Head of Communications (Cheadle, Cheshire)
The Together Trust is a charity that supports people with disabilities, complex needs and autism and their families. Our services include a range of care, community and special education services for people with behavioural challenges, learning difficulties, physical disabilities, complex health needs and autism. We will celebrate our 150th anniversary in 2020 having supported thousands of young people and families since we were formed to support destitute young people in the centre of Manchester in 1870.
Our central office is based in Cheadle, Stockport and our services are mostly in and around Greater Manchester and the surrounding areas. We accept referrals from all over the UK.
We are looking for a Head of Communications to join and lead our team. Managing the work of four communication officers, plus an assistant and a graphic designer, you will continually improve and oversee successful communications and campaign activities in line with the charity’s overall strategic plan.
You will lead the implementation and launch of a new website and a phased rebrand which will begin in early 2020. The new brand, developed by our staff and the people we support, includes a new mission, vision, strapline, logo and visuals to coincide with our 150th anniversary year.
The post holder will contribute to wider strategic development and change across our 40+ services. Therefore we are looking for an outstanding communicator who can support and develop their team to contribute to successful Trust-wide fundraising, development and campaign activities.
We work in collaboration with the people we support. Providing evidence to help to influence policymakers and make lasting societal change. If you think you are the right applicant for this role then we’d encourage you to apply.
Please see the attached documentation for more information on the role details and key responsibilities.