Our client, a Not-for-profit organisation are looking for a passionate, creative communicator with project management skills to join their Marketing and Communications team.
Social Media and Events Coordinator
Ref: 1019 SM&EC
Location: London Offices / remote working arrangements
Contract: 6 month FTC
Salary: £25,000 pro rata (depending on experience)
Hours: 37.5 per week
This Not-for-profit organisation are looking for a passionate, creative social media specialist with project management skills to deliver events and opportunities for two key programmes, The Good Store and Westminster Wheels.
Their role as the Communications Team is to engage with London’s diverse range of communities, ensuring they know what services are available to benefit them, and to celebrate their good news stories. They work closely with project delivery teams to develop and implement communications strategies that are specific to each of their wide range of environmental and social action projects. This means they can effectively promote and increase engagement with their projects and services and highlight the real changes they make to people’s lives.
As the Social Media and Events Coordinator, you will be an ambassador and guardian of The Good Store and Westminster Wheels digital presence, and in-store and external events. The role requires strong communication and project management skills and the ability to produce high quality content for a range of different audiences across a range of media channels. You will be responsible for producing creative content and copywriting, with an emphasis on events delivery throughout both programmes calendars’. Experience in social media, paid campaigns and events is essential.
About the organisation
The Good Store – the sustainable department store – marks the start of a new sustainable journey for the UK high street, as well as the organisation. Spanning four buildings, The Good Store’s impactful space gives us the chance to explore sustainability across the range of a department store with sustainably sourced products and services and open to all. Their role in the communications team is to engage with London’s diverse range of communities through their projects, ensuring they know what services are available to benefit them, and to celebrate their good news stories. This unique role requires full-time support to the delivery of The Good Store launched in June 2022 to raise their profile, increase footfall to the store and help secure new opportunities for events, collaboration and sustainable value they aim to grow, and inspire, at The Good Store.
Westminster Wheels is a training programme which helps young Westminster residents not in education or employment to gain the skills and experience to become qualified bicycle mechanics. Initiated by Westminster Council and delivered in partnership with the organisation and Cycle Confident, participants receive accredited training from an experienced bicycle mechanic followed by a guaranteed paid job with Westminster Wheels for six months. Since the shop opened in Church Street in March 2021, their team of young mechanics have refurbished and donated over 40 bikes to the community. Now they are growing and in need of a social media specialist to support them in delivering paid campaigns, strategic marketing and initiatives to allow them to continue supporting local communities who can benefit from their programme and their bikes. Their aim is to refurbish 2,000 bikes per year and donate 400 newly refurbished bikes to Westminster residents who need them most…
The organisation works with communities across the capital to transform their lives and the places they live. They have been at the forefront of social and environmental regeneration in London for over 25 years, and today they have a simple mission: to create better places, improve people’s prospects, and promote greener living and working. They are passionate about creating a future where every neighbourhood is vibrant and green, every community is strong and able to shape its own destiny, and no-one is held back by their background or circumstances.
Please contact them if you have experience in:
- Project management of events
- Communicating compelling stories and key messages to specific target audiences
- Implementing effective social media campaigns (organic and paid)
- Setting and working to communications KPIs in line with brand aims and guidelines
- Developing relationships with the media, journalists and key promotional audiences
- Growing and delivering against a wider marketing and communications strategy
- Photography, video and other means of creating engaging content
- Working with multiple brands and/or stakeholders on a number of projects at one given time
- Delivering campaigns which align with key events throughout the annual calendar
Closing date for applications: Friday 29th July 2022
Interview date: w/c 1st August (in person or via Microsoft Teams TBC)
To find out more information, please click the apply button. You will be taken to a simple CHM Recruit form and then redirected to complete your application for this position.
This charity is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all members of the community.
No agencies please.