Communication and Marketing Officer

Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
£13,272 pa
10 Jan 2021
22 Jan 2021
Part Time
Organisation Type
Housing association / RP

About Us

Hightown is a charitable housing association transforming thousands of lives every year. We do this by building hundreds of much needed new homes and providing care and supported housing services for a wide range of people. We have high ambitions, a principled approach and a dependable, flexible team that delivers.


We currently manage over 7,000 homes and employ over 1,000 full and part time staff from our head office in Hemel Hempstead. We have an annual turnover of £90 million and a development programme that will deliver around 500 new affordable homes each year.


About You

We are looking for a part time (14 hours per week) motivated Communications & Marketing Officer.

This role is responsible for carrying out Marketing and Communications activities and for supporting the delivery of campaigns and events, including creating content or liaising with creative agencies

Excellent communication and interpersonal skills are a must, and you will be comfortable working to tight deadlines and juggling multiple projects.


We`re looking for someone who can:


  • Manage websites and use content management systems.

  • Successfully manage social media platforms.

  • Use MS Office - particularly Word, Publisher and PowerPoint.

  • Use the Adobe Creative Suite (InDesign, Illustrator or Photoshop).

  • Summarise data and present reports to different audiences

  • Advertise through social media

  • Work effectively with external agencies and partner organisations to deliver coordinated communications

You will be part of a friendly, dynamic team where you will be encouraged to actively pursue new ideas.


All applicants must hold a valid UK driving licence and have access to a vehicle.

The Benefits

In return for your hard work and commitment, we offer a considerable benefits package. This includes:

  • Generous annual leave allowance of 25 days per year, plus statutory bank holidays, rising with service

  • £13,272 pa for a 14 hour a week contract and bonuses available on top of your basic salary

  • Regular support from your line manager and colleagues

  • Annual bonus based on satisfactory performance

  • Monthly attendance bonus

  • Annual salary and cost of living review

  • Commitment to health and wellbeing with the Five Ways to Wellbeing

  • Workplace pension scheme

  • Life assurance of three times your annual salary

  • Friendly and supportive team environment

  • Employee assistance helpline

  • Mileage paid for car usage

  • Free on-site gym

How to Apply

To apply for the position of Communications & Marketing Officer please click `apply` below.

Please also click below for a copy of the job description.

Closing date: Friday 22nd January 2021

Interviews: Thursday 4th February 2021