The WEA is a unique charity and the UK’s largest voluntary sector provider of adult education. With a clear vision and a strong social purpose, we bring great teaching to local communities, with life-changing courses held in community centres, workplaces and schools. Since 1903, we have been giving disadvantaged people the opportunity to return to learning – Inspiring them to realise their full potential and become active, engaged citizens. We see education as a tool for social justice, not just self-improvement, and we pride ourselves on making learning accessible.
About the role
As a Communications Manager you will play a key role in the WEA within the development and delivery of the overall marketing and communications strategy, aligning to the new WEA 2025 strategy. You will be responsible for the development and delivery of the internal communications strategy and the external messaging strategy– committed to elevating the charity’s awareness in a competitive environment and to support clear internal and external communications goals.
Reporting to the Head of Marketing & Communications, you will work closely with other colleagues in the marketing and communications team and build strong, crucial links with other departments. This role will act as a strong brand champion with a key focus on messaging.
You will hold a degree in PR/COMMS/Marketing or a relevant equivalent subject with a strong background in creating and maintaining content across a variety of online and offline channels. You will have a proven ability implementing communications strategies as well as strong writing, communication and networking skills.
The WEA is proud to be a Living Wage Employer.