Marketing and Communications Officer SYHA75539
Starting salary of £29,237 plus generous holidays entitlement and benefits
Our client is an award winning not-for-profit organisation passionate about housing and supporting people to LiveWell, Settle at home and realise their potential. A Sunday Times Best 100 Not for Profit organisation to work for and IiP Gold standard, they are a forward thinking, innovative and ambitious organisation and currently own and manage over 6000 properties, support over 1600 vulnerable customers in care and supported housing projects and employ nearly 500 people.
They are seeking an experienced Marketing and Communications Officer to head up their PR, digital and marketing related activities and internal communications for the business and its associated brands.
The successful candidate would need to:
Have significant experience of working in a fast-paced PR/digital/marketing environment.
You will play a key role in a small and friendly team in a directorate that values exceptional quality and talent and will be responsible for delivering a high quality and seamless communications service across the business. You can lead on vision and strategy for our brands and on tone of voice, combining creativity and great ideas with excellent writing and editing skills.You are passionate about developing others and generous in sharing your skills and experience.The range of work includes:
Marketing and branding - You will ideally have experience of writing marketing plans and campaigns and have an excellent working knowledge of branding and storytelling.
PR - You will be the first point of contact for media enquiries so developing a proactive PR strategy, writing press releases and above all, building ongoing relationships with journalists will be an enjoyable challenge to you.
Digital - You will have industry experience of working across digital platforms and creating and developing innovative digital campaigns and content. You will be responsible for the organisation’s main social media accounts and will also oversee the content management of the website and intranet that engages with customers, staff and the media.
Data and impact - You’ll be experienced in setting KPIs for digital, marketing and PR and used to collecting this data and presenting back regular reports.
Project and client management - You’ll enjoy getting out there and winning over and building relationships with all internal clients who commission work from the team. You’ll be experienced in managing your own workload, whilst keeping the production manager informed of progress.
Profile and attitude - You will be a highly organised, conscientious individual who loves to be busy and has an upbeat and positive attitude and isn’t fazed by juggling several projects at once. A “safe pair of hands”, you will enjoy being at the centre of the Marketing and Communication activities and be happiest when you get the job done. You’ll be passionate and proud about the social value you bring and making an impact in the broader community will be important to you.
You will report to the Marketing and Communications Production Manager.
Some of their benefits
• Generous holiday entitlement – 27 days annual leave (pro rata), statutory bank holidays, plus an additional 4 days
• Flexible working options including Flexi Time, Condensed Hours, Part Time
• Excellent training including free annual training and ongoing professional development including a leadership academy
• Excellent benefits including Rewards - employee discount scheme, which offers cash back and shopping discounts
• Westfield Health (employer paid)
Working Hours: Full-time 37 hours per week – Monday to Friday
Closing Date: 14th January 2019
Interview Date: w/c Monday 21st January 2019
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