POST TITLE:             Communications and Events Officer

 

Salary Scale:             £25,000 (pro-rata)

 

Contract Type:          Fixed term for 4 months

 

Responsible to:         Project Manager

 

Location:                    Remote

 

Hours:                         14 hours 

Closing Date:             23rd April 2021             

 

 

ABOUT OUR ORGANISATION

 

As a charity we will work closely with people who have experienced psychological trauma and are living with the symptoms of this. We work in partnership with trauma survivors to improve their quality of life through therapy, training, and personal development, shaping future services and the understanding of trauma through research projects.  We promote a holistic and multi-faceted approach to treating all types of psychological trauma, prioritising mutual understanding and respect of clients, staff, and volunteers. As an organisation we thrive to be transparent, consistent, and autonomous. We are looking for a person who shares our values and has skills that can contribute to shape a small growing charity.

 

OUR VALUES

 

  • Acceptance and mutual respect for the individuality, feelings, thoughts, and experiences of staff, volunteers and clients

 

  • Congruence and Transparency and a drive to demonstrate honesty and genuineness.

 

  • Collaboration and a drive to work together with staff/volunteers/partners/board and clients to achieve a common goal.

 

  • Autonomy and a belief that everyone has a right to make their own decisions and to know what is best for them.

 

  • Curiosity and a desire to ask questions and expand on our knowledge and understanding of trauma.

 

  • Creativity and an ability to think outside the box, find unique solutions and explore novel ideas to the benefit of our clients.

 

THE ROLE

 

Trauma Healing together is a new registered charity requiring an organised, creative, and enterprising person to take forward the communications, website maintenance, and administrative duties to support our ‘Perth and Kinross Mental Health Festival’ Project as well as the general development of the charity. This person will take an active role in the direction of the charity and be involved in the work undertaken by the charity.

 

As a charity we work in partnership with other charities, organisations, and the media and are looking for someone who is confident and capable of building and maintaining relationships with outside agencies.

 

 

MAIN TASKS AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

 

 

  1. Work with Project Manager to co-ordinate, organise and deliver the ‘Perth and Kinross Mental Health Festival.’

  2. Work with the Project Manager to develop resources for the ‘Perth and Kinross Mental Health Festival.’

  3. Develop Communication Strategy for Crowd Funding Campaign.

  4. Social media – manage our social media platforms, ensuring an effective and engaging social media presence.

  5. Deliver an effective social media campaign for the Perth and Kinross Mental Health Festival

  6. Media – identify target media, develop relationships with journalists, write press releases, ensure positive PR and media exposure.

  7. Ensure our marketing and communications strategy is maintained and reviewed on a regular basis.

  8. Develop quality content for website, ensuring that it is regularly kept up to date.

  9. Undertake all admin related activities related to the Perth and Kinross Festival as well as any other general admin as and when required.

  10. Report regularly on the impact of the communications strategy and activities ensuring continued learning and improvement.

  11. Manage social media and answer incoming queries.

  12. To undertake any tasks that may reasonably be expected of the post holder by the Trauma Healing Together