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Marketing and communications co-ordinator

Job information
Salary £24,000.00 pro rata
Organisation LOOK-UK
Closing date 5 pm on 22 September 2017
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If you would like to know more about this position or would like to apply, please contact by email ; info@look-uk.org or by post to LOOK, Admin ,The Chapel, Venns Lane, Hereford HR1 1DT.

Details

LOOK-UK (Charity No:1140471) a Hereford-based charity, is looking for an experienced Marketing and Communications Co-ordinator.

LOOK-UK is a national charity for young people with a vision impairment. These are exciting times. We are in the early stages of launching our mentoring project aimed to support young people with a vision impairment aged 11-29. We are looking for a dynamic person to join our team who will share our passion and help promote this innovative project and help grow our small charity. LOOK-UK has 25 years of experience of supporting young vision impaired people and their families.

Reports to: Line manager

Post: P/T, remote working with the ability to attend team meetings minimum 2 days per month in Hereford, with occasional weekend work

Hours: 2 days 12 months fixed term contract with a 3 month probation period

Job Description

Marketing and communications co-ordinator -Part Time.

As the Marketing and Communications co-ordinator, you will have responsibility for ensuring that all internal and external communications are presented in a highly professional and “on brand” format.

A willingness to be part of a small, ‘hands on’ team is essential.Some key duties and responsibilities will include: creating and updating content for our website (which is currently in development); generating and updating content for social media; delivering bespoke marketing campaigns; writing and circulating monthly online newsletter; ensuring that all materials adhere to brand identity, including print and exhibition materials; creating and editing audio, photographs or videos as required; Organising Look’s presence at exhibitions and conferences; developing Look’s internal communications strategy

Essential skills and experience:

Ability to take initiative; creative flair with exceptional attention to detail; an ability to work to deadlines and within budget; confident in presenting engaging content and editing volunteer’s content; knowledge of wordpress and how to update content, working knowledge of IT platforms such as mail chimp and survey monkey; a positive and proactive attitude and willingness to be very ‘hands on’ as part of a small team; exceptional communication skills and a confidence to liaise with external clients and stakeholders as required.

Essential:

Ability to work in a team and work on one’s own initiative planning and co-ordinating communications strategies. Previous role in marketing and communications department knowledge of word press and other IT platforms, such as mail chimp and survey monkey comfortable in the production of press releases and generating publicity.

Good writing style and confidence in creating and editing engaging content Confident with creating, managing and scheduling online marketing campaigns across all social media and other online platforms

Ability to edit sound and video content Strong confidence with branding creative and competent with design and desk top publishing.

Ability to build a strong network and make meaningful connections

Ability to work flexibly, under pressure and adapt to change

Ability to motivate, Excellent written, aural and communications skills

Ability to travel as appropriate with occasional overnight stays

Strong general numeracy and IT skills desirable

A general understanding of issues facing young disabled people and their families

An understanding of and commitment to diversity and equal opportunities

Some travel will be necessary, so use of car essential.

If you have a disability/vision impairment we can explore access to work travel support for you.

Understanding of safeguarding and data protection.

Application deadline is Friday 22nd September, 5pm 2017.

Interviews will take place week commencing Monday 2nd October 2017.

Hoople Ltd is working on behalf of our Client as a Recruitment Agency.