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Para Dance (UK)
Marketing & Media Officer
Location: Watford
Salary: £7,800
Deadline: 21 December 2017
Interview Date: 8th January 2018
Overseeing all marketing and media activity for Para Dance UK. This is a central role responsible for developing and implementing a marketing strategy and related communications including use of social media to support campaigns.
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This is a 1 year contract on a 3 month review contract at 20 hours a week that reports to the Operations Manager.

  • Leading on and developing marketing campaigns
  • Representing Para Dance UK at public events
  • Be responsible for external PR & Marketing events and maximising opportunities for communications activity.
  • Identify press opportunities or responses based on current things in our industry externally (policy & industry/sectoral)
  • Identify or write press opportunities or responses for all internal activity
  • Keep records of press communications activity
  • Develop corporate messages and disseminate proactively
  • Assess and oversee photos and films for our organisation
  • Source pictures and images for our publications.
Social Media
  • Manage all social media activity (Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, LinkedIn etc.)
  • Review all analytics
  • Seek opportunities to improve the use of social media and develop 'followers'.
Print and e-communications
  • Contributing copy to the monthly e-update
  • Editing and promoting all publications and distribution of our events and materials as appropriate.
Person Specification
  • Strong project management and organisational skills
  • A good knowledge of marketing techniques and their application including development of campaigns from inception to delivery
  • Market research experience relating to product development and route to market activity
  • Excellent communication skills with the ability to interact with a range of audiences from across a number of disciplines
  • Ability to utilise social media and web applications to support market activity and corporate image
  • Able to establish and maintain effective working relationships with other members and partners
  • Ability to exercise judgement, identifying and managing risk and making clear, informed, appropriate, pragmatic and timely decisions within a highly pressurised environment
  • Good written and oral communication skills
  • IT literate: Familiar with using word processing, databases, spread sheets, and web applications including email, e-marketing, s-surveys, e-discussion groups, etc
  • Stamina, energy and enthusiasm to handle the demands from across the organisation.
Equal Opportunities
  • We are committed to providing equal opportunities and our policy is to ensure that no job Application or employee receives less favourable treatment, particularly on the grounds of sex, race, colour, national or ethnic origin, marital status, disability, sexual orientation, religion or age
  • We have designed this application process to help us select the best candidate for the job and to eliminate the possibility of discrimination. 
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How to Apply
Applications to be sent by 21st December 2017 to the email or postal addresses below.
Contact Details
Postal Address:
HR Team, WDSA (UK), 524 St Albans Road, Watford, Herts, WD24 7RX