Marketing & Communications Manager

  • The Fremantle Trust
  • Business Support Centre, Aylesbury
  • 04 Jan, 2022

Job Description

Job Title:Marketing and Communications Manager

Contract Type:Permanent

Location:Woodley House, Aylesbury

Salary£50,000.00 per annum plus benefits

Hours: 37 Hours per week

Are you interested in working for a charity that has been changing thelives of older people, and those living with dementia for over 25years?

About the role

The Marketing and Communications Manager role is key to the success of ourHomes and Services. We are looking for an experienced Marketing andCommunications Manager with a strategic mind–set and willingness to behands on.

The post holder will be passionate about producing compelling, engagingcontent and campaigns through the effective use of marketing andcommunications.

The post holder will have a key role in promoting the activities of theTrust to all internal and external stakeholders, furthering the delivery ofour aims.

Responsible for creating and delivering an effective and integratedmarketing and communications strategy that is targeted, outcome–focused andevaluated. The post holder will lead on delivery of effective media andpublic relations, marketing, and internal communications activity.

The role involves managing a small Sales and Marketing team with theobjective to grow the Trust’s private occupancy, generate enquiries andpromote the activities of the Trust to all internal and externalstakeholders, to deliver the Trust’s aims

Our ideal candidate

  • Previous experience in the care/ social care sector and understand the requirements around increasing occupancy numbers
  • Strong marketing and communications experience with an eye forinnovation.
  • Demonstrable ability to take a strategic and insight driven approach tomarketing and communications with tangible outcomes achieved
  • Experienced in effective use of social and paid media with the abilityto analyse the return on investment from usage.
  • Proven ability to use insight to create stories and target marketingactivity / campaigns
  • Excellent content development and articulation / presentation skillswith a great attention to detail
  • CRM experience with marketing automation an advantage (customer journeymapping, targeted communications)
  • Effective use of IT packages and solutions to support marketingactivity, including email marketing tools.
  • Excellent understanding of MS Office tools (Word, Excel, PowerPoint,and Outlook)
  • Ability to establish, lead and develop a small team
  • Ability to source talented freelancers and coordinate appropriateresources to deliver priorities
  • Effective budget management
  • Proven ability to prioritise effectively and responding to changingsituations
  • Strong planning and organisational skills
  • Professional, approachable, and helpful style
  • Flexible ‘can do’ attitude
  • Great written and verbal communication including confidence and impactin presenting ideas to a range of internal and external stakeholders

In addition to a competitive salary this role also includes:

  • Lifetime benefits, including Life Assurance and Pension Scheme
  • 26 Days annual leave plus Bank Holidays
  • Access to the Employee Assistance Programme (EAP).
  • Lifestyle discount vouchers, including money off holidays, food,fashion and sport.
  • Generous Refer–a–Friend scheme.

We reserve the right to close this advert early if we are able to appointto the vacancy before the advertised closed date.

About Us

Established since 1992, we’re a charity and not–for–profit organisationthat provides first class care and support for older people and adults withlearning disabilities. Today, we have approx. 1,500 staff supporting over1,100 residents at services across Buckinghamshire, Bedfordshire,Hertfordshire, and Milton Keynes. Come and join a great team!

As a care provider we have a duty of care to our service users andemployees to ensure we operate in a safe environment. Therefore, from timeto time we will require you to take part in mandatory health testing andhealth vaccination programmes.

The Fremantle Trust is an equal opportunities employer and welcomeapplications from all suitably qualified persons regardless of their race,sex, disability, religion / belief, sexual orientation or age.