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Communications Manager (Education)

London SW7 + agile working policy enabling people to work at another UK location up to 4 days/week
£29,583 to £37,906 p.a. FTE
Closing date
1 Dec 2021
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Communications Manager (Education)

Terms: Full-time (35 hours per week), permanent. Requests for part-time or flexible working will be considered

Salary: £29,583 to £37,906 p.a. FTE

Based: Remote working or office based – Office in London SW7. If office based, they have an agile working policy enabling people to work at another U.K. location up to 4 days/week (this is a trial policy and subject to review).

Requests for flexible working, and/or secondments will be considered.

Our client, a Charity incorporated by Royal Charter, is recruiting for a new Communications Manager (Education) to join their team. The main purpose of this role is to develop and deliver a broad and engaging communications strategy for the charity’s Education programmes. This role will work closely alongside the Education team to deliver campaigns for teachers, educators and young people.

This charity’s Education Programmes include the CREST Awards – a scheme that encourages young people to take on the role of a scientist or engineer through running their own projects / investigations – and British Science Week – a national awareness week that encourages people of all ages to engage with science.

For both the CREST Awards and British Science Week, they offer small grants to schools in challenging circumstances to support them to take part in the schemes. Part of this role will be to promote these funding opportunities to eligible schools by developing targeted campaigns to reach and engage them.

The organisation also regularly produces teaching resources for their audiences, including the highly popular British Science Week activity packs, and a range of project ideas and activities on the CREST resource library. The Communications Manager (Education) is responsible for the comms oversight of these resources, including design, copyediting / proofing, and the promotion of them.

The Communications Manager (Education) role would suit someone who has experience of delivering communications campaigns in the education sector or to a teacher audience. They would recommend that having an interest in developing innovative, digital content or products for diverse audiences would also be useful, as they are already delivering a lot of their content for schools online.

The successful candidate will need to create campaigns that make use of a range of channels, so a demonstrable interest in PR, marketing, digital and brand will be required.

The role would suit someone who enjoys working collaboratively across different teams and departments to achieve results.

Closing date – 9am Wednesday 17 November 2021
Interviews – W/c 29 November 2021

Please click 'Apply' - you will be prompted to complete a short CHM Recruit form before being redirected to complete your application.

Please note, you are not applying at this stage.

This charity is an equal opportunities employer and a champion of equality, diversity and inclusion.  They aim to recruit the person most suited to the job and welcome applications from candidates of all backgrounds and from different sectors, and from people who've gained their skills outside formal employment. They would particularly welcome applications from people and communities who are currently under-represented in our staff team, which includes people from minority ethnic groups, disabled people and men.

No agencies please.

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