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We currently have two vacancies for a Marketing Manager and a Community Transport Project Worker. Please do have a read and we would love to hear from you if you are interested.

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Marketing Manager

Cotswold Friends is a local charity based in Moreton-in-Marsh, which for over 40 years has been providing Community Transport, Befriending, Carer Support and Community Activities to older and vulnerable people in the North Cotswolds. We aim to combat loneliness and isolation. Our voluntary services improve health and wellbeing and support independent living. As the Marketing Manager your role will involve: • Development of Marketing plans, informed by research and data analysis, to support the charity in the achievement of short and long-term objectives • Development and implementation of campaign plans to contribute to volunteer and client recruitment, charity and service awareness and funding.

Specifically, you will manage: • Brand development and awareness • Cotswold Friends website content • Bi-monthly newsletter production • Social media campaigns and channels • Development and distribution of press releases to key target press • Design and production of print materials (leaflets and posters) for both volunteer recruitment and service promotion • Charity mailings • Print distribution to ensure effective area coverage • Production of marketing and communication materials for events • Production of film and photography • Delegation of Marketing support work to a team of Marketing volunteers • Stakeholder communications • Ongoing development of in-house materials to support volunteers and clients

The successful candidate will: • Be educated to degree level, ideally with a qualification in Marketing • Have at least 2 years of experience in a similar Marketing role • Have excellent written and verbal communication skills • Have good knowledge of Word, Excel, Powerpoint, Publisher and Outlook • Have previous experience designing and implementing surveys through tools such as Survey Monkey • Have previous experience with design packages such as Canva • Have previous experience managing databases and email campaigns using tools such as
Mailchimp • Be familiar with website Content Management Systems • Be proficient in the development and management of social media campaigns • Be able to provide evidence of involvement in Marketing plans and campaigns that demonstrate Marketing skills and knowledge

If you are looking for a challenging and rewarding Marketing role and this position sounds of interest to you, please apply including your CV and a covering letter by post to Sue Thomas, Charity Administrator, Cotswold Friends, Moreton Area Centre, High Street, Moreton-in-Marsh, GL56 0AZ, by email to [email protected] or via Indeed using the link below:

https://uk.indeed.com/job/marketing-manager-ddc03ef05511287a

A full induction programme and training will be provided. The successful candidate will be required to complete an Enhanced DBS check. Cotswold Friends is an equal opportunities employer and is committed to combatting all forms of discrimination. Contract Type: 6 months to convert to ongoing post if successful Salary: £13ph to £14ph dependent upon experience Hours per week: 28hrs per week - possible job share, flexible days

Community Transport Project Worker

Cotswold Friends is a local charity based in Moreton in Marsh which for over 40 years has been providing Community Transport, Befriending, Carer Support and Community Activities to older and vulnerable people in the North Cotswolds. We aim to combat loneliness and isolation. Our voluntary services improve health and wellbeing and support independent living.

The Community Transport Service arranges transport for medical, practical, and social appointments. This enables people who are unable to drive themselves, or use public transport, to remain independent and socially active.

As the Community Transport Project Worker, you will be part of the Community Transport Service within Cotswold Friends.

We are looking for a candidate:

• To provide support to the Front Desk Team ensuring that clients reach their destinations safely, on time and in the most cost-effective way • To ensure that the service adheres to HMRC Approved Mileage Allowance Payments • To operate and develop the booking system CATTS • To support volunteers with the operation of the booking system, providing initial training and on-going support • To work on the Front Desk with volunteers taking bookings and arranging transport • To help members and volunteers with more difficult and complex journeys • To support the Service Manager with service surveys • To support the Service Manager by gathering both statistical and qualitative data, both from the booking system and survey data • To provide a monthly Service Level Agreement report and other regular statistical analysis for funding purposes • To keep the booking system up to date with client and volunteer details

The successful candidate will have good knowledge of the local area and IT skills including Excel and emails. Have an awareness of the needs of older and vulnerable people and good interpersonal skills.

An induction programme and training in Cotswold Friends systems and processes will be provided. The successful candidate will have to complete an Enhanced DBS check.

If this position sounds interesting to you, please send a covering letter and attach your CV to Sue Thomas, Charity Administrator, Cotswold Friends, Moreton Area Centre, High Street, Moreton-in-Marsh, GL56 0AZ, email [email protected] or apply via Indeed using the link below:

https://uk.indeed.com/job/project-worker-community-transport-6750d852870b06f1

Cotswold Friends is an equal opportunities employer and is committed to combating all forms of discrimination. Contract Type: 6 Months to convert to on-going post if successful. Hours per week: 14 ½ hrs per week, Monday, Wednesday and Tuesday am. Salary Type: Salary Salary: £10.50ph What level of DBS check? Enhanced

The Living Wage

Cotswold Friends is an accredited Living Wage employer. Print The Living Wage is a voluntary higher rate of base pay. It provides a benchmark for responsible employers who choose to pay their employees a rate that meets the basic cost of living in the UK and London.