We're hiring: Marketing and Communications Manager

21st May 2021

Marketing and Communications Manager (Maternity Cover)

At Befriend a Child we believe every child deserves a happy childhood and is given the best chance in life to succeed and thrive.  We support children and young people growing up in difficult life circumstances across Aberdeen and Aberdeenshire helping them to develop into confident young adults and achieve their full potential.  We match them with trained volunteers who deliver 1:1 befriending and mentoring which over time has a transformational effect. 

We are looking to recruit an exceptional communicator to join our dynamic fundraising and marketing team to raise the profile of Befriend a Child to our stakeholders and take a lead on marketing campaigns.  

The successful candidate will be responsible for developing and managing a variety of multi-channelled marketing campaigns and activity to support our programme work and fundraising.  

With a good eye for design, strong copywriting and project management skills you will be highly motivated and enthusiastic.  You will understand the power of storytelling to engage different audiences and your talent and creative abilities will help take our marketing and fundraising to the next level. 

If you are inspired by our cause, can demonstrate success achieved in a similar role and have a passion for what you do, we would love to hear from you.

The position is a full time maternity cover contract for 10 months.  It will be home based due to COVID-19 until government guidelines change and office working is resumed in a blended model.   Our office is at 9 Bon Accord Square and our working day is 9.00am – 4.30pm, although we offer flexible working.

For a recruitment pack please contact HR@befriendachild.org.uk

Closing date is Tuesday 8thJune 2021, interview date is Friday 11th June 2021

For an informal chat and to find out more call Sarah Misra, CEO on 01224 210060