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We’re recruiting a Communications Manager – NOW CLOSED

Posted on 15 Jul 2016 in Blog





Salary up to £35,000 (pro rata)
3 days per week (flexible)
Based in central York or London

The Friends Provident Foundation is looking for a dynamic member of staff to become our first Communications Manager. This key role will develop and lead implementation of the Foundation’s communications strategy to raise the Foundation’s profile – and that of the organisations it supports.

You will need to have demonstrable experience in a broad range of external relations activity including events, press releases, media handling. You need to be creative and have experience of social media coordination, creating organisational strategies and have a real commitment to addressing fundamental social issues. Experience and understanding of the charity sector is essential. Knowledge and understanding of ethical issues and financial services would be an advantage. Balancing the ability to work independently with effective team work will be vital.

The post can be based in either York or London but the post holder would be expected to travel within the UK from time to time.


The post is for 3 days per week or term time only; other flexible working arrangements can be discussed.

We welcome applicants from all age groups and backgrounds with a commitment to equality of opportunity.

If you would like to build the Foundation’s communications function, a copy of the application pack can be obtained at the link below.

Interviews for short-listed candidates will be held week commencing 8 August 2016 and w/c 15 August 2016 in either York or London (tbc).

You can telephone on 01904 629675 if you would like an informal conversation about the roles, or to request a hard copy of the packs.


The closing date for applications for this post was 2nd August 2016. 


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