Marketing and Communications Manager

Do you want to make a difference in Birmingham?

Are you passionate about helping Birmingham citizens by tackling inequality in the health and social care system?  With the start of our new contract and changes in health and social care, this is an exciting time to join Healthwatch Birmingham. If you are innovative, creative and self-motivated, this exciting opportunity could be for you?

We welcome enquiries from everyone and value diversity in our workforce. We are currently recruiting the following role:

Marketing and Communications Manager

£29,636 - £34,788 per annum (SCP 2019 23 – 27)
35 Hours per week
Based at Cobalt Square, 83 Hagley Road, Birmingham. B16 8QG

This exciting new role will be responsible for growing our reach into the communities of Birmingham by developing innovative ways to engage the public. As Marketing and Communications Manager, you will help raise the profile of Healthwatch Birmingham through the local press and media, ensuring coverage celebrates our success and encourages more citizens to leave their feedback with us. You will lead on the development of a marketing and communications strategy to continuously promote the range of ways citizens can engage and be involved with our services, as well as work across all projects to ensure they have clear communication plans built-in. Showing leadership you will be responsible for developing our rolling programme of communications to increase the reach of our work, producing creative and innovative ways to engage the diverse populations of Birmingham.

The successful applicant will have demonstrable experience in Marketing and Communications leadership and management, with a proven ability to increase reach and brand awareness with the public and key stakeholders. With superb copywriting and design skills for online and paper-based literature, you will be highly competent with WordPress, Adobe InDesign and other design and communication tools to produce high-quality website, social media and marketing collateral content.

You will have an excellent understanding of brand and in particular of how this translates into a brand tone of voice, and proven ability to develop social media to build a brand as well as excellent people skills with the ability to develop trust and respect.

Closing date: Monday 18th November (10 am)

Interview date Thursday 28th November