Communications Officer – Sight Loss Councils

Full time fixed term contract to 31 March 2022

£28,500 to £31,500

Closing date: Tuesday 15 June 5pm

Thomas Pocklington Trust is a national charity dedicated to delivering positive change for blind and partially sighted people.

We are looking for an experienced Communications Officer to support our Sight Loss Councils. You will develop and deliver a communication strategy for the SLCs, working with the Head of Communications, Head of Engagement & Public Affairs and key internal stakeholders.

You will be responsible for generating accessible and engaging content on SLC’s work, using relevant internal and external communication channels.

You will need excellent written and verbal communication skills and able to communicate in a clear, concise and engaging way for a variety of audiences and platforms.

Experience in digital content creation/management, including videos and podcasts. Experience working with Google Analytics and Search Engine Optimisation (SEO) to drive website performance and social media analytics to drive social media engagement.

We particularly welcome applications from blind and partially sighted people.


To apply

Read the job description for the role here

If this sounds like the opportunity for you, please complete and return:


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If you have any questions about the role, please send these by email to the same email address and we will reply as soon as possible.

Closing date for applications is 5pm on Tuesday 15 June 2021


We require all applicants to have the appropriate right to work in the UK.

This role is subject to a basic DBS check.


The interview process

The interview process will include an initial screening process, a first online interview for those candidates who are shortlisted, and we are hoping to be able to do a face to face second interview for those taken forward. This will of course follow all necessary rules of social distancing in place at the time of interview. If this is not possible, this interview will also be done online.

If you have access needs or require reasonable adjustments as part of the recruitment process, please let us know.

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