The British Dietetic Association (BDA) is an award-winning professional body and trade union and is the leading organisation of nutrition professionals in the UK; representing the nutrition and dietetic workforce across all sectors. We also manage a number of external contracts for leading organisations such as the European Federation for the Associations of Dietitians (EFAD).
Position: Communications Assistant
Location: Central Birmingham, West Midlands
Job Type: Full Time, Permanent
Hours: 36 hours per week, we may also consider flexible working, job share, or part-time
Salary: £20,504 to £23,511 per annum
Benefits include: 29.5 days holiday, flexible working policy, non-contributory healthcare benefits and a company pension scheme.
Deadline for applications: 4pm on Tuesday 25th September 2018
Interview Date: Thursday 4th October 2018
About the role:
We are seeking a communications professional with a can-do attitude to support the delivery of high-quality, proactive and cross-channel stakeholder communications for both the BDA and its wider range of external contracts, across print and digital media.
You are likely to have had experience in a communications or membership environment and be looking to develop your career further within the sector. This role will support the delivery of the BDA’s digital content strategy, ensuring high quality content is created, audited or repurposed across a range of BDA platforms and those of our external contracts, to meet the needs of both the business and our members.
You will be educated to degree level with a high standard of English both written and spoken. You will also have knowledge of Communications / Editorial / PR with a minimum of two years’ experience working within a communications / editorial / marketing / education environment. Excellent knowledge of Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint etc.) is also essential.
Additionally, you will have experience working as part of a communications, editorial or marketing team and experience of producing accurate documents based on various sources of information. You will also have experience in using a wide variety of social media channels and tools both pro-actively and reactively and of producing copy for publications.
The BDA is committed to providing equal opportunities in employment. The BDA intends to do this by maintaining and rigorously implementing an Equal Opportunities Policy and Code of Practice.
You may have experience of the following: Communications Assistant, Marketing Assistant, Communications Officer, Communications Executive, Marketing Officer, Marketing Executive, Marketing Communications, Marcomms, etc.