Central London, Greater London (Hybrid)
London, Greater London
£30,500 per year + benefits
Permanent, Full-time
Job description

Communications & Marketing Officer

Business Disability Forum is a world-leading membership organisation bringing together business and the public sector to build disability-smart organisations. We have more than thirty years’ experience providing high-quality advice and guidance, in-depth consultancy, business to business networking and knowledge-sharing relevant at all stages of the journey towards greater disability confidence.

Our Disability Standard defines Best Practice and provides the benchmark against which organisations measure their performance on disability across the entire business.

Our taskforces and networks regularly bring together our Members and Partners with disabled opinion leaders to share best practice and create change in their specialist fields or areas of common interest.

The role

We are looking for a talented and enthusiastic Communications and Marketing Officer with experience of working in a marketing, communications or press environment. You will support the marketing of our products, services, events and policy research and help us raise our profile with business and policymakers.

The requirement

  • Excellent writing skills including writing for a business audience.
  • Experience of working in a communications or marketing role.
  • Experience of working with a Customer Relationship Management (CRM) database, Salesforce preferable.
  • Creative thinking capability and the confidence to input with own ideas.
  • Experience of working with Mailchimp.
  • Demonstrable experience of working on a number of projects at the same time.

For the full job description and person specification of this role and instructions on how to apply please visit our website below via the button below:

How to apply

Applications should be by CV and a supporting statement, of up to 400 words, detailing why you think you would be suitable for the role. If you require any adjustments to the application process, please contact Barnaby Powell as set out below. Applications should be addressed to Barnaby Powell, HR & Office Manager, Business Disability Forum, Nutmeg House, 60 Gainsford Street, London SE1 2NY. If you are submitting your application by email please do so to barnabyp @ businessdisabilityforum .org .uk

  • Closing date for applications: 31 July 2022.
  • First interviews are planned for the 4 August 2022.
  • Second interviews are likely to take place in the week commencing 16 & 18 August 2022.

Business Disability Forum is committed to ensuring that all its information, products and services are as accessible as possible to everyone.

If you wish to discuss anything in regards to accessibility or if you require alternative formats, please contact Barnaby Powell by email at the address above or by telephone on 020-7403-3020.

For further information on Business Disability Forum please refer to our website via the button below

Equal opportunities

We are committed to becoming disability-smart and an employer of choice irrespective of race (which includes colour, nationality and ethnic or national origins), sex, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, religion or belief, marital or civil partnership status, age, disability, or pregnancy and maternity. The ethical and business case of ensuring that our workforce is representative of wider society is at the heart of what we do. When we are recruiting, disabled candidates who meet all of the essential criteria will be offered an interview.

Our roles are mostly office based in London (SE1) but we encourage flexible working and ad hoc homeworking for all employees. We are open to discussions about hybrid working.

Refreshed on: 16 July 2022
Closed date: 31 July 2022 at 23:59
Tags: Communications, PR