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Communications Officer

Inspiring Futures Through Learning, Milton Keynes, MK11 4BA

This job expired on 26 September 2022 – see similar jobs

  • Start date details

    As soon as possible

  • Application deadline

    26 September 2022 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    31 August 2022

Job details

Working pattern

Contract type

Permanent

Full-time equivalent salary

Salary NJC Scale F, starting at £25,927 per annum

Communications Officer job summary

Communications Officer

Accountable to:

CEO of IFtL

Grade:

NJC Scale point F1 (£25,927 FTE)

This is an exciting opportunity to join the team responsible for Marketing and Communications and support IFtL’s communications and engagement strategy. As a key part of the delivery of this strategy, the roleholder will actively create, promote and publish content through a variety of internal and external channels, including digital channels. With a focus on continuing to develop engagement levels with key stakeholder groups, including our 900+ colleagues, you will enthusiastically promote and communicate the IFtL vision, values and celebrations of our communities.

You will be a confident team player, passionate about keeping our audiences engaged with interesting, relevant content and building positive relationships as part of securing this.

Responsibilities:

- Ensure that the Trust communicates with its key stakeholders, and in third party communications / media in a way that reflects its vision and values and to be responsible for the day-to-day expression of our corporate identity and personality

- Be the point of contact for all things relating to the Trust’s brand and identity, supporting colleagues across the Trust in using the Trust’s ‘tone of voice’

- Lead and support others in their usage of branding guidelines.

- Work with stakeholders across the Trust to proactively source and create content and case studies for a range of internal and external uses

- Create engaging, creative, well-written material (and edit copy provided by others) for a variety of media including website, regular newsletters and ‘all-colleague’ communications, press articles and social media

- Working with others, use a variety of appropriate means to regularly assess the level of engagement through existing channels and take action to develop this further in a meaningful way

- Working in line with our Trust annual calendar and PR plan, effectively engage stakeholders with key messages for celebrating life within our Trust and raising levels of engagement

- Liaise with PR support sharing content and assisting in the delivery of the PR plan

- Raise the profile of and develop the Trust’s online presence, including through the effective use of social media as a marketing and communication tool.

- Responsible for the maintaining and development of Trust social media channels to raise the profile of the Trust and celebrate the activity of its schools / departments

- Manage and oversee the upkeep of the Trust’s websites with regular news updates and high standards of website management

- Monitor the Trust and school websites to ensure they meet statutory requirements and report on such

- Support Trust schools in their use of social media and websites, providing training for new school based staff

- Create / assist with the creation of Trust digital and hard copy publications, liaising appropriately with designers, printers, photographers and film makers

- Monitor spend against budget of projects

Please see the job description for further details

As part of the Inspiring Futures through Learning Multi Academy Trust, successful candidates will have full access to our staff benefits package, including a bespoke CPD package, enhanced Maternity/Paternity/Adoption Leave and Employee Assistance Programme. In addition, access to an Employee Benefits Scheme including discount on gym memberships, cinema tickets, retail discounts, cycle to work scheme and much more.

We would welcome you to have a conversation about this role. Please email the iftl_recruitment@iftl.co.uk to arrange a phone call.

Closing date for applications: 26th September 2022

Interviews: Week commencing the 2nd September 2022

Inspiring Futures through Learning is committed to safer recruitment practice and pre-employment checks will be undertaken before any appointment is confirmed. All vacancies are subject to enhanced DBS disclosures. We are an equal opportunities employer.

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About Inspiring Futures Through Learning

Trust type
Multi-academy trust

This is an exciting opportunity to join the team responsible for Marketing and Communications and support IFtL’s communications and engagement strategy. As a key part of the delivery of this strategy, the roleholder will actively create, promote and publish content through a variety of internal and external channels, including digital channels. With a focus on continuing to develop engagement levels with key stakeholder groups, including our 900+ colleagues, you will enthusiastically promote and communicate the IFtL vision, values and celebrations of our communities.

About Inspiring Futures Through Learning

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