Polly Symondson Recruitment | 00141
Polly Symondson Recruitment, PSR, Specialist Regional Recruitment for the Charity Sector, Cheltenham, UK
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Job Number 000141

Job Title: Digital Media and Communications Officer
Charity: Cardiomyopathy UK
Salary: £28k
Contract: full time, permanent
Location: Chesham, Bucks
Closing Date: 28th Jan

An opportunity has come up for a communications professional with a proven track record of undertaking a wide range of communications and social media activities  to join the team at Cardiomyopathy UK

The successful candidate will be responsible for raising the profile of the charity via its social media and website so that more people access its services and support its work and ensuring that its key messages are communicated. You will work across the organisation and in particular, the fundraising and service delivery teams.

Key areas of focus will be:

  • Run the charity’s social channels (Facebook, Instagram, Linked-In and twitter) on a day to day basis, responding to queries as necessary
  • Create and optimise digital and social media outputs, including text, images, video and audio to reach wide-ranging target audiences, including as part of larger campaigns which require coordination with other teams in the organisation
  • Spot trends and advise on best social media content and new technologies
  • Manage technical aspect of the charity’s website and ensuring its security and accessibility and review online content, making sure it meets users’ needs, is up to date, and is search engine optimised
  • Listen to the feedback and needs of internal and external stakeholders and provide quality control support e.g. proof-reading, editing and making sure all content is on brand

Person specification will include:

  • A proven track record of undertaking a wide range of communications activities
  • Proven track record of managing social media activity campaigns
  • Ability to think creatively to identify promotional opportunities and then put these into action
  • Good technical knowledge of major social media platforms and analysis tools
  • Ability to work flexibly, as part of a team
  • Confidence and ability to deal with people at all levels
  • Self-motivated and ability to work on own initiative

Application deadline: 28th Jan

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