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12 November 2021

Bild is growing – do you want to be part of our team?

We’re pleased that the Bild family is growing, and we are recruiting to fill four key positions with our communications and operations team.

It’s an exciting time to join the charity as we grow and expand our important work supporting people with learning disabilities, including people who also have autism, mental health conditions or dementia. We believe in an inclusive society where everyone can enjoy the same rights and responsibilities.

We’re looking for passionate and committed individuals who are interested in improving people’s lives.

Send your CV and cover letter to recruitment@bild.org.uk.

Are you passionate about communication, engagement and outreach? We currently have two exciting communications roles available.

Senior Communications Officer (Bild and Restraint Reduction Network)

37.5 hours per week

Working remotely, with some regular travel to our Birmingham office, you will play a lead role in planning, developing, and implementing our communication and PR plans, in order to grow awareness and build the profile of the Bild family.

Key responsibilities and duties will include:

  • Devising and managing integrated campaigns and initiatives, working with sector partners, digital and design
  • Writing, developing and producing materials such as press releases, briefing documents, media statements and online information suitable for stakeholders, including people with lived experience
  • Keeping abreast of communications and engagement activity within the sector, and demonstrating an awareness of the impact this may have on existing and future communications activities

Closing date: 22.11.21

Click here to download a full job description.

Engagement and Membership Co-ordinator (Bild and Restraint Reduction Network)

37.5 hours per week

Also working remotely, with some regular travel to our Birmingham office, your role will be to lead strategic implementation of engagement with our core members, Communities of Practice and stakeholders – supporting wider communication team activities.

Key responsibilities and duties will include:

  • Shaping the development and growth of our membership offer for Bild and the RRN
  • Researching and creating materials (both online and offline content) that will appeal and engage different groups within our membership
  • Showing a strong understanding of accessibility considerations, particularly for those with learning disabilities and autistic people

Closing date: 10.01.22

Click here to download a full job description.

Our operations team is also looking for two new members to help support Bild’s ongoing work.

Project Officer / Co-ordinator (Bild)

30-37.5 hours per week considered

This flexible role will see you supporting, and working in partnership with, the Senior Responsible Officer (SRO) to ensure the smooth delivery of Bild grant-funded projects, as well as other projects including internal or large training contracts.

Key responsibilities and duties will include:

  • Supporting clear project goals, timeframes, budget, deliverables, and success criteria in partnership with the SRO
  • Ensuring clear internal project roles and responsibilities are documented and communicated in partnership with the SRO
  • Raising awareness of projects, writing strong and engaging copy with the communications team to inform stakeholders, and share the news

Closing date: 22.11.21

Interview dates: 25-26.11.21

Click here to download a full job description.

Learning and Development Administrator (Bild)

24-30 hours per week

This part-time role involves developing and maintaining positive relationships with Bild stakeholders, including all staff, new and existing customers, associate consultants, advisors, people with learning disabilities, autistic people, and their families.

Key responsibilities and duties will include:

  • Responding to enquiries in a timely way, by demonstrating excellent customer service
  • Working collaboratively with the publications coordinator to maintain version control of written materials, such as handouts, PowerPoints, training materials and easy-read documents
  • Providing general administrative support for training and development, including liaison with awarding bodies

Closing date: 26.11.21

Interview date: 3.12.21

Click here to download a full job description.

We really look forward to hearing from you!