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Permanent, offered as full-time; open to job share partners or part-time contracts (preferably 0.8+)
This is a key leadership role with the opportunity to own and develop communications strategy and deliver programmes that position the Academy as an independent and trusted voice, helping people make decisions about their health.
You will have influence across the organisation and oversee a wide portfolio covering news media, digital communications, content production, brand reputation, marketing and corporate communications. You’ll support and coach a team to excel in these areas too and see their successes as a driver for yours.
You will get to work with our Fellowship of the most influential scientists and our community of emerging and established researchers supporting them to become accessible and trusted communicators. You’ll also work with patients, carers and members of the public to develop communications that make a difference to peoples health.
We will happily make reasonable adjustments for applicants as needed. Please do specify these at the time of applying. We welcome discussion of different working arrangements and locations with any successful applicant.
For more information and to apply, please visit our website via the apply button.
Closing date: 5.00pm on Monday 18 July 2022
Interview date: 26/27 July 2022 (TBC)
Who we are
The British Society for Rheumatology is a membership organisation which brings together expertise from across the rheumatology profession, harnessing a wide variety of experience and skills to ensure we are supporting our members to the very best of our combined ability.
Our mission is to support members to deliver the best care at all stages of the rheumatology care pathway, focusing on communication, transparency and collaboration.
This is a key role in supporting the work of the organisation through the development and implementation of communications plans. The post-holder will support the planning and production of communications for a wide range of BSR projects across our three directorate as well as corporate communications. Managed by the Communications Manager the role is responsible for supporting project managers to plan their communications, write copy and scripts and develop content across a range of formats including long form web content, webinars, podcasts and video. This role has interaction with a wide range of colleagues and stakeholders and gives advice and guidance to internal and external colleagues at all levels.
Do you have experience and skills in:
• Writing copy for specialist subjects
• Scheduling and writing social media posts
• Creating assets for social media and emails
• Content production for webinars and podcasts
• Using an email marketing system (e.g. Dotdigital)
• Using CMS and content editorial tools
• Competency with website management, CMS and content editorial tools
• Excellent copywriting and copy-editing skills
• Understanding of UX/UI and current best practice
• Digital collaboration and project tools e.g. Monday desirable
• Design programmes such as Adobe Creative Cloud desirable
We can offer:
- A great place to work, we are Investors In People accredited and committed to Equality, Inclusion and Diversity
- Performance related pay and incentive schemes that include colleague nominated awards
- Group pension scheme
- 25 days holiday
- A heap of benefits, such as BUPA health insurance, cycle to work schemes, buy/sell leave etc.
- Regular staff social events
- Year round learning and development programmes
- Download the job description and person specification. Submit a CV and a detailed cover letter to our recruitment inbox
- Complete our equality, diversity and inclusion monitoring form which can be found on our website
- Closing date to submit applications: Midnight 24 July 2022
- Shortlisting and interviewing will happen throughout the application window
We particularly welcome applications from people with disabilities, minority ethnic backgrounds, LGBT+ and from different socio-economic and educational backgrounds.
BSR is committed to encouraging inclusion, equality and diversity among our workforce, and eliminating unlawful discrimination, harassment and victimisation by complying with the Equality Act 2010.
We want a working environment free of all the above, where individual differences and the contributions of all staff are recognised and valued. To do this, we will proactively tackle discrimination and disadvantage and ensure that no individual or group is directly or indirectly discriminated against for any reason. We expect all BSR employees to champion and live our values through their work at every opportunity.
The client requests no contact from agencies or media sales.
Working closely with the CEO, Internal Operations Manager, and other department heads, you will play a central role in communications and fundraising activities that the charity undertakes.
As well as these responsibilities, the successful applicant will be expected to assist the colleagues with related tasks and where necessary liaise with third party contractors as and when necessary to contribute towards the smooth running of our systems.
The work is varied with opportunities to consolidate and use existing skills and develop new ones.
The client requests no contact from agencies or media sales.
Director of Marketing and Communications
Altrincham, Greater Manchester (with potential move to central Manchester in 2022)
Salary: £50,000 per annum
The Vegetarian Society is a UK based charity at the forefront of ongoing work to inspire people to stop eating meat and adopt vegetarian and vegan diets for the benefit of animals, people and the planet.
Formed in 1847, we are the oldest Vegetarian Society in the world, with a rich history of activism over the past 175 years. However, our work is now more urgent than ever because of the unfolding global climate and biodiversity crisis.
As a result, we are now looking to recruit a Director of Marketing and Communications, a position which will play a crucial role in developing and amplifying our brand, increasing engagement with our public campaigns and marketing our products and services to new audiences, helping drive sales.
Working closely with our CEO and a new, aspirational leadership team, you will help the Society to meet the challenges of the next decade and beyond, building our profile, income and impact. It will come as no surprise that we are looking for an exceptional individual, a strategic thinker but one who is prepared to roll their sleeves up and drive delivery, embracing flexible and agile ways of working to deliver high quality results on time and on budget.
You will have a deep understanding of current and emerging marketing strategies and how these can be best deployed to drive B2B and B2C sales. You will also understand how the very best brands have cemented their place in the public’s mind and will be capable of applying this learning to the Society and the development of our own brand. You will understand the principles of effective communication and how digital media can be deployed to amplify our core messages and build our profile.
Critically we are also looking for a leader, a friendly face who seeks to coach, develop and inspire the people around them to deliver to their highest potential at all times.
You will relish the challenge of:
- Developing and delivering a new strategic marketing and communication plan for the Society
- Leading on the development of the Vegetarian Society’s brand, voice and tone, ensuring it continues to be relevant and engaging, for key targeted audiences
- Overseeing the delivery of public awareness campaigns and programmes working with a range of partners, aimed at garnering public support and growth in our supporter base
- Ensuring that our communications activity engages members and supports both growth and retention
- Overseeing our external affairs function, ensuring that we engage with policy makers, parliamentarians and key businesses in the delivery of advocacy-based campaigns
- Overseeing the design, delivery and management of a first-class digital experience for our members and supporters, through our websites and digital media channels.
- Leading on the development of key senior strategic partnerships in support of our communications & engagement work with business, NGOs and the public sector
If you feel ready to take on the challenge, meet the criteria set out in the person specification and are confident in undertaking the role; we’d love to hear from you, and look forward to reading your application.
How to apply
To apply for this post, please send a letter detailing how you meet the criteria set out in the job specification along with your CV.
The closing date for applications is 9:00 a.m. on Monday 18th July and interviews to be held week commencing 25th July
We operate a 35-hour week, flexible working-time scheme and stakeholder pension. We offer 33 days annual leave including public holidays, among other benefits.
The role will be based initially at ‘Parkdale’, our Altrincham office, with potential to move to central Manchester in the near future. We operate a hybrid working model and you will have flexibility to work from home but you will need to commute to our office on a regular basis.
The Vegetarian Society is committed to providing equal opportunities for everyone regardless of their background. Recognising that people from certain backgrounds are under-represented in this sector, we are particularly keen to receive applications from people of colour, people with disabilities and people who identify as being LGBTQ+.
The client requests no contact from agencies or media sales.
Regional Communications Officer- South and South East of UK
Emmaus is a homelessness charity helping formerly homeless people to rebuild their lives and regain lost self-esteem by providing them with a safe place to call home and meaningful work in one of our social enterprises. We understand that a home is more than just a roof over your head; it’s somewhere to belong, where you feel part of a community, and that’s what Emmaus offers.
About the role
The Regional Communications Officer role is an exciting, varied position working with Emmaus communities in the south and South East of the UK to increase their regional profile.
You will work closely with our communities to identify their communications needs and find creative ways to meet them. As part of a wider team, you will also share ideas with your colleagues and draw on one another’s experiences to maximise PR and communications opportunities.
The role is flexible so we are open to applications between 22.5 and 37.5 hours per week (Monday – Friday). You could be based at home or in your nearest Emmaus community, and frequent travel to communities in the region will be required (around one community each week dependent on requirements). Travel to our team meetings in Birmingham and other locations will be required on occasion.
Who are we looking for?
Your role will be to support Emmaus communities with communications activities that help them to achieve their ambitions. You will have strong skills in communications, public relations and marketing with at least two years’ experience of working in a busy communications role. Although not essential, knowledge and understanding of the charity sector would also be an advantage, and creativity and passion are a must.
If you have great communication skills, plenty of creative ideas, a positive “can do” attitude and a passion for what you do, we want to hear from you.
What we offer
- Starting salary - £26,058 to £28,276 per annum dependent on skills and experience (pro rata for part time)
- Working hours – 3 to 5 days (22.5 – 37.5 hours) per week Monday - Friday
- Flexible working – Options available, subject to the requirements of the role
- Annual leave – 25 days per annum plus eight bank holidays (pro rata for part time) and discretional shutdown between Christmas and New Year
- Pension – Stakeholder pension with an employer contribution of 5%
- Life assurance – a death in service lump sum of 3 x salary
- Training & development – Individually tailored induction, training and development
- Employee assistance – a 24/7 employee assistance scheme is available
To apply for this role, please complete our application form and equal opportunities monitoring form and email us by 9am on Monday 18 July. CVs will not be accepted.
Interviews will be held w/c Monday 25 July.
Please complete our application form and equal opportunities monitoring form email us by 9am on Monday 18 July. CVs will not be accepted.
The client requests no contact from agencies or media sales.
Job title: Acting Head of Communications
Directorate: External Relations
Terms: Full-time (35 hours per week), fixed-term maternity cover contract until June 2023 (with possibility of extension). Requests for part-time or flexible working will be considered.
Salary: £39,000 - 44,000
Reporting to: Director of External Relations
Responsible for: five staff in the Communications team
Based: Remote working or office based. Our Head Office is based in London, but we have an agile working policy enabling people to work at another UK location up to 4 days/week (this is currently a trial policy and subject to review). We welcome applications from people based in other parts of the UK.
The Acting Head of Communications is responsible for the strategic direction of the BSA’s marketing and communications activity. Working with senior colleagues, you will develop and oversee the marketing and communications strategy for the BSA overall, as well as some of its high-profile programmes. You will have responsibility for the full spectrum of the BSA’s communications function, from digital marketing to traditional media relations, and for communications output across earned, owned and bought media platforms, leading a small team to deliver against the goals set at both a programme and organisational level.
You will oversee a small, centralised communications budget (<£100,000) in addition to the communications budgets attached to core programmes, including the British Science Festival and CREST Awards. You will ensure that our communications strategy meets the needs of our audiences; you will grow the reach and impact of our communications activities and deliver action plans that support the KPIs of our programmes, including ensuring we achieve targets agreed with our funders.
You will also, as part of the BSA’s Strategy Group of senior leaders, have the opportunity to play a full role in wider organisational development and change.
The main responsibilities of this role are to:
- Develop and deliver a bold and exciting marketing and communications strategy for the organisation, based on our vision, mission, strategic objectives and KPIs.
- Have overall accountability for the marketing and communications output for all BSA programmes, including the British Science Festival, CREST Awards, British Science Week, For Thought, and others.
- Have oversight of the BSA’s corporate communications strategy, offering support and guidance to colleagues on the delivery of the strategy.
- Act as the BSA’s lead on messaging, tone of voice and brand, ensuring consistency and appropriate use across all communications output.
- Liaise with relevant media to raise the profile of the BSA and its programmes, as well as offering guidance and support to other comms team colleagues in their interactions with the media.
- Build greater awareness of the BSA and its spokespeople amongst the media, opinion formers, and public audiences as appropriate.
- Set the tone and direction of the BSA’s digital communications output, supporting colleagues to develop and deliver innovative content ideas.
- Lead on the evaluation and monitoring of all communications activity, including providing reports to the BSA’s Council and other senior stakeholders / funders.
- Set the learning and development priorities for the communications team, as well as offering opportunities for knowledge exchange across teams.
In addition, the post-holder will be expected to:
- Support colleagues across the organisation especially at busy times or on specific areas of expertise;
- Other duties as reasonably required by the line manager.
The Acting Head of Communications role would suit someone who has experience in delivering broad, multi-channel marketing and communications campaigns for a range of audiences.
We’d expect the successful candidate to have extensive experience in communications, including media relations, digital comms, and stakeholder influencing. You should be an excellent storyteller, with an eye for a compelling story or narrative.
You do not need to have worked in a science-based organisation previously, but it would be beneficial to have an understanding of the UK’s research and/or education landscape.
You should have experience of leading high-performing teams by motivating them to achieve and exceed the expectations set for them.
- Agile working policy enabling you to work at home or in another UK location up to 4 days per week, if office-based, and to vary your working hours outside our 10am – 12pm and 2pm – 4pm core hours, subject to the needs of the BSA;
- 27 days holiday per annum plus bank holidays (pro-rata for part-time employees);
- Up to two days paid leave per year for significant voluntary commitments in support of professional and personal development, such as being a trustee of a charity or a school governor;
- Auto-enrolment pension scheme (4% paid by employer);
- Up to five days’ unpaid leave per year (this is down to the Manager’s decision and ensuring it does not affect work);
- Life assurance from your first day, subject to scheme rules;
- Occupational sick pay: up to six weeks’ full pay per year (pro-rata for part-time employees);
- Confidential telephone counselling service, offered by our legal insurance;
- Interest-free loan for season ticket, bike to work, and assisted study;
- Discounts may be offered on Science Museum tickets and in the shop.
The closing date for applications is 23:59 on Monday 18 July 2022.
Interviews are due to take place on Wednesday 27 & Thursday 28 July 2022.
You will be informed as soon as possible after the application deadline whether you have been selected for interview.
We reserve the right to close the vacancy early if we receive a high volume of applications.
Please click 'Apply Now' to be redirected to our website, where you can find further information about the role and details of how to apply.
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As part of the British Science Association’s commitment to being a Disability Confident employer, all disabled applicants who meet the ‘essential criteria’ for this vacancy will be offered an interview under our guaranteed interview scheme.
Only applicants who have a legal right to work within the UK will be considered. You will be asked to bring along proof of nationality and/or proof of ability to work in the UK.
You will also be asked to declare any previous convictions in line with your rights under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) order 1975.
Interim Head of Communications
Full Time (part time / job share options available)
Fixed Term: Up to 12 months contract starting in September / October 2022
Closing Date: 21st July 2022
Location: Remote (timezone: GMT-1 to GMT+6).
Working Day: Flexible working hours throughout the week. Daily core hours are 11:00-16:00 GMT. Our Full Time work week is approximately 40 hours.
Travel: Remote working, location flexible - some international travel may be required
Benefits: Working at Peek has many benefits. Please find more information about those benefits here.
To Apply: Submit your full application through our recruitment site by the closing date noted above.
Millions of people worldwide are losing their sight unnecessarily.Join a mission driven award winning team who are intent on changing this.
Peek Vision is a social enterprise developing innovative tools to bring better vision and health to people in low- and middle-income countries. We are looking for somebody to lead our communications activity during an exciting period of growth for our organisation.
The successful candidate will enjoy a broad role with oversight of our communications, branding, website, social media and PR activities. You will focus on using Peek’s communications activities to engage NGO, civil society and academic partners, while working with team members and potentially contractors to develop our marketing, product and fundraising communications activities.
This is a demanding but rewarding role for somebody with the experience and confidence to manage multiple priorities and use their expert judgement to deliver effective communications. If you have relevant and proven experience of managing communications in the charity, health, academic or technology sector and are keen for a new challenge in a diverse, dynamic team, we would love to hear from you.
The role will be contracted for a period of up to 12 months providing coverage during a maternity leave. While the overall role is a full time position, we welcome applicants who wish to work part time as a job share (with agencies or another contractor providing the remaining capacity) as well as applicants who wish to apply as a secondment from an existing role, provided their current employer supports this. Peek offers a flexible working environment in terms of hours and location. Candidates will need to have proof of eligibility to work in their location. Candidates’ working hours will need to be able to practically accommodate teams working in the GMT timezone.
Responsibilities and Attributes
The key responsibilities of the role are:
Maintain oversight of Peek’s Communications & brand strategy to ensure coherent and consistent communications across all external channels.
Maintain Peek’s Partner communications strategy and support partnerships communications activities, including writing news stories, case studies developing social media campaigns and supporting partners to use Peek’s brand correctly.
Implement Peek’s new messaging platform and marcomms plan; develop internal communications tools & resources to help team members deliver consistent messaging & branding for Peek.
Deliver Public Relations activities (e.g. media relations, events) and contribute to other areas of communications as needed.
Own and maintain strategic oversight of Peek’s website, social media channels, corporate brochures and other print / digital assets; plan and work with team members to produce new content for these channels in line with our strategy and activities.
Manage Peek’s thought leadership strategy (including working with Peek CEO and other team members to support events, public speaking and other relevant opportunities).
Manage relationships with freelancers / contractors and be accountable for the Interim Digital Communications Manager.
The desirable attributes for the role are:
A strong communicator who is skilled at working with diverse audiences across different cultures, locations and sectors.
Able to maintain strategic oversight of a complex and rapidly changing communications environment.
Collaborative and empathetic, with the confidence to make judgement calls when they are needed.
Experienced managing concurrent projects in multiple countries and contexts.
Highly organised but comfortable with constant change and unknowns.
An enthusiastic team player who can work with minimal supervision and use minimal resources effectively.
Creative and proactive in devising communications strategies and solutions to support our mission-driven organisation.
Over a billion people worldwide have vision loss but don’t need to and numbers are rising. Simple, cost- effective treatments exist but specialists are in short supply and resources are limited. Many people who need access to eye health remain invisible to services.
Peek Vision is an award-winning social enterprise that powers eye health providers in low- and middle-income countries to optimise their services and strengthen health systems. Our software, programme design and data intelligence platform help eye health programmes become more efficient, more equitable and more effective. Users can screen for eye health conditions using just a smartphone, follow the patient journey from screening to treatment and view real-time data dashboards to identify where patients are being left behind. People who would have been invisible to health workers are made visible, so that nobody is left behind.
Peek works in partnership with eye health providers, governments and NGOs. Together, we aim to make large-scale, sustainable improvements to health systems, bringing better vision and eye health to everyone.
Our tools include:
Software for community and school eye health programmes that powers screening, data capture and analysis, plus the RAAB7 eye health survey platform
Programme Design to set up eye health programmes for success
Data Analysis based on insights from our software to enable services to continuously improve and ensure nobody is left behind.
Peek is an equal opportunity employer. Peek will not discriminate and will take measures to ensure against discrimination in employment, recruitment, advertisements for employment, compensation, termination, promotions, and other conditions of employment against any employee or job applicant on the bases of age, disability, gender, marital status, parenthood, race, religion or belief, sex, sexual orientation, or any other factor which may be deemed discriminatory. Further the diversity of our team is important and crucial to our impact and we seek to ensure our team has affinities or links to the communities where we are most active.
The client requests no contact from agencies or media sales.
This is a part-time position for three days a week with a commitment of one year and the possibility of extension and a potential permanent position beyond then. The position reports to the Communications Director and can be done remotely, within European and Middle Eastern time zones preferred.
Application Deadline: 25 July 2022
The Syria Campaign is a small, fast-moving and powerful human rights organisation that has impact through stories, news and campaigns. We work to support Syria’s human rights activists in the struggle for freedom, justice and democracy, partnering with civil society groups inside and outside the country.
Eleven years since the Syrian people took to the streets to demand freedom and democracy, there are still millions of civilians at risk of military attacks, hundreds of thousands of people remain illegally detained and disappeared, and there has been no accountability for the victims and survivors. The Syria Campaign works to keep Syria in the international spotlight to increase the cost of attacks on civilians, help build the power of civil society, advocate for a vision of real peace and justice and build international solidarity with the Syrian people.
We’ve raised the profile of Syrian groups such as the White Helmets rescue workers, helping secure them millions of dollars to continue their life-saving work and making them famous around the world. We’ve supported the Families for Freedom, a women-led movement of the families of the disappeared in Syria, to ensure their demands are heard. We work with dozens of partners across Syria who trust us deeply. Syria is full of heroes and we’re privileged enough to work with them.
We have to fight hard to make sure the issues that matter to us and our partners get the focus and support they need. We refuse to let Syria disappear from the attention of the world, and we will work until we see justice served. The media manager will play a key role in helping The Syria Campaign tell stories that stop the heart and move the mind.
We want an ambitious, creative storyteller to join our small Syrian and international team.
What you’ll be responsible for
Obsessively searching for stories generating ideas and looking for new ways to engage the media. Working with our partners to identify human interest stories and explore creative ways to tell them across traditional media and digital, as well as pitching to mainstream and digital media to secure coverage.
Support TSC media plans around campaigns, partners activity or specific events, which includes drafting press releases, opinion pieces and feature stories to be published in international media.
Building relationships with traditional and digital international media and connecting them with human rights activists and civilians in Syria to get their voices heard.
Developing ideas for creative communications tactics and digital campaigns that see our followers and engagement soar.
Training and supporting partners and civil society spokespeople to engage with digital, broadcast and print media channels.
We’re looking for an all-star member of the team, someone with creative flair and a nose for news.
A successful candidate will demonstrate:
- A proven track record delivering digital or media campaigns that have impact
- A proven track record of securing and generating media coverage across a wide range of channels including traditional and digital and broadcast media outlets
- A strong network of international media contacts across news and features in traditional and digital media – contacts with regional media (MENA) is a plus
- A strong news sense and ability to tell a story visually
- A strong writer with experience of drafting press releases, blogs op-eds and formulating powerful key messages
- Experience pitching news and feature stories to editors and collaborating with media to tell stories
- Experience using content management systems,
- Experience creating creative content for social media
- Strong written English across a variety of formats [social, news, features]
- Experience developing video scripts
- Commitment to a free and democratic future for Syria and human rights
- Proven ability to work on a remote and global team
- Ability to speak Arabic desirable
The Syria Campaign is committed to making sure everyone on the team is happy, productive and motivated. Here’s how we do that:
Salary is competitive and in line with international organisations.
The job is remote and can be done anywhere in European or Middle Eastern time zones. We have team members in New York, Berlin, the UK, Turkey, and Morocco and provide you with a space in a co-working office wherever you are based. We have full staff retreats every year to keep us connected.
We provide budget, time and support for your professional development.
We give 25 days of leave a year, public holidays and discretionary break over the end of year holidays. We offer family friendly parental leave policies.
We are an equal opportunity and inclusive employer and encourage applicants of all backgrounds to apply. We do not and will not discriminate on the basis of age, race, nationality or citizenship, gender expression or identity, religion, economic background, disability, or sexual orientation.
The client requests no contact from agencies or media sales.
We are seeking an experienced Paid Media Executive to join the Digital Content & Engagement workstream to plan, implement, monitor and improve paid advertising campaigns across our digital channels such as paid social media, PPC, display, and other websites, to help increase engagement and income.
This is a key role in the team, and you will be instrumental in helping to grow our brand, reach new supporters, and ensure that people in the Armed Forces community know where to go when they need help.
In this role you will help us come up with innovative new ways to achieve these goals, boosting exposure on existing channels such as Facebook, Instagram, and Google ads, while also helping us explore new opportunities such as TikTok and whatever other platforms we may discover.
Bringing an analytical, data-driven mindset to the role, you will support the Digital Content & Engagement Manager in the development and implementation of our paid media strategy. Working closely with the Marketing & Brand, PR, Volunteering, Fundraising and Services you will take the lead on researching the most effective channels and approaches to reach our target audience.
You will bring expertise in tools such as Google Analytics and social media platform reporting, which will feed into existing marketing and communications reports and help the Digital Content & Engagement team develop a complete picture of engagement with its services.
Day-to-day, you will apply excellent copywriting skills and create engaging visual content, as well as oversee the effective moderation of comments on activity.
About the team
As part of the SSAFA team you’ll be warmly welcomed into an inclusive, supportive, and friendly workplace. As a charity, we work hard to provide high quality services to the people we help, but also work hard to look after the people who make that possible.
The Senior Paid Media Executive will be joining the Digital and Innovation team, which is part of SSAFA’s Marketing department. We’re a small, dedicated and friendly team who support one another to deliver the best outcomes for the charity.
Although you’ll be taking the lead on our paid activity, you won’t be expected to work alone or figure it all out yourself. You will be fully supported by your line manager, team mates, and department head to discover the best way to help SSAFA achieve its digital goals.
You will also have access to a wide range of development opportunities, whether that’s learning new skills, such as website management or email strategy from your colleagues, taking online courses via LinkedIn Learning, or undertaking sponsored training programmes. You will be encouraged and supported to develop your skills in the way that works best for you.
As this is a senior role, experience working directly on paid campaigns is required. This includes planning and executing paid digital paid campaigns (search, social and display) and assessing keywords and ad groups to optimise performance. You will be able to advise on the best practices when using digital platforms for paid social, paid search and display advertisements to increase awareness and engagement.
You will also have a good understanding of which platforms drive the best engagement and response amongst different target audiences, and will be comfortable creating engaging content for a range of specific audiences.
Alongside expertise in paid media management, you will also bring other skills such as project management, stakeholder engagement, analytical thinking, problem solving, and creativity to the role.
It is very important important to have a positive, curious attitude with a willingness try new things. This has the potential to be a diverse role, and we’d actively encourage and support you to make it your own.
You may already be working in a similar role or looking for the next step with a change in industry, or eager to undertake impactiful work within a charitable organisation.
We would also welcome applications from those currently working in junior paid media executive roles, or social media managers with paid experience, looking to take the next step in their career.
SSAFA is an employer that values the diversity of its workforce and welcomes applications from all sections of the community.
No agencies please. Any unsolicited submissions from agencies will be accepted as a candidate's direct application, and no fees will be payable.
Closing date: Midnight on 11th July 2022. (Please note that the vacancy may close early if we receive a high volume of applications)
There will be a one stage interview process, and you will be asked to do an aptitude test and prepare a presentation, followed by a set of questions in the interview.
High Trees was born of the local community 23 years ago, through collective community action to save the old library based in Tulse Hill, turning it into a Community Development Trust. Today, High Trees has grown significantly and is a trusted community charity in Lambeth, delivering and leading on a range of integrated services to connect people and communities to strengthen skills and build stronger voices.
High Trees’ Communications Officer sits at the heart of our team, allowing us to reach new users, communicate our offer to the local community and demonstrate our impact to our funders and other key stakeholders. As a Communications Officer, you will sit within the Partnerships and Development team, coordinating our communications by creating and editing content and working closely with each service team to engage our different audiences. Responsible for implementing our comms plans, and being ambitious about the quality and potential reach of our work this is one of the key roles that allows us to communicate who we are, why we do the work we do and the impact it has.
Reporting to the Partnerships and Development Manager, your role will include ensuring the publication of new content to the highest quality standard. You will update and maintain our website on WordPress, grow our social media reach, and design engaging multimedia material that highlight our work and community. You will build relationships with each of our teams, assessing their needs and creating top-quality content for all our channels.
Your strengths will include an instinctively ability to modify tone and content for different audiences while keeping within the High Trees voice and our brand guidlines, the ability to design flyers, reports and other media, the ability to update our website content using WordPress, familiarity with all social media channels and an excellent attention to detail and the ability to proofread flawlessly.
You will have at least 1 years’ experience (perhaps significantly more) working in communications, perhaps in the VCS sector. You will have experience maintaining websites, developing materials for print and online distribution and creating a variety of written materials for different audiences.
If this sounds like you, please refer to our Job Pack below for more details on how to apply. We look forward to hearing from you.
Job purpose and role
To communicate the message and impact of Holocaust Memorial Day (HMD) and ensure it is widely recognised as a day of national significance, by leading on the development and delivery of our communications strategy. HMDT are looking for an experienced communications professional who is creative, strategic, and politically astute.
- Oversee all of HMDT’s communications, and all of HMDT’s communications functions, including public affairs, media, social media, digital content and website, to increase reach and impact.
- Lead the creation of both the in-person event and the broadcast UK Ceremony for HMD.
- Oversee the annual development, delivery and evaluation of a media strategy, and use media to increase our impact through the year. Act as a spokesperson for HMDT as required.
- Develop sensitive responses for complex political and social issues and provide advice to the HMDT CEO and Trustees.
- Lead the ‘Light the darkness’ national moment for HMD to embed it in the national consciousness.
- Ensure sensitive inclusion of fundraising messages in appropriate external communications.
- Oversee survivor engagement and ensure experiences of survivors and those affected by the Holocaust and subsequent genocides are central to HMD and HMDT.
- Lead and manage the Communications Team; manage the Communications budget; manage other agency and supplier relationships; coordinate HMDT groups and relevant trustee committees.
- Work as part of the HMDT team to realise the charitable aims of HMDT and the organisational strategic plan; undertake other tasks as may reasonably be required.
- Ability to think and plan strategically
- Excellent verbal and written communication skills
- Ability to deal diplomatically with sensitive situations
- Experience of working with opinion formers and high-profile individuals
- Experience of working in a busy communications environment
- Experience of working sensitively with a range of stakeholders
- Experience of developing and implementing digital campaigns
- Experience of line management
- Understanding of how traditional and new media can drive impact
- Understanding of the UK political environment
- Interest and willingness to learn about the Holocaust and subsequent genocides
- Understanding of and commitment to Equal Opportunities
- Strong team player
- Adaptable and flexible
- Experience of managing budgets
- Experience of working across the UK, including Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland
- Experience of developing, implementing, or increasing awareness of a brand identity
- Knowledge of antisemitism and relevant contemporary issues
- Knowledge of the Holocaust and subsequent genocides
This job description is intended as a guide to the main responsibilities of the role, not as an exhaustive list of duties and tasks. The post holder may be required to undertake other duties appropriate to the grade that are not listed above. HMDT examines and updates job descriptions periodically to ensure they relate to the role being performed.
All staff are required to support key activities such as attending HMD events therefore using annual leave in peak periods may be restricted
The client requests no contact from agencies or media sales.
- Team: Communications
- Salary: 30000
- Location: Flexible. This role will be required to travel to our London HQ at least once a month, but can work flexibly as per Bite Back 2030’s hybrid working policy.
About Bite Back 2030
Be part of the creative and agile team behind Bite Back 2030’s exceptional teenage activists. Join us as our new Communications Manager and contribute to a 10-year journey to help make the food system healthier and fairer and achieve our goal of halving childhood obesity by 2030.
We believe young people are the key voice in driving this change in our food system, and are growing a movement of young people to raise their voice and drive impact. In the past two years, our National Youth Board — including incredible campaigners like Christina and Dev — have won campaigns to extend free school meals during the holiday, end junk food advertising online and before 9pm on TV, and to improve the quality of school food.
Biteback is strongly committed to a policy of Equal Employment Opportunity and is determined to ensure that no applicant or employee receives less favourable treatment on the grounds of gender, age, disability, religion, belief, sexual orientation, marital status, or race, or is disadvantaged by conditions or requirements which cannot be shown to be justifiable.
Purpose of the Role
We are seeking a new Communications Manager to drive our ambitious communications plans as we scale our movement across the country.
The Communications Manager will report to our Senior Communications Manager and be responsible for leading on direct communications campaigns, and supporting a range of internal and external communications across our growing organisation.
Key responsibilities and outcomes
The Communications Manager will have an eye for detail and deliver communications which inspire audiences to take action. Key responsibilities include:
Develop and deliver direct communications campaigns, which connect external audiences with our core aims, inspiring them to play their part in transforming food systems to protect child health
Work closely with the Senior Communications Manager to support media engagement activity, including creating press releases, developing key lines/responses and compiling briefing documents
Provide support and guidance to teams across Bite Back to create powerful written materials which are on-brand and on-message, including presentations, promotional information and training resources
Take a leading role on producing internal communications at our growing organisation, working closely with our People and Alumni Manager to make sure all staff are well-informed and engaged with activity taking place across the country
Provide ongoing management of our internal newsletter for staff, Youth Board members and Trustees, coordinating exciting content on a weekly basis that brings us closer together as one team, celebrates successes and sparks action
Work as part of a team to support the delivery of events
Application deadline: 9 am, Wednesday 13 July
Interview date: Interviews will take place online, w/c 25 July
Your purpose is to expand our reach across the education sector, raising awareness of Voice 21’s approach to oracy and our membership offer for schools (Voice 21 Oracy Schools). You will devise and implement a range of multimedia marketing strategies, including via. written communications, videos, audio outputs and events. As part of this you will have oversight of our website content, social media, marketing materials, case studies, newsletters and much more. You will be in charge of showcasing Voice 21’s work through compelling branding, messaging, content and stories.
We are growing on average by 30% each year (in terms of staff and the number of schools we work with). You will be part of the Engagement (Growth) team which is at the forefront of this. You will help us play a vital role in growing our reach across the education sector so that - in line with our five-year strategy - we expand from working with 800 schools this year to 1900 schools by 2025.
● Creating and implementing marketing and communications strategies to expand our reach across the education sector.
● Devising and delivering purposeful marketing and communications campaigns, tailored to a range of education audiences, via a variety of marketing channels which you will both choose and manage. These might include newsletters, events, social media and more.
● Commissioning, producing and writing content for marketing materials, blog posts and newsletters.
● Creating and implementing a local and sector press strategy to showcase our member schools’ work, including building relationships with journalists and sector influencers.
● Showcasing the stories and impact of our member schools in engaging and innovative ways, such as written case studies, graphics, animation and video.
● Developing and writing a range of cutting-edge email newsletters for a range of audiences in the education sector, to raise awareness of our work and the importance of oracy.
● Overseeing the work of more junior marketing and communications team members, and managing outsourced specialists as needed such as website developers, graphic designers, video editors.
The client requests no contact from agencies or media sales.
Charity People is delighted to be working exclusively with National Numeracy to recruit for a Head of Communications to join their talented communications team and work to promote the charity's work, drive public engagement with their services, and bring their mission and vision to life for external audiences.
Post Head of Communications
Location The charity offers a very flexible approach to working and this role can be undertaken on a hybrid working from home and office basis, with at least one day per quarter in the East Sussex office
Working Hours Full time or part time (four days per week) considered; flexible working is fully supported
Salary £41,000 per annum
Reporting To Director of External Relations
A new role, you will play a lead role in delivering creative and results-driven strategies with engaging content across National Numeracy's award-winning campaigns, media, content and marketing. With a broad remit, the Head of Communications will report to the Director of External Relations and will undertake the following core duties:
* Devise and deliver strategic communication plans covering complex issues
* Ensure the delivery of consistent, effective messaging to promote the charity across a variety of platforms, using storytelling to present complex issues in a simple, compelling way that appeals to broad audiences
* Support the Director of External Relations with managing the team, its work and its budgets
* Build and maintain effective relationships with a range of internal and external stakeholders including policymakers, the public, the media, funders and partners
* Work with internal teams to ensure that key activities and messages are aligned to the charity's strategy, evaluating these to ensure they perform well
* Create and deliver a media strategy, as well as manage and cultivate relationships with broadcast, digital and print journalists
* Work with the Campaigns Manager on the strategic and delivery of National Numeracy Day, as well as other campaigns through the year
* Lead and deliver events, content, celebrity activity, case studies, media and marketing, to support campaigns throughout the year
* Work closely with colleagues to develop digital marketing activities across web, email and social media; analysing results and providing insight for evidence based improvement
* Create and manage a strong, audience-led web strategy as well as content that provides an engaging and inspiring user experience
We would love to see applications from individuals with previous experience of devising and delivering strategic communication plans. Additionally, we're keen for you to have experience of working with the media including the ability to promote the work of the charity and key campaigns, as well as of spotting opportunities for media coverage. You'll also have the ability and passion to really understand the work of the charity, why their role is so important, and the impact they have, as well as the ability to create messaging translated their mission into communications with audiences that increase engagement.
The charity is very open in terms of background - this role would suit someone stepping into their first Head of Communications role within a supportive team, or a more seasoned communications specialist who is keen to work within a role with a mix of strategic work as well as hands on communications tasks.
* Closing date for applications: Monday 4th July
* First interviews: week commencing 11th July
* Second interviews: week commencing 18th July
If you're keen to be part of the team that works tirelessly to drive up numeracy rates across the UK, having a huge impact on the lives of their beneficiaries, then this could be the role for you!
If you'd like to be considered for this role please send your CV to [email protected] or call on 07563 030587 to have an initial chat about the position.
Charity People actively promotes equality, diversity and inclusion. We match charity needs with skills and experience of candidates, irrespective of age, disability (including hidden disabilities), race, religion or belief, gender, gender identity or gender reassignment, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, or sexual orientation. We do this because we know greater diversity will lead to even greater results for the charities we work with.
We seek a senior Marketing and Communications leader to create, steer and deliver our strategy.
The role is responsible for leading on the development and delivery of an impactful inclusive marketing and communications, strategy. They will help to further develop our standing as a leading race equality and anti-racism charity in the sport and physical activity sectors.
It is key to executing our policy and advocacy work and communicating and collaborating effectively with a variety of stakeholders including community groups, sports organisations, partners, government agencies, and the media.
The client requests no contact from agencies or media sales.