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Communications Manager (Maternity Cover)

Posted on Dec 12, 2018 by Network of Wellbeing (NOW)

Devon, Devon United Kingdom
Information Technology
4 Dec 2018
Annual Salary
Full-Time
Are you passionate about the wellbeing of people, communities and wider society? Do you have experience in communications, with some expertise in digital? Then we'd love to hear from you!

Overview of this role:

Duration: This role is a maternity cover and is expected to last from February 2019 to December 2019, with a possible extension until March 2020.

Hours: Four days per week

Salary: up to £30,000 pro rata (depending on experience)

Location: Ideally we'd like someone based in South West England but we will consider applications from those based elsewhere seeking to work remotely

Deadline for applications: Monday 17th December at 10am UK time

Interviews will take place: Early January 2019

Start by: February 2019

Further details:

Working at the Network of Wellbeing (NOW) you will get the opportunity to connect with inspiring people, make a positive difference, and become part of a small, friendly and enthusiastic team.

The Communications Manager has overall responsibility for NOW's communications, with a particular focus on digital communications.

Although we are ideally looking for someone based in South West England we will consider applications from those hoping to work remotely, as long as the candidate can travel to Totnes in Devon when needed.

S/he will have particular responsibility to:

develop and implement NOW's communications strategy, in ways that support the delivery of its strategic aims and are consistent with NOW's organisational strategy;
ensure NOW offers clear pathways for people and organisations to engage with us;
oversee NOW's communications to ensure they are consistent with its brand and key messaging;
manage all of NOW's digital communications content, including the production of a regular NOW newsletter and all contributions on the NOW blog;
oversee the development of NOW's website, ensuring it offers regularly updated, engaging content and clear pathways for people and organisations to engage with NOW;
run NOW's monthly webinars, including all promotions, hosting and follow up;
oversee the development of NOW's presence on social media, ensuring it offers engaging content and clear pathways for people and organisations to engage with NOW;
build and manage relationships, externally, to ensure the contribution of a wide variety of top-quality content to the website and on social media;
liaise with colleagues internally to ensure that NOW's communications and other activities are coordinated to maximum effect;
support on events planning, management and promotion;
where suitable, manage volunteers, in a supportive manner, so that they can help NOW deliver its communications.

S/he will also take on general responsibilities within the team. All staff at the Network of Wellbeing are expected to contribute to its success by actively participating in the development, monitoring and review of our organisational strategy; enthusiastically participating in NOW's events and activities, supporting colleagues with advice and assistance, and by undertaking their fair share of administrative and office management tasks.

Person Specification:

The Network of Wellbeing is looking for someone who:

has a knowledge of wellbeing issues, or related topics, and is committed to our vision and mission;
is a good team player, with experience of working in an office environment within a small team, ideally including managing volunteers;
has excellent spoken and written communication skills;
has experience of managing a website and social media, in a professional capacity, on behalf of an organisation;
has proven organisational skills and experience of coordinating the delivery of top-quality content for the web and social media;
is confident in speaking publicly and hosting events (any experience of hosting online events would be an advantage);
has a good working knowledge of commonly used IT systems.

Reference: 599332858