Communications Manager

SIS requires a proactive and talented Communications Manager, passionate about social aims, to join our team and support in achieving SIS’s ambitious goals. SIS activity spans loan and equity investment, market building (webinars, workshops, expert support and events) and influencing those around us to operate with responsible business practices. The Communications Manager will ensure SIS articulates our offering, engaging with target audiences in an inspiring and meaningful manner.

This is a broad communications role delivered by the Communications Manager working with the SIS Marketing and Events Assistant and external suppliers. The Communications Manager is responsible for:

Planning and Management

·       Planning and delivering the SIS communications plan developing co-ordinated, coherent messaging through all SIS channels, and team members

·       Overseeing the SIS brand so that all communication materials follow brand guidelines

·       Managing and supporting the Marketing and Events Assistant

·       Through external agencies, overseeing the SIS PR plan

·       Supporting the SIS team, including board members, to deliver SIS communications activities

·       Managing external relationships and contracts with external suppliers

·       Analysing performance of on and offline communications, identifying improvements as required

Website, Social Media and Creative Outputs

·       Developing engaging communications campaigns for SIS initiatives and activities

·       Managing the SIS website (WordPress) and listings

·       Managing SIS social media planning, scheduling, execution and analysis (Hootsuite, Twitter, Linked In, Facebook to date)

·       Producing customer communications including blogs, news stories, SIS newsletter, award applications, surveys and case studies

·       Proofreading, editing and presenting branded proposals and reports

·       Producing simple graphics appropriate for social media and survey software (Canva, Typeform)

·       Creating branded document templates for use by the team

Please also refer to the Job Specification listed on the SIS website https://www.socialinvestmentscotland.com/about/careers/

Role posted - 2020-06-25T13:00:05Z 2:00pm, 25th Jun 2020 BST