Communications Support Officer - Birmingham Cathedral

Posted 26 days agoExpires in 5 days
B3 2BJ
£13,337 Actual (£19.739 FTE)

We are looking for someone to support the Head of Comms and the wider Cathedral team in sharing information and news, together with telling the story of the cathedral.

  • Help to develop and create engaging content for digital marketing channels, including the website, social media platforms, affiliate sites and email campaigns
  • Assist in the development and creation of traditional marketing collateral including brochures, flyers, posters and adverts
  • Be responsible for updating and developing the cathedral website
  • Monitor relevant online reviews and respond where necessary
  • Work with the facilities team to ensure a professional standard of live broadcasting is made from the cathedral when required
  • Liaise with colleagues regarding print requirements
  • Monitor and update comms diary and respond to email
  • Draft copy for various outputs
  • Assist in the delivery and arrangements for PR opportunities
  • Contribute to collating and maintaining a high quality image library for use on cathedral comms
  • Support in the production and distribution of internal communications
  • Support departments in identifying their comms needs
  • Support / deputise for the head of comms where necessary or appropriate



  • Ability to write engaging copy
  • Experience of updating social media and websites
  • Organised
  • In sympathy with the ethos of the Church of England and comfortable engaging with a worshipping community.


  • Experience of working with Adobe creative Cloud applications
  • Experience of working with local press, journalists and/or press officers

We are an equal opportunities employer. We welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons. However, as those from global majority groups and those with a disability are currently under-represented in our staff team, we would particularly welcome applications from those groups.

RESPONSIBLE TO: Head of Communications

KEY INTERNAL RELATIONSHIPS: Clergy, Heads of Department, Departmental Support Officers Other Team Members

SALARY: £13,337 Actual (£19.739 FTE)

PENSION: Subject to meeting the relevant criteria you will be enrolled in the Cathedral’s Pension Scheme with 8% employer contributions.

HOURS: 25 hours per week

HOLIDAYS: 28 days (pro rata) plus bank holidays

Deadline for Applications: Midnight Sunday 10 July 2022

Interviews will be held at the Cathedral on: Tuesday 19 July 2022