Communications Manager (Employment and Skills)
Hours: Full time (35 hours per week)
Contract: 12 months, fixed-term
Reporting to: Senior Relationship Manager
Salary band: £33,000 - £39,000 dependant on experience
We are looking for a Communications Manager to lead and develop a communications strategy focusing on A New Direction’s Employment and Skills work, including our flagship creative employment programmes Create Jobs and Good Growth Hub.
About the role
We are looking for a dynamic, enthusiastic and hands-on individual who demonstrates initiative and will contribute to our employment and skills strategy, aligning experiences and opportunities that meet skills gaps and alternative pathways for employers and young people alike.
We want to find ways to tell our story most effectively, make connections, build networks, raise our profile and build our reputation with partners, funders, as well as our audience of creative young people looking for work, training and opportunities.
We need someone with strong B2B, charity or creative sector communications experience, who is values driven, identifies with our ethos, and can work collaboratively within a small and busy programme team who are delivering complex programmes with multiple stakeholders, partners and funders.
Line managed within the Employment Programme team, the post-holder will need to collaborate with communications and programme colleagues across the organisation, connecting and planning within the wider context of the charity's work.