BfN2023/04 Communications and Social Media Officer – closing date 10/05/2022

Vacancy Reference: BfN2023/04

Job Title: Communications and Social Media Officer

Salary: £13.85 per hour

Number of posts: 

Type of contract: Permanent

Start date: May 2022

Hours of work: 20 per week

Work location: Home

Responsible to: Chief Executive Officer

Closing Date: 10/05/2022

Proposed Interview Dates: 17/05/2022 (9:30-11:30am) or 18/05/2022 (10am-3pm) (tbc)

Job information:
This role will help us develop our communications and social media presence, ensuring an independent, evidence-based and empathic voice and continue to build on strengths and progress made this work with even clearer and more powerful communication and social media campaigns and activity. 

The Communications and Social Media Officer will help us design campaigns that will promote our reach, help us share and raise knowledge of breastfeeding in a clear and non-judgmental way and help us to grow our supporter base across relevant agendas. 

The Breastfeeding Network provides breastfeeding peer support currently via a variety of channels, including face to face support at breastfeeding groups, online and through home visits and on the National Breastfeeding Helpline, involving paid staff and trained volunteers.  We are becoming more proactive in our planning of communications and we are supporting an increasing number of mothers, parents and families online via also increasingly sharing information and supporting parents via social media. 

All these services contribute to improving health outcomes by offering timely and accessible breastfeeding support and also contribute to reducing health inequalities. 

We believe that good communications  will enable those women who choose to breastfeed, access to appropriate support projects regardless of age, ethnic origin, beliefs, gender, sexual orientation, ability, social status, and employment status.

If you have any questions about the job roles or the application process, please email recruitment@breastfeedingnetwork.org.uk or telephone our HR Manager on 0844 412 0995