Head of Marketing and Communications (maternity cover)

Location: London

Salary: £66,625 per annum

Employment type: Fixed Term

Department: Policy and External Affairs

Division: Marketing and Communications

Hours per week: 35

A crucial leadership role within Crisis, we are recruiting someone who is highly skilled and motivated to help us achieve big things over the next 12 months. 

About us
Crisis is the national charity for homeless people. We know that homelessness is not inevitable. We know that together we can end it.

Crisis has grown in terms of income, brand health, staff numbers, and impact in recent years, as we have responded to the growth in homelessness. The pandemic has brought into sharp relief the unacceptable realities of those living without a home during lockdown, but also a renewed effort to end homelessness in many parts of the UK. 

About the role
We are looking for a marketing and communications specialist who can lead important change programmes across a variety of fields. With the right person in this role we can seize opportunities to help more people in our front-line services, achieve more social change externally, and build more rewarding relationships with our amazing supporters. 

About you
The role demands someone who is experienced and comfortable leading change programmes in digital transformation, in the use data for insight and decision-making, in becoming sector leaders in supporter engagement, and in much else besides. We also insist that the post-holder is an active advocate for helping us become a more representative, diverse organisation. 
If this is you, please apply for the role, and for further information, including a chance to discuss the job, please email jobs@crisis.org.uk to arrange a call.

As a member of the team you will have access to a wide range of employee benefits including:

•    Interest free loans to purchase a train season ticket or a bike or for a deposit to secure a tenancy 
•    Mandatory pension scheme, with an employer contribution of 8.5% 
•    25 days’ annual leave which increases with service to 28 days

Alongside our excellent staff benefits, we will support your ongoing development to build your skills, experience and career.

How to apply

If this sound likes the opportunity for you, please click on the 'Apply for Job' button below.

If you need to request an application in an alternative format, please contact the Recruitment Team on jobs@crisis.org.uk 

Closing date:  Wednesday 5th May 2021 (at 23:59)

Interviews will take place week commencing 17th May with the candidate ideally starting on Monday 21st June 2021. 

We value diversity, promote equality and encourage and applications from people of all backgrounds.  We particularly welcome applications from people with lived experience of homelessness. 


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