Marketing and Communications Officer - Darlington

£22,250 - £28,000 pro rata
30 October 2020 12 Noon

Are you an experienced Marketing and Communications professional with a passion for creating engaging digital content? If this sounds like you it would be great to hear how your skills, knowledge and experience can help Humankind Charity (Humankind) drive forward and build on the success of the Step Forward Tees Valley (SFTV) programme.

Humankind are an established provider of substance misuse, health, young people and families, employment training and education and housing services. We are proud to be a national charity based in the North East, promoting fair chances for all.

The SFTV programme aims to engage the hardest to reach across the Tees Valley, supporting people with multiple and complex barriers to move closer to employment or training. The aim of the SFTV programme is to bring local organisations together to support a joined up approach to service delivery. Through our delivery partners, we work collaboratively and holistically to support and navigate participants in removing barriers they have to work or training. The project is funded by the European Social Fund and National Lottery Community Fund.

A new opportunity has arisen for a Marketing and Communications Officer to join the Step Forward Tees Valley Programme Management Team. The role will include driving and successfully delivering the Marketing and communications strategy, lead and complete a rebrand exercise which is already underway and design and create digital marketing content to increase programme performance. This role is a 12 month fixed term contract which may be extended subject to funding.

Applicants must have experience and a passion for digital marketing and have a demonstrable track record of designing, delivering and embedding successful marketing and communications strategies to increase business/project reach and impact positively on performance.

The closing date for completed applications is 12 noon on Friday 30th October 2020 with interviews held Tuesday 10th 2020.

Application packs are also available via email at or by contacting our recruitment line on 01325 731160 quoting 20/WS/07.

Please read the full Job Description and Person Specification prior to applying for this position.

Please note that all communication regarding your application for this post will be sent to the email address you have provided on your application form, including your invite to interview if you are shortlisted. Ensure that you check your emails after the closing date as you will not be contacted by any other means.

What we offer you?

We offer benefits including

  • Up to 32 days Annual Leave per year (pro rata)
  • Optional Annual Leave purchase scheme
  • Competitive company pension scheme with employer contribution
  • Life Assurance Scheme
  • Discounts on high street shops and brands including several leading high street brands, retailers and travel suppliers.
  • Eye Care Vouchers – Free eye tests & discounts for VDU users
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • Exceptional Learning & Development Opportunities