Communications and Campaigns Manager


Key role information

Salary: Circa £35,000 per annum commensurate with experience
Location: Home based (with routine travel to London and occasional travel to events across the UK)  
Duration: Permanent
Hours: Full time, 35 hours per week (flexible working options considered)
Start date: ASAP

Job description

We are seeking a creative and detail-oriented individual with a passion for crafting engaging communications, compelling content, and powerful stories to join our team as Communications and Campaigns Manager. In this pivotal role, you will develop and manage a comprehensive communications strategy for the charity, making a significant impact on children and families affected by the childhood cancer neuroblastoma.

As an exceptional communicator and storyteller, you will have the ability to write for a variety of audiences, inspiring engagement, raising awareness, and driving income growth. You will be experienced in developing and implementing multi-channel communications plans, encompassing social media, digital, and print. Additionally, you will manage and grow the charity’s press and media engagement.

This is an exciting time to join the charity as we embark on several major campaigns and advocate for improved experiences and outcomes for children and families affected by childhood cancer.

Summary of role responsibilities

  • Develop, implement and manage a dynamic communications plan for Solving Kids’ Cancer UK that encompasses the three key pillars of our work, across all communication channels;

  • Lead on the development and implementation of online marketing campaigns to raise wider awareness, demonstrate our impact, grow our income, and position our organisation as a thought leader in paediatric oncology;

  • Develop and grow our charity’s’ media presence and profile;

  • Raise the charity’s profile and reach through the generation of new online and offline audiences, followers and supporters.

For more detailed information about the role, charity, and team, look at the Recruitment Pack.

If you have any specific queries related to this position or would like an informal conversation prior to applying, you can contact Danielle Russell, Head of Fundraising and Engagement on +44 (0) 20 4582 7396 or via email danielle.russell@solvingkidscancer.org.uk

Communications and Campaigns Manager Recruitment Pack

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Recruitment pack for the Communications and Campaigns Manager position at Solving Kids' Cancer UK.

Applying for the role

If you would like to apply for the Communications and Campaigns Manager role, please complete and submit an Application Form highlighting how you meet the person specification and why you would like the role in the Supporting Statement. You can access and read our HR Privacy Notice at the bottom of the page. Please do not send your CV – we do not accept CVs by way of application.

Communications and Campaigns Manager Application Form

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Job application form for the Communications and Campaigns Manager position at Solving Kids' Cancer UK.

We would also ask you to complete and return an anonymous diversity monitoring form. The information contained in the questionnaire will be treated as confidential and will be used by us to monitor and drive work towards our diversity and inclusion commitments.

Please return your completed application form to Claire Hislop, Head of Operations, via claire@solvingkidscancer.org.uk.

We actively encourage applications from those with lived experience of neuroblastoma and/or other childhood cancers. As an equal opportunity employer, we also welcome applications from all suitably qualified candidates, regardless of age, disability, gender, gender reassignment, marriage/civil partnership, pregnancy, maternity, race, religion or belief, sex, or sexual orientation.

Recruitment timetable

We aim to follow the schedule outlined below:

Applications open: 22 May 2024
Applications close: 16 June at 11:59pm
Shortlisting: w/c 17 June 2024
Interviews: 1 July 2024 (London office)

If there are any adjustments that would help you engage with the recruitment process, please let us know.

Safeguarding: As a safeguarding charity whose work and practice are underpinned by safeguarding principles to protect children and young people and enhance their welfare, we always work in accordance with legislation, statutory guidance, and best safeguarding practices. All our roles require a basic criminal record check.

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HR Privacy Notice for Solving Kids' Cancer UK.