Communications Manager, Cardiff £25k to £30k per annum plus benefits
Acorn Recruitment is working with the national governing body for gymnastics in Wales. We are recruiting for a Communications Manager to join the team.
This is a hands on role and not a strategic role.
The main purpose of the role is to develop and expand Communications capability to deliver customer value and community / club engagement. This is very much a 'hands-on' role, working closely with colleagues to achieve agreed targets.
Main Areas of Responsibility:
*Use communication and content strategies to help drive improvements in engagement and satisfaction of key audiences groups (such as gymnasts and parents, clubs and coaches, and other nominated audiences). *Develop recommendations and implement communications activity. *Build understanding of and support for Welsh Gymnastics amongst the relevant audience groups, differentiate tone & channel as required. *Liaise with and coordinate marketing activities designated to external PR/Marketing Agencies. *Produce and disseminate high quality, creative content to support effective tactical campaigns with a particular focus on club and community involvement, as well as reputation building for Welsh Gymnastics. *With a focus on creative copywriting, create rich content to be shared on all digital and social media channels. *Service colleagues with communication advice to help them create, implement and measure bespoke communications plans to support new projects. *Create copy and influence automated communications such as triggered emails. *Manage change communications for the organisation. *Establish and manage a best practice operation with fit for purpose, contemporary systems and processes. *Create communication guidelines, toolkits and governance balancing control with empowering departments. *Organise the organisation's communications calendar. *Develop relationships with other Home Nations Communication representatives to align communications activity.
Knowledge, Skills and Expertise
*This role requires the holder to have proven knowledge and expertise in Communications and developing communication plans, including smart related software/applications and analytics tools. Advanced English language skills and intermediate IT skills are required. *Degree (or equivalent) in Media Studies, Journalism, English or other appropriate discipline; and evidence of prior experience managing Communications in other organisations. *Track record of successfully supporting departments/functions within a business in improving internal and external communications, drawing upon effective consulting skills, and communications expertise