Northampton, Northamptonshire
Up to £28000 per annum + benefits
Job description

The MND Association has an exciting opportunity for a Volunteering Communications Co-ordinator to join our Engagement Directorate on a 12-month fixed term contract to cover maternity leave, based at our national office in Northampton, where we operate a trusting, collaborative, and agile working environment.

Salary: c.£28,000 per annum plus benefits

Location: Northampton with agile working

Hours: Full-time 37 hours per week

Contract Type: Fixed Term Contract 12 months maternity cover

About the role

Our Volunteering Team look after our network of over 12,000 people across England, Wales and Northern Ireland who volunteer their time and help make a difference to people affected by MND. You will be in involved in supporting effective volunteer communication across the organisation. By having a clear understanding of our audience and utilising a range of channels and digital tools in exciting and innovative ways you will help us reach new volunteers as well as keeping our existing network informed and engaged.

What are we looking for?

You will:

  • have excellent communication skills, being able to communicate to different audiences in a variety of styles most appropriate to the audience
  • have strong experience of using digital and social media to maximise engagement with the ability to analyse and report on trends and metrics.
  • have a good understanding of how to work in partnership with and engage volunteers
  • be able to demonstrate outstanding digital skills using Microsoft office, and other digital tools including the ability to update websites.
  • be able to work to your own initiative, work to deadlines and be able to manage a range of projects from inception to completion

This role may require you to work flexibly including unsociable hours, as and when required.

Please view the Job Description for full responsibilities.

How to apply?

We would love to hear from you and encourage early applications as we are reviewing candidates as they apply.

If this sounds like the perfect opportunity for you, apply online now.

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.

We operate an agile working environment within a flexible office space using the latest technology and digital infrastructure. This, together with a high level of trust and performance driven culture, gives staff the freedom and flexibility to work in the best way for them, the Association and, most importantly, people with MND.

We are committed to equality and value diversity. We are working hard to remove perceived and actual barriers to participation for people with and affected by MND, current and future staff, volunteers, and stakeholders.

Important Notices

This role is Northampton office based. The MND Association operates an Agile working culture and therefore we are open to discussing the possibility of variable hours, remote or home working, flexible start and finish times etc.

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

Our selection process will be multi-stage; this may include video call screening, psychometric assessments, and competency-based interview/s.

We request that recruitment agencies do not contact us in relation to this role. We work hard to fill our roles directly and if assistance is required, we operate a PSL, which currently closed for review. We do not accept speculative CVs from recruitment agencies/ head-hunters.

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Posted on: 13 September 2021
Closing date: 11 October 2021
Job ref: MND1093
Tags: Communications, PR, Marketing
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