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Part Time Communications and Marketing Officer-30 hours

Farnborough, Hampshire, United Kingdom, £ £ 13.50-13.75 Hourly Hourly, Contract


We are seeking a Part Time Communications and Marketing Assistant to cover maternity leave starting in Jan 2021 to support the development and delivery of our communications, fundraising, marketing, events and public relations activities in line with the organisation\'s marketing and communications strategy. We are a small but busy team and the role will ideally be working Mon to Fri 9am to 3pm (30 hours) per week plus 25 days holiday and the ability to work from home and from our office. You will be supporting the Communications Manager working for a UK wide charitable organisation based at our Farnborough Head Office. We can offer an hourly rate of £13.60 per hour which is £21200 per year for working 30 hours per week, equivalent to a full time annual salary of c£25k.

The Part Time Communications and Marketing Assistant will be communicating through both offline and online communications channels, including our website, social media channels, e-newsletters and publications. The role also includes developing pipelines for new business marketing opportunities as well as supporting our Press Office by handling media requests and assisting in the development and distribution of media releases.


• Support the development and maintenance of our main website, making updates as appropriate.
• Support the development and maintenance of our social media channels. Ensure that the content is relevant for each channel and audience to ensure maximum engagement.
• Facilitate a positive community atmosphere by developing discussions and ensuring threads are not dominated by \'trolls\' or negative behaviour and language. Engage and assign activities to comments received on all social channels.
• Support in the design, print and distribution of both online and offline publications, including our Information Standard materials, and liaise with suppliers as appropriate.
• Support the design and distribution of regular internal staff communications to ensure that colleagues remain abreast of ongoing developments and opportunities across the organisation.
• Support the presentation of regular reports on the reach and success of our communications activities.
• Assist with Ambassador roles creating promotional material and work with ambassadors on related materials.

Marketing and Events

• Support the Communications Manager by researching key target audiences and developing a robust pipeline of new business opportunities to enable the Communications team to meet income generation targets for sponsorship, advertising events and product sales, including our webinar programme and online training courses.
• Support the design and distribution of marketing messaging through our key communications channels including our website, social media and e-newsletters to enable the Communications team to meet income generation targets.
• Support in the promotion of our national Groups via PR in Agility PR and online channels
• Assist with the promotion and hosting of our webinar programme.
• Support advertising and marketing opportunities to enable the Communications team to meet income generation targets for sponsorship, advertising events and product sales, including our conference programme and training courses.
• Develop materials for other virtual events, for example virtual conferences and away days
• Support the department in communications to raise awareness of events to key targeted audiences through all our online channels.

Public relations

• Support our Press Office by answering media enquiries via telephone and email, ensuring requests are responded to by the specified deadline with the relevant information requested, including any appropriate case studies.
• Support our Press Office by approaching our supporters for case studies and keeping an accurate record of consents given on our CRM database and shared files.
• Support our PR outreach activities, including researching, writing and distributing press releases to targeted media sources through the online distribution programme Agility PR.
• Support our Press Office by recording media enquiries and collating cuttings from resulting media coverage on our CRM database and shared files.
• Support the Communications Manager in liaising with colleagues and key spokespeople to manage our reputation.

Campaigns and project management

• Support our wider staff team with publicity for events and support groups across the country across all key communications channels.
• Support and manage ad hoc projects as appropriate such as film projects, PR campaigns, events or writing assignments.

To be successful as or Part Time Communications and Media Assistant you should have knowledge of a wide range of communications channels including websites, social media and e-newsletters. An understanding of confidentiality and data protection.

• Able to write in a factual and engaging manner
• Able to effectively use digital communication systems for key messaging
• Able to show initiative and take personal responsibility for completing tasks
• Able to prioritise workload and deliver against defined plans and objectives
• Able to work independently and as part of a team
• Able to work flexibly, to respond to new developments and communicate engaging messaging in a timely and appropriate manner

Ideally you will have experience of the following to some extent.
• Experience of developing and maintaining CMS websites
• Experience of social media monitoring, management and scheduling
• Experience of webinar and meeting technology including Zoom
• Experience of creating online content including graphics, text and video
• Proficient user of Microsoft Office including Excel, PowerPoint and Word
• Experience in reporting and presenting key performance indicator data
• Experience of researching to develop sales and marketing pipelines
• Experience of working in a press office environment including responding to media enquiries and writing press releases
• Experience of using a CRM database
• Experience of video editing using software such as Adobe Premiere

Educated to degree level, higher national diploma or professional equivalent OR have experience in communications, marketing, digital marketing, public relations or sales

If you are seeking a part time role to utilise your communication, marketing and digital marketing skills and relevant qualification then please submit your CV asap for immediate consideration

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Farnborough, Hampshire, United Kingdom
£ £ 13.50-13.75 Hourly Hourly