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Marketing and Social Media Officer
  • Employer: Birmingham Children's Trust
  • Reference: BCT/21/165646
  • Published: Mon 20/09/2021, 12:45 PM
  • Closing on: Sun 03/10/2021, 23:59 PM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: 36.5 hours per week
  • Salary: £35,745 - £43,857
  • DBS Check: Yes
  • Location: 1 Lancaster Circus, Birmingham, Birmingham

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Marketing and Social Media Officer

The Trust is here to make a positive difference to the lives of children, young people and families, and in this key role within our Fostering service, you will have the opportunity to promote how we are making this difference day in day out to our local and regional community.

We are looking for a passionate and creative Marketing and Social Media Manager, to showcase the outstanding work and services delivered by our Fostering Services here at Birmingham Children’s Trust.  The role will be central in promoting and increasing regional awareness of our Fostering Service.  Along with driving the forward-thinking strategic plans for the now and the future, including the implementation and management of innovative foster carer recruitment campaigns, projects and engagement of partners from all sectors within Fostering.

You will be confident to engage with our internal workforce and wider stakeholders across multi-agencies. This will include planning and representing the Trust at external events such as foster carer recruitment events in order to promote the service effectively.  You will have sound commercial awareness in relation to all marketing and public relations.

You will be able to take complex information and turn it into plain English, as well as using your key research skills and creative writing ability to produce a full variety of news articles, blogs and posts, information pages, for all digital platforms. You will have strong copyright and content writing skills, a sharp eye for accuracy and an ability to adapt communication activity to different target audiences.

You must have previous web content writing and web page building experience, along with social media communications strategy planning and project delivery experience.

You will have excellent listening skills and also be able to constructively challenge colleagues when creating website, intranet or social media copy, to ensure any copy published is accurate, in line with branding guidelines and written in a way that the intended audience fully understands. You will also support and work collaboratively with key personnel across the Trust with media relations activities as required.

You should have previous experience of working within a fast paced, time focused environment, ideally within social care; along with the willingness to work with your colleagues to achieve our common goal, whilst working remotely for the foreseeable future and mostly beyond.

We also offer 29 days annual leave + bank holidays, a final salary pension and a range of employee benefits, for further details click here: https://www.birminghamchildrenstrustjobs.com/working/#our_offer

For informal enquiries or further information about the role please contact Sandie Paul, Assistant Head of Service – sandie.paul@birminghamchildrenstrust.co.uk / 07712 436997

Virtual interviews will be held w/c 11th October 2021.