Communications & Marketing Assistant (Temp maternity cover) Location: Colchester, Essex Salary: FTE £18,500 pro rata Hours: Part-time, 28 hours per week Job ref: HO43 We invite you to take the opportunity to work with a highly regarded regional autism charity. We are a friendly, supportive and professional team, who work hard to excel at Autism Anglia’s mission of “Working together to put the needs of autistic people at the centre of everything we do”. You will support our Marketing team by delivering strategies to support projects, social media, website management and reporting. You will design marketing literature and create and edit images and videos. You will support, attend and represent the charity in the planning and delivery of events. Your main duties will include: Assist the Communications Manager with social media management, content and reporting Create and edit images and videos for social media, website, newsletters, membership updates, email campaigns and other promotional activities Attend and support the planning and delivery of community and fundraising events as required and represent the organisation Attend services and other activities in the organisation to take photos and videos for use on social media and other communication. Regularly update website content and images. Experience: Essential Experience in graphic design with Adobe Creative Suite Good communication skills, written and verbal including use of grammar and persuasive writing Junior marketing or communications experience, including website management/updating Basic video editing for social media, website and youtube It is essential that the successful applicant holds a full driving license. Working for us gives you access to a range of perks and benefits: Fully paid induction programme Learning & Development programmes, with nationally recognised qualifications; Job-related qualifications obtained during employment paid for by Autism Anglia (subject to conditions) Support & encouragement to progress and reach full potential within your chosen career Casual dress code Free on-site parking at most sites 25 days holiday plus 8 bank holidays (pro-rata for part-time) Additional holiday based on length of service Flexible working hours (where possible) for study and time off given for job-related exams Employee Referral Scheme Access to Spectrum Life Employee Assistance Programme, Wellbeing Tools, including counselling services & the Benefits Hub, which will give you access to lots of shopping and entertainment discounts, instant discounted gift cards and cashback Occupational Sick Pay (after 12 mths) Pension scheme Autism Anglia is positive about inclusion and welcomes applications from individuals who are able to meet the requirements of the job position and may wish to request flexible working or reasonable adjustments to support them. Autism Anglia is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of vulnerable adults or children and expect all staff to share this commitment. This post is subject to a basic Disclosure and Barring Service check. Download the Job Description Download the Application Form Download Internal Applicants Application Form Click here to receive monthly job vacancy email alerts When you receive your DBS certificate you are required to register it with the DBS Updating Service https://www.gov.uk/dbs-update-service which will ensure that the status of your certificate can be checked at any point, without the need for going through the application / disclosure of documentary evidence again. In the first instance please send your application form and CV to [email protected] Closing date: 8th July 2022 If no response is received within 3 weeks of submitting a full application, please assume your application has been unsuccessful. You are welcome to apply again for other positions.