Spark Inside is seeking a Senior Communications Consultant to cover a period of maternity leave from January 2019. This role will lead on raising the charity’s public profile through implementing sections of the existing communication strategy.
S/he will deliver a programme of compelling external communications activities in order to increase Spark Inside’s visibility and ensure its key messages are wide-reaching, impactful and consistent across all stakeholders. S/he will manage a Policy & Communications Manager, a freelance Grant Writer and a retained media consultant. S/he will report to the CEO and join the Senior Management Team, inputting into strategic planning, advice and support to staff and trustees.
The right person will share a passion for our cause, be values-aligned, and committed to high standards of delivery. This role requires a person with an understanding of the unique opportunities and challenges of working in a small, growing organisation.
ABOUT THE POSITION
Length of contract: To cover a period of maternity leave, for a minimum of 3 months and a maximum of 12 months. Some flexibility on contract length will be required.
Hours: 3 days a week, 9am — 5pm, or 10am — 6pm
Location: Spark Inside’s office in Euston, London with regional travel. Occasional evenings or weekends may be required.
Daily rate: £300 — £400 per day (depending on experience)
Start date: Mid-end of January 2019
HOW TO APPLY
To apply for the role, we require a covering letter (max 1 page) and a CV (max 2 pages). Your CV and covering letter should be returned by email to Charlie Cole at firstname.lastname@example.org no later than 5pm on Wednesday 5th December 2018. Applications received after the closing date will not be considered.
Shortlisted applicants will be notified by phone by/on Friday 7th December.
The first stage interviews will be held on the 11th and 12th of December.
The second stage interviews will be held on 17th of December.