Communications & Engagement Manager

Working remotely from home or co-work spaces, or from our Devon
Office with regular business travel (average 3 to 10 days per month).
Start date:
As soon as possible.
From £24,000 pa.
30 days Annual holiday plus Bank Holidays, USS Pension Scheme.
Hours of work:
Flexible, 35 hours per week; full-time, but part time may be considered.
Accountable to:
Communications and Design Specialist.
Application timetable:
Monday 1st July – mid-day close
Thursday 4th July – Shortlisting
Thursday 11th July – Interview central London
(Reasonable travel costs will be reimbursed)

The Dartington Service Design Lab – an internationally respected research charity dedicated to improving child outcomes – is seeking a highly motivated and experienced Communications & Engagement Manager. We’re looking for someone who is passionate about communicating new insights in improving services and systems for children and young people, and engaging our audience in creative ways

Key responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Co-ordination of publications and launches, including events 
  • Maintaining an engaging and creative digital presence for the organisation
  • Stakeholder management 

We require a highly organised and energetic self-starter with outstanding communication and prioritisation skills who is capable of quickly learning new competencies and adapting to different ways of working.  

The position has a good degree of flexibility: as a team we largely operate remotely across England and Scotland, using online and video communication tools. The team members tend to work from home or together in co-working spaces. We also regularly come together as a whole team in our beautiful Devon office.  

A full job description, person specification and an application form are available on request to close at mid-day Monday 1stJuly. 

We are committed to safer recruitment practice and pre-employment checks will be undertaken before any appointment is confirmed.  The post is subject to an Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check.

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