MacIntyre

    MacIntyre in Milton Keynes are currently recruiting a Communications and Engagement Lead. Find out more information about the role and how to apply here...

    Communications and Engagement Lead

    Job reference: 001946

    Location: Milton Keynes

    Closing date: 30/03/2022

    Salary: To £32,000 a year

    Employment type: Full-time

    Do you love words and writing? Could you be our new Communications and Engagement Lead, helping us to tell our unique story and reach new audiences?

    MacIntyre provides education, care and support for children, young people and adults who have a learning disability and/or autism.

    We’re seeking a Communications and Engagement Lead to develop and deliver our communications and community fundraising plans to drive awareness and interest in what we do.

    What we're looking for

    macintyre job fairWorking in a small team, with line management of one full-time person, we’re looking for someone confident and hands-on, with experience of developing and delivering internal and external communications plans.

    You will also have the ability to develop relationships to deliver our community fundraising programme and provide excellent supporter care.  

    You’ll have outstanding written and verbal communication skills and be capable of working proactively across our diverse organisation, supporting operational teams to meet their communication and fundraising needs.

    This is a permanent, full-time role, working a 35 hour week.  You will need to be a driver with your own car as travel around the organisation is involved, including overnight stays as required.  Flexible working will be considered, but a regular presence at our main office in Milton Keynes will be required.

    For more information please see the job description here.

    About us

    MacIntyre is a national charity which supports over 1,200 people with a learning disability and/or autism.

    We were founded in 1966 by the visionary parent of a child with disabilities and have been growing steadily ever since. We celebrate and develop everyone’s unique gifts, talents and contributions.

    Pay and Rewards

    We provide a range of benefits to reward and thank our staff which includes:

    • Six weeks' annual leave including statutory public holidays
    • Workplace Pension scheme – MacIntyre will contribute 3% of your salary to all eligible employees
    • MacIntyre Staff Savings Scheme
    • Employee Assistance Plan (EAP) to support your health and wellbeing
    • Health Cash Plan which provides money back on core health treatments such as: optical, dental, physiotherapy, chiropody (at reduced cost)
    • MacIntyre Sick Pay (qualifying period)
    • Life assurance scheme offering valuable benefits to your dependents
    • MacIntyre Rewards Scheme which recognises and rewards staff
    • MacIntyre Perks which offers up to 6% discount off leading retailers including Tesco, Curry/PC World, Costa and many more
    • Access to the Blue Light Card which offers thousands of amazing discounts online and on the high street for emergency and social care staff.
    • Enhanced DBS Certificate (cost paid by MacIntyre)  

    How to apply

    If this job sounds like the right fit for you, click on the Apply button on the MacIntyre website here, complete some brief details and upload your CV.

    Interviews will take place week commencing 4 April 2022.

    Safer Recruitment and Diversity statement

    MacIntyre safeguards and promotes the welfare of the children, young people and adults we support. Therefore we work with successful candidates to complete appropriate checks prior to joining.

    MacIntyre is committed to promoting equality, encouraging diversity and embracing inclusion among our workforce. We want our workforce to be truly representative of all sections of society and the people we support. As part of this commitment, our accessibility toolbar allows you a number of options: read adverts in another language (including Welsh for our Services located in Wales), change the font to Open Dyslexia, change the colours, and many others. Just click the button marked “Accessibility” at the top of the screen.

    COVID-19 Information

    We are committed to maintaining a COVID-19 secure workplace and to supporting a rigorous approach to protecting the health and safety of candidates, our employees and the people we support. MacIntyre's policy for this role requires you to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 (or exempt). This means having Vaccinations 1 and 2. You can join us if you have had at least one vaccination, and have your second vaccination eight weeks after the first.

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