London, Greater London (Hybrid)
£30,000 per year (pro-rata)
Contract, 12 months, Part-time
Job description

London LGBTQ+ Community Centre is recruiting an experienced Communications Manager with a good understanding of the full communications and marketing mix. This role comes at an incredibly exciting time, with the grassroots team becoming established and opening a pop-up Centre in December 2021 which has already been visited by thousands of LGBTQ+ Londoners. 

This role will be vital in raising awareness about the Centre’s aims, mission and values, as well as signposting and signal boosting the broader LGBTQ+ community through creative communications, and utilising fundraising strategies and tools to maximise sustainability and growth. 

 

The organisation

The London LGBTQ+ Community Centre started in 2017 as a grassroots project run by volunteers, with the aim of setting up a permanent, sober, intersectional LGBTQ+ community centre in London. In December 2021, the team opened a pop-up Centre in Bankside which, so far, has been visited by thousands of guests and worked with countless dynamic and diverse partners. 

The Centre is a safe, sober, intersectional community centre and café where all LGBTQ+ people are welcome, supported, can build connections and can flourish. We work with some amazing charities and groups to deliver LGBTQ+-specific services, alongside a holistic programme of sober events. Our vision is for a more connected, belonging and thriving LGBTQ+ community in London.

 

The role  

Title: Communications Manager
Accountable to: Communications Director
Key contacts: Trustees, Centre Manager, Centre Assistant Manager, Project Manager
Location: Remote with the option of working from the Centre at 60-62 Hopton Street for the remainder of its tenancy
Hours: 16 hours per week
Salary: £30,000 pro-rata 

Responsibilities:

  • Creation and marketing of events from briefs with supportive assets creation that fits our brand guidelines and identity

  • Development and management of social media and communications strategy

  • Lead on all day-to-day management of social media channels, including community management

  • Tell the stories of our work and the work of the broader LGBTQ+ community creatively and considerately, using a variety of mediums including video and photography

  • Create communications literature and materials using Canva and sending to print when necessary

  • Day to day maintenance and management of our website, using Wordpress CMS to manage

  • Develop content for our newsletter and use Mailchimp to plan, schedule and analyse the success of email campaigns

  • Working with comms volunteers and directing their efforts in line with strategic aims

  • Work alongside our volunteer developer to refresh our website into our new brand identity

  • Lead on our press enquiries, sourcing quotes from our trustees when necessary

  • Support the trustees to develop and execute fundraising strategies and recruit new monthly donors 

  • Uphold our brand identity and tone of voice

  • Constantly analyse and review the success of our content, producing a monthly overview for the trustees

  • Ensuring our content is inclusive, diverse, accessible and in line with our values

 

Requirements:

  • Minimum of 2 years' relevant experience in a communications role

  • Good understanding of the LGBTQ+ community

  • Good knowledge of Canva and Adobe Suite programmes

  • Excellent understanding of social media tools and platforms and different creative ways of utilising them, including TikTok and IG reels

  • Good understanding of email campaigns principles and Mailchimp

  • Good understanding of content creation principles, including photography and video 

  • Good understanding of PR, particularly within the London and LGBTQ+ sectors

  • Good understanding of Wordpress CMS

  • Good understanding of Eventbrite, Outsavvy or other event publishing tools

  • Excellent verbal, written, and interpersonal skills, and a good understanding of copywriting principles for web, social, newsletter and print publications

  • Excellent time management and organisational skills

 

Deadline for applications: Friday 29 April 

 

More about London LGBTQ+ Community Centre

London LGBTQ+ Community Centre is for the community, by the community. A safe, sober, intersectional space where all LGBTQ+ people are welcome,... Read more

Posted on: 30 March 2022
Closed date: 29 April 2022 at 23:30
Job ref: Comms
Tags: Communications, PR, Digital

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