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Communications Officer


Are you a natural storyteller looking to fill the land with tales of kindness, bravery and fun? We are looking for an experienced communicator with the skills to spread the word about our amazing work, increase our profile and share the story of our impact upon people, our community and across the whole charitable sector.

You will have exceptional communication skills, be flexible, resilient and as excited as we are, about making a difference whilst upholding focus on our values and vision.

You will contribute to the welcoming and supportive culture of GL11, helping us to continue to inspire and making sure our vision, values and key aims are a living part of all our work.

Responsible to Communications & Fundraising Manager
Conditions of Service

Location GL11 Community Hub in Cam

Job Summary

You will be responsible for GL11’s external communications, reporting to the Communications & Fundraising Manager, and working closely with staff in other teams to ensure that messaging, image, and representation of GL11 reflects its vision and values.

You will draft and deliver an agreed annual communications strategy and operational plan, reporting on outcomes and impact.

Supporting the Manager, you will also play a part in the planning and delivery of external and internal events, and fundraising activities as required.

You will contribute to the welcoming and supportive culture of GL11, helping it to continue to inspire and making sure our vision, values and key aims are a living part of all our work.

As an ambassador for GL11, you will work with positively with external stakeholders relevant to your remit, to support partnership working.

1. Responsibilities and Duties

The list below describes the main responsibilities and duties of the role but is not finite. You will be required to carry out any other duties commensurate with this post.

(a) Communications:



          1. Event and activity posters and flyers.
          2. Spring What’s On Guide
          3. Summer Holidays What’s On Poster
          4. Autumn What’s On Guide
          5. Annual Report
          6. Listening Month results infographic


(b) Events:

          1. Dursley Summer Fair
          2. GL11 Fun Day
          3. GL11 AGM
          4. Cam Xmas Lights Switch On
          5. Dursley Xmas Lights Switch On

(c) Other:

2. Values & Behaviours

          o Listen
          o Look for strengths
          o Act as if it’s possible
          o Be kind and have fun
          o Be Brave

3. Person Specification

Your application should give clear examples of your experience, knowledge, skills and abilities gained in both paid and/or unpaid (volunteer) work for each of the Person Specification criteria


Knowledge and Understanding

Skills and Abilities

Qualifications None specific – experience is essential.

Values and ethos

We are looking for someone who will be committed to our values and work, to learning, and to their own development.

A team player with a commitment to working in a community setting, putting into practice the values and ethos of GL11.

Please look at our website Current vacancies  — GL11 by clicking HERE for further information about all we do, including the Job Description for this role.

For an informal chat please see the deatils on the right of this advert. 

To apply please submit your CV with a covering letter setting out in detail why you think you have the skills and experience to fulfill the requirements of the role and why you want to work at GL11 Community Hub by clicking on Apply Now.

Closing date for applications: 5 p.m. Monday 19th February 2024 Interviews will take place on: Tuesday 27th February 2024

Salary: £25,013 per annum pro rata

Hours Per Week: 21

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