Blind Veterans UK

Blind Veterans UK – Regional Marcomms Executive (South West Region – Home/Regional office based)


Somerset, Devon, Bristol, Wilts, Powys, Dyfed and surrounding areas
£26,800 per annum (Dependant on experience and location)
35 hours per week

We have an interesting and challenging opportunity for an enthusiastic individual to join our Community Engagement team.

Blind Veterans UK is the national charity helping blind ex-service men and women lead independent and fulfilling lives.  We offer blind veterans access to the highest quality of services to help them discover life beyond sight loss.

As part of the organisation’s integrated marketing and communications approach the post holder will:

  • Develop and implement integrated marketing and communication plans that engage beneficiaries, volunteers, supporters and create partnerships at a local level.
  • Work closely with operational, fundraising and volunteering colleagues, at a local level, to increase awareness, understanding and consideration among target audiences in different region and communities.
  • Achieve/surpass marketing targets.

The ideal candidate must be able to demonstrate experience of working in a fast- moving charity where effective matrix management and teamwork across divisions is pivotal.   The job holder may be required to travel within the UK on a regular basis.

You will use a high level of interpersonal and communication skills on a regular basis to influence decision making by others.  We need you to be a skilled communicator who is able to engage others in a friendly and confident manner and who has the ability to successfully manage stakeholders of mixed capabilities and experience.

In return we offer competitive conditions of service and a conducive environment to excel and develop.

For more information on about the role, please visit our website at:

To apply, please send your up to date CV and Supporting Statement of not more than 500 words to outlining how your knowledge, skills and experience meet the person specification.

Please note only applicants who submit a CV with a Supporting Statement will be considered.

Closing Date: Monday 12 February 2018 at 23:59hrs

Interview date: W/C 19 February 2018

Due to the high number of enquiries and applications we receive for our vacancies we don’t acknowledge each one – if you haven’t heard from us within a week of the closing date, please assume that we won’t be inviting you for an interview. You are, of course, welcome to try again if a suitable post comes up. We are unable to provide feedback to candidates not shortlisted for interview.

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