Communications Executive

  • Employer Manchester United Foundation
  • Town / City Old Trafford
  • Job Type Full-time
  • Salary £23000 - £25000 per annum
  • Closing Date 17/10/2018
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Job Description
Post Title                 
Communications Executive
Accountable to       
Head of Communications
 Key Responsibilities
  • To work within the communications department, assisting with marketing and PR for fundraising, delivery and publicity activations.
  • Assist the production and copywriting of Foundation collateral such as reports, newsletters, press releases and digital copy.
  • Assist with the day-to-day running of digital communications channels, including website, social media, and provide support to awareness campaigns and content creation.
  • Support the creation of regular email marketing communications to key internal and external stakeholders.
  • Work closely with internal departments such as club media, communications and marketing to promote Foundation activations across Manchester United channels.
  • Attend fundraising and delivery events to create news stories by planning and developing content and conducting interviews.
  • Assist with the production of design collateral; liaising with and briefing the Foundation graphic designers, print suppliers and external partners.
  • Ensure compliance with branding requirements for both Manchester United and Manchester United Foundation and ensuring that the brand is used consistently.
Person Specification
  • Experience working in a similar role
  • Strong all round communicator, with the ability to demonstrate creative and engaging copy across a variety of channels (print, web & social).
  • Fine attention to detail and proofreading skills.
  • Confident adhering to deadlines, and managing multiple projects.
  • Flexible approach to working hours, i.e. working evenings & weekends when required.
  • Educated to degree level in a relevant field.
  • Experience in using website content management systems, email marketing platforms & media analysis tools.
  • Interest in photography & filming
  • Full UK driving license.

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