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27th July 2017

Reporting to the Programme Manager, this role will be responsible for working across the organisation to co-ordinate marketing and communications. The purpose of the Marketing and Communications Co-ordinator is to work towards achieving the British Fencing vision for the future sustainability of the sport:

Vision – “A strong, successful and sustainable Fencing Community”

Mission - “To inspire and enable people to start, stay and succeed in fencing”

By working towards this vision and British Fencings Social Media objectives, the Marketing and Communications Co-ordinator will be supported by staff across the organisation to achieve the following:

  • Support the delivery of the social media Marcomms calendar, by working alongside staff to develop a communications plan that will support various work programmes delivered through British Fencing.
  • Coordination of our social media platforms & input into British Fencing website.
  • Where possible, maximise media opportunities and production of content.
  • Support external communications to members and the wider public to profile British Fencing impact on the recreational market.

The successful candidate will have a passion for marketing and experience in using a variety of social media platforms, as well as experience in copywriting for online and social channels. Although having knowledge of fencing is not essential, having a desire to learn about the sport and the fencing community will be an important part of this role. 

If you feel you have the suitable skills and attributes for this position then we would like to hear from you.

This is a profession which is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and therefore an Enhanced Criminal Records Bureau check will be required.

How to apply

British Fencing is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all sectors of society.  Any appointment will be made on merit alone.  For further information, please visit the main "Vacancies" page to download a full Job Description and Person Specification. 

Please submit your CV (maximum 3 pages) with a covering letter (maximum 2 pages) by email to Josef Thomas, clearly identifying how your skills and experience are relevant to the requirements outlined in the job description.

Closing date: Monday 7th August 2017

Scheduled interview date:  Monday 14th August 2017

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