Digital and Communications Manager

£33,000 yearly
  • Depaul
  • Westminster, London, UK
  • Mar 11, 2019
Permanent Communications Marketing Social Media Web

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At Depaul UK we currently have an opportunity for a FHA Digital and Communications Manager to come and join our team based in London. You will join us on a full time permanent basis and in return you will receive a competitive salary of £33,000 per annum (including London weighting) + pension and other benefits.

The Famvin Homeless Alliance (FHA) is a project sponsored by the heads of the Global Vincentian Family, who represent over 150 religious congregations and lay associations, with a combined membership of over two million people, who claim St Vincent de Paul as their founder.

In return as our FHA Digital and Communications Manager, we can offer you:

- A friendly, flexible and values-led organisation

- Competitive salary

- 26 days of annual holiday, including bank holidays

- Contributory pension scheme

The FHA Digital and Communications Manager role:

The FHA Digital and Communications Manager (DCM) will develop and deliver a comprehensive digital and communications strategy for the FHA.

What makes this role exciting?

An opportunity to join a values-led organisation and a welcoming team at Depaul International and Famvin Homeless Alliance, to spearhead the delivery of their global communications strategy.

You will work on ground breaking international projects such as the 13 Houses Campaign.

What we are looking for from you:

- Strong IT skills including technical management of websites and social media.

- Significant communications experience including writing high quality content for website and print media.

- Experience of developing communications and digital strategies within the context of a small team.

- Experience of managing social media channels e.g. twitter.

- Good understanding of data protection legislation.

- High standard of written and spoken English and Spanish.

The FHA was created to celebrate the 400th anniversary of the work of the Vincentian Family serving the poor around the world. Its particular focus is on homeless people – refugees, slum dwellers and street sleepers. The aim is to provide practical interventions for those in need, information and education with regard to homelessness and support lobbying for systemic change. The FHA is managed by Depaul International on behalf of the Vincentian Family.

Depaul International (DPI) is the parent body of a global Group of charities responding to homelessness in seven countries. DPI leads and manages the governance and strategy of the global Group, as well as co-ordinating work on standards, outcomes and quality and providing ongoing capacity building support to individual subsidiaries as needed. DPI also manages the process of adding new members to the Group, either existing organisations or new start-ups, and raises funds for subsidiaries working in challenging contexts. DPI consists of a small staff team of 6/7.This post will be based in DPI offices in Victoria.

Closing date: midnight, Sunday 24 March 2019.

Interview date: Shortlist w/b 1 April 2019.

So, if this sounds like the perfect opportunity for you and you’d like to become our FHA Digital and Communications Manager then please click ‘apply’ today – don’t miss out, we’d love to hear from you!

Depaul UK aims to promote equality of opportunity for all with the right mix of talent, skills and potential. Depaul UK welcomes applications from diverse candidates. Criminal records will be taken into account for requirement purposes only when the conviction is relevant.

As Depaul UK meets the requirements in respect of exempted questions under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (as amended in 2013) by SI 2013 1198’.  All applicants who are offered employment will be subject to a criminal record check from the Disclosure & Barring Service before the appointment is confirmed. This will include details of cautions, reprimands or final warnings, as well as convictions.

Closing date: 24 March 2019