Rushden, Northamptonshire
£29,577 - £33,782 per year
Permanent, Full-time
Job description

Spurgeons is one of the UK's leading children's charities, firmly supported by Christian beliefs and values, helping to support disadvantaged children and their families through delivering projects to support children, young people, their families and communities to find long-lasting solutions to the challenges they face.

We are passionate about the work we do and need equally committed members on our team to help us achieve those goals.

The Engagement Communications Officer will develop and support all aspects of engagement communications for Spurgeons across the UK, working closely with the Head of Engagement and Spurgeons’ Executive Team. This role will lead internal communications, as well as play an important role working with others to further engage our church partners.

This will involve planning, sourcing, developing and delivering content through a range of channels to help engage our workforce and create a feeling of one team with a clear vision.

Demonstrating the ability to work confidently with senior leaders and other managers, you will have relevant experience of developing and implementing engagement communication plans and approaches, and monitoring the effectiveness of communications on our colleagues as well as key external stakeholders (e.g. chaplains).

Applicants will need excellent writing, editing and proof-reading skills, the ‘journalistic’ ability to source content from colleagues and a familiarity with information technology, especially digital and video means of communication, is essential.

Experience in internal communications, is essential, but experience of writing for a variety of different audiences is also desired.

This is an exciting new role created at a key time as the charity embarks on its future strategy and evolves its culture.

Note: This post has an Occupational Requirement to be a committed Christian.

The full job description can be viewed on our website.

We are committed to safeguarding the welfare of children and young people we serve. This post is subject to necessary safeguarding checks including an appropriate level DBS Disclosure.

Spurgeons is a Living Wage Employer

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Refreshed on: 22 February 2021
Closed date: 28 February 2021
Job ref: 2072
Tags: Communications, PR, Digital

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