Bristol, South Gloucestershire

£34,908 per year

Permanent, Full-time


Job Description

Senior Communications Manager 

Hft is one of the leading learning disability charities in the country, providing support for 3,000 people with a learning disability and employing around 3000 staff. Operationally, we have been and continue to be innovative in recognising and championing good support, whilst taking an alternative view at how support is provided. Our efforts are sector leading and recognised and observed by CQC and local authorities who provide most of the funding for care packages. 

Position: Senior Communications Manager (Brand & Marketing) 
Location: Central Support Service, Emersons Green, Bristol, BS16 
Job type: Full Time, Permanent 
Hours: 35 hours per week 
Salary: £34,908 per annum 
Benefits Package: 20 days holiday (excluding bank holidays) increasing to 25 days after first year, service related sick pay after probation, automatic work-place pension enrolment, access to the Hft Plus benefits package (discounts and rewards across shops, restaurants, gym membership and days out), an Employee Assistance Programme, annual staff award schemes, access to award winning training and development 

Closing date: Monday 3 June 2019 
Interview date: Monday 10 and Tuesday 11 June 2019 

About the role: 

Are you looking for a new challenge? We are looking for an experienced and dynamic marketer to join our busy team. 

As a senior member of the Communications and Marketing team you will work closely with the Head of Communications and Marketing to champion Hft’s brand and devise an integrated marketing strategy which supports the charity’s strategic objectives. 

You will be responsible for directing and coordinating the teams’ content generation strategy and will work closely with the PR and Digital Communication team to generate compelling and motivational content for Hft’s external campaigns. 

We’re looking for a manager who has a real passion and enthusiasm for brand and marketing. You’ll enjoy working collaboratively with stakeholders across the charity to explain the benefits of a strategic marketing approach and how to use Hft’s brand effectively. 

About you: 

This is an exciting and evolving role that involves working strategically across the team with responsibility for brand development, design and creation of marketing materials, photo and video production, through to event and budget management. The ability to lead others while working under pressure and prioritising a demanding workload is essential. 

If you have an eye for detail and design, excellent communication skills and the ability to drive cultural change with enthusiasm, professionalism, and a creative flair then please get in touch. 


You may have experience of the following: Senior Communications Manager, Communications Manager, Senior Marketing Manager, Marketing Manager, Marketing Executive, Communications Executives, Marcoms, Marketing Communications Manager, Charity, Third Sector, NFP, etc.