Catalyst is the leading voice for Stockton-on-Tees voluntary, community and enterprise sector (VCSE). We work with all types of organisations, to find innovative solutions that help the VCSE sector continually improve and thrive. Catalyst offers a range of specialist support and benefits to VCSE organisations in Stockton.
is strong, well-run and effective
delivers innovative, new ways of building capacity within Stockton-on-Tees’ voluntary, community and social enterprise (VCSE) sector
delivers strategic and practical support for VCSE sector organisations
genuinely listens to and represents Stockton-on-Tees’ VCSE sector and campaigns for its future
supports a local VCSE sector which is innovative, and committed to quality and delivering results
is in place to be prepared to shape public policy
We are seeking to recruit an enthusiastic and creative Marketing and Communications Officer.
The Marketing and Communications Officer is responsible for leading the editorial, strategic, creative and operational communications for Catalyst as an organisation. They will play a key role in ensuring our communications are both influential and informative for the full range of our stakeholders.
This is a 12-month temporary role, perfect for someone who wants to work closely with other Voluntary, Community and Social Enterprise organisations in Stockton-on-Tees.
Salary: £23,642 (pro rata to 4 days a week)
Tasks & Responsibilities
Develop and take ownership of Catalyst’s Communications Strategy
Help maintain and build reputation
Support staff to make effective use of the Catalyst brand for all projects and events
Development of brand materials
Creating, compiling and distributing a weekly e-bulletin
Graphic design work and photography for banners, posters, logos, on-line etc
Drafting, editing and distributing materials for the press
Fielding inquiries from stakeholders including journalists, politicians and service users
Develop, manage, update and write content for Catalyst website
Advise colleagues on content and strategic direction of Stockton Volunteers website
Responsible for on-line growth and reach, by implementing social media strategy and maintaining social media accounts
Marketing and communicate details of events
Provide creative, editorial and operational support for communications projects
General admin duties as required
Plan/create multi-media communications materials
Update the Board on Communications matters
Delivering training on branding and social media
External branding consultancy for VCSE organisations
Participate in regular supervision.
Attend all mandatory training.
Comply with all policies, procedures and protocols.
Pay regard to materials and equipment.
Carry out duties with due regard to the Equal Opportunity Policy.
Seek advice and support from the CE, other colleagues whenever necessary.