Communications Manager

Application deadline: 09/10/2017 at 12:00 pm

An exciting and challenging role for an ambitious person looking to help shape and drive our communications and marketing. This is a varied position which demands a range of skills – notably writing, content creation and planning.

Responsibilities in brief

  • Play a key role in the delivery of the marketing and communications strategy
  • Lead on the annual communications plan for our network of schools
  • Play a key role in the planning, development and production of external facing content
  • Take the lead on content marketing, to support our strategic aims.
  • Draft high-quality copy for a range of channels and mediums.
  • Champion a digital first approach to marketing and communications
  • Manage our Twitter channel day to day
  • Play a key role in the monitoring and analysis of website traffic and goal conversions
  • Act as a key ambassador for the brand
  • Play a key role in the development and delivery of creative marketing campaigns
  • Monitor the news, political and policy agenda, highlighting relevant opportunities for response.

Person specification

  • Ambitious with a strong work ethic.
  • Self-motivated and eager to learn in a challenging and varied role.
  • Self-sufficient with the confidence and ability to work autonomously.
  • Flexible and willing to adapt in a changing environment.
  • A creative approach combined with practical knowhow.
  • Curious and thoughtful mind, enabling you to immerse yourself deeply in what we do.
  • Ability to digest complex information and translate it into simple, clear messages.
  • Exceptional writing skills.
  • Experience within a varied, fast-paced communications or marketing role.
  • Experience of developing and implementing communications plans for a high-profile project, initiative or organisation.
  • Interpersonal and influencing skills, with the ability to form effective relationships.
  • Skilled and experienced in writing a variety of content for a variety of audiences.
  • Understanding of, and experience using, MailChimp or other email platforms.

Download the full application pack

Borough, London
Permanent, 37.5 hours per week

How to Apply

Please download and read the full Application Pack and send your CV and cover letter to: