Communications Manager

Up to £40000 per annum
23 Jun 2019
21 Jul 2019
Full Time
Contract Type

Our client is one of the UK's largest charitable foundations focusing on health.


The Communications Manager will report to the Head of Communications.

Duties include:

  • Plan and deliver outstanding communications driven by the organisational mission and goals.
  • Ensure high quality and timely outputs.
  • Help measure the impact of the communications.
  • Work with the Head of Communications to plan and design engaging campaigns and day-to-day communications.
  • Lead and manage a portfolio of owned communications campaigns and activities.
  • Manage communications projects from start to end, including planning, delivering and evaluating.
  • Commission, brief and manage external providers such as photographers, videographers, designers and copywriters to ensure high quality outputs.
  • Write, edit and produce engaging and relevant content for web, social media and e-newsletters as well as earned and paid channels.
  • Provide other colleagues with sound advice and support to ensure outstanding communications outputs.
  • Build and nurture key relationships inside the Charity and beyond.
  • Evaluate and report to stakeholders on owned activities and results.


Experience (essential)

* Project management - managing multiple deadlines, projects and suppliers to ensure outputs on time and

on budget.

* Strong copy writing, copy editing and proof reading.

* Experience commissioning, managing and delivering creative projects.

Experience (desirable)

* Knowledge of design packages including InDesign and Photoshop.

* Use of Content Manager Systems (Drupal).

* Editing video content (Adobe Premiere or equivalent).

* Experience of foundation/not for profit or health communications.

Skills, abilities and attributes

* Able to assimilate and translate complex ideas into engaging and persuasive communications.

* Has a digital-first mindset, with a passion for understanding audience needs and for pushing quality upwards.

* Able to use creativity to deliver excellent communications that engage, influence and/or help our client amplify their work.

* Thrives working with multiple projects and deadlines and juggling demands.

* Brings a strong news sense and ability to identify the stories that are worth telling from a varied and rich pool of opportunities.

Job Offer

This is a fantastic opportunity for a Communications Manager who is enthusiastic and prides themselves in
having standards well above average.

Salary is circa £40K plus a generous benefits package including pension contributions up to 12% and a BUPA employee assistance programme.

This role is permanent and based in London.

Closing date is 29th July.

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