Part time Communications Manager

  • Job Reference: J21037
  • Date Posted: 11 March 2020
  • Recruiter: Charity People Ltd
  • Location: Buckinghamshire
  • Salary: £25,000 to £28,000
  • Sector: Marketing & communications
  • Job Type: Permanent

Job Description

An amazing opportunity has arisen for a part time (four days per week) Communications Manager to join an organisation based at the National Injuries Centre which aims to improve the quality of life for people living with spinal cord injury. The charity funds vital research into the complications of spinal cord injury and has recently launched its new grants programme, funding high quality clinical research that will have tangible outcomes for people living with spinal cord injury.

Based at the organisations' HO in Stoke Mandeville, the Communications Manager will undertake the following main responsibilities:

  • Work with colleagues to ensure delivery of communications and that messages are consistent and engaging
  • Work with the Research Grants Manager to promote the charity's research grants programme
  • Work with Research Grants Manager and external researchers to disseminate published research results and information to wider audiences.
  • Work with the Fundraising Manager to support corporate partnerships and provide PR and communications support for all fundraising activities in the community
  • Be responsible for the charity's website and it future content
  • Develop and provide information on website usage and impact
  • Maintain the organisations social media presence, including Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn
  • Coordinate all proactive and reactive interactions with media including identification of key audiences, drafting press releases, and identifying appropriate spokespeople
  • Manage relationships with agencies including briefing designers, and fulfilment of print materials
  • Coordinate the creation of the charity's annual report, working with colleagues to develop editorial content

The successful applicant will be comfortable working within a "hands on" role within a small team, and will have previous communications experience, including of promoting fundraising gained within a role within the charity sector. This is a wonderful opportunity for someone who is keen to develop their experience further within a supportive, friendly, and talented team of passionate individuals.

If you'd like to be considered for this role please send your CV to alice@charitypeople.co.uk or call on 020 7939 7448 to have an initial chat about the position.

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), race, religion or belief, gender, gender identity or gender reassignment, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, or sexual orientation. We do this because we know greater diversity will lead to even greater results for the charities we work with.

Please note, due to the number of applications we receive we aren't always able to respond to unsuccessful candidates.