Head of Communications

Recruiter
Langley Housing Trust
Location
Coventry, UK
Salary
Competitive
Posted
16 Aug 2019
Closes
28 Aug 2019
Ref
1226491514
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
We have an opportunity for a Head of Communications to join our team based in Coventry on a full time, permanent basis, working a minimum of 37 hours per week (some of which will be unsocial). The post includes some travel, and overnight stops can be expected. The successful candidate will receive a salary of £45,728 per annum plus pension and excellent benefits.

Langley House Trust is an innovative Christian charity that provides specialist housing, programmes and support services in the community for offenders seeking to live crime-free. Since 1958, we have earned an enviable reputation for reducing reoffending with proven results. Regardless of a person's history, our passion is to change every life for the better, working with people of all faiths and none. We love our work and were announced the winner of the Charity Times 2018 Charity of the Year Award. We also hold Investors in People Gold accreditation.

As our Head of Communications, you will assist the Group in maintaining and developing a positive identity both externally and internally, to ensure its mission, vision and values is at the centre of this identity. You will act as a promoter of a consistent brand image and use all possible routes to develop a positive image which remains true to the Trust's values, mission and ethos. You will promote Christ as being at the core of the work and working methods of the Trust's outworking.

What can we offer you?
  • Pension up to 8% matched
  • 30 days annual leave plus bank holidays
  • Access to company holiday flat
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • Training and Development

Responsibilities of our Head of Communications:
  • Develop and propose a Communication, Marketing and Events Strategic Approach and associated action plan
  • Implement this strategy by achieving External Communication, Internal Communication and promotion of Christian missional targets
  • Lead marketing, events and communications across the Group
  • Identify, plan, develop and maintain external relationships nationally
  • Develop a plan for and encourage local communication initiatives in support of project, programmes and the national interests of the Trust
  • Plan, forecast and manage spend in relation to external and internal communication responsibilities
  • Lead, plan and develop a regular set of events and opportunities to encourage the expression of the Christian faith within the Trust
  • Develop standards and procedures to ensure all internal and external communications activity is effective and meets Business Plan objectives.

Joining our Central Services team in Coventry you will be part of small friendly team who love engaging with people both inside and outside of the Trust.

If you are a practicing and professing Christian and wish to join our team as ourHead of Communications please click 'Apply' now!

Closing Date: 26th August 2019 at noon

Planned Interview date: 29th August 2019

We reserve the right to close earlier if we receive sufficient applicants. No agencies or CVs please.

A satisfactory DBS police check is required for this Head of Communications role and job offers will be subject to the Trust receiving satisfactory evidence of the successful applicant's right to work in the UK.

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