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Head of Marketing and Communications

Full time | Up to £49,282 per annum | Location: Flexible

Our marketing and communications team is going through a period of change and we’re looking for an individual who can lead the way in developing and delivering effective and impactful digital and offline marketing and communications. 

If you are a marketing and communications professional with a desire to make a difference, we’d love to hear from you.

The role

As Head of Marketing and Communications, you will lead on the digital marketing and communications strategy, management and creative leadership of the ROS brand, and development of information products and services.

With a current and proven working knowledge of digital content and development, a key part of the role will be in delivering the digital strategy, encompassing our successful digital channels which reach our various audiences. 

As a member of the Leadership Team, you will report directly into the CEO, taking responsibility for the delivery of activity on time and within budget.

Our offices are based outside Bath, but we have a very flexible approach and this post can be based remotely although we would expect a weekly visit to the office in normal circumstances.

For more details on this exciting role, please download the job description.

Job description - Head of Marketing and Communications

Our ambition

Having recently had a protected 'Royal' title approved by The Queen, we’re well-placed to raise the profile of osteoporosis.  

We want to spark conversations about bone health within families, raising awareness of how to prevent the condition. Too many people believe, mistakenly, that fractures are a natural part of getting older. We want to change that by raising the level of public discussion about osteoporosis.  

We also want to drive a step-change in public awareness of our charity, and its services, by driving supporter engagement through the creation of innovative and effective communications. And, to make our vision of a world without osteoporosis a reality, we need to generate fundraising income. 

About you

To succeed, you must have extensive experience of digital communications and marketing and developing and delivering digital communications strategies with deep knowledge of different digital media channels and content formats. Press office oversight is another key strand of the role. 

You are someone who is creative, resourceful, versatile, an excellent communicator, and able to work collaboratively with staff at all levels.

If you are a marketing and communications professional with a desire to make a difference, we’d love to hear from you.

How to apply

To apply, applicants should provide a comprehensive CV, including details of relevant experience and achievements. This should be supplemented by a supporting statement in a cover letter, demonstrating how your skills and experience meet the person specification.

When you are ready to apply, please email your your CV and cover letter to recruitment@theros.org.uk quoting Ref: MC001

All applicants applying must have the right to work in the UK. The relevant documentation to demonstrate your right to work in the UK will be requested at interview stage.

By submitting your application, you:

  • Consent to the processing and retention of your personal data in line with our Applicant Privacy Notice, which is in line with the Data Protection Act 2018 and the General Data Protection Regulation.
  • Confirm that the information contained within your application is true to the best of your knowledge and no material facts have been omitted.

Want to know more? For an informal discussion before applying, feel free to contact Wendy Henderson, Head of HR on 01761 473106.

Apply:
Email your CV and cover letter to recruitment@theros.org.uk, using reference MC001

Closing:
23:59, Monday 24 August 2020

Interviews:
Week of 31 August 2020

Head of Supporter Engagement

Full time | Up to £49,282 per annum | Location: Flexible

This is a great opportunity to be part of an exciting new chapter at the Royal Osteoporosis Society, under a new leadership team, as we emerge from a period of restructuring and seek to scale up our impact nationally.

If you want a role with strategic oversight of all supporter engagement and a brief to modernise, innovate, transform, and make an impact, this is the post for you.

The role

In new role of Head of Supporter Engagement, you will report to the Director of Development as part of the charity’s Leadership Team.

Key responsibilities will include:

  • Leading, inspiring, and managing the Membership and Supporter Engagement team
  • Bringing a strategic and holistic approach to how we engage with our members, volunteers, and wider supporters, ensuring they enjoy an excellent experience and are inspired to develop and diversify their support for the charity
  • Planning and delivering fundraising activity across Individual Giving, Legacies, Trust, Community and Events income streams, working alongside the Head of Corporate and Partnerships to ensure a joined-up approach to fundraising
  • Identifying and developing potential new fundraising and income streams for the charity
  • Taking responsibility for our Membership income, working with expert colleagues across the charity to ensure that we provide a compelling proposition to potential members
  • Deputising for the Director of Development when required

Our offices are based outside Bath, but we have a very flexible approach and this post can be based remotely although we would expect a weekly visit to the office in normal circumstances.

For more details on this exciting role, please download the job description.

Job description - Head of Supporter Engagement

For a recruitment pack with further information, please contact James Stephens at Morgan Law Executive Recruitment by emailing exec@morgan-law.com.

Our ambition

More than three million people in the UK are estimated to have osteoporosis. The impact on their lives is huge. It has been calculated that every minute, someone in the UK suffers a broken bone through a fragility fracture.

As the only UK charity dedicated to ending the pain and suffering caused by osteoporosis, the Royal Osteoporosis Society has been making a real difference to people living with osteoporosis for more than 30 years.

We help the nation look after its bones and appreciate the importance of bone health for everybody. For those who develop osteoporosis, we are here to help them live well.

With our recently acquired Royal title and new strategy, we want to deliver a step change in our reach across the country.

In common with other charities, the impact of the Covid-19 downturn has been challenging. However, we have taken swift action to address the current challenges and are confident that the charity now has the resilience and resources necessary to grow and develop through any future uncertainty. This has included successfully bidding for Government investment in our services, while widening our reach into new funding partnerships.

About you

To succeed, you will need a strong background in fundraising, particularly individual and community-based giving.

You will be an effective champion for the difference we can make to people’s lives, inspiring your team and our supporters.

Innovative and progressive, you will modernise the ways we engage with supporters, working across the charity to understand our different audiences and bringing a strategic approach to how we can encourage their journey to supporting us. 

How to apply

To apply, applicants should provide a comprehensive CV, including details of relevant experience and achievements. This should be supplemented by a supporting statement, demonstrating how your skills and experience meet the person specification.

When you are ready to apply, please email your your CV and supporting statement to exec@morgan-law.com

All applicants applying must have the right to work in the UK. The relevant documentation to demonstrate your right to work in the UK will be requested at interview stage.

By submitting your application, you:

  • Consent to the processing and retention of your personal data in line with our Applicant Privacy Notice, which is in line with the Data Protection Act 2018 and the General Data Protection Regulation.
  • Confirm that the information contained within your application is true to the best of your knowledge and no material facts have been omitted.

Want to know more? For a recruitment pack with further information, please contact James Stephens at Morgan Law Executive Recruitment by emailing exec@morgan-law.com.

Apply:
Email your your CV and supporting statement to exec@morgan-law.com

Closing:
23:59, Tuesday 1 September 2020

Interviews:
Week of 14 September 2020

Media Relations Manager

Full time | Up to £37,770 per annum | Location: Flexible

We want to turn up the volume on osteoporosis and inspire millions of conversations about bone health, to become a campaigning charity and reposition ourselves as a key influencer on the national stage.

If you're a dynamic, news-savvy media relations professional with the drive to create a step change in national media coverage, we'd love to hear from you.

The role

Working in the Marketing and Communications team, this new role focuses on supporting the development, implementation and delivery of an ambitious media and communications strategy.

As Media Relations Manager, you will drive a step change in our national media coverage, packaging up insights and evidence from our research, delivery work and membership to drive coverage. You will draft and pitch impactful news, opinion pieces and features to help transform levels of earned media.

Reporting to the Head of Marketing and Communications, and line managing the Communications Officer, the role-holder will be the charity’s chief publicist, with his or her success measured by the presence we’re able to carve out in the highest-profile media.

Our offices are based outside Bath, but we have a very flexible approach and this post can be based remotely although we would expect a weekly visit to the office in normal circumstances.

For more details on this exciting role, please download the job description.

Job description - Media Relations Manager

Our ambition

We’re proud of all the Royal Osteoporosis Society has achieved since its launch in 1986, providing vital information and support to more than three million people in the UK affected by osteoporosis.

We have a vibrant network of over 20,000 members and we’ve recently acquired a protected Royal title in recognition of our work.

But unlike other common, chronic conditions, osteoporosis has a low-profile in the UK, with only around one in four adults aware of what the condition means. People mistakenly believe that fractures are a natural part of getting older, whereas preventative action can transform people’s quality of life and spare them the pain of osteoporosis.

This new role is being created to change all that. The ratio between the number of people living with osteoporosis (3m) and current levels of public awareness demonstrates how this role can be a career-defining communications challenge for a talented publicist. A chance to improve thousands of people’s quality of life, support the NHS and to influence society for the better.

About you

To be successful, you will have excellent knowledge of the UK media landscape and a proven track record in gaining significant media coverage through innovative commentary and storytelling.

With strong media and communications skills, you will have experience of being a charity or company spokesperson at a senior level and understand the importance of evaluating reputational risk.

Diplomatic and tenacious, you will be able to build successful relationships with journalists, the media and charity partners, to deliver integrated PR and communications that achieve maximum impact.

How to apply

To apply, applicants should provide a comprehensive CV, including details of relevant experience and achievements. This should be supplemented by a supporting statement in a cover letter, demonstrating how your skills and experience meet the person specification.

When you are ready to apply, please email your CV and cover letter to recruitment@theros.org.uk

By submitting your application, you:

  • Consent to the processing and retention of your personal data in line with our Applicant Privacy Notice, which is in line with the Data Protection Act 2018 and the General Data Protection Regulation.
  • Confirm that the information contained within your application is true to the best of your knowledge and no material facts have been omitted.

Want to know more? For an informal discussion before applying, feel free to contact Wendy Henderson, Head of HR on 01761 473106.

Apply:
Email your CV and cover letter to recruitment@theros.org.uk

Closing:
12:00, Monday 27 August 2020

Interviews:
Week of 7 September 2020