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Top job! Senior Marketing & Communications Officer

  • Full time
  • £28,000 – £32,000
  • Glasgow
  • Closing 10th May 2023

  • Advertised from 12th April 2023
  • Permanent.


Are you searching for a position with purpose? A role to make a real difference? Where your time can be transformational? MCR Pathways is a national, award-winning mentoring programme dedicated to addressing the long-standing inequality in education outcomes, career opportunities and life chances for care experienced young people and those experiencing disadvantage. Our in-school mentoring has profound impacts on mentees in their confidence, wellbeing, achievement and post-school progression. MCR Mentors are volunteers who make and experience a life changing difference.

MCR Pathways Marketing and Communications team works to increase engagement with, and knowledge of the MCR programme across new and existing audiences and stakeholders.

The Senior Marketing and Communications Officer will work with the Head of Marketing and Communications and wider team by developing and delivering marketing campaigns to support our recruitment of volunteer mentors across the country, and in developing awareness of the impact of our programme. You will be responsible for developing and implementing communications for internal and external audiences, including staff, mentors, businesses, partners, stakeholders and media. You will also be expected to assist the Head of Marketing and Communications in supporting and managing the wider Marketing and Communications team.

The role demands a solid understanding of marketing principles, creative flair, up-to-date knowledge of current marketing trends and a professional approach to process, deadlines and internal communications. The Senior Marketing and Communications Officer is required to produce fast and accurate work, undertaken with a keen eye for detail, and work on multiple projects simultaneously.

For the full job description and person specification please click below:

Read the Person Specification

Application notes

To apply, please visit our website and complete the application form in 500 words or fewer, making clear reference to the points covered within the Job Description & Person Specification. Please attach your CV and examples from your portfolio. Examples can be separate or simply links in your CV.

Closing Date: 10th May 2023 at 5pm

Please note, the role will be subject to a PVG check and two satisfactory references, one of which must be from your current or most recent employer.

MCR Pathways subscribes to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (1974) regarding disclosure & barring.

MCR Pathways is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. This role is subject to a PVG check. Applications to process PVGs will only be submitted once the successful candidate has accepted the offer of a position.

MCR Pathways is committed to creating an inclusive and diverse environment. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, or age.