Communications Officer (Network)

The Trussell Trust

  • Salary: £28,000
  • Location: Home-based with some travel to Salisbury/London offices or food banks
  • Closing: 12:00pm, 17th Oct 2021 BST

Job Description

ROLE OUTLINE AND PURPOSE

This role delivers a proactive plan that ensures our network of food banks across the UK feel connected to the Trussell Trust, encourages collaboration and fosters an inspiring, learning culture that embeds our values. The role will use a range of communications tools and approaches to share information with the network and support our Together for Change strategy.

  • Deliver a communications strategy for the network, across several channels including the digital hub, social media, blogs and regular newsletters, that embeds our values

  • Ensure all relevant organisational initiatives, updates and projects are successfully communicated to food banks efficiently and expertly ·

  • Help bring our Together for Change strategy to life by collating stories, inspiration and learnings to ensure food banks feel connected with each other and the Trussell Trust

  • Help embed and support with the day-to-day running of comprehensive communications channels and processes to ensure our messages are reaching our food bank audiences effectively, working closely and inclusively with our operational team and the network itself to understand communication needs.

  • Act as a consultant for food banks to help build their capacity and expertise in communications, including providing copywriting support and messaging guidance, where necessary

  • Participate in regular 1:1s and annual reviews, contributing to the identification of objectives and targets, and monitoring progress towards them.

Removing bias from the hiring process

  • Your application will be anonymously reviewed by our hiring team to ensure fairness
  • You’ll need a CV/résumé, but it’ll only be considered if you score well on the anonymous review

Applications closed Sun 17th Oct 2021

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Removing bias from the hiring process

  • Your application will be anonymously reviewed by our hiring team to ensure fairness
  • You’ll need a CV/résumé, but it’ll only be considered if you score well on the anonymous review

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