Do you have demonstrable experience of campaigning to engage, support and influence change?
If so, St Giles is looking for a Campaigns and Publicity Manager to join our Fundraising and Communications team and proactively identify publicity opportunities and create content that targets our key audiences.
About St Giles
We’re an ambitious, well-established charity who help people facing adversity to find jobs, homes and the right support they need. Central to our ethos is our belief that people with first-hand experience of successfully overcoming issues such as an offending background, homelessness, addictions and gang involvement, hold the key to positive change in others. This is your chance to play an important part in our future.
About this role
You will take the lead in sourcing positive communications opportunities and creating proactive publicity, with a particular focus on working with fundraising and communications colleagues to help develop effective campaigns and supporter strategies.
You will be instrumental in:
- Devising and implementing bi-annual fundraising and communications campaigns, including developing strategies, identifying messages, sourcing material, providing case studies and supporting events
- Engaging with teams across the St Giles to create local publicity campaigns which support regional growth
- Responding to media enquiries
- Engaging potential and existing ambassadors and celebrity supporters
What we are looking for:
- A track record of working effectively with a range of internal and external stakeholders, including the media, people in the public eye, partner organisations and government
- A creative thinker who is willing to stay abreast of news and developments in relevant policy areas and able to transform complex issues into clear, effective and targeted messages
- A positive attitude, emotional resilience, a flexible approach and a consultative and collaborative way of working
- A strong awareness of issues around safeguarding and confidentiality
- Knowledge of anti-discriminatory working practices and the implications of them within the working environment
- The ability to practically apply diversity awareness and unconscious bias in employment
In return, you can expect a competitive salary, generous leave allowance, staff pension, flexible working, a mentoring programme, an advice and counselling service, season ticket loan and much more.
For further information, or to apply, please visit our website via the ‘Apply’ button or alternatively please email HR@stgilestrust.org.uk
Closing date: 11pm, 18th April 2021.
St Giles will guarantee to interview all disabled applicants who meet the minimum criteria set out in the Job Description for the vacancy.