Marketing and Communications Assistant

Mental Health First Aid England
14 Mar 2018
25 Mar 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
We are looking for a Marketing and Communications Assistant to join our vibrant and busy Marketing and Communications team. The successful candidate will play a vital role in helping Mental Health First Aid (MHFA) England achieve its goal of training one in ten of the population in Mental Health First Aid skills. This role will be a first point of contact for the marketing and communications team, monitoring and managing the media inbox and filtering requests to the rest of the team. You will work closely with and support all areas of the team, with no two days being the same. Assisting with social media and communications you will support with the monitoring our social media channels and schedule all social media content on a daily basis. You will assist with daily media scanning and reporting, keeping the coverage log up to date. You will create and update key team spreadsheets and maintain an up to date calendar of hooks and events; feeding into our external communications plan. You will also support the organising of internal and external events; arranging the distribution of marketing materials as required and placing materials orders with suppliers where necessary. The successful candidate will have an interest in social media and media relations, with attention to detail and excellent communication skills. You will be highly organised with the ability to manage your time and different tasks well. You will have an ability to work proactively and enjoy working as part of a team; sharing ideas and learning from others. Knowledge of Microsoft Office packages including PowerPoint, Word and Excel is essential, and knowledge of Mailchimp, Dreamweaver, InDesign, Hootsuite and ADX Studio CRM and CMS would be useful. MHFA England is a Community Interest Company and is the leading provider of mental health literacy training in England. MHFA England is a Community Interest Company and is the leading provider of mental health literacy training in England. We are a friendly, supportive, fast-paced organisation and are striving to be an exemplary health and wellbeing employer. It's important that we look after you and we are proactive in supporting all our employee's health and wellbeing. You'll enjoy 25 days annual leave, plus bank holidays, along with a winter and summer office closure in addition to your annual leave. We provide a pension contribution for you which is matched up to 5%. We'll support your development and growth and help you develop your experience and skills to achieve your personal and the businesses goals. We have embarked on an ambitious journey of growth over the last 18 months and if you are looking for the next exciting step in your career, this a great time for you to join us and play your part in training one in ten of the population in MHFA skills. We are looking forward to welcoming the successful candidate in to our talented and dynamic team. MHFA England values diversity and inclusion and welcomes applicants from all backgrounds and sections of the community. How to apply For the full job description and person specification please see the attached document. To apply please submit a covering letter and CV demonstrating how you meet the requirements of the role. The closing date for applications is 27th March 2018. Interviews will be held on 4th/5th April 2018.