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Sounddelivery Media are growing and we’re on the lookout for someone with great operations and office management know-how to join our small but impactful team working alongside dynamic individuals and organisations addressing social injustice and social inequalities. This is a real opportunity to make substantial influence on an organisation with a long track record working in the charity sector and who has just become a charity building on a dynamic programme of work.
Could that be you?
Sounddelivery Media is a new charity with a vision of a more equitable society where people with lived experience are part of creating social change. We work alongside people with direct experience of social injustice and inequality to advocate for themselves and their communities publicly by providing training, support and mentoring, and media opportunities. We work to address representation and diversity of voice in the media, finding platforms for our networks and building long term trusted relationships with journalists. We also believe in a confident social sector able to develop and amplify lived experience stories and expertise to address social inequalities so work closely with charities to help them develop and train their own panels and spokespeople.
The team alongside our trustees have worked to develop the charity infrastructure from developing policies to strategic work, staffing and fundraising. As a small team we are now looking for additional operations support for the charity to ensure the infrastructure is in place so that we are delivering the impact we have been set up to achieve.
Who We’re Looking For – The Role:
We seek an organized, experienced and proactive person to serve as our Operations Manager. Reporting directly to the Director, this new role will establish the operational systems and support to underpin our continued growth.
What You’ll Be Doing – your responsibilities will include:
- To establish HR processes and charity policies for staff and freelancers working at SDM. This would include an employee and freelancer appraisal system, standardisation of contracts for permanent staff and freelancers, creation of a Staff handbook, creation of recruitment processes and the management of staff wellbeing.
- To review, update and implement policies, processes and protocols, identified from a risk management perspective, to support efficient and cost effective delivery of the Charity’s overall objectives.
- Supporting our Business Planning to establish a policy and decision making framework to ensure that all contract opportunities and grant applications are costed, priced, assessed for staff resources and can be met within capacity.
- Working with the team on Planning and scheduling to clarify priorities and ensure capacity management, assess and update risk register and risks arising to report to Trustees, support processes around key project planning.
- Working alongside the Director, accountant and trustees on Budgeting Framework and Fundraising Strategy. to review the current budget and reforecast budgets for year 2 and 3. Create a fundraising strategy bearing in mind funds already committed and balancing income for project work against fundraising opportunities.
- Improve productivity and efficiency by establishing and overseeing systems and processes that allow for the smooth running of the office, charity operations and projects for both in-person and remote work – in collaboration with the whole team
- Oversee any Compliance and legal issues associated with our work, including data protection, supplier contracts
- Oversee Statutory requirements including preparing our annual report and accounts with the input of programme staff, and reporting to the Charity Commission and to Companies House
- Provide Strategic Support for the charity. Review Mission, Values, Theory of Change. Build on our logic model for an organisational strategy to review.
- Reporting to the trustee board on all operational issues
Who you are
We are looking for a highly organised self-starter who is comfortable working with our team of two, trustees and associates across every part of our work, and working occasionally with our clients and trustees.
What Skills and Experience You’ll Have
- Proven experience in finance administration and budgeting both at programme and organisational level
- Experience of designing and setting up new operational systems and support
- Excellent communication skills both online and in person
- Strong project management skills, with good attention to detail
- Excellent IT skills, including Google Drive
- Experience of managing finance or administrative staff
- Ability to work unsupervised, and with a wide range of stakeholders
- Excellent spoken and written English
- At least three years of paid employment in an office environment
- Permission to live and work in the UK
- Additional relevant qualifications, perhaps in business, administration, finance and/or programme management
- Interest in social change
- Previous work experience with a non-profit organisation
Why we’re good to work for
- Flexible working in a friendly, supportive environment
- A track-record in this work with great feedback from our clients.
- We’re a new charity so this is a really great opportunity to shape the direction of the charity from an early stage alongside an incredibly supportive trustee board and a current staff team of two.
Terms for the Role
- Salary: £40k per annum pro rata 4 days per week (we are open to those seeking a 3-day role)
- Working hours – 30hrs a week days to be agreed with the Director. Occasional evening work may be required.
- Start date: February 2022
- 25 days per year holiday plus bank holidays (pro rata) plus additional 3 discretionary days between Christmas and New Year.
- 3% pension contribution
- Access to Health Assured Employee Assistance Programme
- Length of initial contract: 1 year, including a three-month probationary period, with opportunity for renewal subject to ongoing funding.
- Location: Flexible working with regular meetings in London.
We have been working without a central office location over the pandemic period but are currently reviewing office needs, and therefore expect the postholder to embrace a flexible approach to work and be able to assist the organisation in making any future changes.
The closing date for applications is 5pm on Monday 7th Feb 2022. Interviews will be held on Zoom on Friday 11th February 2022.
Please complete our online form, here you will also be able to attach your CV and write your covering letter. Please include two people who can be contacted for a reference post interview.
Please note that due to the number of applications we expect to receive we will only be able to contact short-listed candidates and cannot offer feedback on unsuccessful applications. Thank you for your interest in working for sounddelivery media. We look forward to hearing from you.
The client requests no contact from agencies or media sales.
- £43,764.00 per annum
- Full time (37.5 hours a week)
- Flexible working options will be supported
- London office and Hybrid working to be supported
The Centre for Ageing Better is an independent charitable foundation, funded by The National Lottery Community Fund.
The Centre for Ageing Better creates change in policy and practice informed by evidence and works with partners across England to improve employment, housing, health and communities. We believe that more people living longer represents a huge opportunity for society and we want everyone to enjoy a good later life. But changes are needed so more people are in good health, are financially secure, are socially connected, and have a sense of meaning and purpose in later life. We have set out a bold ambition to do more on all these fronts.
We are striving to create an organisation that reflects our society and the communities we serve. A workplace where everyone feels empowered and where diversity of background and thought is celebrated. We know there is more work to be done and are committed to continuing to improve our practice around Equality, Diversity, and Inclusion.
We are a Positive Action employer, therefore in recruitment where two candidates are ‘as qualified as’ each other, we will favour a candidate from any group identified as currently underrepresented in our team based on protected characteristics as outlined in the Equality Act 2010.
About the role
As Media Manager, you will develop and grow Ageing Better’s profile and relationships across national, regional, trade and broadcast media.
Key responsibilities include planning and drafting high-quality and newsworthy media content including press releases, statements, comment pieces, and feature ideas and each week successfully pitching these to media outlets. You will drive our reactive media work, finding stories and angles and pushing Ageing Better ahead of the news agenda on breaking issues. You will advise the organisation and staff members on media angles and approaches and support colleagues in taking part in interviews and other opportunities for publicity.
You will also manage the work of a communications assistant and ensure that our media work is integrated with and complementary to our wider communications activity and functions.
In addition you will carry out a broader range of related media and communications duties, including leading the development and delivery of cross-channel communications and influencing plans.
The successful candidate will have extensive media relations experience and a proven track record in increasing the national media profile of an organisation.
It is essential that you understand how different aspects of the media operate and have experience of cultivating positive and fruitful working relationships with journalists at all levels.
Previous experience of line management is desirable.
To apply please send application form in Word format (No CVs)
The closing date for this role is 5pm on Sunday 6th February 2022. Interviews being held by Zoom W/C 14th February 2022.
Please complete the attached Equality and Diversity form below and return alongside your application form.
The client requests no contact from agencies or media sales.
Freewheelers Theatre and Media is an inclusive theatre company that brings disabled and non-disabled performers, tutors and technical staff together with support from the local community. We aim to change perceptions of disability, break down barriers and change lives, through high-quality, hi-tech, innovative theatre, dance, music, film and visual arts.
The General Manager works as part of the Senior Management team alongside the Joint Artistic Directors and Board of Trustees to ensure the smooth day to day running of business operations. This is a diverse role providing leadership across the organisation in HR, Health & Safety and Safeguarding as well as line management of our Marketing & Development Officer and several Freelance Associates.
We are seeking a positive and pro-active individual to provide maternity cover for our General Manager. The successful candidate will have the experience and capacity to hit the ground running with strong management skills and a high level of organisational ability.
The client requests no contact from agencies or media sales.
I’ll cut to the quick: we need you on our team.
This year we’ll launch an exciting new campaign called Stronger My Way, which will help people living with a health condition improve their quality of life through strengthening.
We’ll also continue to promote a major NHS initiative that allows patients to see a specialist physiotherapist instead of a GP at their local surgery when they have a bone, joint or muscle problem.
And the pandemic has only added to the sense of urgency around our campaign to improve access to incredibly important rehabilitation for conditions such as arthritis, MS and stroke.
You’ll use your experience of similar integrated campaigns to provide creativity, energy and sharply-targeted comms across multiple platforms.
You’ll bring your media contacts, nous and writing skills to generate coverage and secure profile for these issues in national, specialist and other forms of media.
We’ll also rely on your experience of working across other PR channels, such as social media, securing speaker opportunities and event attendance.
Across all of these areas you’ll be contributing in meaningful ways to the success of our new equity, diversity and belonging strategy.
Your experience of using your previous roles to advance these essential issues will be crucial to both the work we do and the mindset and processes we make integral to our work.
Look, we don’t always get it right – I certainly don’t. But one of our organisational values is learning.
This means you’ll always be supported to try something new, confident in the knowledge that if it doesn’t pan out, we’ll be more interested in what we can learn for future.
I’m particularly keen to hear from people from communities that are under-represented in the PR industry.
I look forward to working with you.
Head of Press and PR
Chartered Society of Physiotherapy
Based in our London office when restrictions lift with homeworking available (subject to meeting homeworking assessment requirements, which includes a minimum broadband speed of 18 Mbps).
Contract Type: This position is fixed term for 11 months, covering maternity leave.
Location: Home Worker (England, Wales and NI)
Salary: £42,417 - £47,660 actual per annum (depending on skills and experience) + London allowance of £3,600 (if applicable)
Working Hours: 35 per week
Closing Date: 27 January 2022
Interview Date: 27th January 2022 (via Teams/Zoom)
**If a suitable candidate is found we may close this role early - please apply soon to avoid disappointment**
Please note, the deadline for submitting applications for this vacancy is 11:00pm on the closing date.
About Alzheimer's Society
Dementia devastates lives. By 2021, 1 million people will be living with the condition. But dementia won't win. Until the day we find a cure, Alzheimer's Society will be here for anyone affected by dementia - wherever they are, whatever they're going through. Everything we do is informed and inspired by them.
We are the UK's leading dementia charity. Every day, we work tirelessly to find new treatments and, ultimately, a cure for dementia. We provide expert information, training, and support services to all those who need our help. And we are creating a more dementia-friendly society so people with the condition can live without fear and prejudice.
About the role
You’ll play a vital part in positioning Alzheimer’s Society as the leading dementia charity in the UK at an exciting time for the charity, preparing for the launch of an ambitious new strategy.
You’ll work closely with your job-share Media Manager partner and colleagues across all directorates to keep dementia firmly on the agenda, working with colleagues to develop creative, integrated campaigns that advocate the rights of people with dementia, change public policy, promote the Society as leaders in dementia research and galvanise individuals to join with us as part of a social movement for change.
You’ll play a critical role in successfully continuing and launching ambitious campaigns to address the fact that many people affected by dementia are telling us they simply don't get the care and support they need. You’ll also better ensure Alzheimer’s Society is known for funding research into the cause, cure, care and prevention of dementia.
During the contract period the post holder will play a crucial role in embedding our new social media strategy to support this work, working across teams to get buy-in for a data and impact-driven approach to activity.
As well as managing day-to-day activity across key channels, the team works with a wide range of stakeholders across the organisation to build great user-focused social engagement strategies into our campaigns, spanning owned, earned and paid activity. The role and wider team are also responsible for ensuring that colleagues have the right tools, skills and guidance to use social effectively to support a wide range of business objectives.
We’re looking for a self-motivated, proactive social media expert with experience managing a team using social to deliver on a wide range of objectives. Key areas where you’ll be confident in using social include: creating great experiences for our supporters and service users, generating high levels of engagement and conversion as part of complex digital, and crisis and reputation management. You’ll also be able to identify opportunities to create reach and visibility for Alzheimer’s Society and the role we play to support people affected by dementia.
As well as being able to quickly pick up and run key projects, you’ll have excellent people management and communication skills, and proven experience influencing at all levels to embed change. Working with a range of internal and external stakeholders in a complex organisation to build collaborative relationships will be one of your strengths, as will your ability to develop great, results-driven social engagement strategies across a range of channels and touchpoints.
Most important of all, you’ll need to be passionate about the role of social, and digital more widely, to help us create real change for people affected by dementia.
Our employees work hard every day to make a true difference in people's lives. We are proud to support them with a range of benefits, recognition and many options for working agilely, all contributing to a strong work life balance. We also have various learning programmes to support you in your development and help you grow to realise your potential and shape a career with Alzheimer's Society.
You may have experience of the following: Social Media Manager, Digital Media Manager, Google Analytics, Social Media Specialist, Social Media Strategist, SEO, PPC, Social Media Marketing Manager, Digital Marketing Manager, Online Engagement, Marketing Manager, etc.
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Charity People is thrilled to be working with Eden Project Communities to recruit for their new Social Media Manager. We warmly welcome candidates from all backgrounds to apply for this role. We are looking for individuals to culturally add to the organisation rather than fit an existing cultural mould, so if you are part of a community that has traditionally been minoritised and underrepresented by the charity sector, we would love to hear from you and will do everything possible to make this a smooth, supportive and fair application process for you.
As organisation with a global mission is to create a movement that builds relationships between people and the natural world, Eden Project Communities is a growing movement, working on and developing projects locally, nationally, and internationally. Their work is underpinned by the understanding that we need to live with the grain of nature and that everything is interconnected. Their projects aim to stimulate, educate, and empower.
Working within the Digital, Marketing and PR teams, you will be the social media lead, and will undertake the following key responsibilities:
* Contribute to and deliver a digital engagement strategy to engage our community, excite the people of the UK in Eden Project Communities work and to encourage active public participation in our core campaign activities.
* Design and deliver low cost digital campaigns and activities to create a step change in our reach and engagement levels. Working to identify audiences, influencers and amplifiers, develop approaches and cultivate relationships to support campaign delivery and strategy development.
* Lead the ongoing development of social media channels through creation of digital marketing collateral with support from the marketing team and identify and oversee delivery of materials required for future campaigns including films, graphics, photography, Gifs, content, e-comms etc
* Develop and manage all digital marketing channels and activities day to day to engage our existing audiences across the UK and appeal to new audiences, ensuring messaging and tone is in line with our branding and values and adheres with any data protection or other rules as required.
* Plan, create and schedule social media content including written posts, photos, graphics, videos and competitions. Liaise with the wider team and external agencies to maximise the impact of our social media strategy and content, ensuring our funders and sponsors are built into key messages and we provide fun and engaging content through our own work and by amplifying that of valued partners.
* Provide analysis of the effectiveness of our content through regular reporting including key metrics such as reach, impressions and engagement, report performance in team meetings and adjust digital strategy accordingly.
Ideally, you will have previous experience in a similar role, driving behaviour change and participation through digital means, with an in-depth knowledge of current digital social media trends and tactics, showing professional competence in this area.
You must be collaborative, clear in your communications, and be comfortable in a fast-paced campaign environment with a high volume of activity; you will routinely need to reprioritize plans and activities to meet changing needs of the organisation at short notice with pace and accuracy. You must be an adaptive thinker, relying on best practice and experience to identify new approaches to extending their campaign reach.
Location: Home based anywhere in the UK
Closing date: Friday 14th January
Interview: 20th and 21st January
This is a fixed-term contract, running until December 2023
If you're interested in hearing more about this great opportunity, please send your CV to Alice at Charity People.
Charity People actively promotes equality, diversity, and inclusion. We match charity needs with skills and experience of candidates, irrespective of age, disability (including hidden disabilities), gender, gender identity or gender reassignment, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief, or sexual orientation. We do this because we know greater diversity will lead to even greater results for the charities we work with.
Charity People is thrilled to be partnering with The Royal Parks in their search for a new Social Media Manager!
Are you able to curate and shape conversations on nature, wellbeing, and on history and heritage? Are you a social media navigator with a flare for the creative? If so, we'd like to hear from you!
The Royal Parks is a charity managing over 5,000 acres of diverse parkland, rare habitats and historic buildings and monuments in eight Royal Parks and beautiful public spaces, across London. As Social Media Manager, you'll be a core member of the communications team, responsible for providing insight and expertise to The Royal Parks on marketing, campaigning, community and issues management; you will lead the charge on content creation and sharing, and all things social media to forward the motivations and messaging of the charity. As a public-facing member of the team, you will play a significant role in shaping and enhancing the charity's public image, and ensure that strong connections between the park teams and visitors run smoothly.
Core responsibilities for the role will include:
* Community management: building relationships with influences to amplify messaging; curating and shaping key conversations in-keeping with the charity's ethos; developing and supporting engagement and growth strategies across many social media platforms.
* Content delivery: creating rich media content; working closely with colleagues and collaborating with external partners to build and maintain a content sharing network.
* Digital marketing: using paid social media adverts to amplify campaign messages and calls to action and deliver campaigns.
* Customer engagement: building and maintaining productive relationships with colleagues across the parks network; addressing customer queries with accurate information.
* Reputation management: daily monitoring of social media activity; managing responses to crises and issues as these arise; working closely with colleagues across the network.
* Reporting: analysing, measuring and optimising social media performance across all channels; presenting insights and recognising key trends, benchmarking competitor activity, and disseminating accurate information across the parks network.
The ideal candidate will have demonstrable experience in successful management of social media strategies. You will have a keen eye for detail; a proactive and creative approach to planning and experience of managing multi-channel campaigns, using a variety of relevant software; as well as excellent stakeholder management skills. You will be efficient, organised, and strong team-player with a commitment to the Royal Parks' ethos and values.
Closing: 31st January
If you are interested in applying for this fantastic role, please do reach out to Alice Wood at Charity People ASAP so we can get the ball rolling soon!
Charity People actively promotes equality, diversity and inclusion. We match charity needs with skills and experience of candidates, irrespective of age, disability (including hidden disabilities), gender, gender identity or gender reassignment, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief, or sexual orientation. We do this because we know greater diversity will lead to even greater results for the charities we work with.
Senior Social Media Manager
11 month - Fixed Term Contract
£42,417 - £47,660 D.O.E + London allowance of £3,600
Edenbrown Charities are delighted to be supporting a National Health Charity in their search for a Senior Social Media Manager to join them on an 11 month fixed term contract.
As Senior Social Media Manager you will play a key and vital part in positioning the charity preparing for the launch of an ambitious new strategy and campaign to advocate for the rights of the thousands of people living and affected by this health condition and highlighting they simply don't receive the care and support they need.
You will manage day to day activity across key channels, working across a number of teams to get appropriate buy in data for an impact driven approach to activity.
If you are a proactive social media expert with experience managing social media to deliver on a wide range of objectives, creating great experiences for supporters and service users, generating high levels of engagement and conversion as part of complex digital, and crisis and reputation management.
The closing date for applications is 09:00 am on 27th January 2022.
Please apply today, by sending your CV and supporting statement
Eden Brown Synergy is an equal opportunities employer.
Every childhood is worth fighting for. This is our belief. It drives us. And it inspires our Communications team to find ever-more creative ways to promote our work and share how people can get involved in making a difference to children’s lives. Join us as a Social Media Coordinator and create work that means the world.
The aim of the NSPCC’s social media presence is to inform our audiences about child abuse in a way that is understandable, approachable, compelling and relevant. Our social platforms are an environment for us to engage and support our audiences; helping them to feel safe in speaking out and encouraging them to take action.
This role sits within our award-winning Social Media team and offers a fantastic opportunity to take a leading role in managing the NSPCC's national social media calendar; creating and coordinating campaigns and always-on content to further our goals of reaching more people, deepening our engagement and ultimately protecting more children from abuse. You'll be part of a team that champions creative innovation in social media content which is educative, credible, impactful and stigma-breaking.
- Co-ordinate the NSPCC’s busy social media calendar including some basic content creation
- Co-ordinate and develop an ongoing schedule of new content for the NSPCC’s social media platforms
- Take responsibility to quickly brief in or produce new and relevant content to respond to trending topics and ad-hoc opportunities
- Oversee the alignment of the NSPCC social media calendar with the overall organisation-wide comms strategy
- Proofread content supplied by colleagues and ensuring all posts follow a consistent tone of voice
- Work closely with colleagues across the Comms Directorate to establish best practice in developing new content for NSPCC’s social media platforms
- Secure and brief talent for social media content to maximise reach with new audiences
We are looking for someone with:
- Exceptional organisation and planning skills
- Excellent written communication skills and experience with copy-writing for social media platforms
- A track record of collaboration and the ability to negotiate with stakeholders to reach social-first solutions
- Knowledge and experience in managing a social media calendar with success in creating and commissioning innovative and engaging social media content
- Some experience of creating and editing basic graphics, video and animation using software such as Photoshop, Illustrator, Adobe Effects and/or photo editing software
Join us and you’ll become part of a team that cares about the work they do and the people they work with. You’ll discover opportunities to grow, along with challenges and a shared purpose that’ll bring the best out in you. And you’ll get to find your own way to make a difference that means more, and that impacts millions of young lives.
As an organisation, we are committed to creating and fostering a culture that promotes safeguarding and the welfare of all children and adults at risk. Our safer recruitment practices support this by ensuring that there is a consistent and thorough process of obtaining, collating, analysing and evaluating information from and about candidates to ensure that all persons appointed are suitable to work with our children and adults.
Are you an experienced digital marketer with extensive knowledge of paid media and social advertising? Are you motivated to do your bit for people and the planet? Then you could be the candidate we’re looking for.
We’re looking to appoint a Paid Media Specialist on a 12 month fixed term contract to lead on paid social strategy and implement fundraising, engagement and supporter recruitment campaigns.
You will work with the Marketing Team to recruit new supporters, grow donations with the Fundraising Team, and collaborate with the Social Media Manager to increase the organisation's reach and engagement.
Friends of the Earth raises one-off donations through eco-products, one of which is the Planet Protectors Pack. These products also have a secondary function of recruiting new email supporters through marketing opt-ins.
Closing date: 31st January 2022
We offer a competitive range of benefits, good work/life balance, excellent learning and development opportunities and a vibrant organisational culture.
We are an equal opportunities employer and are especially keen to encourage applications from people currently under-represented in the environment movement.
Friends of the Earth is an international community dedicated to protecting the natural world and the wellbeing of everyone in it. We lead campaigns, provide resources and information, and drive real solutions to the environmental problems facing us all.
The client requests no contact from agencies or media sales.
Given the nature of social media and how it’s constantly evolving, this role requires you to stay on top of best practice, spot trends and feed these back to the wider team so that we can deliver the best online experience possible to our supporters, donors, patients and their families.
We’re looking for an experienced social media expert to bring insight, passion, and talent to the organisation and team. You will help manage the day-to-day running of our organic and paid social campaigns and drive our ambitious social media strategy forward.
About the Team
This role sits within our Marketing and Communications Directorate, which is made up of Brand, Design, Communications and Digital Engagement teams. You’ll be working within the Digital Engagement team and will work closely with the Fundraising Directorate to deliver our social media strategy and lead on end-to-end delivery of social media campaigns, with a focus on income generation through paid social.
You’ll have experience working in social media across organic and paid, taking a data-led and audience-first approach to your work. You will have proven experience in delivering high performing social media campaigns.
The ideal candidate will also have:
- Proven skills in paid social advertising, across Instagram, Facebook and Twitter.
- Experience of social-first content development, across Instagram, Facebook and Twitter.
- Proven ability in using data measurement and insights to improve and optimise social performance.
- Social media management experience, with proven skills in running organisational social media feeds.
About the Charity
Every day brings new challenges at Great Ormond Street Hospital (GOSH). Every day, over 600 seriously ill children from across the UK arrive for life-changing treatments. Every day, young lives hang in the balance as patients, families and staff battle the most complex illnesses. And every day, the brightest minds come together to achieve pioneering medical breakthroughs that change the lives of thousands of children – and change the world. This extraordinary hospital has always depended on charitable support to give seriously ill children the best chance to fulfil their potential. Without donations, Great Ormond Street Hospital Charity can’t help fund ground-breaking research, advanced equipment, child and family support services, and the rebuilding and refurbishment of wards and medical facilities. Our staff help to raise these vital funds for the hospital. A better future for seriously ill
children starts with you.
Recently awarded with a ‘Best Companies 2-star accreditation' and placed number 17 on the 2019 Sunday Times Best 100 Not-for-Profit Companies list - we offer a range of attractive benefits including; a flexible approach to working, 30 days holiday, life assurance, enhanced employer pension contributions, and a discounted season ticket loan.
Our Commitment to Equality, Diversity and Inclusion
We recognise that people from some backgrounds are under-represented in our workforce and across the wider Charity sector. In April 2021 we launched our ambitious three-year EDI strategy committing to becoming a more inclusive workforce, reflecting the diverse communities that we work with and for and demonstrating this through all our areas of work.
A more diverse workforce will enable us to deliver even more impact and we particularly encourage applications from communities which are under-represented in the charity. This includes people from Black, Asian and Ethnic Minority backgrounds, people with a disability, people who are LGBT+ or who are from less advantaged socioeconomic groups.
Further information on our EDI strategy can be found on our website.
Our approach to hybrid working
This role is based in our Central London office (WC1N, opposite Russell Square underground) with the option to work remotely up to three days a week.
Please refer to the full job description below for more information.
How to Apply
Please click on the apply button in the top right-hand corner where you will be taken to a short application form to complete. You are encouraged to include a cover letter with your application, and should refer to the 'GOSH Charity Information Pack' on the Careers page of our website before you apply.
Closing date: Midnight on 31st January 2022.
Applications will be reviewed on an on-going basis and we reserve the right to close the role prior to the closing date, should a suitable applicant be found. Therefore, you are encouraged to apply right away, to avoid disappointment.
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Media and Communications Manager
This is an exciting time to join UK Youth as we launch our new strategy to 2025- Unlocking Youth Work.
We are looking for someone to work closely with the Head of PR, Marketing and Communications to lead on the development of an organisation-wide communication strategy and develop and deliver the relevant plans related to your areas of expertise.
You will have responsibility for managing organisational narrative and messaging, creating engaging copy, both long and short form across multiple platforms, and developing inspiring and impactful stories to bring our work to life for our key audiences.
You’ll also have responsibility for media relations activities including identifying relevant media opportunities, writing press releases, building out the organisation’s digital PR infrastructure and reporting, and proactively supporting on selling into national, broadcast and trade media to grow awareness of our work with key audiences. This will include working closely with the Head of Policy and Public Affairs on our influencing work.
You will line manage a Digital and Communications Officer and sit within a team of seven communications, digital and marketing experts.
What we’re looking for:
You are an accomplished writer and communicator with strong examples of tailoring content to different audiences across multiple channels
You have a minimum of 2 years’ experience in PR, including writing and distributing press releases to deadlines (experience of media intelligence platforms is a bonus)
You are comfortable with analysing data and reporting into the wider organisation to demonstrate results
You are creative, strategic and enjoy problem-solving
Who we are
UK Youth is a leading charity that exists to ensure all young people are equipped to thrive and empowered to contribute at every stage of their lives.
With an open network of over 8000 youth organisations and national partners, we seek to impact young lives by unlocking youth work as a catalyst for change, working in partnership to build a cross-sector movement and create a society that understands, champions, and delivers effective youth work for all.
UK Youth plays a unique role in addressing; the lack of investment in the youth sector, the lack of understanding in how youth work makes a difference and the limited opportunities to embed effective solutions. These factors lead to mass inequality of access to youth services for young people. To find more about us and how we make an impact, please visit UK Youth Website
Why work at UK Youth?
We are a values-based, passionate and committed organisation offering a friendly working environment with lots of opportunities for professional development and socialising (even for those working remotely!) from lunch and learn sessions, staff quizzes to virtual coffee meet ups.
UK Youth prides itself on being an Equal Opportunity employer. We value the differences that a diverse workforce brings and are committed to inclusivity, and to employing and supporting a diverse workforce. Our selection procedures ensure that people are treated on the basis of their relevant merits, experience, skills and abilities and that no individual receives more or less favourable treatment.
We welcome applications from groups currently under-represented in our organisation including Black, Asian, minority ethnic groups, LGBTQ+ and persons with disabilities. We are also currently underrepresented by men, and so are seeking applications from different backgrounds, cultures, age, experience and identity to bring a wide range of experience, ideas, views and insights to UK Youth.
What we can offer you
We offer a competitive range of benefits, good work/life balance, excellent learning and development opportunities and vibrant organisational culture.
27 days annual leave plus bank holidays
Pension scheme (currently UK Youth match employee contributions up to 5%)
Membership of our life insurance scheme which would pay-out up to 4 times your salary
Employee Assistance Programme to support employees both professionally and personally
20% discount off bookings at Avon Tyrrell our New Forest Outdoor Centre including, camping, lodges and outdoor activities.
Cyclescheme and Techscheme
How to apply
Candidates are encouraged to apply even if your experience doesn’t precisely match the job description of this role. Your experience, skills and passion will set you apart so tell us about your achievements, irrespective of whether they are personal or work-related, about your journey to date; how this has shaped you and the things you learnt along the way.
If you would like to be considered for this fantastic opportunity, please read the job description, and complete an application via our completely anonymised recruitment system (provided by Applied).
Closing date for applications will be Monday 7th Feb 22 at 11:59pm
Interview dates TBC
As this role involves working in a regulated environment with young people, any offer will be conditional to satisfactory background checks which include criminal record check and employment reference.
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The client requests no contact from agencies or media sales.
Are you an experienced communications professional and an excellent storyteller with a flair for writing? Do you enjoy the challenge of creating and implementing cross channel campaigns to achieve organisational objectives? Do you have drive and energy and enjoy working in a busy and hands-on role? If so, you could be the person we are looking for.
As our Media, Content and Campaigns Manager, your focus will be on producing exceptional and engaging written content across online and offline channels. In addition to writing, you’ll also manage the production and delivery of newsletters, leaflets and other publications. You’ll help us develop a programme of campaigns to run throughout the year to support the delivery of our objectives and will work closely with our income generation teams to maximise engagement with our supporters. You’ll also be responsible for building first-class relationships with local and national media and will have the confidence to brief journalists and conduct interviews along with empathy to listen to our service users and tell their stories with sensitivity and compassion.
It’s an exciting role with plenty of scope for initiative, innovation and creativity. As a member of the communications team, you’ll be responsive, organised and flexible, working alongside digital and clinical communications colleagues to bring our content to life and ensure the success of our promotional activities.
This is a full-time position with opportunities for a blended approach to home and office working. We can offer development, flexible working, opportunities to volunteer, pension, Blue Light discount card and 33 days holiday per year (including bank holiday).
If you think this could be the role for you, we’d love to hear from you. We are committed to employing talented people from all backgrounds and walks of life and we welcome applications from all.
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If successful, you’ll join on the first working day of the month so we can best support you with our structured induction programme.
We encourage and strongly recommend our workforce to get vaccinated against COVID-19.
Closing: 14 February 2022 at 12 noon
Interviews: Monday 21 February
The client requests no contact from agencies or media sales.
Independent Age works to ensure that as we grow older, we all have the opportunity to live well with dignity, choice and purpose. To achieve this we provide information, advice and connection services for older people; campaign on the issues that matter most to them around health and care, poverty and loneliness and provide capacity building support to others working in the sector.
This is an exciting time to join Independent Age as we work on our new ambitious strategy for 2021 – 2023 and increase our profile, impact and reach so more people can live a happy, connected and purposeful later life. We want to find talented individuals from diverse backgrounds to join us on this journey.
This important role supports Independent Age’s media & PR programme and will help deliver our ambition to build our reputation and raise our profile across a wide range of media channels, to challenge ageism and the inequalities that exist in older age.
We would be looking to you to bring the experience you have gained from working in a busy media or public relations team and proven ability to implement innovative and successful media campaigns (across digital and traditional channels).
You will be adept at applying your broad knowledge and awareness of best practice and emerging trends in digital and social media to a range of media and PR projects; capable of managing a varied workload, working to tight deadlines and able to identify and create newsworthy stories and able to use your interpersonal skills to influence and persuade a wide range of internal stakeholders.
At Independent Age we live by our values. We are Purpose-driven; compassionate; expert; collaborative; accountable; inclusive.
We champion inclusion and celebrate diversity within and outside our charity to create a culture where everyone knows that they belong and can bring their whole self to work. We hire from a variety of backgrounds as we know this makes our charity stronger.
If you are passionate about our cause, share our values and believe you have the skills for this role, then we’d love to meet you.
We know that a good work life balance helps us perform at our best, so we provide support to attain this with flexible working hours and regular remote working opportunities’. We also offer great benefits including 28 days annual leave plus public holidays, a generous pension scheme with life assurance and fantastic learning and development opportunities.
We offer two incremental salary increases for everyone joining us, one at successful completion of probation and the second on the first anniversary of starting with us.
Independent Age is committed to safeguarding and follow Safer Recruitment practices to ensure we are safeguarding those we work with. We therefore ask that you supply your full work history with explanations for any gaps in the application documents you submit and if offered the post, we will require two employment references including your current or most recent employer.
To apply, please visit our website to submit a cover letter detailing how your skills and experience meet the criteria within the Job Description and Person Specification, along with your CV.
Interviews will be held on Monday 31 January and Tuesday 1 February
The client requests no contact from agencies or media sales.
Civitas Recruitment are proud to be partnering with a great charity focused on working with those living with older age and committed to fighting loneliness so that people can have social lives and friendship groups however old they are. The charity looks to inspire and enable meaningful connections and shared experiences within communities across the UK for people over 75 facing loneliness and social isolation. A fantastic opportunity exists for a Media and PR officer to join the team on a part time basis. The Media & PR officer will be responsible for raising the profile of the charity across all media channels, securing coverage of work in national and local press. You will also have a remit to use media channels to recruit both volunteers and older people into the charity’s services as well as gathering case studies for use on the charity’s website and regular e-newsletters. You will drive up the quality of written content and media reach through continuous test, review, and optimisation. The role is home working within the UK.
Who are we looking for?
Ideal candidates will possess excellent written and verbal communication skills, with the ability to communicate effectively in a wide range of media and audiences. Candidates will have experience of working in a busy media or public relations team, writing press releases, and securing coverage across a range of print and online media. You will have the ability to identify and create newsworthy stories. Excellent organisation skills and attention to detail with the ability to manage a varied workload and work to tight deadlines is essential for this role.
If the above role description sounds of interest and you feel like you meet the criteria; please apply immediately or for further information, please contact Syed at Civitas Recruitment for a full JD and informal discussion. Early applications are encouraged as we will be reviewing on a rolling basis.