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Communications & Digital Events Officer

We’re looking for a Communications and Digital Events Officer to join our team.

This role will lead on the promotion of Foothold’s digital health and wellbeing support, including development of our online events.

Contract type: permanent, part-time

Closing Date: applications to be submitted by 10am on Monday 14 August 2023

Salary: £30,000 (pro-rata)

It’s a really exciting time to join Foothold as we look to grow and develop the support we offer, to meet the diverse needs of our community. We may be a small team, but we make a big impact in the lives of engineers and their families – and we’d love for you to join us. 

This role could be right for you if you’re a comms specialist with a passion for events – or perhaps you’re an events expert, with a creative flair. Or maybe you have a background in digital marketing, and you’re looking to diversify your experience. Whoever you are, we can’t wait to meet you.

​We’re also open to a discussion about your job title. Although the role responsibilities will stay the same, we understand your title can be important to you, acknowledging your skills and career interests. Communications Officer may feel more appropriate, or perhaps Events Marketing Officer would better reflect your specialisms and what you can bring to the role. Tell us what you’re looking for and we’d be happy to discuss this with you.

Being a small, fully remote team, flexibility really matters to us. Our core hours are Tuesdays 10am-11am for our weekly team meeting, but outside of this we’re happy for you to decide when and where you work. You might be an early bird or a night owl, and choose to log on when you know you’ll be at your best. Or if you have other commitments such as childcare, you may want to split your hours around the all-important school run. Whatever working style works for you, we’ll help you make it happen.

Further information:

Please download our recruitment pack for the job description and person specification. If you have any questions about the role, or if there’s anything else you need, please email Beverley Archer on [email protected].

To apply 

Please email your CV and your supporting statement (no more than two pages) to Beverley Archer, explaining your interest in the role and how you meet the person specification.

If your experience doesn’t match the criteria exactly, we would still love to hear from you. Simply tell us why you think you’re the right person for the role. What matters most to us is that you’re passionate about the work we do and excited to make a difference on our team.

Please include contact details for two references alongside your application. We will only contact them once a formal offer of employment has been made. Please also complete and return our Equality And Diversity Monitoring Form.

We look forward to hearing from you!

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