About the Role
As a Communications & Marketing Officer (full time), you will use your creative flair to create engaging content for all our channels.
This is a varied and interesting job where you will have the opportunity to develop your skills in a number of areas. As part of the role, you will communicate important messages to our residents, write articles for our staff newsletter and intranet, arrange events and interview and write case studies of our residents, service users and staff to publish externally and internally.
Youll be joining a friendly and dynamic team who provide an excellent service for residents, service users, stakeholders and staff. You will be encouraged to use your initiative and pursue new ideas.
Friendly and approachable, you will have great communication skills. With a good eye for design, you will be creative, organised, enjoy copywriting and work well within a team.
Were looking for someone who can:
Create engaging content, tailored to different audiences
Develop great relationships with staff and stakeholders
Edit the website and intranet through content management systems.
Use an email marketing platform to create e-newsletters
Successfully manage social media platforms
Use MS Office - particularly Word, Publisher and PowerPoint.
Use the Adobe Creative Suite (InDesign, Illustrator or Photoshop).
Organise and advertise events for residents or stakeholders
Work effectively with external agencies
Evaluate campaigns to improve future communications
All applicants must hold a valid UK driving licence and have access to a vehicle.
In return for your hard work and commitment, we offer a benefits package which includes:
Generous annual leave allowance of 33 days per year, including statutory bank holidays, rising to 35 days with service
£34,179 pa for a 35 hour a week contract
Regular support from your line manager and colleagues
Annual bonus based on satisfactory performance
Monthly attendance bonus on top of your basic salary
Annual salary and cost of living review
Commitment to health and wellbeing with the Five Ways to Wellbeing
Ongoing professional development and support to deliver outstanding support
Workplace pension scheme and life assurance of three times your annual salary
Refer-a-friend scheme: Earn a £130 bonus for each friend you refer to work for us
Friendly and supportive team environment
Employee assistance helpline
Mileage paid for car usage
Well-equipped on-site gym
You will be able to work two days a week from home, with the other three days at our head office in Hemel Hempstead.
Hightown is a charitable housing association operating in Hertfordshire, Bedfordshire, Buckinghamshire and Berkshire transforming thousands of lives every year. We do this by building hundreds of much needed new homes and providing care and supported housing services for a wide range of people. We have high ambitions, a principled approach and a dependable, flexible team that delivers.
We currently manage over 7,700 homes and employ over 1,000 full and part time staff from our head office in Hemel Hempstead. We have an annual turnover of £90 million and a development programme that will deliver around 500 new affordable homes each year.
How to Apply
If you are interested in joining our friendly team, please download the job description and click apply below.
Appointment to this position will be subject to satisfactory right to work, reference and medical checks.
Closing Date: Sunday 22nd May 2022
Interview Date: TBC
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