Marketing Communications Officer

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Role Summary

Bliss is an award winning, digital first organisation looking for a Marketing Communications Officer to play a central role in a supportive and ambitious Communications Team.

You will have experience of working in a fast-paced marketing role, with a particular emphasis on digital communications, and will have a passion for learning new things and keeping up with the latest digital marketing trends.

The ideal candidate will have experience of managing social media accounts for a charity or private sector organisation, and will be able to demonstrate the following skills and experience:

  • Excellent IT skills including confidence in using CMS
  • An exceptional understanding of what makes engaging content for social media, web and e-comms
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Experience of analytic tools and using insights to inform communications
  • An ability to be self-motivated, and to work independently as well as part of a team
  • An ability to think creatively and look for new ways of working

This is a fantastic opportunity for someone to develop and refine their skills in this varied and creative role.

For more details please view the job description and person specification attached to this advert and also available on our website.

Why work for Bliss?

Bliss values and celebrates the work of its Communications Team and our organisation’s strategy prioritizes digital.

We are an equal opportunities employer and take pride in our collaborative and inclusive work culture. We understand that we all have different priorities at home and we therefore aim to offer a mix of financial and non-financial benefits. Our benefits include financial, health and well-being, lifestyle and career development options:

  • 25 days paid holiday (pro-rata for part-time employees), flexible working practices, TOIL and a contributory Bliss pension scheme
  • Relaxed work life and dress code, time off for volunteering
  • Interest free season ticket loans, salary sacrifice schemes (cycle to work, payroll giving)
  • 24x7 Employee Assistance Programme
  • Family friendly policies
  • Learning and Development via peer to peer, blended, cascaded, self-directed learning, mentoring and coaching

How to apply

Interested applicants are requested to submit the following documents to recruitment@bliss.org.uk or via post to: Senior HR Officer, Bliss, 4th Floor, Maya House, 134-138 Borough High Street, London SE1 1LB. Your application must include the following:

  • CV
  • Supporting statement explaining how you meet the criteria in the person specification
  • Equal Opportunities Form

Recruitment Timeline

  • The closing date for applications is midday on Thursday 22 August 2019 and please note that early applications may be prioritised
  • First round of interviews is provisionally scheduled for 28-29 August 2019 at the Bliss head office
  • Second round interviews will be held in the week commencing 2 September 2019

It is Bliss’ policy not to contact applicants who have not been invited for interview so if you have not heard from us by 27 August you should assume that, on this occasion, your application has been unsuccessful.

Job Description

Equal Opportunities Form