Do you want to work for an organisation at the heart of improving Scotland’s mental health and at the forefront of addressing the mental health consequences of the coronavirus pandemic? If so, the Mental Health Foundation is recruiting for a Communications and Marketing Manager (Scotland and Northern Ireland).
Salary: starting salary £35,143 rising to £39,000 (pro-rata if part-time)
Hours: Full time – 35 hours per week (part-time at 28 hours per week will be considered)
The Mental Health Foundation is a financially strong and expanding organisation. Our vision is good mental health for all, and prevention is at the heart of what we do. We place particular focus upon those who have greatest need. We use our knowledge, informed by rigorous research, to inform and work with policymakers, practitioners, communities, companies, and the media. We have pioneered change for 70 years and are not afraid to challenge the status quo. Come join us!
This post is crucial to our plans for the next five years. Our profile as a charity in Scotland is growing. Every year we run Mental Health Awareness Week and host the Scottish Mental Health Arts Festival – two major highlights in a busy calendar of activities. It will be your job to make sure that growth continues as we position ourselves as Scotland’s leading public health charity working in mental health. You will join a growing Communications and Fundraising Team in Scotland, to manage all aspects of media, brand and digital communications. You will work closely with colleagues across the UK, and also support the development our work in Northern Ireland.
We are looking for someone:
• Who can plan and execute campaigns and media work for Mental Health Awareness Week, and our programmes and public affairs activities.
• With a strong track record of achieving media impact in a fast-moving environment.
• Who can manage both digital and print/broadcast media.
• Who can work with researchers, policy, and community programmes to maximise impact
• Who can work collaboratively with comms colleagues across the UK
Why should you join the Mental Health Foundation?
• 25 days annual leave, rising to 27 after 5 years of service
• 9 days bank holiday (plus 3 discretionary Christmas leave days)
• 3 annual wellbeing days
• Generous non-contributory pension plan, up to 10% employer contribution
• Various flexible working options
• Enhanced Maternity pay
• Season Ticket Loan
• Cycle to work scheme
The Foundation is fully committed to safeguarding all. Please note that all our roles require a Disclosure Scotland check.
We are unable to provide sponsorship for this post. In order to apply for this post, you must demonstrate your eligibility to work in the UK.
Applications will close at 5:00pm on 5th August 2020. Interviews are planned for w/c 24th August 2020.
How to apply:
To apply please visit - www.mentalhealth.org.uk/about-us/jobs
Diversity is valued at the Foundation and is important in the work that we do. Applications from all sections of the community are welcome and will be considered on merit. Should you have a disability and require any additional support or if you have any questions regarding the above role, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org