Communications Manager

  • Job Reference: 00001611-1
  • Date Posted: 21 July 2022
  • Recruiter: Groundswell
  • Location: London
  • Remote Working: Some remote working possible
  • Salary: £30,000 to £33,000
  • Bonus/Benefits: 5% employer pension; 28 days annual leave plus bank holidays
  • Role: Project Manager/Officer jobs
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Work hours: Full Time

Job Description

Groundswell works with people experiencing homelessness, offering opportunities to contribute to society and create solutions to homelessness. We are seeking a proactive Communications Manager to ensure that Groundswell’s communication function elevates the three strategic goals of our ‘Participation Works’ strategy: good health, progression and creating change. Over the past three years Groundswell’s communications have developed at an impressive rate. We have insight from a range of audiences and have consulted with people across the team to produce a communications strategy framed around effectively delivering ‘Participation Works’.

The successful candidate will embed themselves across the organisation, supporting our teams to connect with their key audiences using a range of communication methods to achieve Groundswell’s goals. They will place the lived experience of homelessness at the heart of their work, recognising the value of this insight in effective storytelling.

The Communications Manager will need an understanding of good, accessible communications, especially with marginalised groups; and use this knowledge to develop Groundswell’s approach. This is especially important in our health promotion work, ensuring people experiencing homelessness have accessible, accurate information to support their health.

Proven knowledge of using digital platforms for effective communications is essential for this role. Nevertheless, this is a broad communications role requiring someone who can use their initiative and creativity to ensure our services, resources, insight, and campaigns connect with the people we aim to communicate with.

Application Process

To make an application, please submit your CV along with a cover letter which explains:

  • how you meet each of the areas outlined in the person specification within the Job Pack and
  • why you are interested in doing this job.

The Communications Manager Job Pack with further details about the role can be found here: https://groundswell.org.uk/get-involved/jobs/

Please submit your application to Becky Evans, Fundraising and Communications Director via the link here: Communications Manager Job Application by

10am, Monday 15th August

If you are shortlisted, we will invite you to an interview which will take place online at the end of August – date to be confirmed.