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Communications Manager (Maternity Cover)

£38,000 – £40,000 yearly

Thames Valley Air Ambulance

Last Updated: 6/17/22

Job Description

About us:

Thames Valley Air Ambulance is one of the UK’s leading air ambulance charities. We’re here for people in Berkshire, Buckinghamshire, and Oxfordshire when they need us most. Bringing hospital-level care by land and air.

We exist to give everybody in our community the best chance of surviving and recovering from an emergency. Our mission is to do everything in our power to protect, save and revive lives, with the best critical care at the scene and beyond.

Our charity is a place where people care for each other, provide support, and encourage everyone to be their best. As an innovative charity, we are continually developing and pushing the boundaries of patient care. All our staff live our values: we care no matter what, we go above and beyond, we do the right thing and together, we are Thames Valley Air Ambulance.

The Role

Thames Valley Air Ambulance is looking for a talented and ambitious Communications Manager to join its dynamic and creative Communications team on a fixed-term basis.

This is an exciting role for an inspirational communicator and leader, who has experience across a broad spectrum of communications disciplines at both strategic and operational levels.

Whether it’s responding to a journalist query, managing an integrated marketing campaign, or briefing senior management, you will use your expertise and flair to deliver powerful messaging that will engage and influence the charity’s wide variety of audiences.

About You

Are you someone who wants to put their communications skills to lifesaving use?

We rely on the generosity of our community to be there when every second counts. If you are a creative communications expert, with excellent copywriting skills and a PR know-how, you could play a vital role in raising awareness and understanding of our charity.

We’re looking for someone who is comfortable leading on both internal and external communications. You should be confident liaising with journalists, former patients, and senior management alike. If this sounds like you, and you’re looking for the satisfaction of working collaboratively to make a real impact on the community, look no further.

Successful appointment to this post may be subject to a DBS check.

In return, we offer a competitive salary and great staff benefits such as:

  • Flexible Working
  • 25 days holiday
  • Holiday trading
  • Free annual flu vaccination
  • Option to purchase a Blue Light Card
  • Employee assistance programme
  • Company pension scheme


Location: Stokenchurch House, Oxford Road, Stokenchurch HP14 3SX
Contract Type: Fixed Term
Hours: Full Time, 37.5 hours per week
Salary: £38,000 - £40,000 per annum plus competitive benefits

Closing Date: Sunday 3rd April 2022
In person interviews will be held on Thursday 7th April in our Stokenchurch HQ.

This post may close early due to high numbers of applications, so you are advised to apply promptly.

You may have experience of the following: Communications Officer, Media Manager, PR, Public Relations, Public Relations Officer, Animal Welfare, Communications Manager, Marketing Communications, Campaign Manager, Project Management, Charity, Third Sector, Charities, NFP, Not for Profit, etc.

Ref: 108 417



Company Details

High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire, United Kingdom
Thames Valley Air Ambulance