CCV & Compassion Jobs

Communications & Engagement Lead


Vineyard Compassion

Closing Date:

12th December 2022

Job Description

Are you passionate about social justice, tackling local poverty and seeing people move from crisis to full potential? Do you enjoy using social media, creating content and networking with partner agencies.

As an anti-poverty charity Vineyard Compassion are employing a Communications and Engagement Lead.

The role will project manage organisation-wide communications, develop our PR, social media and marketing efforts and establish our place within the charity sector by being a meticulous ‘brand champion’. The role will also manage organisation-wide ENGAGEMENT with key stakeholders across the organisation, initiating and developing ongoing relationships and key partnerships.

The Communications & Engagement Lead will be responsible for:

  • Creating, maintaining and implementing the charity’s communications strategy
  • Initiating and developing ongoing engagement with a variety of stakeholders with a focus on referral agencies / partner organisations and beneficiaries of VC
  • Co-ordinating proactive and reactive communications with stakeholders and the general public
  • Supporting staff and volunteers to embed good communications practice in their work
  • Liaising with external Comms Agency to support development of comms strategy

How to Apply

Interested applicants may apply for the role using the application form below with accompanying job description. Please also attach or hyperlink two different examples of your own written work such as a blog, article or press release along with two different examples of social media posts/ campaigns etc. Completed application forms (must be accompanied with completed privacy notice) should be submitted to James Johnston by email or post.

No final application date.

Applications will be considered until at least 12 September. If necessary, after this date, recruitment will continue until a suitable applicant is appointed or a decision is taken not to appoint to the role.


Post: James Johnston, Hope Centre, 10 Hillmans Way, Coleraine, Co Londonderry, BT52 2ED

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