Tonbridge, Kent

circa £30,000


About the organisation

Established in 1956, Parentkind (formerly PTA UK) is a charity that aims to advance education by encouraging the fullest cooperation between ho... Read more

Job Description

PTA UK has an exciting new job opportunity for a talented digital communicator!

We are seeking a Digital Communications Manager for maternity cover. This is a fixed term contract until 31st March 2018.

We can offer a salary of circa £30,000, depending on experience, plus attractive benefits package.

Working hours are 35 hours per week (9:00 – 17:00) although we may consider less than this to secure the right candidate.

This brilliant role is responsible for developing the organisation’s digital communication capabilities and implementing our digital strategy to support the charity’s strategic objectives and build our profile and relationships with all our audiences.

This requires an exceptional understanding of website management, social media, and email marketing and reporting packages as well as understanding how technical innovations and audience behaviour can be applied to enhance PTA UK’s digital presence. We already serve 14,000 PTA members, 4000 Twitter followers and support a 32,000 Facebook community. Can you help us achieve even more?

To be successful you will have excellent organisational skills and the ability to prioritise a varied workload. You will have a basic knowledge of HTML strong analytical skills and experience of planning, briefing, testing and delivering web enhancements and integrations.

If you can also demonstrate great creative copywriting skills with a design-led approach and good public relations instincts then we want to hear from you.

You will be part of a lively Policy and Communications Team and will also be required to support more generally including with media relations, campaign delivery and stakeholder engagement.

Please see full job pack attached, which includes;

  • PTA UK Information
  • Job description, person specification and terms and conditions of employment
  • Equal opportunities statement
  • Equal opportunities monitoring form

The job description describes the main responsibilities of the post; the person specification relates directly to the job description and is a list of the skills and experience that we consider necessary for the post. Please read these documents carefully. The applicants who fit the person specification most closely will be shortlisted for interview so please make sure you tell us everything relevant to your application in your CV and covering letter.

PTA UK is committed to a policy of equal opportunities and we ensure that all applicants are treated fairly and equally. We should be grateful if you would complete the monitoring form to help us check that we are carrying out our policy of equal opportunities for all people. The information will be kept confidential and will be separated from your application upon receipt. It will have no bearing on your application.

PTA UK is committed to meeting the needs of applicants with disabilities. The refurbished building is fully accessible to all.

The deadline for receipt of applications is 17.00 on Thursday 2nd February 2017. 

Unfortunately we are unable to consider any applications which are received after the deadline.

Information provided by you as part of your application will be used in the recruitment process. Any data about you will be held securely with access restricted to those involved in dealing with your application and in the recruitment process. Once this process is completed the data relating to unsuccessful applicants will be stored for a maximum of 6 months and then destroyed. If you are the successful candidate, your application form will be retained and form the basis of your personnel record. Information provided by you on the Equal Opportunities Monitoring Form will be used to monitor the equal opportunities policy. By signing and submitting your completed application form you are giving your consent to your data being stored and processed for the purposes of the recruitment process, equal opportunities monitoring and your personnel record if you are the successful candidate (Data Protection Act 1998)

May we take this opportunity to thank you for your interest in PTA UK and for your time in considering applying to work with us. 

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