Communications Co-ordinator

Addiction Dependency Solutions
North East England
20000.00 - 29999.00 GBP Annual
11 May 2017
25 May 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

(ADS) Addiction Dependency Solutions is a progressive, 21st century substance misuse and wellbeing charity. Operating throughout the North West and Midlands of England, we have over 40 years' experience of delivering high quality services to those facing struggles with substance misuse and addiction, utilising our innovative ethos to stay outcome focused for the benefit of our clients.

Our ambition is to excel in providing quality services that improve the wider health and wellbeing of the diverse communities we serve, whilst staying true to our charitable roots and ensuring the life chances of our beneficiaries are continuously improved. To achieve our goals and objectives as a charity, our services are underpinned by excellent research, innovation, forward thinking and creativity from an exciting team at ADS Head Office in the heart of Manchester. Our Head Office acts as the catalyst for modern and progressive services that are specifically tailored to the needs of our clients, providing whole person care for all.

The role of Communications Coordinator is integral to the next stage of ADS development. Sat within the Business Development and Innovation Directorate, this role will assist in achieving organisation growth and transformational development across the charity. Working collaboratively with colleagues across the organisation, the post holder's mission will be to propose, develop, implement and manage a communications and brand strategy for ADS alongside developing creative digital innovations.

The successful candidate will have experience of, and a proven track record in, implementing and delivering creative communications, both externally and internally. They will also be technically proficient in digital software in order to take responsibility for developing ADS digital output (Iconography, eye-catching e-bulletins, etc.). They will have the ability to utilise their own knowledge as well as evidence and research acquired by the Business Development & Innovation Directorate to develop new innovative ideas to enhance the charity's profile, and implement communication change in services. The role involves working collaboratively with other individuals from various organisations, partners and health and social sectors, therefore, it is essential to have excellent communication skills and experience in building positive working relationships and networking with professionals.

With ADS continuing to show outstanding potential for further organisational growth, this new role provides an excellent opportunity for an experienced and professional individual, who is able to utilise their existing knowledge and experience to implement new ideas in response to the ever changing external environment. In doing so, developing innovative projects, whilst taking satisfaction and reward in helping ADS improve the wider health and wellbeing of the communities we serve.

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