Digital Communications Manager
The Duke of Edinburgh’s International Award is a global non-formal education framework which challenges young people to discover their potential and find their purpose, passion and place in the world. We operate in more than 130 countries and territories, helping to inspire young people to dream big, celebrate their achievements and make a difference in their world. We’re not limited by boundaries. There are 1.3 million young people currently completing their own unique programme, via hundreds of thousands of youth-focused partners and operators, including schools, youth organisations, examination boards and youth offender institutions. We’ve got more than 60 years of experience and we’re just getting started. Our ambition is to make the Award accessible to every 14-24 year old around the world, regardless of ability, experience or culture. Who we are looking for The Digital Communications Manager will have extensive experience in creating content and telling stories. As well, they will be able to demonstrate a solid understanding of social media and experience with reactive responses/issues and reputation management. We are looking for a creative team player, who thrives on a challenge and has experience developing and executing digital and social strategies, to effectively drive brand awareness, engage audiences and amplify messages. Whilst the role is whilst the role is predominantly digital, the ideal candidate will also be comfortable supporting other areas of communications and marketing as and when required. How to apply The closing date for applications is 17:00 on 8 April 2018. Interviews will take place shortly after the closing date and we are looking for the successful candidate to start as soon as possible. This job is unlikely to attract a Tier 2 Certificate of Sponsorship (formerly a work permit). Applications from candidates who require Tier 2 immigration status to work in the UK may not be considered if there are a sufficient number of other suitable candidates. To apply for a Tier 2 Certificate of Sponsorship, employers need to demonstrate that they are unable to recruit a resident worker before recruiting an individual overseas.