External Communications and Marketing Officer – 6 months FTC

  • Sidcup DA15, UK
  • £38,000 per annum + benefits (pro rata) GBP / Year

Avenues Group

Job Summary by the Career Balance Team:

Avenues, an organization that supports individuals with disabilities, is seeking an External Communications and Marketing Officer for a 6-month fixed term contract. The role involves marketing the organization’s services, building the brand, updating the website, analyzing data, and producing marketing materials. The position is part-time, working 15 hours per week on Mondays, Tuesdays, and Wednesdays. The successful candidate will need to travel to the head office in Sidcup and visit services in various locations. Avenues offers flexible working options and a range of benefits, including training and a pension scheme.

Job Description:

Avenues is a place where people smile, laugh and grow – and achieve extraordinary things.

We are well-respected by our professional stakeholders and loved by staff, families and people we support for the quality of what we do.

We do it all through our strong, positive and supportive culture, which flows through all our teams and services. We know that well-supported people support people well.

We have a fantastic new opportunity for an External Communications and Marketing Officer to join our Marketing team for a 6 months fixed term contract with the opportunity for an extension.

This role is a part-time job share opportunity working Mondays, Tuesdays and Wednesdays, 15 hours per week.

You’ll need to be willing to travel to our head office in Sidcup and to visit services across all our operating areas.

We offer great opportunities to balance work and home through our hybrid working model that enables home working and flexibility of working hours too.

In this role you will work with the Head of Communications and Marketing and wider teams to deliver the organisation’s external communications and marketing strategy.

  • Marketing the organisation, its jobs/careers, products, services and performance.
  • Building Avenues’ brand among new and existing stakeholders.
  • Act as our ‘brand champion’, working with colleagues to ensure our brand position is maximised across our external communications and marketing.
  • Updating and developing the Avenues website.
  • Data analysis, including monitoring and evaluation of the performance of our website and social platforms, and collating performance data.
  • Designing and producing basic leaflets and brochures.
  • Updating social media platforms with stories from within the organisation, working collaboratively with the internal communications officer.
  • Monitoring and reporting on sector news and trends.

Please refer to the role profile for full requirements of experience, skills and knowledge needed to be considered for this role.

Your values should match ours:

Respect: We treat people as we would wish to be treated ourselves.

Excellence: We don’t settle for okay, we are determined to achieve more.

Integrity: We do the right thing, even if it takes more time and effort.

Pride: The work we do is something we want to tell others we are part of.

Why join us?

We are committed to supporting our employees to achieve a good work-life balance and support flexible working including working from home.

Our head office is located in Sidcup, and we have other offices in Hampshire, Surrey, Suffolk, Shropshire, and Kent.

We encourage our central services employees to really get to know the organisation and to spend time visiting services, meeting people we support, their families and our support staff.

You’ll be part of an organisation that takes pride in its values at all levels, making sure the people we support are at the forefront of our decisions.

We value the differences that a diverse workforce brings and are committed to inclusivity and to employing and supporting a diverse workforce so we would love to hear from anyone who feels is able to take those opportunities to the next level.

As part of our commitment to the “Disability Confident Scheme”, candidates who declare a disability, and meet the key criteria for this role, will be given the opportunity to demonstrate their abilities at interview stage.


  • Flexible Working.
  • 31 days holiday inclusive of bank holidays (pro-rata), increasing after to 2 years’ service and after 5 years’ service.
  • Access to high quality training that supports your career development.
  • Free and confidential 24/7 access to a health portal, counselling and support.
  • Contributory pension scheme with life assurance.
  • Recommend a friend scheme.
  • And more.

Don’t miss out on this great opportunity! We look forward to hearing from you today.

Location: Sidcup, Kent

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