Westway Trust are seeking a full-time Communications Manager who will work closely with the Head of Communications and Marketing to develop and deliver annual Communications, Marketing and Engagement plans that demonstrates and promotes Westway Trust strategic priorities.

This is a pivotal role in the organisation with responsibility for managing the multimedia and digital ecosystem at Westway Trust; generating regular, creative and engaging multimedia content whilst line managing a small team.  

You will be a creative thinker with strong communication skills, with considerable experience of using Adobe Suite programmes or similar.

Key responsibilities of the role include but are not limited to:

Multimedia creation and management

  • Manage Social media platforms: Westway Trust, Visit Portobello, Adult Learning, Pop Up Crèche & Westway Arts
  • Monitor and report the impact of social media campaigns
  • Website/Intranet  administration
  • Work with website Host Company: writing briefs, submitting tickets to developers, implementing new features and reporting site issues

Content Creation

  • Developing content, producing videos: researching, coordinating, filming & editing
  • Writing briefs and working with photographers, videographers and designers
  • Writing, co-ordinating and producing newsletters

Digital Marketing

  • Support the Head of Communications and Marketing to develop and deliver annual Communications, Marketing and Engagement plans
  • Work across the organisation to promote our work, opportunities and work of stakeholders
  • Communications and Social Media strategies: Lead and work with project leads for individual campaigns to develop plans for content production, calendars for social media, and timeline for project start to completion

Quality Control

  • Follow brand guidelines for videos, social media artwork and written content. Including updating content for other teams before public publishing or distribution
  • Proof reading content for digital and printed materials


  • Technical support
  • Developing and implementing marketing plans

      Digital Communications Support

      • Internal: Supporting other teams with external & internal communications and content creation
      • External: Supporting community groups with digital communications and content creation

        Experience, knowledge and skills:

        • Experience in developing, maintaining and analysing the performance of digital channels to meet organisational objectives
        • Experience growing online communities
        • A minimum of 12 months' line management experience
        • Experience and/or qualifications in multimedia production, including:
          • Pitching ideas/stories
          • Researching and arranging shoots
          • Pre-production administration
          • Production – location set up, shooting (filming), interviewing, presenting and visual mixing
          • Post production editing and exporting in Premiere Pro or similar software
          • Post production administration – digital and hard copy filing
          • Experience in audio content production, including:
          • Recording audio
          • Editing and exporting audio package
        • Qualifications/skills in using all Adobe Suite programmes or similar, including:
          • Adobe Premiere Pro
          • Adobe After Effects
          • Final Cut Pro
          • Illustrator
          • InDesign
          • Photoshop
        • An awareness and understanding of developments in digital technologies and design
        • Excellent organisational skills and ability to work independently in a changing and multi-tasking environment with competing deadlines
        • Proven ability to build relationships with external partners

        To view the full job description click on 'job description' under 'Key Info' on the left hand side. 

        Benefits of working with us:

        • Great location in the heart of Portobello, North Kensington
        • Generous holiday entitlement of 25 days per year + statutory bank holidays
        • Sick pay scheme
        • Investor in People (IiP) employer
        • Free gym membership at health club one minute walk from the office
        • Pension scheme
        • Life Assurance
        • Season ticket / bicycle loan
        • Free eye test voucher

        The application deadline is Sunday 4 August when applications will be reviewed and shortlisted for interview. However, we reserve the right to close the application early.  An early application is strongly recommended.