Communications Manager


Communications Manager

Communications Manager

  • Annually:
    £41,503 - £46,114 per annum
  • Region:
    North West
  • Location:
    Blackpool - Number One Bickerstaffe Square- Blackpool
  • Department:
    Partnerships & Development
  • Vacancy Type:
    Fixed Term
  • Working Hours Per Week:
  • Duration of Fixed Term:
    18 months
  • Closing Date:
    4 July 2024

Better Start currently has a number of opportunities to join the team, Better Start is a unique and exciting place to work with the opportunity to make local impact for children and families in Blackpool and nationally influence policy and practice in Early Years.

Better Start received 12 years of funding from the National Lottery Community Fund in 2015 to improve life chances for our youngest children in Blackpool. The team in Blackpool consists of passionate and dynamic staff from a range of backgrounds who are committed to using science, evidence and best practice to transform systems around children and families. The experience gained through the delivery in Blackpool is now being scaled up across the UK and Better Start have the ambition to improve early years systems nationally.

The role of the Communications Manager strategically directs the work of the communications team, this     includes PR and media, knowledge transfer, and events and conferences. The role requires a candidate who has a mix of marketing and communications skills and is able to design and deliver communications for mixed     audiences from professionals to local communities.

For more information on this role please contact Annette Algie at Annette.CECD@NSPCC.org.uk

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