KT20, Tadworth
c£55,000 per year
Permanent, Full-time
Job description

Head of Communications and Digital Content - Permanent

Full Time (37.5hrs per week) / Salary c£55,000 pa

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Head of Communications and Digital Content to join our Income Generation and Communications Team. You will be responsible for devising and implementing The Children’s Trust communications and digital content strategy as part of the charity’s new five-year strategy ‘Hope and Ambition’. This will involve building The Children’s Trust’s brand and awareness online and offline; and helping to deliver a transformation in our use of digital in service delivery, income generation and stakeholder engagement, including the development of new capabilities in our teams.

You will have responsibility for leading a high-performing team to deliver a work programme that includes developing and delivering a multi-channel communications strategy, providing greater access to information, support and expertise for the children, young people and their families, staff, supporters, volunteers, the public and medical professionals. This role will also support the development of new and existing online and offline services and fundraising products, by developing content that engages audiences and drives revenue as well as proactively building and managing the brand, improving understanding of what The Children’s Trust does and raising awareness of the issues around childhood brain injury.

You will be a natural and enthusiastic leader, able to support a high performing team. With experience of working in a complex environment, you will be exceptionally organised with a high-level of attention to detail.  You will naturally possess excellent inter-personal skills, and an ability to consult and positively engage with key stakeholders across the organisation.

The role is predominantly to be based at our National Specialist Centre in Tadworth, Surrey however due to current circumstances remote working will be considered initially. The successful candidate will be required to be flexible and as a minimum be in the office at least three days per week once business returns to normal post-Covid 19.

If you would like to discuss the role please contact The Children's Trust directly, and the People Operations Team will be more than happy to assist you.

PLEASE NOTE: You will be asked to complete The Children's Trust Application Form upon shortlisting. As part of the shortlisting process, gaps in employment will be examined and will be further explored during the interview process. 

Closing Date: Sunday, 21st June 2020

Interview Date(s): Week commencing 29th June 2020


Strictly no agencies please.

As we often receive high levels of applicants for our roles, we regret that we will only be able to contact those applicants who are shortlisted for interview.  Therefore, if you have not heard from us within 2 weeks of the closing date, please assume you have not been shortlisted for interview on this particular occasion.

The Children’s Trust is the UK’s leading charity for children with acquired brain injury, providing expert rehabilitation, education, therapy and care at our national specialist centre in Tadworth, and to children and their families across the UK, via our Brain Injury Community Service. 

Boasting a beautiful 24-acre site in Surrey, we are located just outside of London, close to the M25 (accessible via Junction 8, A217 to Tadworth) and easily accessible via National Rail, by way of: Clapham Junction, Sutton and Epsom.

The work we do is highly rewarding, and in addition to an attractive salary, we offer a valuable range of benefits, including: free on-site parking; subsidised cafeteria; on-site staff accommodation (subject to availability); the ability to retain your NHS pension (where applicable) or the opportunity to join an alternative scheme; and the opportunity to develop and implement your expertise in an environment that is as unusual in its beautiful historic nature, as it is unique in its state-of-the-art facilities.

The Children’s Trust is fully committed to protecting children and young people.  All posts at The Children's Trust are subject to an enhanced DBS check.  If you are applying to The Children's Trust, and are already registered with the DBS update service, this will speed up the recruitment process significantly.  We are an equal opportunities employer, and welcome applications from all suitably qualified candidates, regardless of their race, sex, disabilities, religion/beliefs, sexual orientation, or age.

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Refreshed on: 04 June 2020
Closed date: 23 June 2020
Tags: Communications, PR, Digital

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