Communications Manager

The job holder will be responsible to the Board and report to me in the first instance. It is a non-remunerated position. Although it is anticipated that the role will take up no more than a few hours’ a week on average, a flexible attitude is required, along with the ability to respond promptly to requests. Previous experience in a related communications/media role welcome. Please send expressions of interest, outlining experience, by 31 October to: clubcap@surbitonhc.com

Job Description

 In consultation with the Board, agree key messages that the Club wishes topublicise; identify target audiences and the best means of reaching them.
 Under the guidance of the Board, make sure the brand, image and messagesare delivered to the media and others in a timely, accurate and coherent manner and are reflected on the website.
 Develop a code of conduct and strategy paper for all communications output.
 Develop a quantifiable means of measuring the success of the Club’s
communications.
 Ensure appropriate media coverage and visibility for all SHC hockey and social events, and follow up with images and articles; ensure the right people are placed in front of the media at the relevant times.
 Monitor the media for any discussions, comments, articles or statements relating to SHC, ensuring timely response when appropriate.
 Proof-read and authorise all external public messaging and information, including Club magazine.
 Keep website content up-to-date by ensuring those responsible are providing content in a timely manner and manage access to social media accounts.
 Ensure that SHC’s presence on the web – e.g. appropriate directory details, association membership details and contact details – is correct and up-to-date.
 Manage social media teams, to ensure that Twitter, Facebook, Instagram and You Tube are used effectively by the relevant media and sponsorship
managers.