Marketing Communications Officer
We are looking for a creative and hands-on experience individual to create and manage external marketing communications for the charity.
Position: Marketing Communications Officer
Location: Flexible as homeworking supported
Salary: £25-29k dependent on experience
Duration: 12 months Fixed Term Contract (becoming permanent if funding allows)
Benefits: 25 days’ annual leave plus bank holidays and 5% Employer pension contribution
Closing Date: 9th February 2021
Final Interview Date: 15th and 16th February 2021
About the Role
Working closely with colleagues from across the organisation, the Marketing Communications Officer will support the external communications of the charity, helping to raise the profile, participation and prestige of the charity and impacting on the lives of children and young people.
There is a great deal of untapped potential here for a proactive and enthusiastic individual to unlock and the need has never been stronger. The charity has a high-profile patron, highly active trustees, dedicated staff and a strong leader in the CEO who is passionate about education and the development of young people. This role brings together external relations and income generation, and is a super opportunity for someone to build on a strong existing portfolio with an excellent team.
In particular, the Marketing Communications Officer will be responsible for the operational delivery of external communications that include:
- Content creation and communications planning
- Social media management
- Sales/marketing support for Boxall Online Profile
- Newsletter campaigns
- PR and Public Affairs support
- Internal comms and support
The Marketing Communications Officer will be an agile and enthusiastic individual, capable of absorbing key information quickly, as well as the ability to handle a diverse workload in order to meet the fast pace of the organisation. You will be a self-starter with strong communication skills and work well with a small team in a dynamic working environment.
You will have experience of:
- Marketing and communications
- Excellent digital skills, including experience of content management
- Using search engine optimisation, experience of email marketing systems and social media tools
- Effectively writing and editing copy for different audiences
- Supporting PR and Public Relations
- Creating different formats of digital content
You will also have an appreciation and understanding of the impact of mental health, emotional and wellbeing upon children and young people learning.
Applicants are asked to provide a current CV and 2-page covering letter outlining evidence against the essential criteria in the job description, clearly identifying the skills and experiences applicable to the role.
A satisfactory basic Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check will be a requirement once a conditional offer of employment is made to successful candidates.
Work for an organisation with excellent work life balance policies, where flexible working is promoted and the culture of the organisation is to nurture staff through effective leadership and excellent team working.
About the Organisation
With increasing numbers of children and young people affected by social, emotional and behavioural difficulties inhibiting their progress and limiting their life chances. The charity has developed a range of interventions and support to give vulnerable children and young people the opportunity to be the best they can be. Whether it is delivering certified training, supporting whole-school or authority-wide nurturing schools approach or promoting evidence-based research, the charity is providing quality support and resources to make nurturing provision a reality for pupils across the UK and beyond.
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