Communications Lead

Post title: Communications Lead
Salary: £30,000 - £37,500
Hours: Full-time 35 hours per week

All applications must be received by 8th February at 11.59pm. For those shortlisted an initial half hour interview will take place remotely, with an in person second interview thereafter.

High Trees’ Communications Lead sits at the heart of our team, allowing us to expand our reach, communicate our offer to the local community and demonstrate our impact to our funders and other key stakeholders. As a small organisation, you will be the Communications expert within High Trees, using your expertise to advise Senior Management on how to achieve our communications goals as well
as ensuring the day to day functions and output is maintained.

You will be coordinating our communications across all our service areas – creating and editing content and working closely with the service teams to engage our different audiences. Your role will include ensuring the publication of new content is to the highest quality standard, updating and maintaining our website on WordPress, grow our social media reach and design engaging multimedia material highlighting our work. You will build relationships with each of our teams, assessing their needs and creating top-quality content for all our channels.

At a time when High Trees are considerably expanding our offer to the sector, part of the role will be ensuring this work is captured and communicated effectively. Your strengths will include an instinctive ability to modify tone and content for different audiences while keeping within the High Trees voice and our brand guidelines, the ability to design flyers, reports and other media, the ability to update our website content using WordPress, familiarity with all social media channels and an excellent attention to detail and the ability to proofread flawlessly.

You will have at least 3 years experience (perhaps significantly more) working in communications, perhaps in the VCS sector. You will have experience maintaining websites, developing materials for print and online distribution and creating a variety of written materials for different audiences.

How to apply:

Please send a completed CV, covering letter (no more than 2 pages) explaining how you meet the key accountabilities and the personal specification, the applicant monitoring form and the additional information form to with ‘Communications Lead’ in the subject line.

If you have any questions about the role or High Trees, please contact or call 0208 671 3132

Job Pack
Application Monitoring Form
Additional Information Form