Communications Officer

Communications Officer

An exciting opportunity has arisen to join the independent hospital charity for South London and Maudsley NHS Foundation Trust (SLaM). The Maudsley Charity fundraise and support projects across SLaM, the Institute of Psychiatry, Psychology and Neuroscience (IoPPN), King's College London (KCL), the local community and nationally.

The Maudsley Charity back better care, recovery and prevention of mental illness. They support patients and families, clinical care teams and scientists who are working towards the common goal of improving mental health. Their small but busy team work in a very collaborative and supportive way, and are now looking for a Communications Officer to join them on a permanent basis.
The Maudsley Charity Communications Officer

Location: Denmark Hill, London (and home working)

Salary: circa £30,000 per annum plus excellent benefits

Contract: Permanent

The Communications Officer is responsible for supporting the Head of Communications and wider Charity team, to deliver the communications strategy. This work will contribute to the Charity achieving its goals to improve understanding and engagement with its work across a range of audiences. Additionally, you'll get the opportunity to work alongside comms colleagues at SLaM and KCL, collaborating on projects, learning and sharing best practice in communications and content. The officer will be responsible for a range of communications activities including; day to day management of digital media platforms, preparing case studies and written content, creating media opportunities and press releases.

The successful candidate will have experience of working in a relevant communications role public facing and with a strong digital/social focus. You will have a good working knowledge of website technologies and industry standard social media platforms, along with excellent knowledge of core industry tools including, Google Analytics, Twitter, Facebook, Instagram. This will be an ideal role for someone who is passionate about improving mental health and motivated by the ability of the Charity to make a difference. We particularly welcome applications from Black, Asian, Minority Ethnic backgrounds, as they are currently underrepresented within the team.

Closing date for applications: 5pm on Wednesday 12th May

Interview: Monday 17th May

If you would like to receive the full job description for this role, with details on how to apply, please contact Harriett Stevens:

Harriett Stevens: harriett.stevens@harrishill.co.uk | 020 7820 7305

The Maudsley Charity is an equal opportunities employer, and makes no discrimination on the grounds of age, disability, gender reassignment, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief and sex. We are committed to offering interviews to candidates who meet the role requirements and have lived experience of mental illness.