dress code, time off for volunteering
- Interest free season ticket loans, salary sacrifice schemes (cycle to work, payroll giving)
- 24x7 Employee Assistance Programme
- Family friendly policies
- Learning and Development via peer to peer, blended, cascaded, self-directed learning, mentoring and coaching
How to apply
Interested applicants are requested to submit the following documents by directly clicking on this advert and address it to Gemma Collins-Ellis, Communications Manager.
Or you can apply via post to: Senior HR Officer, Bliss, 4th Floor, Maya House, 134-138 Borough High Street, London SE1 1LB. Your application must include the following:
- Supporting statement explaining how you meet the criteria in the person specification
- Equal Opportunities Form - this will be sent to you when you apply to this role
- The closing date for applications is midnight Wednesday 2 October and please note that early applications may be prioritised
- First round interviews are provisionally scheduled for 7-8 October 2019, with the second round provisionally on 10 October 2019, both at the Bliss head office
It is Bliss’ policy not to contact applicants who have not been invited for interview so if you have not heard from us by 6 October you should assume that, on this occasion, your application has been unsuccessful.
The client requests no contact from agencies or media sales.
Marketing Campaigns Manager
Birmingham Hippodrome B5 4TB
A great theatre needs great people. We can only thrive by having the right team on board in a fast-paced, constantly changing, creative workplace.
Presenting the best in musical theatre, ballet and opera, dance, drama, comedy and pantomime, we work successfully with some of the world’s biggest international producers. With our resident partners Birmingham Royal Ballet and DanceXchange; with collaborators such as Welsh National Opera and Sadler’s Wells; and with names like Cameron Mackintosh, the Royal Shakespeare Company, Qdos Pantomimes, and the National Theatre, dull moments don’t get a look in.
We are managed by a voluntary board of Trustees as an independent charity, delivering our exciting programme of Hippodrome Projects, from transformational learning to fabulous festivals. In our auditorium or Patrick Studio, in our conference spaces or restaurant, and in schools and communities, we make sure that everyone is welcome, we settle for nothing but the best and we bring flair to everything we do.
About the Role
Reporting to the Head of Marketing you will collaborate with colleagues across the organization to deliver our ambitious audience strategy. Your remit will be to, primarily, focus on selling tickets for our incredible range of stage shows, including Birmingham’s favourite pantomime. Leading a small team, you will work with visiting company producers and their agents and devise and implement effective marketing campaigns to meet sales and audience targets. This will involve delivering engaging output to strict budgets and deadlines. You will be responsible for direct marketing and advertising campaigns utilising a range of channels including print, radio, outdoor and digital. You will also monitor effectiveness and use insight gained to improve campaign performance. Important will be the ability to take on new challenges and innovate.
A graduate you will have experience of marketing at a senior level in the arts, entertainments or attractions arena as well as achieving ambitious financial targets. You will be used to managing and briefing suppliers as well as marketing shows and services in an arts venue too. Able to translate strategy into plans and targets, you will have excellent marketing skills across design and print, advertising and sales promotion, direct marketing as well as digital. An excellent communicator, you will also possess strong relationship building, interpersonal and project management skills.
This role requires a creative individual with a close eye for detail, a competitive spirit and a passion for audience development. An ability to take on new challenges, innovate and collaborate within the team as well as across the organisation is essential.
To enjoy a new stage for your skills please visit our website via the link and apply online.
Closing date: 4th October 2019.
At Birmingham Hippodrome we are committed to providing equal opportunities for everyone.
Senior Marketing Manager - To start in September
Your new company
Not for profit based in London.
Your new role
As Senior Marketing Manager you will lead on the delivery of innovative campaigns across a number of different international regions, acting as an account manager for our nine regions adding marketing value through-out the campaign. The campaigns are well-rounded and cover a wide range of channels, you will understand the right channels to create maximum effect of each campaign and tailor the marketing mix accordingly. You will be a senior member of staff and deputise for the Assistant Director of Marketing.
What you'll need to succeed
We are looking for a senior marketing professional with a broad understanding of a wide marketing mix for both B2B and B2C Marketing Campaigns, you will act as a brand and campaign champion for a wide range of accounts you must be confident in your ability to ad value to their campaign and achieve the maximum impact. You have be customer centric in your approach and understand international markets.
What you'll get in return
A competitive salary and the opportunity to work for a leading international professional body.
What you need to do now
If you're interested in this role, click 'apply now' to forward an up-to-date copy of your CV, or call us now.
If this job isn't quite right for you but you are looking for a new position, please contact us for a confidential discussion on your career.
External Affairs & Standards Assistant –
The Faculty of Sexual and Reproductive Healthcare
The FSRH is the largest UK professional membership organisation working at the heart of sexual and reproductive health, supporting healthcare professionals to deliver high quality care.
We believe that access to quality sexual and reproductive healthcare is a fundamental right. This is why we are working together with our 15,000+ members and partners to shape better sexual and reproductive health for all.
The remit of the External Affairs & Standards Team is to provide external communications and influencing relating to achieving the ambitions set out in FSRH’s Vision.
About the role
Please see JD in below link for further details.
This role is designed to support the work of the External Affairs & Standards Team, ensuring that it operates efficiently and effectively, including the production of high quality policy and influencing work, internal committee administration and media output.
We are looking for a bright individual towards the beginning of their career, with an interest in healthcare policy and a passion for improving society. Excellent writing skills are essential, as is a broad understanding of communications techniques, including around deployment of media, social media and public affairs to engage policy makers and the general public around the issues that our members and their patients face. A key requirement of the role will be to draw on the experience of FSRH’s members and committees to influence the direction of policy in women’s healthcare in each part of the UK.
This role will also provide administrational support to FSRH Committees as well as ensuring that the External Affairs & Standards team have the administrative systems to support their work. This role will also provide an opportunity for the post holder to research and write policy briefings, collate and draft responses to Government consultations, and help develop and deliver media output and engagement.
Located in the offices of the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists, overlooking Regent’s Park in London (but shortly moving to London Bridge), the FSRH offers a package that includes flexible working hours, subsidised gym membership, season ticket loan, a first-class pension scheme and generous annual leave.
Please see JD contained in below link for further details.
Agency Account Director with existing charity client servicing, is required at East London agency.
Account Director - Charity - Up to £55,000 - London
This agency works with some of the world's best loved charities. They have a broad offering from strategic insight and direct marketing to innovative new products and groundbreaking digital campaigns. This agency is a great place to work, with a supportive culture and a mass of market knowledge.
Reporting to the CSD, the AD will oversee a smooth delivery of fundraising activity for a wide range of charity clients.
The AD will understand their Clients business inside out , identifying opportunities and working with the SAM. They will keep track of budgets and ensure the work is delivered on time and on budget.
Campaigns will cover a broad range of activity - from DM, to integrated campaigns, microsites, digital advertising and e mail programmes.
To be considered for this role, our Client is seeking Agency side candidates with the following:
- Solid experience of servicing charity clients and working on fundraising campaigns.
- Good understanding of DM KPI's
- Broad channel experience- DM, email and social for example.
- Team management experience
- Great presentation skills - you enjoy sharing campaign ideas with Clients and you enjoy sharing insights with Creative teams, to get their creative juices going!
- A love of the charity sector and a love of motivating a team - working as one collaborative hub for the same end goal!
We'd LOVE to hear from you if you meet the specific requirements!
Account Director - Charity - Up to £55,000 - London
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Ambition Institute is a graduate school for teachers, school leaders and system leaders. Our programmes help educators serving children from disadvantaged backgrounds to keep getting better. Through our suite of programmes we’re able to support educators at every stage – from new teachers through to leaders of groups of schools.
We are looking for a talented Associate Director to join our Programme Operations department. The successful candidate will be responsible for ensuring we have exceptional faculty delivering across Ambition’s programme suite, cost effectively and at a high quality. In this role you will provide strategic direction to event scheduling and facilitator staffing, coaching logistics and support, and assessment processes. The ideal candidate will be able to build and maintain great relationships internally and externally, establish and implement tight processes, and get to grips with the intent behind our programme design to ensure we allocate faculty best placed to deliver faithfully on this intent.
Our ideal candidate will possess the following qualities:
- A strong commitment to education, the non-profit sector and raising the aspirations, achievements and life chances of all children
- Ability to quickly grasp design principles underpinning Ambition’s programmes in order to be able to oversee strong fit of internal and external faculty to need
- Previous experience developing and embedding effective systems and processes
- Excellent interpersonal skills, with ability to manage senior stakeholder relationships
- Previous experience overseeing effective communication at scale
- Comfortable using excel and technology such as Salesforce, to be able to oversee systems used across the team
- Demonstrated experience in a previous role using own initiative and working with high levels of autonomy
- Previous experience managing multiple, competing demands
- Outstanding attention to detail and organisational skills
- Ability to manage sensitive information in a confidential manner
- A good understanding of coaching, assessing and facilitator best practice
- A good understanding of the principles of effective training and development
- Good budget management skills
We are happy to be able to offer you:
- Agile working - a dynamic and flexible internal culture that gives employees control over the way they work and supports wellbeing
- A competitive annual leave entitlement of 25 days, plus bank holidays
- A generous employer pension contribution of 11% (10% pension plus 1% NI rebate)
- Competitive salaries rates and life assurance
- Access to an interest free season ticket and bike loans, as well as eyecare vouchers
- An Employee Assistance Programme (EAP) which provides confidential support for employees on personal or work-related matters
- A robust learning and development offer that ensures your continuous professional development
How to apply
To apply or for any questions and queries, please visit our website.
Equality and diversity matters to us. If you think you’d be suited to one of our roles we’d love to hear from you regardless of age, disability status, ethnicity, gender, religion or sexuality.
Unfortunately, due to the number of applications we receive at this stage we will not be able to contact unsuccessful applicants.
Please note, that we will be moving to an exciting new office space in West London by the end of the year. Further details will be shared with you if you are appointed.
As an employer, we have a responsibility to prevent illegal working in the UK by ensuring that our employees have the right to work in the UK. Therefore, as part of the recruitment process to verify your eligibility you will be required to produce relevant documentation.
UWS has grown significantly in the last five years with the support of a portfolio of donors that includes Trusts and Foundations, Major Donors, Corporates and other strategic partnerships. We are now looking to develop our statutory and institutional funding stream, by hiring a creative, driven and experienced Associate Director of Development who will lead the development of UWS' statutory and institutional funding, both nationally and internationally, as well as support the growth and development of the trusts and foundations income streams.
A strategic and operational role, the successful candidate will have a passion for international development and will ideally have experience securing funding at the six figure level from institutional partners, including the European Commission and DFID. You will be comfortable working to ambitious organisational funding targets and ideally have previously established a funding stream from scratch. Working closely with the Development Director and Programmes teams, this role has huge growth potential and value add to the charity's mission. An exciting role to be walking into, this position offers the opportunity to develop existing and new relationships to achieve a realistic target of £1m+ pa.
Responsibilities (including, but not limited to):
Shape and initiate UWS’ focus in this area and inform funding opportunities
Develop a pipeline of new grant-makers who align with our strategic goals and mission
Lead the engagement and cultivation of new and existing donors
Lead the concept note and proposal process for all our grant applications – aiming for multi-year, six and seven figure grants from bilateral and multilateral sources
Stewardship of existing Institutional funders and partners, ensuring they are kept up to date on the impact of their support
Supporting UWS' growth and development of a portfolio of trusts and foundations by researching and establishing relationships with potential funders
Supporting the development of junior roles, as required, and undertaking other fundraising or operational tasks that are compatible with the nature of this role.
You will also have the opportunity to feed into and help develop wider fundraising strategy, to help shape our events and engagement plans and to work across the organisation to help build our fundraising capacity and capability.
A passion for the impact of education and the UWS mission
Excellent communication skills and attention to detail – with the ability to make complex information inspiring and engaging
Proven statutory fundraising experience, particularly with government funds, and direct experience of working with some of our likely target donors (for example, but not limited to, CIDA, SIDA, USAID, DFID) and a strong understanding of their requirements and processes
Confidence in bid writing for complex six- and seven-figure bids
Confidence in using project cycle management tools including log frames and theories of change
Experience of constructing comprehensive budgets and financial reports for funders
The ability to manage and prioritise multiple demands on your time
Determined, persuasive, ambitious, flexible and a proactive team player… which means you commit and deliver for the cause
Willing to (occasionally) jump on a plane to Cambodia, Myanmar or Nepal to visit our projects, or even our funders!
Experience of leading teams and establishing cross-organisational ways of working
Experience of fundraising for educational causes is an advantage
Experience of communicating remotely with teams around the world
CLIC Sargent fights tirelessly to stop cancer destroying young lives. They are the UK’s leading cancer charity for children and young people, whose care teams provide specialist support to 7,000 young people each year going through cancer treatment across the UK.
Associate Director of Services - Social Care
Open on location with travel throughout the UK
£65,800 - £70,000 depending on location
CLIC Sargent want a world where everyone under 25 with cancer gets the support and help they need during treatment and beyond, including bereaved families living with emotional pain. This newly created role will design and implement a new social care service model that delivers on CLIC Sargent’s ambitious new strategy, by expanding reach and increasing impact for children and young people throughout the UK.
As an integral part of the Senior Leadership Team the post holder will translate the strategic vision into operational delivery, taking responsibility for driving service transformation, embracing new technology and cultivating an outstanding performance driven culture within a complex healthcare environment.
We are looking for a highly experienced individual with significant experience in children or young people's social care services. As an ambitious leader you will be able to quickly gain credibility and resect within the social care workforce and have the aptitude and emotional intelligence to build rapport with a broad range of key stakeholders. Critically, you must be a qualified social worker and share CLIC Sargent’s commitment to achieving lasting, positive change for children, young people and their families.
This is an outstanding opportunity for a highly motivated and driven individual to play a pivotal leadership role in one of the UK’s leading cancer charities for children and young people.
To learn more about this unique opportunity, and to find out how to apply, please read the full appointment brief, on the Prospectus website, which can be reached by clicking on the “Apply on Website” Button.
Published advert closing date: 9th October 2019
Preliminary interviews at Prospectus: 16 - 25 October 2019
Panel interviews with CLIC Sargent: 4th November 2019
These dates may be subject to change and applicants will be advised in advance should this happen.
CLIC Sargent is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and is committed to achieving greater diversity and welcomes applications from people of all different backgrounds regardless of sex, gender, race, age, sexuality, belief or disability.
We are seeking a dynamic, creative festivals Producer to lead on all aspects of delivery for our clients Festivals Programme within The Arches - Worcester Project.
Position: Festivals Producer
Hours: 37 hours per week
Salary: £30,000 per annum
Contract: Fixed Term Contract until 28th February 2022
Benefits: 25 days per annum (plus Bank Holidays), company pension scheme, discounted and free tickets for Severn Arts events and activities, free parking, modern spacious office, learning and development opportunities, career progression within the sector.
Closing Date: Friday 20th September
Interviews: Monday 30th September
The Arches – Worcester Project will transform eight railway arches between Foregate Street Station and the riverside into a brand new cultural destination.
We are looking for an outstanding producer with an established track record of success in delivering complex, multi-scale arts events. The Festivals Producer is a varied and challenging role to lead on the delivery of the Festivals Programme within The Arches - Worcester Project.
The Producer will play a vital role in the success of the Festivals programme, working closely with the Festivals Director, artists and partners across the city on the development and delivery of all 4 festivals per year. You will play a key role in embedding the festivals within the City as it grows into a new cultural destination.
As Festivals Producer, you will have a strong track record of producing within live arts ideally within a festival’s context. You will have excellent people skills, a positive, ‘can-do’ approach to bringing ambitious projects to life. The Producer will need to be a skilled communicator and negotiator, ensuring a high level of partner and audience engagement across all festivals.
You will bring with you:
- Experience of producing within a live performing arts context.
- Experience of project management, from conception through to completion.
- Experience of working within festivals / Outdoor arts context.
- Experience of coordination of projects with a range of partners / stakeholders.
- Up-to-date knowledge of current legal requirements, policies, criteria for the presentation of outdoor work.
- A detailed understanding of Festivals from a producer & production view point.
- Knowledge of the outdoor performing arts sector.
If you have not heard from us by 6pm on Wednesday 25th September, you may assume that you have not been shortlisted for interview.
This is an exciting opportunity to work for an organisation that is passionate about music and the arts and their power to transform and enrich lives. If you want to work for an organisation where its more than just a job and you have the skills they are looking for, then we want to hear from you! With a great benefits package, this truly is an amazing opportunity!
About the Organisation
Our client is a leading arts and music education charity in Worcestershire. They provide music education in and out of school and lead arts development for the county, meaning more artistic activity for communities.
Salary: For the most experienced candidates we can offer a salary in excess of £35k
Working hours: Full time (35 hours per week)
Contract: Full-time, Permanent
Benefits: 32 days annual leave + bank holidays per year, flexi-time, flexi-working, career-average pension scheme, interest free season ticket loans and occasional working from home
Location: Central London (Baker Street)
*** No agencies or consultancies – we are looking for an experienced individual ***
We are looking for an experienced, adaptable, highly motivated and outcome-focused individual to join our small but business-critical digital and communications team at the Social Care Institute for Excellence (SCIE), an independent charity that produces informational resources, and provides training and consultancy services to the health and care workforce.
First and foremost, we are looking for the right type of individual, someone who is interested in the vision and values of the organisation, and translating this into digital outcomes.
Our digital presence, and in particular our main website is central to the business. It serves as an informational resource for the health and care workforce, disseminating best practice guidance, and is vital to marketing our commercial training and consultancy services.
We have invested heavily in our website, and are proud of our 2.8m users (4.1m sessions) per year, but know we need to focus our efforts more on maintaining and improving on these figures.
We believe content-is-king, and great digital content and resources are central to growing our reputation, reach and customer-base.
We are looking for a creative and deadline-focused digital content developer to:
- work with stakeholders to produce our practical and influential online resources for people who work in the health and social care sector.
- project manage the production of well-targeted publications, and digital resources, from inception to delivery, on time and within budget.
- manage, re-purpose and develop content for digital-based resources and services.
- design and implement digital structures for content-rich non-digital publications, aiming to maximise the usability, accessibility and findability of our resources which are made fully available as HTML digital resources
- build digital resources online, including using raw, hand-coded, HTML as part of the digital production process.
You will have at least three years’ commercial experience of managing, re-purposing and developing content for, and working on, high-profile, public-facing, content-rich websites or digital services.
How to apply:
To show interest in this role, please click apply online and include the following details:
- full curriculum vitae (CV)
- covering letter explaining why you would be ideal for this role
- notice period in your current role
We will be operating a rolling recruitment programme, so you are urged to apply as soon as possible.
You may be asked to take a HTML test and/or attend an interview, which would take place at SCIE's offices in Baker Street, London.
Please make sure that you have enclosed all the relevant documents with your application.
SCIE is a Disability Confident Employer. We value diversity in our workforce and are committed to equal opportunities.
Reports to: Publishing Manager
Accountable to: Head of Digital and Communications
Line manages: N/A
- Project manage the production of well-targeted publications, and digital resources, from inception to delivery, on time and within budget.
- Manage, re-purpose and develop content for digital-based resources and services.
- Designing, and implementing digital structures for content-rich non-digital publications, aiming to maximise the usability, accessibility and findability of our resources which are made fully available as HTML digital resources
- Build digital resources online, including using raw, hand-coded, HTML as part of the digital production process.
- Ensure that all digital-based products and services are developed in-line with SCIE’s strategic objectives.
- Ensure that all work delivered is fit for purpose, usable and accessible, and in-line with key standards and legislation.
- Work within the Digital and Communications Team to project manage online resources to deadline and within budget
- Copyedit, proofread and design high-quality publications and digital resources, staying true to the SCIE brand
- Develop effective search engine optimised copy for the website
- Build practical and accessible web pages using raw, hand-coded, HTML
- Work with internal and external subject matter experts to develop our resources
- Manage agencies and external suppliers ensuring they deliver the agreed brief to quality, on time and within budget
- Offer content and design support to all areas of the organisation
- Ensure that digital-based resources adhere to the appropriate standards and legislation.
- Develop resources that are co-produced by people with lived experience of using health and social care services, respecting their knowledge and input
- Keep own professional expertise and knowledge up to date in order to make an informed contribution to the work of SCIE and other partner or client organisations.
- Other tasks as may be required, commensurate with the level of the post.
- To comply with SCIE’s policies and procedures, including equal opportunities and diversity, and to have a personal commitment towards their implementation.
- To learn about the work of SCIE and other partner or client organisations.
- To contribute to the development of service improvements through participation and involvement in team meetings, workshops, conferences and other groups.
- To work flexibly and respond positively to changing business needs.
- A clear commitment to working with people who use services and carers in a sensitive and non-judgmental way to facilitate positive working relationships
This job description describes the principal purpose and main elements of the job. It is a guide to the nature of the main duties as they currently exist but is not intended as a wholly comprehensive or permanent schedule of tasks.
- Minimum three years’ commercial experience of managing, re-purposing and developing content for digital-based resources and services.
- Minimum three years’ commercial experience of working on high-profile, public facing, content-rich websites or digital services.
- Extensive experience in designing, and implementing digital structures for content-rich non-digital publications, aiming to maximise the usability, accessibility and findability of our resources which are made fully available as HTML digital resources
- Extensive experience in using raw, hand-coded, HTML as part of the digital production process.
- Proven experience of developing engaging search engine optimised content
- Proven experience of developing audience-focused, fit-for-purpose content
- Experience of project managing the production of well-targeted publications, and digital resources, from inception to delivery, on time and within budget.
- Good copyediting and proofreading skills for both print and online resources
- Experience of managing external contractors (e.g. editors, designers, photographers, illustrators).
- Sound knowledge of, and self-supporting in a range of generic and specialist IT packages, including Microsoft Office (especially Microsoft Word), Content Management Systems, and version control systems.
- Educated to degree level in a related subject or substantial equivalent experience.
- Aptitude, abilities and skills
- Excellent project management skills with ability to organise workloads, meet deadlines and manage conflicting priorities.
- Excellent written communication skills, including copywriting, editing and proofreading, with a commitment to communicating clearly and in plain English.
- Excellent oral communication and negotiation skills, with the ability to engage and influence others, and to present ideas clearly and persuasively.
- Understanding of the digital and publishing accessibility needs of a wide range of stakeholders, for example, of people with visual impairments, people with learning disabilities and so on.
- Understanding how to improve user experience through good web content design and structure
- Deep understanding of the importance of search engine optimised content
- Attention to detail in all your work.
- Willingness to learn new technologies and new ways of working
- Team-working skills.
- A clear understanding of, and commitment to, equal opportunities and diversity, integrity and a commitment to high standards of conduct.
- A demonstrable understanding of the importance of accessibility and usability in digital design and of the diverse needs and expectations of end users
- Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships and act as a resource to other staff.
- Capacity to work flexibly and to adapt to changing priorities and work under pressure.
- Experience of styling digital resources using CSS
- Understanding web software, syntax and technologies
- Experience of building rich eLearning resources using tools like Adapt, Articulate or equivalent.
- Experience of web stat and user tracking analysis using tools like Google Analytics
- Experience of video or animation scripting, production and editing
- Experience of image manipulation
- Experience of developing publications for PDF and print distribution
- Experience at e-bulletin content design and development
- Working knowledge of design software like InDesign, Photoshop and Illustrator
Aptitude, abilities and skills
- Experience of using free high-quality content as part of a content strategy aimed at selling commercial resources and services
- Knowledge and understanding of user and acceptance testing processes and methodologies.
- Knowledge and understanding of new media and social networking technologies
- Appropriate vocational qualification.
- Knowledge of the social care sector.
The client requests no contact from agencies or media sales.
Are you interested in using your digital production and project management knowledge to support our work of improving lives in developing countries?
Salary: £28,000 - £30,000 per annum
Contract: Permanent, full time role
The producer will be a key point of contact for projects briefed into the online and design team by the wider organisation. They will provide authoritative project coordination as well as managing content, delivering digital projects and commissioning services and materials from suppliers.
We’re looking for someone who is used to working on multiple projects as part of a busy, multi-disciplined team, ideally with experience briefing designers and content creators. You should have strong problem-solving skills and a flexible, innovative approach to project management, and be able to communicate clearly and take instruction.
Experience working in digital media or marketing communications, or in the not-for-profit, design or publishing sectors, is preferred.
Although acting globally, supporting colleagues around the world, this job is based in Haywards Heath, West Sussex. The offices are close to mainline transport and offer a family friendly and inclusive working environment.
If you're interested in learning more, download the accompanying Job Description, found in the 'Supporting documents' section below.
We anticipate that interviews will take place in the first week in October and will include a short role-related task.
We have exciting opportunities for 3 x Programme Content Producers to join our team based at Gilwell Park, Chingford, London. You will be joining us on a fixed term contract until 31 July 2020 and in return we will offer you a competitive salary of £29,948 per annum pro rata. Although this job is fixed term, we do offer all our employees great learning and development at Scouts and support fixed term contactors in trying to secure further job opportunities during their time working with us.
As Scouts, we believe in empowering young people with skills for life. We encourage our young people to do more, learn more and be more. We believe in bringing people together. We celebrate diversity and stand against intolerance, always. We’re a worldwide movement, creating stronger communities and inspiring positive futures.
The Programme Content Producer role
As a content producer you will be at front line of curating and creating activity ideas, which will support badges from navigation to nautical skills, pitching tents to parascending, and a whole lot more in between. At Scouts, we have over 100 years experience providing educational and engaging activities for young people and we want you to be a part of it.
What will you be doing as a Programme Content Producer?
- Develop activities and resources to support a high quality, balanced programme for 6-17 year olds – with a particular emphasis on outdoor and adventurous skills. These should be age appropriate, in line with our Scout Method and Values and distinct from formal educational activities.
- Provide guidance on how to make activities accessible, inclusive and adaptable.
- Consult and involve volunteers to validate and test these activities – balancing the need for rapid content development, with ensuring materials are evidence driven, effective, accessible, realistic and capitalise on the expertise of our volunteers.
- Proactively engage with other internal and external stakeholders and experts who can enhance the quality of programme content.
- Liaise with communications colleagues so that the content produced is translated into brand compliant, accessible, inspiring language – without losing its meaning.
- Plan and facilitate workshops around non-content functionality (for example, exploring how we differentiate between Scout-led, low risk activities and externally-led adventures which require permits).
What we can offer you as our Programme Content Producer:
- 25 days holiday per annum + bank holidays
- Additional holidays between Christmas & New Year
- London weighting + competitive salary
- Life Assurance
- Simply Health Scheme
- Generous Pension Scheme
- Free Parking
- Subsidised Lunch
- Cycle to Work Scheme
- Minibus Service (Gilwell Park)
What we are looking for in our Programme Content Producer:
- Experience in delivering, or technical knowledge of, outdoor activities would be hugely beneficial
- Understanding the importance of outdoor and adventurous activities
- Knowledge of varied learning styles and experience of developing non-formal educational content
- Experience of methods of consultation and co-creation
- Experience of being a volunteer working with young people
- Passionate about the prospect of creating content that will give young people skills for life
- Enjoy working in a creative environment, within time-sensitive processes
Don’t miss out on the opportunity to join our fantastic team! Click ‘Apply’ now to become our Programme Content Producer.
Term: Fixed term contract, until 31 July 2020
Hours: 35 hours per week
Salary: £29,948 per annum pro rata (inclusive of Outer London Weighting)
Closing date: Tuesday 1st October 2019 at 23.59
The Scouts is an equal opportunity employer and we are committed to diversity and actively seeking applicants from a wide range of backgrounds.
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This is a unique opportunity to have an incredible impact, by joining our ambitious team at this exciting stage in the charity’s growth.
Yes Futures was recently named one of the Escape 100: Best Companies to Escape to 2019. We achieved one of the top 100 scores out of over 1500+ organisations, based on our workplace culture and employee satisfaction.
Some testimonials from our current employees:
- "Yes Futures is an extremely positive and supportive working environment. All employees are valued and encouraged to contribute across all areas of the charity. My team are so enthusiastic and passionate about the fundamental ethos - helping to build a positive future for young people."
- "As well as every day being different, and the work we do being so rewarding, we have a fantastic team of dedicated, intelligent, interesting, passionate people! It's wonderful to be part of it all!"
- "I work with a supportive team with great passion and energy. We are all so different but share a passion for supporting young people. Our CEO is an inspiration and leads the way with her positivity, drive and enthusiasm."
Yes Futures is a multi-award winning charity, established in 2012. Our successful programmes have made a proven difference to the lives of over 1300 young people, and we are rapidly expanding to more schools.
Thanks to this growth, we are now looking for an enthusiastic Programmes and Marketing Officer to join our Head Office Team in October 2019. In this role, you will be responsible for coordinating our marketing strategy as well as supporting programme delivery across our regions.
You will have significant ownership over your work, enabling you to thrive and grow your talents in a supportive, collaborative environment.
Why should you apply for this role?
Yes Futures is a small, rapidly growing charity. By joining us at this critical stage in our development you will have a significant impact on our growth and future success.
Furthermore, the Programmes and Marketing Officer role involves an exciting variety of responsibilities, allowing you to develop a range of key skills and knowledge areas.
Yes Futures is one of the Escape 100: Best Companies to Escape to 2019. We achieved one of the top 100 scores out of over 1500+ organisations, based on our workplace culture and employee satisfaction.
By joining our team of committed, hard-working, fun and friendly colleagues, you will:
- Help us to make a life-changing difference to young people;
- Thrive in a role with a high degree of responsibility and flexibility;
- Enjoy working with other like-minded people, who care about doing an excellent job;
- Have ownership over many aspects of the charity’s operations, with tangible results;
- Enhance your skills through professional development opportunities, with our generous CPD allowance;
- Benefit from dedicated time and support given to your personal development.
Reporting to the Impact Manager, you will be responsible for coordinating aspects of our programme delivery and marketing strategy. Your main responsibilities will be:
- Engaging our community of supporters through leading an ongoing communications strategy, including planning and creating content for our supporter newsletter and regular updates on our website, blog and social media channels;
- Supporting the design and printing of all marketing materials, including school-focused marketing materials such as Programme Brochures and Impact Overviews;
- Day-to-day management and review of general charity marketing.
- Supporting the Impact Manager with school-specific marketing materials and strategy, including conducting research on schools to develop a unique approach to school contact and meetings;
- Ongoing management of the Salesforce database and associated mailing lists, including producing marketing lists, mail merges and reports to support the development of new school relationships;
- Producing and collating impact reports, including analysing data and proof-reading.
Communications and Advocacy
- Management of all incoming communications, including post, telephone calls and general emails;
- Event management of advocacy events, including planning, setup and evaluation;
- Development and management of a patronage strategy;
- Supporting the Impact Manager with fundraising research, events and bid-writing.
Programme Delivery Support
- Supporting the Programme Team with preparing and delivering school sessions and trips, including attending sessions/trips and assisting with delivering the programme to students;
- Supporting the setup and delivery of the Into the Wild residential trips;
- Producing programme-related documents for schools;
- Managing the annual cycle of issuing partnership certificates and letters;
- Supporting the Head of Programmes with various aspects of the Coach recruitment and onboarding process, including event management, DBS checks, reference checks, and maintaining accurate and secure records of Coach information;
- Supporting the Programme Team with programme-related admin, including storing and collating important programme data, student information and impact data.
- Organising social events for our employees and volunteers;
- Supporting office-based volunteers, interns and work experience students;
- Being a key point of contact for the young people we are currently working with;
- Assisting the Chief Executive with strategic planning and research to develop the next phase of Yes Futures’ expansion.
For more information on the role, including the skills and experience we are looking for, please download and read the more detailed Role Description. You can download this at the top of this page, or on the 'Join Our Team' page of the Yes Futures website.
How to apply
So, are you interested in applying to be our Programmes and Marketing Officer?
We’d love to hear from you!
If you would like to apply, please download and complete the application form, available at the top of this page or on the 'Join Our Team' page of the Yes Futures website via the button below.
Dates and recruitment timeline
Deadline for applications: Sunday 22nd September 2019 at midnight.
Should your application be successful, you will be invited to an Interview at the Yes Futures head office in Bermondsey (London) on Wednesday 25th or Thursday 26th September 2019. Please keep these dates free. You will be informed by the end of the day on Monday 23rd September if you have been shortlisted.
We look forward to hearing from you!
The client requests no contact from agencies or media sales.
Office of the Vice-Provost (Advancement)
Alumni Relations Manager (Professional Development)
The appointment will be on UCL Grade 7. The salary range will be £35,965 to £43,470 per annum, inclusive of London Allowance.
UCL is London’s Global University. We do things differently here and we take the long view. We are not afraid to take risks. We remain focused on making a major contribution to the long term benefit of humanity. In September 2016 UCL launched ‘It’s All Academic’, our bold new global Philanthropy and Engagement Campaign to raise £600m to support students, research and the transformation of our campus. It will enable us to achieve more than ever before to secure our position as one of the world’s top higher education institutions.
From fighting dementia to ensuring generations of students reach their full potential: It's All Academic. UCL’s ideas and discoveries are shaping the future, improving lives and having a massive impact on London and the wider world. There has never been a more exciting time to join our Advancement office. We are a team of exceptionally ambitious, creative and passionate individuals who work together to achieve remarkable things with a global impact, and we would love for you to be part of this exciting journey and our success.
This is your chance to play a pivotal role in delivering our Campaign. As Alumni Relations Manager (Professional Development) you will design and deliver a targeted and collaborative professional development offering to UCL graduates, particularly those from the past 10 years. You will lead the expansion of our award-winning UCL Connect series, and will collaborate with colleagues across UCL to develop new online and offline opportunities to support our graduates, and increase the opportunities for alumni volunteers to share their skills and expertise.
We are happy to consider applications from candidates seeking part-time opportunities.
You will have experience in planning and delivering a professional development programme for alumni, members, students or supporters. A strategic thinker, you will be accustomed to evaluating the programme of activities on offer and identifying new areas or audiences that require future support. With your excellent interpersonal and collaboration skills, you will understand that the key to delivering an outstanding professional development programme lies with building mutually-beneficial relationships across UCL and our global alumni community.
We know that our people are our greatest asset and in return we provide an empowering, values-based environment where personal and professional growth is invested in. We offer agile working and flexibility around working hours. We also value mutual respect and collaboration, and have a strong customer-service ethic. Expectations are high and we work hard, but the rewards are huge.
UCL is an outstanding place to work. We welcome people from all backgrounds and strive to create an environment where everyone can give of their best. Working with some of the greatest intellects in the world, you will also be entitled to a generous pension scheme and holiday allowance.
To find out more about the role, please contact Katie Singer, Head of Alumni Experience & Faculty Engagement. For any queries about the application process, please contact Cameron McNeil, People Coordinator. Both can be reached by phone: +44 (0)20 3108 3804.
The UCL Ways of Working for professional services supports colleagues to be successful and happy at UCL through sharing expectations around how we work.
Closing Date: 29 September 2019
Latest time for the submission of applications: 23:59.
Interview Date: TBC
We particularly welcome applications from black and minority ethnic candidates as they are under-represented within UCL at this level.
We will consider applications to work on a part-time, flexible and job share basis wherever possible.
Do you live and breathe design? Do bad fonts make you angry? If we cut you, would you bleed in both CMYK and RGB? If you are gifted at communicating through layout, illustration and images, and if you have a passion for inspiring people to support life-transforming work around the world, you will love this job. And, if you’re dependable, easy-going and always striving to be more creative, we’ll love you.
BMS World Mission is looking for an excellent Designer for print, web and beyond to join our Creative Content team. Our new Designer will assist with graphics, style and layout for our portfolio of high-quality print, web and direct mail resources. They will also help with photography, the production of live events, making videos and liaising with printers.
From regular template work to from-scratch illustration and identity creation, the ideal candidate will have strong visual communication and graphic design skills, with a secondary skillset in photography and/or multimedia editing, and experience of the charity or Christian sectors.
Reporting to the Head of Creative Content and working with a team of video, web-design and content specialists, you will have the opportunity to develop your gifts and build on your skills, and will regularly meet with inspiring workers from (and occasionally on) the frontlines of contemporary world mission.
Our team is fun, friendly and fiercely committed to excellence. We’ll help and expect you to produce the best work of your life in the service of inspiring our wonderful supporters to pray, give and serve. You will be surrounded by strong but kind personalities who will support and challenge you to improve and grow every day. You’ll be a team player who can be relied on to maintain professional standards while contributing creative ideas and quality aesthetics that serve audiences above ego.
If this sounds like you, apply today to join our team.
Location : Didcot
Hours : 35 hours per week / full time
Salary range : £25,539 - £28,311
Closing date : 9 am, Thursday 26 September 2019
Interview date : Wednesday 2 October 2019
If you would like to discuss this role in confidence, please contact Jonathan Langley (Head of Creative Content).
The client requests no contact from agencies or media sales.