About the role

This is an exciting opportunity to join the Childhood Eye Cancer Trust (CHECT) – a small dynamic charity committed to supporting families and individuals affected by retinoblastoma (Rb) – as a Communications Manager.

Place of work: Hybrid London and home working
Hours: 3 days, (22.5 hours per week)
Salary: £34,000-£37,000 (pro-rata)
Terms of employment: Permanent
Benefits: Contributory Pension scheme, 25 days annual leave plus public holidays (pro rata), enhanced maternity policy
Start Date: July 2021

This is a versatile role in a small, focused charity which will provide the successful candidate with a range of powerful, challenging and rewarding opportunities. The position is central to our core goals and includes working with young people, children and their families, much-admired corporate partners and providing innovative campaigns across traditional and social media channels.

Fundamental to the role is placing moving and inspirational stories in the media about the impact of a child’s cancer diagnosis on both the child and family, helping to raise awareness thereby driving early diagnosis and ensuring the charity has a strong digital and social media presence.

We are looking for a talented, experienced, highly motivated professional to continue to develop our communications ensuring the effectiveness of all our engagement with supporters, stakeholders, healthcare professionals and the general public.

You will have experience in producing engaging creative content for a variety of audiences across print and digital, as well as an analytical eye for assessing campaign performance and strategising improvement and new opportunities.

This is a challenging and highly rewarding role that would suit a multiskilled individual willing to work across a variety of communication disciplines.

How to apply

To apply, please first download and read the recruitment pack.

Email recruit@chect.org.uk with your CV and a covering letter outlining how your skills and experience match the role.

The deadline for applications is 28th May 2021, however we will be calling the strongest candidates for interview as soon as possible so please do not delay your application.