Appointment Type: Full time, 12-month fixed-term contract, 35 hours per week (A request for part time hours would be considered).
Working Pattern: Monday - Friday 09.00 – 17.00 though some evening and weekend work will be required (We will consider requests for flexible working on appointment).
Location: Cathedral Centre, 3 Ford Street, Salford, M3 6DP
Salary: £22,000 - £25,000 per annum (FTE) depending on skills and experience.
Benefits: 25 days holiday plus statutory bank holidays and 5 closure days per annum, plus employer’s pension scheme.
About: An exciting opportunity has arisen to join the Diocese of Salford as a Communications and Marketing Officer to work with the Communications Manager and Cathedral Dean. This role will be key in supporting the Cathedral to tell its story, past, present & future in a busy, dynamic environment. The successful candidate will be responsible for delivering a variety of multimedia communications to assist the Cathedral team in raising awareness of the Cathedral among external audiences while encouraging greater engagement with the Cathedral Community. As a member of the Diocesan Communications Office, the incumbent will also play a part in supporting the team’s work around the diocese, its projects, and parishes.
What we are looking for: An excellent communicator and relationship-builder who is able to work well both independently and as part of a team. They will be creative and adaptable, experienced in social media and implementing marketing campaigns.
The post-holder will be a good time-manager with effective prioritisation skills and able to work to deadlines. They will maintain appropriate confidentiality and may be aware of data protection and safeguarding with an ability to work and engage with volunteers.
The successful candidate will:
- Be educated to degree level;
- Experienced in writing, marketing, and public relations via various channels;
- Sympathetic to the mission and values of the Diocese of Salford;
- Knowledgeable about Roman Catholic Church structures;
- Be an experienced communicator with a broad range of people, who can write in a variety of styles (depending on the audience).
- Be knowledgeable about marketing and communications activities including digital platforms.
Travel around the Diocese may be required, and the post-holder may have access to their own vehicle for which essential user mileage will be paid, though this is not essential. The nature of the duties of the successful candidate are that it will inevitably on occasion be necessary to work outside designated hours as the demands of the role require.
The Diocese of Salford is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. The post-holder will be expected to contribute to a positive culture of safeguarding within the organisation. This post is subject to an Enhanced Disclosure by the Disclosure and Barring Service. Please note, there is no occupational requirement to be a Catholic to be eligible for this post.
Closing date for applications: 12 noon on Friday 16th July 2021.
To download an application pack please visit our website.
Interviews will take place on Thursday 29th July 2021.
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