Communications Officer

Post title: Communications Officer
Salary: £25,000 - £30,000
Hours: Full-time 35 hours per week

All applications must be received by midnight on the 18th July. We will be interviewing for the post on a rolling basis, so please apply as soon as possible.

High Trees’ Communications Officer sits at the heart of our team, allowing us to reach new users, communicate our offer to the local community clearly and demonstrate our impact to our funders and other key stakeholders. As a Communications Officer, you will sit within the Partnerships and Development team, coordinating our communications by creating and editing content and working closely with each service team to engage our different audiences.

Responsible for implementing our comms plans, and being ambitious about the quality and potential reach of our work this is one of the key roles that us to communicate who we are, why we do the work we do and the impact it has. Reporting to the Partnerships and Development Manager, your role will include ensuring the publication of new content to the highest quality standard. You will update and maintain our website on WordPress, grow our social media reach, and design engaging multimedia material that highlight our work and community.

You will build relationships with each of our teams, assessing their needs and creating top-quality content for all our channels. Your strengths will include an instinctively ability to modify tone and content for different audiences while keeping within the High Trees voice and our brand guidlines, 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.

In a typical month you may design several flyers to publicise our activities, create an impact report for one of our funders, work with one of our teams to put together an event with learners while ensuring our newsletter goes out on schedule, our social media is active and varied, collate the case studies sent through from our different teams and create a new page on our website for one of our new partnerships.

You will have at least 1 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 admin@high-trees.org with ‘Communications Officer’ in the subject line.

If you have any questions about the role or High Trees, please contact Stephanie Gamauf at steph.gamauf@high-trees.org

Job Pack
Application Monitoring Form
Additional Information Form