Website Hearts & Minds
Digital Engagement Officer
Working hours: Part time 4 days per week (9-5pm)
Salary: £24,016 per annum (£27,000 pro rata)
Contract type: Fixed term 12 months
Location: Flexible- Working from home and at the office in Edinburgh
Expected start date: October 2021
At Hearts & Minds we believe that meaningful human connection is vital for wellbeing, and that this is especially important when we are at our most vulnerable.
Hearts & Minds is an arts and health care charity that uses the art of clowning to help people overcome feelings of powerlessness, anxiety and isolation.
We are a Scottish charity that works in collaboration with paediatric healthcare units, respite centres, schools for learners with complex additional support needs and Dementia units to deliver laughter, friendship and support to those who need it most.
Our Clowndoctors Programme supports children and young people to cope with life in a hospital, hospice or respite care setting and in schools for learners with complex additional support needs.
Our Elderflowers Programme helps people living with dementia or dementia-related conditions in hospitals and residential care homes. Through playfulness, smiles and laughter, we help all of these vulnerable people to deal with the anxiety, fear, confusion and sadness that their situations and conditions may bring.
We are seeking a part-time Digital Engagement Officer for 12 months. This post will drive forward the digitization of Hearts and Minds, helping to create ways to engage with our partners and service users in new, innovative digital environments.
This is a new role for the charity and expect this to be a driving force, championing the evolution of our charity in a digital environment and supporting us to make all digital content and engagement inclusive.
The post holder will work with the full team but in particular the Marketing and Communications Officer and the Fundraising Manager and a range of stakeholders.
It is an exciting time to work with the organisation, as we move forward in our development, implement strategic plans, aiming to grow our services and build on our relationships with partners the people we serve and our funders.
We are looking for someone who is dynamic, passionate and experienced in working in a digital role with energy and an innovative approach. The post-holder will be committed to pushing Hearts & Minds forward and to raise the profile of our work across Scotland.
The Job Description and Application Form are available below:
CV’s will not be considered.
Please email your completed application form with the subject ‘Digital Engagement Officer’ to: email@example.com
Please also complete our Equalities & Diversity monitoring form here:
Closing date for applications is Monday 13th September 12 noon.
Interviews will be held week beginning Monday 20th September (TBC)
If you have would like further support information, support with access requirements or a chat about the post, please contact Sean Donnelly, Fundraising Manager- firstname.lastname@example.orgThis post is funded by the Scottish Government’s Adapt and Thrive Fund