Parkinson's UK
£30,753 per year
Permanent, Full-time
Job description

This is an exciting time for Parkinson’s UK, we want to reach as many people as possible so
we can improve life for everyone affected by Parkinson’s. We are looking for people to join
our network, make genuine connections, and be part of a larger team that works together
to support the Parkinson’s community.


About the role

You'll develop, lead and deliver a communications plan to support the physical activity
strategy of the charity and our wider strategic programmes of work for the Parkinson's

You'll identify, shape and create effective digital and offline content to inspire, inform and
engage the Parkinson's community. You'll promote resources and opportunities to be active
with partners, activity and healthcare providers and our community, and inspire people with
Parkinson's to become and stay active.


What you’ll do

● Lead on the development and implementation of the physical activity
communications strategy and plan, to maximise community and partner
● Work collaboratively with communications colleagues across the charity to ensure
effective audience planning and consistent cohesive and complementary messaging
● Use insight and data to understand audience needs and motivation, working
collaboratively with people with Parkinson’s and partners to create content that
meets their needs.
● Advise and support community development colleagues to create high quality and
user friendly communications and web content.
● Create, publish and approve high quality on brand physical activity content across
local network programmes
● Build more effective use of digital platforms, e.g. social media and online
● Champion Parkinson’s UK brand, and make sure our comms are aligned with core
messaging, brand guidelines and values.

What you’ll bring

● Collaboration and engagement skills with the ability to work in an inclusive and user
focused way with colleagues, volunteers and networks
● Skilled communicator at all levels; able to deliver complex messages to a range of
audiences effectively
● Demonstrable experience of creating communications plans that deliver on
organisational priorities and meet audience needs.
● Content creation experience (digital and offline) and an understanding of how
messaging and content enhances a brand.
● Experience of using audience insight and data to drive content creation and iteration
● Experience of operating in a modern digital workplace, including using digital tools
to work collaboratively and productively.
● Exceptional organisational skills with the ability to work autonomously, prioritise
your own workload effectively and manage competing time pressures

Please apply by sending us your CV, together with a supporting statement. The
supporting statement should fully demonstrate how you meet all the criteria as stated
in the "What you'll bring" section of the role description.
The successful candidate will be required to:
● have exceptional written and verbal communication skills
● provide their own broadband service with a minimum download speed of 2Mb
● have a confidential space in which to work

Posted on: 23 June 2022
Closed date: 07 July 2022 at 23:59
Tags: Communications, PR, Marketing