Rethink Mental Illness London SE1, UK
Oct 24, 2019Contract
About Us Rethink Mental Illness is a national charity that helps those affected by mental illness. We aim to challenge attitudes and change lives. Currently, we directly support almost 60,000 people every year across England, helping them through crises, to live independently and to realise they are not alone. We’re looking for a Digital Communications Officer to join us for a five month contract until the 31st March 2020. Your Rewards - Salary of £25,692.70 (per annum) including London Weighting - Contributory pension scheme - Life assurance - 33 days’ annual leave including statutory/bank holidays per annum - Your "Rethink Day" - 1 day’s additional leave (pro rata) on your Birthday This is an incredible opportunity for a digital marketer with social media and CMS experience to take on an engaging, short-term contract with our leading mental illness charity. We’re looking for a storyteller who can engage with audiences and emote and explain life with mental illness through videos, photography and blogs. This rare role will not only require your online marketing skills but empathy, creativity and the ability to impart information as well as change minds. For the right person, it’s an amazing challenge as well as the chance to do some real good and gain experience in the charity sector. Your Role As a Digital Communications Officer, you will be developing creative ideas for digital communications and using them to speak to audiences about the issues people living with mental illness face every day. You’ll be explaining our services as well and developing campaigns that contribute to improving the lives of all those severely affected by mental illness. Your role will also involve: - Reporting to the Head of Communications, Marketing and Membership - Supporting the delivery of digital content for online communications channels - Co-ordinating and publishing content across our social media and website platforms - Sourcing, scheduling and monitoring digital content for our primary channels - Working closely with two Senior Digital Communications Officers for our social media and website - Ensuring user journeys are seamless through all our digital platforms About You To be considered as a Digital Communications Officer, you will need: - Experience of working with social media channels and an understanding of how to get the most out of them for brand engagement - Experience of using website content management systems, with an understanding of basic HTML coding - A good grasp of grammar and attention to detail - The ability to write engaging and accurate copy - Good planning and project management skills - A creative approach - A keen interest in digital communications and mental health A good understanding of digital performance metrics and how to gain insights from them would be beneficial to your application. Experience of using Adobe Photoshop to edit photographs and create visuals for social media would also be an advantage, as would experience of basic video editing and animation techniques. Other organisations may call this role Digital Marketing Officer, Digital Marketing Executive, Online Marketing Officer, Digital Marketing Specialist, Marcomms Executive, Marketing Communications Executive, or Digital Campaign Officer. Interviews are scheduled to be held on the 1st November 2019. Rethink Mental Illness are equal opportunities employers, value diversity and are strongly committed to providing equal employment opportunities for all employees and all applicants for employment. Equal opportunities are the only acceptable way to conduct business and we believe that the more inclusive our environments are, the better our work will be. So, if you are ready to further your career as a Digital Communications Officer, please apply via the button shown.