Digital Communications Officer

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Reference number: 42970

Title: Digital Communications Officer

Hours: 37.5 hours per week, full time

Location: King's Cross, London

Contract type: Permanent

Closing date: Thursday 15 November 2018

Salary: £29,204 per annum (Inc. London Allowance)

Interview date: Wednesday 21 November 2018

To start: To be discussed at interview

Job advert:

About the role

Sense is looking for a motivated individual to join our Digital Team in London as a Digital Communications Officer. This is a full time, permanent position, working 37.5 hours per week at our Head Office in King's Cross, London.

The Digital team manage and provide expertise in digital communications and marketing for Sense. This includes day-to-day management, planning and development, technical maintenance and creative work. The team oversees our websites and microsites, email marketing, digital advertising, social media, video production, design and writing for the web.

The Digital Communications Officer will lead on the more technical aspects of the team’s work. This will include day to day maintenance of the websites, implementation of Analytics, running two Google Ad Grants accounts, providing support on email marketing, and running paid advertising across platforms such as Google, Facebook, Twitter, Taboola, Outbrain and Reddit.

About you 

Our ideal candidate will have strong technical skills and experience in a similar role. You will have relevant experience with content management systems, email marketing and digital advertising. You will be adept at problem solving and have good communication and interpersonal skills.

You will be able to work well both independently and as part of a team and be able to work to deadlines whilst maintaining a strong attention to detail. It'd be great if you had a commitment to working in the charity sector and developing an understanding of disability issues, and how people with sensory impairments interact with digital media. 

Please see the Job Description below for the full person specification and role responsibilities.

About us

For everyone living with complex disabilities. For everyone who is deafblind. Sense is here to help people communicate and experience the world.

We believe that no one, no matter how complex their disabilities, should be isolated, left out, or unable to fulfil their potential.

Sense has a proven record of offering high quality, pioneering services.

Working at Sense can be incredibly rewarding; we offer the opportunity to work in a large, diverse and successful charity where people can develop their skills, knowledge and careers in a supportive and flexible environment. In addition we have excellent training and development, the opportunity for you to join our Group Personal Pension scheme and a generous annual leave entitlement.

For an informal discussion about this role, please contact: Damian Field via Damian.Field@sense.org.uk

To apply

Please use the link below to complete your application; CVs will not be considered. Managers will use your application to shortlist candidates in relation to the Personal Specification; therefore it is very important you complete this section thoroughly.  We would recommend that you read the candidate guidelines and job description (found at the base of this advert) before applying.

If you are a disabled candidate and require a hard copy pack or a different format for example large print, Braille or audio please contact the HR department on 0121 415 6735 or textphone 0121 415 2720.

Sense is an Equal Opportunities Employer and is committed to ensuring that all staff are motivated, skilled and rewarded by their work. Sense is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of vulnerable children and adults and expects all employees to share this commitment. 

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