Job Opportunity: Senior Communications Specialist

The core responsibilities of this role are: 

  • Strategically guide our brand Development and Innovation:
    • Serve as a strategic partner to enhancing brand visibility and engagement, through innovative approaches and ideas
    • Initiate and manage projects for new content creation, exploring untapped avenues and channels for distribution
    • Strategically repurpose existing content to maximise impact and reach across diverse platforms
  • Content Strategy:
    • Work with cross-functional teams to gather industry insights and craft compelling narratives for our target audiences
    • Guide and manage the development (outsourcing where necessary) of multimedia content
  • Strategic direction in Email Marketing:
    • Develop advanced strategies to expand our email marketing capabilities and subscriber base
    • GuideLead the design and execution of engaging email campaigns that optimise customer engagement and conversion rates
    • Analyse campaign effectiveness and drive continuous improvements based on data-driven insights
  • Collaboration and Thought Partnership:
    • Act as a key thought partner to the communications team, contributing to high-level strategy discussions 

The ideal candidate will have:

  • Excellent strategic planning and execution skills, developing and managing communication strategies and campaigns that drive results
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills (English) with the ability to produce compelling written materials
  • Significant knowledge of digital communications platforms and relevant trends within them, particularly in email marketing and social media
  • Excellent project management skills and ability to independently carry out tasks to meet or exceed target results
  • A good understanding of the non-profit, social enterprise, and philanthropic sector
  • Model data-driven approaches to communications
  • Experience of developing compelling and engaging content, and thinking creatively about how it can best be leveraged to achieve the communications objectives
  • Evidence of working on communications programmes that deliver directly to brand-building goals
  • Alignment with Spring Impact’s mission, vision and values

About Us

At Spring Impact we’re dedicated to helping mission-driven organisations scale their impact. We’ve set some clear targets to expand our reach among nonprofits and funders who are eager to scale their impact, and to build the Spring Impact brand. We are looking for a Senior Communications Specialist who is a deeply strategic thinker as well as a producer of high-quality content, to help build the capabilities and capacity of our team. This is an exciting opportunity to guide Spring Impact’s audience growth across various channels, steer the development of new and engaging content, and advance various activities with the objective of building our brand in the nonprofit and philanthropic landscape.

Spring Impact’s Commitment to Inclusion

Spring Impact is an equal opportunity employer. The impact of our work is strongest when our team has a variety of experience, expertise, and insights to draw from. We are committed to building an inclusive team and strongly encourage BIPOC, women, nonbinary people, LGBTQIA+ people, persons with disabilities, and persons from other underrepresented groups to apply. We take our responsibility to cultivate a culture of inclusion and justice at Spring Impact very seriously, and implement practices like our flexible working schedule, de-biased hiring platform, and organisation-wide involvement in DEIJ (diversity, equity, inclusion, and justice) workshops.

For further information on how Spring Impact has incorporated DEIJ practices into our organisation, and what work we still need to do, please refer to our article “Embedding and Advancing DEIJ: The Distance We’ve Travelled and the Distance Still to Go”.

Job Information Summary and How to Apply

  • Maternity cover, 1 year contract. 0.6 FTE/22.5 hours a week. Hybrid: London.
  • Salary: £54,000 – £56,500 (GBP) to be pro-rated 0.6 FTE
  • Please submit your CV and cover letter on BeApplied.
  • Interviews will be held on a rolling basis. The final application deadline is May 17th, 2024, however we reserve the right to end this recruitment ahead of the application deadline, so we encourage candidates to apply as soon as possible.
  • Start Date: ASAP subject to availability
  • This role is not eligible for sponsorship. Existing right to work in the UK is required for the duration of the contract

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