Digital Communications Officer Location: Mainly home based / with some travel to London base on a monthly basis Department: Fundraising Salary Details: £23,775 – £27,085 FTE Per Annum (includes London Weighting where applicable)
Please note, the salary is £20,598 – £23,908 per annum if based outside London, £23,775 – £27,085 per annum with London allowance.
KIDS are a national charity which has been supporting disabled children, young people and their families since 1970.
We work with children, irrespective of their disability or impairment, from birth through to 25 years. This year we supported over 11,800 disabled children and worked with about 60 Local Authorities across England.
We are passionate, caring and trusted and our vision is a world in which all disabled children and young people realise their aspirations. We offer support and practical help for families, every step of the way.
About The Role
We are recruiting for a Digital Communications Officer to maximise KIDS’ digital presence including the website, microsites and social media channels, developing our brand in pursuit of our new strategy to increase our visibility and impact. Championing and advising on the use of digital communications you will promote our work through social media, email and online marketing. You will build strong relationships with colleagues to develop innovative content and campaigns, helping to grow our presence online as well as maximising online fundraising opportunities.
You’ll also advise and support others across the organisation to ensure they maintain adherence to brand in their digital outputs. The post holder also supports the creation of the organisation’s Annual Review and selected other printed materials, providing some design as well as working with designers and printers where necessary to administer the production of materials.
This is a great opportunity for a candidate who has a track record of impactful creative data led digital communications, excited by the potential of digital media to engage with KIDS’ audiences. This varied role, you’ll use social media to reach families of disabled children and young people to support their journey and to engage with KIDS activities; deploy LinkedIn to reach professional contacts and enhance our profile; pull together emails for regular contacts to stimulate responses; support colleagues on digital platforms and supporter journeys; ensure our web functionality can provide online services to disabled young people, families and carers; advise on how to increase participation of young disabled people on digital platforms, and so much more.
You’ll enjoy the buzz of responsive activity as well as keeping on top of a strategic approach to growing audiences. You’ll join a friendly, vibrant, exciting and fun team in a great charity, providing a strong sense of achievement in a rewarding role. You’ll be enthusiastic, efficient, friendly and supportive of both the aims of the organisation and your colleagues. Ideally you’ll have some experience in data-led digital communications, and are now confident in your ability to take the next step in your career.
Closing Date: 14 Jan 2022
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