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Location : Brighton BN1 9BL, UK To apply for this role, please follow the link to our careers page. Salary : Salary dependant on skills & experience Job Title: Communications Manager Employer: Albion in the Community Location: American Express Community Stadium, Brighton Hours: Full-time role, 35 hours per week Job Type: Permanent Deadline Day: 9th January 2022 Who are we? Albion in the Community (AITC) are the official charity of Brighton and Hove Albion Football Club. Through the power of football and the brand of Brighton and Hove Albion Football Club, AITC are committed to delivering high-quality, accessible opportunities that improve the health and wellbeing, education and aspirations of our community. The job AITC are recruiting for a Communications Manager to come and join the team. The position will play a crucial role in developing Albion in the Community’s communications activity including helping to build the charity’s profile and reputation to increase participation in its programmes and increase awareness amongst potential supporters. What does the day to day look like? You will be responsible for creating, planning and implementing campaigns that raise awareness of the work of AITC to support the increase in participation on programmes and help to generate income for the charity. You will lead on the PR and marketing campaigns to promote and support events, fundraising and partnerships including the Premier League, American Express and other local organisations. You will identify opportunities to raise awareness of the charity’s work and gain media coverage or exposure through local, regional or national press, radio, online and TV broadcast and deal with all media enquiries from external bodies, acting as a point of contract. To find out more about the role, please click on the job description below. What we need AITC are looking for a creative and confident candidate who can manage existing communication and marketing initiatives and identify new opportunities to match our ambitious plans for community impact in the future. It would be beneficial to hold a NCTJ accredited qualification. Our values Values play a pivotal role in the success of the charity. Our values aren’t just a list of words we expect our people to learn, but a set of filters through which we deliver to each other, our fans, our partners and our sponsors, in fact, with anyone who interacts in anyway with our brand. Each year we hold awards where peer to peer nominations are recorded. Those with the most nominations take away awards for their commitment to AITC values. Our values are: Treat People Well Exceed Expectations Aim High, Never Give Up Act with Integrity Make it Special What is in it for you? In return for your hard work and commitment to us, you will receive a competitive reward package which will include, but not limited to: Free breakfast & lunch (fantastic healthy and tasty food provided by our inhouse chefs) Free onsite parking Local travel discounts Discounts at the Club’s superstore and website Health benefits including eye care Group life protection Club pension scheme Discounts and benefits for local businesses Disability Confident Brighton and Hove Albion Football Club are proud to be a disability confident employer who are committed to supporting candidates with disabilities throughout our recruitment and selection process. If you require any reasonable adjustments to support your application, please do not hesitate to get in touch with a member of our People and Culture team. Equality Statement Brighton & Hove Albion Football Club celebrates and values the diversity brought by employees, potential employees, casual workers, potential casual workers, players, potential players, applicants, supporters, participants on community programmes and customers and believes the Club benefits from engaging with everyone from a variety of backgrounds, thus allowing it to meet the needs of a diverse population within a multi-cultural society. We are committed to equality of opportunity for all staff and applications from individuals are encouraged regardless of age, disability, sex, gender reassignment, sexual orientation, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief and marriage and civil partnership. Safeguarding Statement Brighton & Hove Albion Football Club and Albion in the Community are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and adults at risk and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.