Communications Manager

  • Job Reference: 769358753-2
  • Date Posted: 4 November 2022
  • Recruiter: Additional Resources
  • Location: London
  • Salary: £32,000
  • Sector: Creative, Digital, Marketing, Media, Public Relations, Social Media
  • Job Type: Permanent

Job Description

Communications Manager

Location: London

Salary: £32K + Pension + Excellent Benefits

Our client is an International School not-for-profit, co-educational, exclusively International Baccalaureate (IB) school in central London. The school is a welcoming, reflective community and will provide the right applicant with a unique and rewarding professional challenge, supported by generous professional development.

The Role:

The Communications Manager is a member of the Community Engagement Team (CET) and is responsible for the effective delivery, oversight and management of our clients communications, including responsibility for daily and weekly messaging; managing and generating copy for the website, social media, the company App, and PR materials; and supporting staff communications with the community.

The Communications Manager will be responsible for:

  • Delivering mission-driven communications
  • Generating communications copy (letters, blogs, articles, messages, photography)
  • Collaborating with the CET to ensure that the School s message is mission-driven, strategically aligned, focused, and supportive of effective community engagement
  • The effective collection and use of data to inform discussion and communications decisions
  • Developing communication tools to deliver the School s Value Propositions/USP
  • Developing strong relationships with the community - staff, students and parents
  • Safeguarding and promoting the welfare of students

General Responsibilities:

  • Collaborate with the CET to develop, implement and deliver the school s operational goals, aligned to the mission, strategic targets and charitable status
  • Contribute to an integrated marketing and communications strategy
  • Collaborate with the school community to ensure that the company provide a supportive learning environment for students, staff, and parents
  • Promote a culture where diversity and inclusion are encouraged and students learn to respect differences, take responsibility for their actions, exercise leadership, actively build community and strive for academic excellence
  • Engage with staff, students and the school community to create a dynamic and aspirational culture - a professional learning community grounded in collaboration, focused on improving learning outcomes, and driven by data-informed decision-making
  • Lead and support a culture of innovation
  • Be an active, life-long learner

Person Specification:

The successful candidate will be expected to have the following qualifications, experience and abilities:

  • Education to BA level
  • Digital communications expertise, including providing written copy and photography for social media and website
  • Excellent writing skills, with the ability to deliver varied copy
  • Innovative, in communications presentation, design and delivery
  • Able to manage projects individually or within a group setting
  • Awareness of communicating with people of other cultures and non-native English speakers

The successful candidate will be expected to have the following personal attributes:

  • Highly motivated in general - a self-starter
  • Extremely organised and able to keep to deadlines
  • Creative, resourceful thinker
  • Strong communicator with flexible interpersonal skills
  • Highly competent digital skills
  • Good sense of humour
  • Collaborative team player
  • Keen to be part of a growing organisation
  • Personable and well-presented
  • Commitment to Continued Professional Development

The following would also be desirable:

  • Knowledge/experience of international and/or IB schools
  • Experience in a start-up environment
  • Media liaison experience
  • Having lived in more than one country
  • Additional experience in the field of Marketing, Communications, Development, Creative Arts and Media, and/or Education would be welcome

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