||£39,341 - £43,483 (Band 1)
Do you think it is a national disgrace that in England and Wales, two women a week are killed by their partner or ex-partner? Or that one woman in every four will experience domestic violence at some point during her life?
Do you want to work for an organisation that provides a voice for abused women, and plays a vital role in ensuring that life-saving services are in place to support them? If so, then the digital manager role may be the perfect for you.
Refuge is seeking an experienced manager to lead the development and growth of its digital channels. A key role within our communications team.
A key role within our communications team, your job will be to advise colleagues on how to best use our digital channels to raise awareness of Refuge, generate income and increase engagement from our target audiences - women experiencing domestic violence and other forms of gender based violence*, family and friends, sector professionals, commissioners, event participants and donors.
* domestic violence, sexual violence, 'honour' based violence, forced marriage, prostitution, female genital mutilation, stalking, modern slavery and human trafficking
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Digital growth is a key part of our communications strategy as we are poised to launch our new website. Your experience and ideas will be very important in shaping how we best use and develop our digital channels to further enhance Refuge’s reputation and profile.
If you have significant experience of working in a web production or a digital communications role, and proven experience of managing websites and social media channels, we strongly encourage you to apply for this exciting, challenging role.
The digital manager is a new role within Refuge’s communications team, reporting to the director of communications and external relations and working closely with the press team and the fundraising team, in particular the individuals, events and digital senior manager, whose role is to ensure that our digital channels maximise income-generating and supporter engagement potential.
All candidates must demonstrate a commitment to the feminist values of empowerment and equality, which underpin all of our work.
Refuge is proud to be a leader in its field and an employer of choice with leading edge systems for supervision, quality management and development. Other benefits include 28 days holiday, pension scheme, an employee assistance programme and a childcare voucher scheme.
Closing date: 15 October 2017
Interview date: 1 November 2017
Refuge is committed to quality, equality and diversity and welcomes applications from all sections of the community.
No agencies please - as a charity we work hard to keep our costs down.
Refuge is the country’s largest provider of specialist services for victims of all forms of gender-based violence. Every day we support over 5,000 women and children in our national network of services. We advise Government and lobby to keep violence against women and girls high on the public agenda. We run award-winning prevention and public education campaigns, managing a busy press office and website, and we are an accredited training provider.
Refuge is committed to a world where domestic and other gender violence is not tolerated and where women and children can live in safety. We aim to empower women and children to rebuild their lives, free from violence and fear.