Your work life balance is very important to us this is why we offer the following:
Annual leave, family leave and compassionate leave
We provide an annual leave entitlement of 25 days per year plus bank holidays. We adjust this if you are part time. We also offer employees compassionate leave and family leave should this be necessary.
Flexible working hours
We believe that getting the balance right between working and time off is essential to our employee’s wellbeing. This is why we are always open to considering suggestions of working hours to suit your needs.
Other benefits of working with us
- Free eye tests
- Support, advice, and counselling via our employee assistance program
- Generous pension
Employing disabled people
Equality and inclusion are at the heart of everything we do. We want to create a truly diverse and inclusive workplace.
We are a Disability Confident employer. This means that we are committed to:
- Actively attracting and recruiting disabled people
- Providing a fully inclusive and accessible recruitment process
- Offering an interview to disabled people who meet the minimum criteria for the job
Freelance Marketing and Communications Lead
Job descriptions can be vague, so we’ll do our best to be up front about this freelance role and who we’d like to join our small but mighty team.
We’re looking for a confident and strategic communicator. You’ll have strong social media marketing and PR skills and be creative enough to make organic content deliver results. Most likely you’ll have at least 3 or 5 years’ experience under your belt.
You’ll lead on the creation of a marcomms strategy and content plan, approach journalists and write and issue news releases. You’ll pay close attention to detail and be a considerate guardian of our developing brand.
You’ll know which messages belong on which channel and you’ll question where the pieces fit against our overall objectives. Friendly and approachable you’ll easily find the right words to make everyone feel respected and included when representing our charity online and in person.
You’ll appreciate that we’re a small team and be willing to roll your sleeves up and do the small tasks as well as the big thinking and will enjoy the challenge of working on what are often unique projects.
The part-time role requires flexibility and ideally, you’d be available to work the 10 hours over a minimum of 3 days per week.
- Strategic thinking – overseeing all channels and messaging
- Content planning
- Social media marketing – supporting our social media assistant
- High standard of copywriting for web, news releases, resources and partner communications
- Relationship building – working with our partners to improve on and offline reach
- Internal Comms
- PR – liaising with journalists and media on our behalf
Disability awareness training, digital accessibility training and detailed insight on our range of products and services will be provided. There will also be a handover from our current marcomms lead.
The role involves confidently communicating on a broad range of topics from deaf awareness to sex and disability. Please look at the content on the Enhance The UK and Undressing Disability web pages and social media channels and ensure you are comfortable with the topics before applying.
The Application Process
Step 1: Apply
To apply for this role please contact us by email by close of business on 9th December with answers to the following questions.
- Why you’d like to work for Enhance The UK
- Your hourly / day rate
- Submit a 500 word article on a topic that you’re passionate about
- A one page CV or document detailing any relevant experience
Step 2: Video Call
Shortlisted applicants will be contacted by 13th December and asked to take part in a 45 minute video call on the 15th December to chat about the role and for us to learn more about you, and for you to learn more about us and how we work.
Step 3: Outcome
The successful applicant will be notified by 20th December.
We recognise that everyone is unique and may have particular needs during the recruitment process. If you need any job information in a different format or if you need additional support with your application please contact us on email@example.com or telephone 0208 226 5055 to discuss alternative ways of applying.