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After 4 years in the role as Communications Manager, Jessica Fonteneau has decided it is time to move on to focus her attentions on her MSC and growing NT practice. Jessica has done a sterling job over the past 4 years in establishing the Comms Manager role and keeping our members and the public informed about all the amazing work happening within BANT and the profession. Jessica will be missed, although will remain with us over the coming months to ensure there is a smooth transition over to the person stepping into her shoes ……

The role

The Communications Manager will manage BANT’s internal and external communications needs as per BANT’s communication strategy and timetable for a variety of publications. Write articles and manage social media channels and BANT marketing activities. Collaborate with BANT internal stakeholders, including BANT directors and managers, to understand overall communication needs. Participate as an active member BANT operational management team. Supervise volunteers within the communications team.

What you need

You will need to work from your own home unsupervised and be self-motivated. Attention to detail is paramount within this role.

You will have a bachelor’s degree in communications or a related field. You will use your exceptional written and verbal communications skills to communicate to individuals or to populations. You should have a minimum of 3 years communications experience either within a company or a PR agency and have the ability to design and write articles and marketing materials for print or web-based publications.

Social media is incredibly important to this role and your understanding of social media channels and opportunities and ability to coordinate active campaigns will help you succeed in this role. A keen interest and understanding of the nutrition profession is an advantage. You need to be a skilled team player, excellent at problem-solving and adept at time management.

To succeed in this role, it is essential that you have flawless communication skills to deliver reliable support to stakeholders and an ability to motivate and lead a team of volunteers.

What are the benefits

You will receive a competitive salary, flexible hours and 17 days holiday per annum (plus 8 UK bank holidays). You will form part of a motivated team that are hardworking and ambitious.

Full details of the role and person specification can be found here

If you are interested in applying for this position please send a supporting statement and CV to Melanie de Grooth at [email protected].

Closing date for applications is Sunday 9th August 2020.