Communications Coordinator | Depaulcharity

Depaul helps people who are homeless, vulnerable and disadvantaged.

Communications Coordinator

Job titleJob reference number
Communications Coordinator0617.CC.NS
SalaryHours per week
£22,500 Regional or £25,800 London pro rata22.5 or 26.25
Contract typeLocation
Fixed Term 12 monthsFlexible

Depaul UK delivers a wide range of support and housing services for young people and adults at risk of homelessness. We specialise in the provision of services that prevent homelessness, increase the resilience of those we work with and energise opportunities for employment, education, training and volunteering in the communities we work within. Our organisation reaches from Newcastle to London, Greater Manchester to Sheffield and Kent.

We are looking to recruit a Communications Coordinator fixed term until June 2018 with the view to extend further should we secure further funding. This role will be working across Depaul’s Nightstop and Public Fundraising teams supporting their communications work with a particular focus in digital communications. If you have great communication skills, a flare for all things digital and can work effectively across teams, we want to hear from you.

The Communications Coordinator will have two main responsibilities:

  1. Supporting the Nightstop UK team to fulfil its communication plan, raising the profile of Nightstop nationally, through digital media and equipping local Nightstops with the tools to promote the service to range of stakeholders.

  2. Supporting the Public Fundraising team in all digital aspects of their appeals, campaigns and supporter development plans.

The ideal candidate will have the following skills:

  • Strong communication skills

  • Good relationship management

  • Ability to contribute to a wider team strategy

  • Focussed on the needs of the young person

  • Champion for our Vincentian values

    In return, we can offer a range of employee benefits including; competitive salary, five weeks' annual holiday plus bank holidays (rising to six weeks plus bank holidays), contributory pension scheme, life assurance and childcare voucher scheme.

    Depaul strives to be an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all sections of the community. If you require information to be sent to you in an alternative format please let us know by contacting recruitment@depaulcharity.org.uk or 0207 939 1250.

    An enhanced DBS disclosure is a requirement for this post. Our recruitment checks, induction and ongoing support and supervision reflect our commitment to safeguarding our clients.

    Closing date:  Monday, 26 June 2017 at midday

    Interview date:  Friday, 30 June 2017

    Please complete the below application documents and return to recruitment@depaulcharity.org.uk  by no later than the closing date and time stated above as applications received after the deadline will not be put forward for shortlisting,  CVs will also not be considered.

    We kindly request no contact from recruitment or media agencies.

Nightstop UK

Nightstop helps homeless young people find a safe place to stay, one night at a time.

Communities and charities run Nightstops in 33 locations around the UK - giving nearly 1,700 young people a bed for the night in 2014 alone.

Depaul UK coordinates the Nightstop Network and runs Nightstops in London, the North East, the North West and Cumbria.

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