Sussex - Haywards Heath - Headquarters
Senior Communications Officer (social media and channel management)
Senior Communications Officer (social media and channel management)
Sussex - Haywards Heath - Headquarters
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Starting salary - £41,510 rising to £43,695 after 12 months plus attractive benefits package

Our range of excellent benefits include a generous pension scheme, commitment to personal growth through funded learning, enhanced holiday allowance, wellbeing and Christmas leave, and office set up allowance.

This role will be office based (Haywards Heath) with the flexibility to regularly work from home; due to current Covid-19 situation all our employees are working from home.


Are you looking for a new role that will help to shape the future of schools?

Do you have experience in the development and delivery of communications and social media strategies?

Are you a skilled copywriter with experience of product, service and content marketing with a flair for all things digital?

Job Summary

You will be responsible for creating and managing digital content across NAHT’s website and other digital channels, ensuring that content is engaging and tailored to NAHT audiences; working with colleagues to ensure our channels follows best practice and deliver for our members and stakeholders; and planning and managing the delivery of campaigns and communications projects.

You will oversee NAHT’s social media offering, driving and delivering a strategy which sees the association maximise its potential on social platforms and extend its reach.

Person Specification

We are looking for a talented, self-motivated communications and channel management professional with a passion for education. You’ll have highly developed literacy and numeracy skills, be delivery focused and have experience of working in an academic or office setting.

Strong communicator with a passion for high quality content and maximum reader engagement are essential for this role.

About us

NAHT represents more than 34,000 school leaders in early years, primary, secondary/post primary and special schools, making us the largest association for school leaders in the UK. Our members consist of all categories of school leaders. We provide representation, advice and training for school leaders in England, Wales and Northern Ireland. We use our voice at the highest levels of government to influence policy for the benefit of leaders and learners everywhere.

NAHT is an equal opportunities employer. We’re committed to promoting a diverse and inclusive workplace where we can embrace and value individuality. We are committed to employment practices that promote diversity and inclusion and encourage all applications regardless of age, disability, gender reassignment, sex, marriage and civil partnership status, pregnancy and maternity status, race, religion or belief. Should you need any adjustments to the recruitment process, at either application or interview, please contact us on

The closing date for receipt of applications is 9th May 2021

 Please note that due to the current Covid-19 situation, interviews will be conducted online by video conference using Microsoft Teams.

 First stage – 18th May 2021

Second stage 21st May 2021

 Applications from agencies will not be accepted.