Communications Manager

  • Job Reference: J21570
  • Date Posted: 21 April 2021
  • Recruiter: Charity People Ltd
  • Location: Manchester, Greater Manchester
  • Salary: £33,000
  • Sector: Marketing and Communications Manager
  • Job Type: Permanent

Job Description

Would you like to join the dynamic team behind the City of Trees movement, creating a greener and more resilient Greater Manchester? We are looking for a talented Communications Manager with a dynamic range of skills across the marcomms spectrum to lead on engagement and awareness raising.

City of Trees has an innovative and exciting plan to transform the landscape of Greater Manchester by planting a tree for every person who lives here, bringing community woodland back and developing a woodland culture.

We are looking for a highly organised individual who can effectively communicate to a myriad of stakeholders. You'll be confident working independently, prioritising effectively and line managing a social media and digital assistant.

This is the perfect job for you if you enjoy a busy, rewarding and varied portfolio spanning engagement, press and digital across a range of communications channels. An average day might include engaging with partners, writing a press release, coaching your direct report, running a virtual event, updating the website and campaign planning. You can expect an exciting blend of strategy and hands on day-to-day delivery.

To apply, you'll be an experienced communications professional (ideally with charity sector experience that includes campaigns and/or fundraising) who can demonstrate a broad range of skills and experience. You'll have a positive, energetic approach, be able to build strong relationships and bring fresh ideas to the communications strategy.

£33k salary with up to 8% employer contribution pension.

Flexible, life and family-friendly culture. Currently based remotely, but longer-term open to office/home mix with a small, happy and collaborative team waiting to welcome you.

If you care deeply about the future of our planet, please send your CV for lots more detail on this unique opportunity. Our Regional specialist, Ellen Drummond, is looking after this one.

Closing date: 9am on Monday 17th May
First round interviews to be held w/c 24th May

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.