Salary: £22,000 – £25,000 per annum
36 hours per week, based in Leicester (flexible working considered)

Are you passionate about the power of communications to change the lives of families across the UK?
Home-Start UK is looking for a creative and enthusiastic digital communications officer to make our message stand out from the crowd.

Home-Start is a local community network of trained volunteers and expert support helping families with young children through their challenging times. We are there for parents when they need us the most, because childhood can’t wait.

Over the next few years Home-Start UK will be delivering new projects to raise our profile and this is an opportunity to help shape that activity and take our digital communications to the next level.
You will need experience in managing social media accounts for a charity or organisation as well as an understanding of the needs of different channels and audiences.

A passion for developing new ideas and creating engaging and relevant content is essential. An ability to edit audio and video is an advantage.

You will combine the ability to manage the technical side of maintaining websites and social media accounts, with an understanding of the power of the right works and images to communicate our messages.
This full time post is based at the Home-Start UK office in Leicester.

If this sounds like your type of challenge we would be delighted to hear from you.

Further information can be found by clicking on the documents below and if you are interested in applying for this position please submit your CV, together with a covering letter, to [email protected] or by post to the HR Department, Home-Start UK, The Crescent, King Street, Leicester LE1 6RX.

If you would like to have an informal discussion about this key role please contact Matthew Hann on [email protected] or call 0116 464 5463. 

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No agencies please.

Closing date for applications: Wednesday 24 April 2019

Interviews will be held at the Home-Start UK office in Leicester on 8 May 2019.

Home-Start is committed to Equality of Opportunity and Diversity. We wish to encourage applications from all parts of the community irrespective of gender, race, colour, age, sexual orientation or disability. Appointments will be based on merit, following an open and clear selection process.

As part of any recruitment process, Home-Start UK collects and processes personal data relating to job applicants. You are under no statutory or contractual obligation to provide data to Home-Start UK during the recruitment process. However, if you do not provide the information, we may not be able to process your application properly or at all. For further information please refer to the Home-Start UK Job Applicant Privacy Notice here.

Home-Start UK, a charitable company limited by guarantee. Company No. 5382181. Charity No. in England and Wales 1108837 and in Scotland SC039172. Registered Office: The Crescent, King Street, Leicester LE1 6RX.