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Marketing and Communications Officer
Energise Me

Opportunity closes: 12th Dec 2022
Type: Full Time Job
Based: South East
Salary: £23,000.00 to £26,000.00

Website: energiseme.org
Instagram: @energiseme_

About the role

An exciting opportunity to apply your marketing skills to engage more people in physical activity, arts, and culture.

You will deliver impactful marketing and communications to help achieve the goals of Energise Me, the We Can Be Active strategy and Culture in Common.

The role will be part of Energise Me’s marketing team. You will work closely with the Head of Communications and Business Development, and Marketing and Communications Officer, as well as the Culture in Common Programme Director.


About Energise Me

Energise Me is a small charity working across Hampshire and the Isle of Wight. We tackle the things that prevent active lifestyles, so everyone can improve their health and happiness by moving more.

We are:

  • Curious about what stops people from being active

  • Open to different ideas and perspectives

  • Creative in how we do things and who we work with

  • Bold in taking risks and speaking out about things that need to change


Our People

Our team is made up of seventeen people with the passion and skills to spark positive change.

Between us we have accountancy, arts, charity, events, health, local authority, physical activity and sport expertise.

Our core team is supported by a board of trustees. Among our trustees are a GP and a Headteacher who help shape our work in health and education. Others strengthen our charity with business, research, and finance expertise.

We are passionate about making physical activity, arts and culture more welcoming and accessible to all.

This role will also work with Culture in Common community and consortium partners including Folio, New Forest District Council, New Forest National Park Authority and The Handy Trust.


Who we are looking for

  • We are looking for a creative communicator who can craft content that moves people.
  • You will be social media savvy, with a passion for listening and connecting.
  • You will have an eye for great stories and the ability to tell them in a way that inspires action.
  • We are looking for someone organised, with great attention to detail.
  • You will know your way around content management systems, and navigate IT with ease.
  • You will have excellent people skills and work well on your own and as part of a team.


Key knowledge and skills

  • Good grasp of social media and marketing
  • Great attention to detail
  • Good analytical skills
  • Creative and strong people skills
  • Strong listening skills
  • Great organisational and time management skills
  • Good IT skills
  • Excellent writing skills


Role Dimensions

  • Work with the Head of Communications and Business Development to implement Energise Me and Culture in Common marketing, communications, and audience development plans.

  • Work within the budget parameters set by the Head of Communications and the Programme Director for Culture in Common


Key Tasks

  • Assist with a range of online and offline activities and campaigns

  • Work with colleagues and partners to implement Energise Me and Culture in Common Marketing and Audience Development plans

  • Write and publish stories to encourage engagement in physical activity, arts and culture

  • Contribute to the development of a website for Culture in Common

  • Establish and build effective internal and external relationships

  • Work with partners to achieve We Can Be Active and Culture in Common goals

  • Build communications and opportunities to support communities in Energise Me priority areas

  • Maintain regular contact (verbal and written) with a range of customers

  • Gather and use insight to inform marketing and communications activity

  • Assist with market research projects to help us learn about our customers and their needs

  • Help track the progress and impact of marketing and communications activity

  • Maintain our Customer Relationship Management system

How To Apply

Please download the job pack via the Energise Me website and follow the instructions to apply.

Energise Me values diversity and inclusion and is using a new recruitment system to remove any bias from the hiring process. To apply for this role, you will need to answer 5 short questions via the online recruitment platform, Applied. The questions relate to the job description and person specification and will test your ability to do the job rather than your experience.

Your answers will be anonymously reviewed by three team members to ensure fairness. Deadline for applications: 12 noon, Monday 12 December 2022.