Home-based
Stratford, Greater London
Cardiff, Cardiff
Salary £27,286 - £32,640 (+ Location Weightings)
Permanent, Full-time
Job description

Full Time 35 Hours

The role of a Copywriting and Communications Officer is exciting, collaborative and creative. The Copywriting and Communications Officer sits within the Communications and Marketing Team whose purpose is to lift Mind’s brand; tell our story in a planned, and audience driven way and deliver strategic, life changing communications.

You’ll have an influence on how we develop our communications for print and digital as well as contribute to our tone of voice across a wide variety of channels.

You’ll support with writing and reviewing of content, liaising with teams, and writing high-quality copy to tight deadlines and for a variety of channels (including digital channels). You’ll work from briefs to conceive, develop and produce effective messaging utilising your strong conceptual and copy skills.

You’ll be responsible for editing content for various projects (either in response to briefs and/or as part of projects led by the Comms. And Marketing Team), in according to guidelines and tone of voice, helping shape messaging and storytelling.

Your role as a Copywriting and Communications Officer is to:

  • Plan and deliver a wide range of top-notch communications. From developing well thought out integrated communications plans and audience focused messaging you’ll also oversee or deliver a range of communications.
  • Provide copy-writing and copy-editing support to projects and campaigns across Mind, promoting a consistent tone of voice and style for Mind’s communications.
  • Work collaboratively with teams, ensuring that all copy ideas generated use plain English, adhere to the organisation's editorial and language guidelines and are audience focused - tailoring messages as appropriate to each channel (printed and online, external and internal).
  • Proof-read, edit and check spelling and grammar, amending/revising a variety of messages and communications materials, as well as copy for website (as and when needed).

This position will initially, in line with current government guidance be based from home, with an expectation of being home based for the next six months or until updated government guidelines are published. However, if / when government guidelines change the role may then revert to being office based, whilst retaining some flexible working options.

Mind is committed to equality of opportunity for all staff, and applications from individuals are encouraged regardless of age, disability, sex, gender reassignment, sexual orientation, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief and marriage and civil partnerships.

Please complete an application form addressing how you meet the criteria for the role. Successful candidates will be notified a couple of days before the confirmed interview date of 26th April 2021. Subject to applications received, second interviews may be held the following week.

Mind reserve the right to close the vacancy to applications earlier, should we receive a high volume of strong candidates – therefore we encourage an early application.

Closing date: 23rd April 2021

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Posted on: 01 April 2021
Closing date: 23 April 2021
Job ref: MIND107666
Tags: Communications, PR
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