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Senior Web and Digital Developer
We are looking to appoint a Senior Web and Digital Developer to lead the development of our digital products, optimising online experiences and user journeys for our visitors.
De Montfort University (DMU) is an ambitious, globally-minded institution with a focus on delivering quality teaching and learning, and a campus-wide focus on providing a sector-leading student experience. A culturally rich university with a commitment to the public good, it strives to maintain a stimulating and inclusive environment where staff and students are able to thrive.
The university is a vibrant, multicultural hub of learning, creativity and innovation that never surrenders to convention. Our success is built on a fantastic student experience coupled with award-winning teaching and world-class facilities that help students develop the skills and attitudes employers demand.
Faculty / Directorate
As part of the Marketing and Communications Directorate, you will work closely and collaboratively with colleagues from across the service to gather and inform requirements to help meet marketing goals.
Reporting to the Head of Web and Digital, this is a key role within our Web and Digital team, and will be a driving force in delivering continual improvements and new functionality for the university website and wider digital platforms.
You will lead development work from conception to delivery, creating visually appealing, technically robust, and highly competitive web designs, user navigation and functionality that meet accessibility and usability benchmarks and regulations.
You will line manage our Web team, which includes both content and development expertise, providing support and guidance to ensure the delivery of sector-leading services.
You will have a flexible and creative approach and be able to effectively prioritise and manage both the team’s and your own workload, which will include multiple concurrent projects, reacting to new requests and troubleshooting issues.
You will benefit from access to the Local Government Pension scheme; 22 days annual leave plus concessionary days and Bank Holidays; career progression; employee perks that include up to 8.5 per cent off grocery shopping at Sainsbury's, Tesco, ASDA, Waitrose and M&S or at least up to 10% off package holidays through travel club; NUS discount card; free and confidential access to the Employee Assistance confidential Helpline who provide support on a range of lifestyle issues; discounted gym membership; free library memberships and the cycle to work scheme.
To apply for the role, please submit an application form via our university website.
The client requests no contact from agencies or media sales.
ShareAction is a campaigning charity that works with investors, policymakers and individuals to build a world where our financial system serves our planet and its people. Responsible investment can have a huge positive impact if harnessed to tackle global challenges such as inequality, public health and the climate crisis. ShareAction seeks to unleash this potential by defining standards for best practice, publishing hard-hitting research, campaigning with allies and empowering investors to drive progressive change within some of the world’s largest companies. This is an exciting time to join a growing organisation that is established as a leading voice in the responsible investment space, and play your part in helping to shape a fairer, more sustainable future.
Smart, powerful communications are a cornerstone of our theory of change. Our dynamic and high-performing communications team develops compelling media and digital activity to inspire public and specialist audiences to support more responsible investment. The team is also responsible for shaping ShareAction’s brand, raising its profile and increasing its engagement and influence.
As Senior Digital Communications Manager you will design and deliver ShareAction’s digital strategy to support organisational objectives, line-managing two digital colleagues and advising colleagues across the organisation on effective digital strategies, campaign tactics and messaging. Working with the Head of Communications, you will contribute to the development of ShareAction’s overall communications strategy, champion its brand and manage reputation. An excellent communicator with creative flair and a strong track record of generating impactful digital campaigns, you will be responsible for identifying opportunities, creating compelling content from blogs and emails to films and graphics, and evaluating performance.
What you’ll do
- You will lead on the design and delivery of ShareAction’s digital strategy with support from the Head of Communications, and contribute to the wider communications strategy and annual business planning process.
- You will be line-managing digital colleagues, supporting them to set objectives, deliver high-quality work and develop their skills.
- You’ll oversee ShareAction’s digital channels, including social media, the website, and our digital campaign platform Engaging Networks. You’ll develop user journeys that contribute to increased engagement, and manage external suppliers such as web developers, designers and digital agencies to ensure that all channels are accessible and optimised to effectively achieve our communications goals.
- You’ll collaborate with colleagues across the organisation to develop impactful, engaging and measurable digital and social campaigns and integrated communications plans to support the launch of major reports and other activity.
- You’ll help develop fundraising and marketing materials and ensure that all digital communications to supporters are consistently high quality, supporting teams to send to segmented audience groups and providing training and guidance to build digital skills across ShareAction.
- You’ll stay abreast of digital trends and technology, and use insight and analytics to continuously improve experience, increase influence and engagement.
- You’ll monitor any potential risks to ShareAction’s reputation, working with colleagues across the organisation to manage as appropriate.
- You’ll organise an effective out of hours system for monitoring social channels. Some out of hours working may be required to support report launches or deal with urgent developments.
What you’ll bring to the team
- You’ll bring experience of working at a senior level in a digital role and a strong track record of generating impactful digital campaigns that drive positive engagement.
- You’ll have a proactive approach, lots of creative ideas and excellent communications skills, and be able to work efficiently under pressure in a fast-paced team and organisation.
- You’ll be passionate about ShareAction’s mission and committed to our values of independence, courage, persistence, respect and inclusivity.
- With experience of brand management, you’ll be able to play a key role championing ShareAction’s brand and raising our profile.
- With great line management experience and interpersonal skills, you’ll be able to motivate a team and build productive relationships with colleagues across the organisation and key external contacts.
- You’ll be able to design and deliver effective digital strategies for diverse audiences as part of integrated communications campaigns, and use tools to measure success.
Although not necessary, it would be great if
- You can bring knowledge or experience of communications within a campaigning or advocacy organisation
- You have a relevant professional qualification e.g. in digital marketing
- You have knowledge or experience of capital markets/the financial system
What we will do for you
- You will be part of an organisation working to make a meaningful difference tackling some of the world’s biggest social and environmental challenges.
- We offer opportunities for you to develop your skills and experience in a friendly, flexible and supportive working environment.
- You will have the opportunity to change how people view our charity by being at the helm of our branding
Location: Hybrid - London/Home
Contract type: Permanent, Full time
Who it reports to: Head of Communications
Salary: £40,000 - £46,000 per annum, pro rata. Plus 8 per cent pension (non-contributory) and benefits including a healthcare scheme
Closing date: 17th August 2022 at 9am
Interviews: There will be two rounds of interviews with the first round likely happening the week of the 22nd August
ShareAction values and respects all differences in people (seen and unseen) and welcomes applications from all backgrounds, communities and industries. We are committed to having a team that is made up of diverse skills, experiences and abilities and so if you are not 100 percent sure that you meet all the requirements but believe you could excel in this role, we encourage you to apply and use the application questions to tell us about your experience and what you hope to bring to this role.
We have a London office and we actively encourage staff to work in ways that best suit their needs and our flexible working policy outlines many of the options available - such as part-time and term-time working, job sharing, home working and working compressed hours. Please talk to us at the interview about the flexibility you need. We can’t promise to give you exactly what you want, but we do promise not to judge you for asking.
ShareAction’s London office is based in vibrant Bermondsey and a short walk from London Bridge underground and national rail. Remote working will remain the norm for many ShareAction staff as we continue to face the Covid-19 pandemic, with office space available as described in London for those who wish to use it.
Please note that to be considered for this post you must be legally eligible to work in the UK. Due to current restrictions we are unable to hire anyone that isn’t already living in the UK.
Due to our size we are unable to sponsor visas.
Lead .net Developer
Salary: £53,500 basic plus London allowance (where applicable) per annum
35 Hours a Week
Full Time Permanent
Closing date: 14th August 2022
Interview date: TBC
Marie Curie is searching for a talented Lead .net Developer to work within our Digital Team.
This is an exciting time to join the team as we refocus our work to better support the charity under a new strategy. This role offers an opportunity for an experienced Lead to support and mentor our team of .net developers; enabling them to deliver to high standards and drive them to become a high-performing unit. The role holder will also be responsible for reviewing governance protocols and coding standards.
Reporting into the Delivery Manager (and potentially substituting for them in case of absence) the Lead Developer is senior in a tight-knit SCRUM team, developing code for web development in line with the needs of business owners, ensuring that no developments are undertaken without good due diligence to ensure they are in line with technical governance and principles. They will mentor, measure success, support the development team, and take line management duties.
They will be responsible for ensuring high development standards, the integration of continuous improvement development cycles into sprints and the handling of the day-to-day environmental aspects of the site.
They will own and lead the development and documentation of Coding Standards, ensuring they are adhered to, and code is committed to as high a quality as can be expected, with a minimum number of bugs. They will also lead the integration of front-end development into back-end code (and vice versa), working closely with the team to achieve this.
They will additionally be one of the charity-facing members of the team with a particular remit for partnering with our technology directorate as well as attending discovery meetings where required and able to communicate with and support other departments.
What we are looking for:
We are looking for a self-starter with excellent problem-solving skills and the ability to work in a fast-paced environment on multiple projects. You must have a collaborative, proactive, patient and diplomatic approach with a 'can-do' attitude and attention to detail, be highly numerate and literate, with the ability to produce good quality written technical documentation
What's in it for you:
- Continued access to NHS Pension Scheme (subject to eligibility)
- Marie Curie Group Personal Pension Scheme
- Season ticket loan
- Loan schemes for bikes; computers and satellite navigation systems
- Continuous development
- Industry leading training programmes
- Employee Assistance Programme
- Flexible Working
Click here to view our full job description.
To discuss the role further, please contact Seem Alsasa, Delivery Manager [email protected] for expressions of interest or more information.
Marie Curie is committed to its values, which underpin our work. We take stringent steps to ensure that the people who join our organisation through employment or volunteering, are suitable for their roles and are committed to safeguarding all our people from harm. This includes our staff, volunteers and all those who use or come into contact with our services. We are dedicated to creating not just a safe place to work but also a supportive and rewarding one.
We are committed to a world where everyone can thrive and fulfil their potential. We are devoted to the social justice imperatives and organisational benefits of full diversity, inclusion, and equity in the workplace, and are a Stonewall champion. We actively encourage and welcome applications from candidates of diverse cultures, perspectives and lived experiences.
We reserve the right to close this vacancy early. Agencies need not apply.
Hybrid (London & Remote)
The job of a Save the Children UK’s DevOps Engineer is varied and busy.
- Are you a strong DevOps Engineer?
- Are you passionate about web, open source development and for helping organisations to build a quality best of breed digital presence?
- Are you motivated by our vision of creating a world where every child doesn't just survive but thrives and can go on to change the world – and of inspiring and leading others to do the same?
If the answers to these questions are yes, we would love to hear from you!
To avoid disappointment, you are advised to submit your application as soon as possible as we reserve the right to close the vacancy early if a high volume of applications are received. This is to ensure that we can manage application levels whilst maintaining a positive candidate experience. Unfortunately once a vacancy has closed, we are unable to consider further applications.
Save the Children UK believes every child deserves a future. In the UK and around the world, we work every day to give children a healthy start in life, the opportunity to learn and protection from harm. When crisis strikes, and children are most vulnerable, we are always among the first to respond and the last to leave. We ensure children’s unique needs are met and their voices are heard. We deliver lasting results for millions of children, including those hardest to reach.
Reporting directly to the Senior Network Support Engineer, you will be part of a small team whose primary functions will be to enable, accelerate and support the developers and testers working on a US/UK multi-tenancy Adobe AEM platform.
This will include supporting on AWS and GCP as well as implementing new Cloud solutions such as Azure where necessary
As a rights-based organisation, we are committed to anti-racism and actively opposed systemic oppression of any form. You will support our commitment to celebrate diversity, challenge inequality, and build an inclusive environment for every one of our employees so we can better represent the children we protect.
The DevOps Engineer’s key duties will be to:
- Provide System Admin support to Save the Children UK with a particular focus on system performance and tuning and supporting User Acceptance testing of its AEM platform.
- Managing, maintaining and patching our cloud infrastructure and availability of services through container-orchestration.
- Ensure that sufficient documentation is in place for all hardware systems in the Integration and Staging environments to enable existing and new team members to support Save the Children UK infrastructure.
- Ensure the effective and efficient use of all Save the Children resources in order to keep costs low and ensure safety in the workplace. Pro-actively pursue opportunities continuously to reduce costs and increase efficiency of the server support function.
- Ensure a globally robust and highly scalable approach to development to support our growing number of global users and services.
- Work alongside other members of the infrastructure team to ensure that all cloud systems and support are aligned with technical and business requirements.
- Manage the provisioning/building/configuring/maintenance of environments using automation where possible
- Keep abreast of new developments in the provisioning / configuration / deployment / monitoring of environments to help shape our DevOps roadmap
- Other duties as required in line with skills, experience and role.
You must have good hands-on knowledge and experience in all of the areas below:
- Docker or Kubernetes
- Git, GitHub or Bitbucket
- Red Hat sysadmin skills
- Debian sysadmin skills
- CLI and Bash scripting skills
You must have abilities in all of the areas below:
- Ability to work in a team, in a fast-paced environment
- Independent and able to put forward new ideas, innovate and drive the team forward.
- Strong attention to detail, astute diagnostic skills
- Ability to solve issues with clear methods while knowing when to take intuitive leaps
- Strategic and forward planning thought process
- Able to guide technical discussions with both technical and non-technical audiences
- A passion for web, open source development and for helping Save the Children to continue to build a quality best of breed digital presence.
- A demonstrable commitment to the principles of diversity and inclusion and their practical application and integration in the work environment
- A commitment to Save the Children UK’s aims and core values of accountability, ambition, collaboration, creativity, and integrity
Save the Children UK is committed to diversity and equality of opportunity in all aspects of our work both external and internal. We strive to be an inclusive employer and particularly encourage applications from under-represented groups such as returning parents or carers who are re-entering work after a career break, people who are LGBT+, from Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic backgrounds, with a disability, impairment, learning difference or long-term condition, with caring responsibilities, from different nations and regions, and from less advantaged socioeconomic backgrounds.
INTRODUCTION TO GIRLS NOT BRIDES
Girls Not Brides is the only global organisation uniquely focused on creating and sustaining a worldwide movement to end child marriage and ensuring that this movement leads to tangible change for the girls at risk or affected by the practice. We are a network of over 1,600 civil society organisations in over 100 countries working in partnership to end child marriage.
Our vision is a world without child marriage where girls and women enjoy equal status with boys and men and are able to achieve their full potential in all aspects of their lives. Our vision challenges deeply embedded social norms that harm the lives of girls, women and their communities.
INTRODUCTION TO THE ROLE
We have an exciting opportunity for an experienced Communications Manager to join our team. The successful individual will be expected to contribute to the design – and oversee - the delivery of successful communications, digital and media strategies for Girls Not Brides. They will be expected to bring a global communications lens into all aspects of the Partnership’s work, including: providing creative input to the planning of global meetings and events; ensuring effective messaging and branding; and identifying innovative approaches to foster member collaboration. The Communications Manager will manage three members of the Communications Team and collaborate closely with our teams based in Africa, Asia and Latin America.
They will also work with colleagues, trustees, high-level champions, and other advocates to ensure that our key messages are effectively delivered to target audiences. Driven by a belief in the power of partnership, they will engage and support Girls Not Brides member organisations to tell their own stories, and encourage collaboration, with humility and sensitivity. Excellent English language written and verbal communication skills are essential, and spoken and written French and/or Spanish are desirable.
London, UK (Hybrid with three days on site)
Director of Communications, Advocacy & Campaigns
£44,100 rising on an annual incremental basis. Girls Not Brides also offers a generous 10% pension.
This is a permanent full-time role. The successful candidate must have the right to work in the United Kingdom.
- Oversee and contribute to the writing and editing of communications materials for both internal and external audiences (both online and in print) including pieces for our digital platforms and social media posts.
- Draft op-eds, speeches, talking points and other high-impact communications materials working in collaboration with the CEO, Directors, Heads and other members of the global team as relevant.
- Oversee the coordination of media outreach at international and national levels, working with communications colleagues to promote awareness of child marriage, the work of our member organisations and the strategies and resources required to end it.
- Manage and contribute to the messaging of social media campaigns for major initiatives and relevant international days.
- Lead on the collation, drafting, editing and dissemination of Girls Not Brides’ regular newsletter.
- Develop and ensure consistent messaging for Girls Not Brides’ leadership, secretariat team, champions and the broader Partnership.
- Work with, and lead, the Communications Team to manage the drafting, editing and distribution of all external communications materials.
- Work with communications and in-country teams to commission relevant print, broadcast, photography, films, videos and other online materials for use across different geographies.
- Oversee the preparation and editing of reports and other materials, including by identifying and managing relevant external consultants.
- Engage and manage communications consultants and contractors, where required.
Editorial content, planning and storytelling
- Plan the editorial content calendar, liaising closely with and supported by the Senior Leadership Team, Head of Development & Outreach, Heads of Engagement in Africa, Asia and Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC) and Communications Officers.
- Work with colleagues across the organisation to source potential stories and identify compelling voices and great storytelling through regular engagement with the Girls Not Brides team and member organisations.
- Work collaboratively with colleagues to develop compelling digital content, including articles, news items, blogs, social media assets, videos, long-form stories etc.
- Coordinate, support drafting and edit blogs, news, publications and other articles from member organisations, partners and the Girls Not Brides team, with the support of communications colleagues.
- Measure the impact across our digital channels, making sure the content is on brand and follows best practice; keep track of the latest trends and adapt our approach where required.
- Support communications colleagues in Africa, Asia and LAC in developing consistent digital content for the website.
- Liaise with communications colleagues in Africa, Asia and LAC to deliver messages showcasing the expertise, talents and resources of Girls Not Brides member organisations.
Website management and development
- Manage Girls Not Brides’ websites in three languages, working in collaboration with other Communications Officers to build Girls Not Brides’ online presence, including social media management, digital communications, website development and content creation.
- Manage ongoing development and improvement of Girls Not Brides’ websites, providing a continually improved user journey.
- Support the Director of Communications, Advocacy and Campaigns to develop and implement Girls Not Brides’ website plan as part of the digital approach / strategy.
- Plan and lead on the continued development of Girls Not Brides’ websites, ensuring that they adhere to the brand guidelines.
- Liaise with web agencies as a primary point of contact and ensure that all development work is planned and carried out within agreed budget and timescales.
- Work with colleagues across the organisation to ensure content is relevant, up-to-date and on brand at all times, and reflects the latest digital trends and best practice.
- Track and analyse traffic to the Girls Not Brides website; identify ways to reach key audiences and increase brand visibility, including Search Engine Optimisation and advertising.
- Oversee the ongoing maintenance of the website, including content upload and bug fixes.
Extending the reach of Girls Not Brides and our member organisations
- Support the Development and Outreach team to:
- Manage communications around our Secretariat Strategy and outreach events, meetings for Girls Not Brides team members and Trustees’ visits to high-prevalence and donor countries.
- Proactively identify opportunities (including trips, events and media appearances) to profile the voices of key advocates to reach target audiences, and work with these advocates to ensure effective delivery.
- Nurture ongoing relationships with Girls Not Brides Champions and other spokespersons and advocates across sectors (including politics, business, grassroots activists and NGOs).
- Contribute to the broader strategic, policy and programmatic work of Girls Not Brides.
- Provide strategic communications advice and support to cross-team projects.
- Work with the Publications Officer to manage brand identity across all communications and other platforms, alignment with brand guidelines and style guide.
- Alongside other colleagues in the Communications Team, provide support and coaching to team members, the Board of Trustees, and other champions for media and public appearances as required.
Wider Organisational Responsibilities
- Commit to the mission and vision of Girls Not Brides, putting these at the forefront of all planning, work and actions.
- Uphold the core values of Girls Not Brides in all areas of work and interactions with colleagues, member organisations, partners and other stakeholders.
- Line manage roles and consultants as necessary, delegating responsibilities and tasks as appropriate.
- Comply with Girls Not Brides’ policies and processes, with particular note for safeguarding, diversity and inclusion, the code of conduct and data protection.
- Prepare and deliver reports for the Senior Leadership Team and Board of Trustees, as necessary.
- Ensure that internal databases and monitoring information are kept fully up-to-date.
- Commit to ongoing personal development and learning.
- Fulfil any other reasonable requests for the advancement of Girls Not Brides.
- Relevant tertiary educational/professional background, or extensive proven experience working in communications.
- Proven experience in working effectively with media contacts.
- Crisis and reputation management experience, as well as maturity and discretion.
- Experience in working with, and amplifying, the voices of a wide range of stakeholders, including grassroots activists and high-profile figures.
- Experience in using communications to advance a cause.
- Experience working with diverse networks of organisations and people in different cultural environments.
Essential skills and knowledge
- Demonstrated ability to contribute to the creation, development and delivery of effective communications strategies on global social issues, that align with, and further, an organisation’s strategic goals.
- Experience in creating media content, web content, managing online community engagement and/or online campaigning.
- Demonstrated ability to develop and manage internal communications.
- Recognition that communications is important to all aspects of an organisation’s work.
- Excellent writing skills, including a demonstrated ability to write engaging, clear and concise copy for varied audiences.
- A keen eye for accuracy and detail.
- Excellent written and spoken English.
- Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to support the Communications Team and other colleagues to deliver high quality, effective and timely messages using conventional and new media platforms.
- Strong management skills including experience managing a team as well as external contractors such as PR companies, web developers, video crews and photographers.
- Strong project management skills.
- Ability to prepare and manage budgets related to the Communication Team’s work.
- Ability to work across teams, with colleagues based outside of London.
- Ability to work with sensitivity and diplomacy with a range of stakeholders, including minors and people living in insecurity or situations that put them at risk.
- Ability to respectfully guide spokespersons who may not have had prior experience speaking to the media.
- Ability to work with minimal supervision, meet tight deadlines and juggle multiple priorities.
- Interest in social justice issues and women’s and girls’ rights and gender equality.
- Willingness to travel internationally, when necessary, sometimes at short notice.
Essential values and attributes
- Strong commitment to the mission and values of Girls Not Brides, including an understanding of approaches to support girls’ and women’s rights and agency, and support for gender equality.
- Skilled team worker with an inclusive and collaborative approach, in line with Girls Not Brides’ values.
- Ability to maintain strict confidentiality.
- Fluency in French and Spanish is highly desirable; proficiency in another relevant language is desirable.
- Experience working in – or with partners based in – the Global South is strongly preferred.
Girls Not Brides is committed to safeguarding all children, young people and adults at risk with whom our staff and representatives work and interface. Any employment with Girls Not Brides may be subject to the satisfactory completion of a background check and a criminal records check, which can include but is not limited to: an overseas police record check, a Disclosure and Barring Service Check (for those based in the UK) or an International Criminal Record Check (if applicable).
How to apply
We are an equal opportunities employer and we welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons.
The closing date for this role is 09:00 BST on Monday 22nd August 2022.
To apply, please click on the ‘Apply now’ button on the job page and submit your CV and a brief cover letter clearly demonstrating how you meet the criteria.
We regret that due to the large number of anticipated applications, only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
The client requests no contact from agencies or media sales.
Groundswell works with people experiencing homelessness, offering opportunities to contribute to society and create solutions to homelessness. We are seeking a proactive Communications Manager to ensure that Groundswell’s communication function elevates the three strategic goals of our ‘Participation Works’ strategy: good health, progression and creating change. Over the past three years Groundswell’s communications have developed at an impressive rate. We have insight from a range of audiences and have consulted with people across the team to produce a communications strategy framed around effectively delivering ‘Participation Works’.
The successful candidate will embed themselves across the organisation, supporting our teams to connect with their key audiences using a range of communication methods to achieve Groundswell’s goals. They will place the lived experience of homelessness at the heart of their work, recognising the value of this insight in effective storytelling.
The Communications Manager will need an understanding of good, accessible communications, especially with marginalised groups; and use this knowledge to develop Groundswell’s approach. This is especially important in our health promotion work, ensuring people experiencing homelessness have accessible, accurate information to support their health.
Proven knowledge of using digital platforms for effective communications is essential for this role. Nevertheless, this is a broad communications role requiring someone who can use their initiative and creativity to ensure our services, resources, insight, and campaigns connect with the people we aim to communicate with.
To make an application, please submit your CV along with a cover letter which explains:
- how you meet each of the areas outlined in the person specification within the Job Pack and
- why you are interested in doing this job.
Further details about the role can be found in the Communications Manager Job Pack attached below.
Please submit to Becky Evans, Fundraising and Communications Director via the 'Apply' link above by:
10am, Monday 15th August
If you are shortlisted, we will invite you to an interview which will take place online at the end of August – date to be confirmed.
The client requests no contact from agencies or media sales.
Here at Form the Future we're looking for 3 new Programme Managers to become an integral part of our Programme Delivery Team.
We're looking for 2 x general Programme Managers and 1 x STEM Programme Manager.
Our organisation has several strands, in partnership with Greater Cambridge Partnership, Cambridgeshire and Peterborough Region of Learning and Cambridge LaunchPad. These strands are delivered through a range of activities including careers awareness workshops, one-to-one careers guidance, virtual work experience, mentoring, consultancy; and are underpinned by our business volunteer community and business partnerships.
We're looking for exceptional individuals to join our Programme Delivery team to support our expanding portfolio of Careers Education, Information, Advice and Guidance programmes for schools and young people in the East of England. This includes managing a project team to deliver one or more key Form the Future programmes, including onboarding schools, planning high quality support and events, managing relationships with key external stakeholders at all levels of seniority, ensuring successful delivery and evaluating impact.
These roles will support and coach their team to manage day-to-day responsibilities for delivery and relationship management, working closely with other Programme Managers, the Chief Programme Officer and the Partnerships team to ensure that all relationships and events with Form the Future’s funders, industry partners and schools are managed effectively.
They will also contribute to strategic decisions about new opportunities to grow Form the Future’s existing partnerships and develop new programmes. In addition, they will work with the broader Programme leadership team to continuously improve Form the Future’s programme delivery and team management.
The STEM-focused role will manage STEM programmes and partnerships, including the Cambridge LaunchPad programme of activity with schools, learners and businesses. This role will also manage programme delivery aspects of other STEM partnerships that Form the Future has with businesses. This role is responsible for liaising with Cambridge LaunchPad member companies to facilitate partnership working, activity and resource development, event planning and school engagement. This role will lead on collating and recording information at activity and programme level, including areas such as participant evaluations, stakeholder engagement and school and business feedback on the Cambridge LaunchPad programme.
If you have a passion for leading programmes which support young people transition from education into employment and want to work for an organisation that will share your sense of purpose, then this is the job for you. If you have the following knowledge, experience, skills and personal attributes we want to hear from you.
The client requests no contact from agencies or media sales.
Position: Digital Programme Manager
Type: Full-time (35 hours per week)
Location: Hybrid (based from one of our national offices, with the flexibility to work remotely)
Salary: £47,692 - £53,111 per annum plus excellent benefits
Salary Band: Band H1
At the MS Society, we make sure people living with MS are at the centre of everything we do. And it’s this commitment that unites us across the UK.
Our work is based on the hopes and aspirations of our MS community. Together we campaign at all levels, fund ground-breaking research and provide award winning support and information.
Our people are our greatest asset and the key to our success. We offer a vibrant, progressive environment where you will make a difference.
About this job
We’re looking for a passionate and dedicated people person to lead our Digital Programme function.
You’ll have an important role in our Digital and Content team, overseeing our digital and content programme, including leading a team of project, production and technical managers, and overseeing the management of all digital projects (including technical projects, product development and content/marketing projects).
As an experienced people manager you’ll always be looking for ways to empower and motivate your team. You’ll love collaborative working, and you’ll be working with senior stakeholders to develop our rolling digital and content roadmap that supports our strategy, objectives and the needs of our users.
This’ll include the scoping and creation of new platforms such as the replacement of our CMS, an innovative new customer journey product (powered by machine intelligence), self-management tools and major campaigns and appeals.
We’re looking for the successful candidate to have proven experience in areas such as:
- using a clearly defined digital project management methodology (eg. Waterfall or Agile).
- managing a programme budget.
- agency management including successful resolution of challenges within projects.
You’ll be highly organised, with meticulous planning skills and attention to detail, results and delivery focussed and have a creative energy, with a keen interest in technology and innovation.
You’ll be joining us at an exciting stage of our digital programme as we shape the way we engage with supporters. This is a fantastic opportunity to be part of a supportive and vibrant team, who are dedicated to making a difference for people with MS.
We offer 35 days annual leave (pro rata for part time employees) including bank holidays.
We have a range of employee benefits including (but not limited to):
- Flexible and smart working (with the opportunity to work remotely and find a smart working pattern that suits both you and us)
- Opportunity to buy and sell annual leave
- Enhanced family friendly, disability and carer’s leave
- Discounted season ticket loan/pension scheme/Cycle to work scheme/Interest-free emergency loans
The MS Society is in the midst of an exciting, transformational, period which builds on our great history and will drive us towards achieving our mission and vision as we embark on our Every MS Story strategy.
Right to work in the UK
The successful candidate must have the right to work in the UK. If we do offer you employment, you’ll be required to provide documentation to show that you’re eligible to be employed in the UK before starting employment.
The full list of UK visas and permits that grant you the right to work in the UK can be found on the UK government website. We currently don’t have a Sponsor Licence agreement with the Home Office and will not be in a position to support you with any visa applications you may make.
Closing date: 9am on Thursday 18 August 2022
PLEASE PRESS THE 'HOW TO APPLY' BUTTON FOR MORE INFORMATION.
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We’re a Disability Confident Employer. We’re committed to promoting equality and diversity. We particularly welcome applications from people with disabilities and/or from ethnic minority backgrounds, where we’re looking to build stronger and better representation among our staff.
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JLGB are looking for a reliable, creative and enthusiastic manager with excellent written and digital marketing skills and a keen interest in leading our dynamic communications team. The chosen candidate will be adept at producing high quality written and visual communications that are targeted to different audiences across numerous channels. You will be a strong communicator with excellent organisational skills and the ability to prioritise tasks and work calmly under pressure to meet multiple deadlines.
Responsibilities will include:
- Managing our small in-house communications team and working alongside our external designers and developers
- Writing articles and promotional material for web, print and social media
- Designing and editing of digital marketing materials and printed literature
- Strategic marketing planning and creating communications schedules in line with the cross-departmental communications strategy
- Creating audio and visual content, including editing photos and videos
- Using analytics to inform marketing strategies
- Assist in other departments across the organisation as required
Knowledge and Skills/Abilities:
- Previous experience in a communications or digital marketing role
- Excellent written and oral communication skills
- Advanced knowledge of social media and digital marketing software e.g. Adobe Photoshop and Illustrator
- Highly experienced at writing articles and promotional material for web, print and social media
- Experience creating communications schedules and delivering marketing materials to a deadline
- Excellent organisational skills, creative thinking and strong attention to detail
- Fast learner, able to adapt quickly to new software, systems and processes
- Good IT skills, including Microsoft Office and online databases
- Experience working as a manager
- Experienced at strategic marketing planning
- Ability to create and edit audio and video content
- Experience working in the charity sector
Please note this role may require additional evening and Sunday work.
All roles at JLGB are subject to a satisfactory Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Check, either a current or new application that can be made through JLGB.
What makes JLGB unique?
JLGB is a modern, thriving, innovative and award-winning national youth organisation that is a model of professional youth work for over 125 years. Through a diverse range of experiences and activities JLGB seeks to enrich the lives of young people through its local, regional and national framework. JLGB removes barriers to participation by providing positive activities within a fun, friendly, safe and structured environment, that meet the religious and cultural needs of the Jewish community.
The client requests no contact from agencies or media sales.
Growing a vibrant worldwide community of Scottish Dance and Music.
The Royal Scottish Country Dance Society (RSCDS) exists to promote Scottish dancing globally as a fun, friendly, inclusive and healthy activity which can be enjoyed by anyone, anywhere. RSCDS deliver their mission to today’s generation by running activities and events throughout the UK and further afield, all with a focus on Scottish Country Dance.
With an extensive network of RSCDS branches and affiliated groups already working at local level to organise and deliver Scottish Country Dance courses, ceilidhs and workshops in their communities, this fantastic charity is able to reach huge numbers of dancers around the world. RSCDS work on everything from implementing the overall strategy of the charity to the successful delivery of the intensive four-week Summer School in St Andrews. They work in partnership with a board of trustees and three committees who come from a variety of backgrounds, all working voluntarily.
The opportunity has now arisen for a new Graphic Design and Website Officer (GDWO) to join the passionate team at RSCDS. The GDWO will provide professional in-house graphic design services across a wide variety of channels including printed and digital leaflets, booklets, banners, promotional marketing, exhibition graphics, fundraising appeals, digital media and social assets. You will manage the design process from briefing to execution whilst liaising closely with internal and external stakeholders to meet deadlines. You will create imaginative concepts designed to deliver key messages which appeal to a broad range of audiences. Working collaboratively with the Marketing Officer, you will create marketing collateral, assets and campaigns across the website and social media. You will provide creative design solutions for website developments, taking the lead in liaising with web developers and server hosts to ensure the maintenance and ongoing development of the RSCDS website.
In order to be considered for the GDWO position, you must either posses a degree or equivalent qualification in graphic design, or have prior relevant experience in a similar role. You will be a creative thinker with first class interpersonal and communication skills, with the ability to develop strong working relationships within the RSCDS team. You must be a team player who is able to take initiative, leading in maintaining, evolving and enforcing the RSCDS brand identity to a high standard and consistency. The new GDWO must have a full understanding on how to use Adobe Creative Cloud including Illustrator, InDesign, Premier Pro, After Effects and other associated design tools. You will have a good working knowledge of Drupal and HTML, as well as an understanding of copyright and data protection issues.
How To Apply
You are advised to get in touch well in advance of the closing date to give us time to consider your application and pre-interview the strongest applicants.
Closing Date: Midday, Thursday 1st September
Interview Date: Friday 9th September
This search is being conducted exclusively for Royal Scottish Country Dance Society by BTA (Bruce Tait Associates). Our leadership team has all worked extensively in and with the voluntary sector and academia and we use this experience to match organisations and individuals to create great appointments.
We’re looking for an experienced Digital Engagement Manager to support Ovarian Cancer Action’s drive for the growth, through strategic development and innovative use of our digital marketing channels.
We’re looking for a results orientated, strategic, experienced communications expert as well as creative thinker, with excellent copywriting skills and analytical mind-set necessary to continually improve performance and impact.
A key deliverable of the role is to enable Ovarian Cancer Action to develop strategies and content to meet our audiences’ needs and therefore increase reach, acquire and retain supporters. Your experience, knowledge and skills to influence will play a huge role in shaping the growth of Ovarian Cancer Action.
Main purpose of the role: To oversee all digital marketing channels, developing strategies and content to meet our audiences’ needs and therefore increase reach, acquire and retain supporters.
Scope of the role:
- Oversee Ovarian Cancer Action’s digital marketing channels
- Contribute to the development of Ovarian Cancer Action campaigns and our digital roadmap
- Website development and content creation
- Financial management
The client requests no contact from agencies or media sales.
Are you creative and strategic?
Can you combine compelling narrative with great design?
Are you self-directed and also a great team player?
Do you have a strong track record in marketing and communications?
About OneSpirit Interfaith Foundation:
Founded in London in 1996, the OneSpirit Interfaith Foundation is a UK educational charity offering training to open-hearted adults exploring interfaith ministry, spiritual leadership, sacred activism, ritual, spiritual counselling, and the world's many faith paths. We join in the awakening of an inclusive global spirituality, in ourselves and in the world, through educating and enabling adults to serve people of all faiths in our diverse communities.
Main purpose and responsibilities
You’ll be responsible for the development, implementation, and coordination of OneSpirit’s marketing & communications strategy to increase our reach. You’ll be promoting our training programmes and our professional register of ministers, and will be managing OneSpirit websites, social media presence, and advertising campaigns.
Scope of the job
We’re a small, fully home working, team who are passionate about working towards the awakening of an inclusive global spirituality, through educating and enabling adults to serve people of all faiths, and none.
OneSpirit Interfaith Foundation operates across the UK and Ireland. You will report to the Executive Director and will be working in close liaison with other staff and teaching faculty. This is a home-working post requiring a fast broadband connection and a space suitable to use as a home office. All staff are expected to provide their own IT equipment including a computer suitable for the demands of the role.
How to Apply:
For details on how to apply, please see the additional information document provided.
We are scheduling interviews as applications come in and will appoint as soon as we have identified a suitable candidate, so if you feel you are the right person for this role, please get in touch – we’d love to hear from you.
The client requests no contact from agencies or media sales.