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Job description

The Director of Communications and Marketing is a key role in promoting and extending the reach of MissionAssist. Publicity via various media and events is targeting both beneficiaries and volunteers. The charity seeks to match up people who have suitable tasks, but not the necessary time and/or expertise, with others who have the time, skills and motivation to help remotely  Also important is promotion of resources such as the EasyEnglish Bible, and Functional Literacy Shell Books produced by MissionAssist volunteers.

MissionAssist's services are offered without charge to the mission workers being supported, with the work carried out by skilled, committed volunteers, largely from their own homes. Therefore, over the thirty years since it was first established, the whole organisation has been focused on achieving its charitable aims and not distracted by fundraising.

Overall Responsibility: Provide assistance to the CEO, and contribute to the leadership of the charity in the areas of communications and marketing, in support of MissionAssist's charitable objects.

Key Tasks:

  • Manage the marketing and publicity strategy and budget, continuing the work of the retiring director.
  • Maintain the charity's brand, promoting and extending knowledge of the work of MissionAssist.
  • Provide assistance to the CEO, producing press releases, display materials and other publications.
  • Have contact with client organisations and the media, on behalf of MissionAssist.
  • Lead the Social Media Manager, developing the charity's digital profile.
  • Lead the Events Administrator, planning exhibits and other events.
  • Lead the Editor of the members' magazine, issued three times per year.
  • Serve as part of the Leadership Team, with other Directors, the Treasurer and the CEO.
  • Attend leadership meetings, normally three per year, and the annual conference for members.
  • Report to the CEO, including submission of written reports for meetings and annually.

Experience, Skills and Abilities:

  • Enthusiasm for the effectiveness of good communications and marketing.
  • Confidence in handling communications in a variety of media, including print and digital.
  • Understanding of the principles of graphical design and impact - desirable.
  • Professional experience in corporate communications/marketing - desirable.
  • Evidence of an eye for detail and a commitment to accuracy.
  • Ability to work independently, with good judgement, in a virtual organisation.
  • Experience of managing and motivating others to achieve agreed goals.
  • Willingness to be an ambassador for MissionAssist, a faith-based charity.

Further details:

  • Voluntary
  • Part-time
  • Home-based/remote
  • Meetings in the UK
  • Expenses covered

Notes: Please include a covering letter with your application.  There is no fixed closing date and no fixed interview date.  Applications will be considered as they are received.

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MissionAssist

MissionAssist comprises a huge network of dedicated volunteers, throughout the UK and elsewhere, helping overseas mission workers advance the g... Read more

Posted on: 23 July 2019
Closing date: 21 October 2019
Job ref: 762
Tags: Christian,Communications, PR

The client requests no contact from agencies or media sales.

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