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Associate Director for Communications, Membership & Marketing, Rethink Mental Illness
Closing date: 14 July 2017
Location: Vauxhall, London
Salary: £51,147 to £64,032

An exciting opportunity has arisen to join Rethink Mental Illness at a time when the issue of mental health is higher than ever on the public agenda

We are looking for a dynamic, confident and results driven Associate Director of Communications who will to help us build on the fantastic achievements of the past few years, working closely with our members and supporters to improve awareness of what it means to be severely affected by mental illness

The post holder will:

  • Lead high-profile, external-facing and integrated marketing and communications campaigns including the Time to improve attitudes towards mental illness and support people severely affected by mental illness, as well as their friends and families
  • Develop and implement Rethink Mental Illness’ marketing and communications strategy, based on organisational objectives
  • Build and raise the profile of the Rethink Mental Illness brand across the sector, to support income generation, reputation building and visibility among key audiences
  • Lead behaviour-change programmes such as the Time to Change campaign, in conjunction with Mind, to challenge understanding and behaviour around mental illness and to eradicate stigma

This is an excellent opportunity for an accomplished senior professional to lead a strong communications team and architect new and commercial ways of working.

Reporting into the Director of External Affairs the successful candidate will provide strategic corporate leadership across the External Affairs directorate, and more widely across Rethink Mental Illness.

In return you can expect:

  • Competitive Salary
  • Contributory Pension Scheme
  • Life Assurance
  • 33 days Annual leave including statutory/bank holiday
  • Childcare Vouchers Scheme
  • Where appropriate paid eye test plus up to £55 towards the cost of new glasses or lenses
  • Excellent Career Development Opportunities

Please see attached Job Description for further details on the role

The closing date for this role is Friday 14 July 2017

Rethink Mental Illness respectfully decline the assistance of recruitment agencies for this vacancy and do not wish to be contacted – speculative CVs or proposals from any agency or third party being sent into the business will be treated as gifts.

To be eligible to apply for this role you must be eligible to work in the UK, and provide proof of this (i.e. a passport/visa)

Tier 2 Certificate of Sponsorship (formerly a Work Permit)
Applications from job seekers who require Tier 2 sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. However, non-EEA candidates may not be appointed to a post if a suitably qualified, experienced and skilled EU/EEA candidate is available to take up the post as the Charity is unlikely, in these circumstances, to satisfy the Resident Labour Market Test. The UK Visas and Immigration department requires employers to complete this test to show that no suitably qualified EEA or EU worker can fill the post. For further information please visit the UK Visas and Immigration

We reserve the right to change the closing date depending on the number of responses received. Please submit your application as soon as possible to ensure it is considered in the selection process. If you have a disability and can demonstrate that closing this post early would impact on your ability to submit an application in time, please contact our HR Shared Service team on 0121 522 7111 or email hrservices@rethink.org to request arrangements for an application to be submitted within the original timeframe.

We are passionate about creating a diverse workforce and positively encourage applications from
under-represented communities.

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