Northampton, Northamptonshire
Negotiable
Permanent, Full-time
Job description

Salary: £Competitive plus benefits


Location: Northampton


Hours: Full-time 37 hours per week


Contract Type: Permanent




The MND Association are seeking a Head of Communications and Digital. This is an exciting opportunity to lead the team that delivers our external and internal communications and our exceptional digital presence.


What are we looking for?

You will be an experienced communications professional with particular experience of managing digital platforms. You must be a strategic thinker with the ability to lead and inspire your team as the Association continues to grow and develop the services and support that we provide. You will, of course, have a range of technical skills and experience including managing national media relationships, stakeholder management and using a range of communications channels. You must be able to develop and manage evidence-based communications strategies and report on KPIs.

However, just as important are your personal skills and qualities. As our voice you must be an exceptional communicator in any context. You must be able to build relationships and partnerships in a complex and challenging environment both for the Association and in the wider sector. You must have strategic vision but just as importantly the ability to deliver.

This role is based in our national office in Northampton with travel nationally, particularly London.

Take a look at the Job Description to find out more about the role and responsibilities.




How to apply?

If this sounds like you and you have the professional credibility to deliver in this high- profile role then we would like to hear from you.

If you want to find out more please get in touch and we would be happy to talk to you or apply for this job now by clicking on 'Apply For This Job'




About Us

The MND Association was founded in 1979. Our mission is to improve care and support for people with MND, their families and carers. We also fund and promote research that leads to new understanding and treatments and brings us closer to a cure for MND. The Association also campaigns and raises awareness so the needs of people with MND, and everyone who cares for them, are recognised and addressed by wider society.



  • MND is a fatal, rapidly progressive disease that affects the brain and spinal cord.

  • It attacks the nerves that control movement: people can still think and feel but their muscles refuse to work.

  • Six people die from MND every day in the UK. It has no cure.




Important Notices

Please submit your application as soon as possible; due to the high volumes of applications we receive, and we reserve the right to close any adverts before the closing date once we have received sufficient applications.

Please note, from late 2019, our National Office will be relocating to new premises within Northampton.

At the MND Association we are committed to equalities and value diversity. We are working hard to remove perceived and actual barriers to participation by people with and affected by MND, current and future staff and volunteers and stakeholders.



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Posted on: 06 June 2019
Closed date: 26 June 2019
Job ref: MND383
Tags: Communications, PR, Digital