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Communications and Marketing Manager

Access Sports

Access Sport is a national charity formed in 2004. We believe that no one should be excluded from the transformational benefits of community sport

15 Mar 2023
Full Time
Closing date
12 Apr 2023

Access Sport is a national charity with a vision that no one should be excluded from the transformational benefits of community sport. We are on a mission to make inclusion the norm in community sport by tackling the access barriers faced by disadvantaged and disabled children and young people.

Location - Hybrid working. 2-3 days in an Access Sport office/ attending meetings. 2-3 days homeworking.

Hours of work - 37.5 hours per week, full-time Part-time working (min. 3 days p/w) will be considered for more experienced applicants.

Role Purpose

As part of our new strategy, we aim to grow our income significantly over the next five years and as part of this, we have created a new role in our Fundraising and Communications Team. This role is key to driving our communications to increase reach, awareness and fundraising.

Our new strategy and brand is focused on supporting disadvantaged and disabled children and we want to be able to tell the stories of these young people and their families through their eyes and from their point of view. Only they can communicate the transformational benefits of community sport, and this role will facilitate that.


Deliver our strategy

Responsible for the communication of key messages that are externally facing for Access Sport, delivering on the strategic communications outcomes.

  • Understand audiences and what their communications needs are.
  • Work closely with the Brand Communications Manager on Access Sports communication style and manage the briefs and requests from across the organisation.
  • Develop a rolling yearly communications and marketing planner that gives an overview of the whole organisations work. Develop key moments in the year where Access Sport will stand out with our communications.
  • Work to develop our brand and draw out key stories and statistics to deliver powerful communications messages.
  • Recruit fundraisers for social fundraising, maximising our individual fundraising channels (mainly challenge events).
  • Create other innovative ways that Access Sport could fundraise digitally, testing and learning.
  • Monitor and measure the impact of the marketing and communications activity. Produce regular reports and data and adapt our strategy in response to the findings.
  • Support on the creation and delivery of our Sporting Ambassador programme.

Download the Job Description to find out more about Person Specfication, Flexibility and Benefits

How to Apply?

The closing date for applications is 5pm Wednesday 12th April 2023.

To apply, please click 'Apply Now' to email our recruitment team and attach the following:

  • A copy of your CV.
  • A covering letter that explains why you would like the role and demonstrates that you have the required skills, experience and personal attributes (no longer than 2 pages). Alternative formats are also welcomed e.g. video or audio.
  • A completed Equal Opportunities Monitoring Form, which can be found here:

If you have any questions or would like to have an informal discussion about the role please email [email protected] or call 020 7993 9883.

Additional Information

Full Time
Job Type
Marketing & Communications
Media & Digital
Health & Fitness
Salary information
£32,000 - 35,000

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