Location
UK flexible location
Job Function
Marketing and Comms
Salary Details
circa £38,000 pro rata plus London Weighting if applicable
Contracted Hours Per Week
35
Careers Site Advertising End Date
07 Dec 2021

About The Role

Strategic Communications Planning Partner 
Location: UK Flexible
Hours: 35 hours per week
Salary: circa £38,000 pro rata plus Inner London Weighting where applicable
Contract type: Fixed term contract (until 29th July 2022)


Are you looking for your next opportunity within Strategic Communications? We have an exciting opportunity that might just be for you!

We are recruiting a Strategic Communications Planning Partner who will join an expert hub that sits at the heart of our Communications and Advocacy Directorate.  

The Strategic Communications team works closely with senior leaders across the organisation to develop an integrated, audience-led, and cause-aligned communications approach. 

What will you be doing
Reporting to the Head of Strategic Communications, the Strategic Communications Planning Partner is responsible for the communications strategies, plans and tools that support our new strategy.

You will ensure all our communications are audience focused and insight driven, including leading on the development of communication approaches for new opportunities and driving forward high-profile, cross-organisational projects that help transform our communications capability.  

Key responsibilities of the role will include:

Supporting the leadership of our communications and advocacy teams to develop and implement a communication strategy  
Identifying strategic gaps in the insight which informs our communications strategy and helping to address them
Evaluating the effectiveness of our communications and helping to drive a culture of continuous improvement 
Partnering with directorates across the organisation to provide strategic communications advice 

About the team
The role of Strategic Communications Planning Partner sits within the Communications and Advocacy Directorate which tells the stories about who we are, what we do, what we believe, and the difference we make to people’s lives – so that both externally and internally people act, behave, or make decisions in a way that results in a positive change for people in crisis.

Closing date for applications is 23.59 on the 7th December 2021 with interviews to follow.  
 
We offer a wide range of staff benefits, these include:
- 36 days holiday (including Bank Holidays)
- Option to buy an extra 5 days annual leave
- Up to 6% contributory pension
- Flexible working policy

A little bit more about us
The British Red Cross helps anyone, anywhere in the UK get the support they need if crisis strikes. From hiring a wheelchair or dealing with loneliness, to adjusting to life in a new country - we're there when you need us.

Our organisation was born out of a desire to bring help without discrimination. Impartiality and neutrality have been central values for the Red Cross since we started.

At the British Red Cross, we are looking for the best people to help us provide support to millions of people affected by crisis in the UK. We want our team to reflect the diversity of the communities we serve, offering equal opportunities to everyone, regardless of, age, disability, gender reassignment, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief, sex, or sexual orientation. 

Diversity is something we celebrate, and we want you to be able to bring your authentic self to the Red Cross. We want you to feel that you are in an inclusive environment, and a great position to help us spread the power of kindness.

In the British Red Cross we will not tolerate any form of misconduct, including sexual harassment, exploitation and abuse. We have a code of conduct in place, and are committed to creating a culture of integrity in the organisation where misconduct is not tolerated, situations of abuse are quickly investigated and perpetrators are dealt with effectively.

If you are appointed to a role within BRC you will be subject to the organisation's Code of Conduct, a copy of which you can find on our website.

The British Red Cross, incorporated by Royal Charter 1908, is a charity registered in England and Wales (220949) and Scotland (SC037738).

Follow us on Twitter @RedCrossJobsUK and on Linked in - British Red Cross, to hear about our latest job vacancies.

Connecting human kindness with human crisis

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