We are recruiting for a Marketing and Communications Assistant

26 March 2024

Sight Life is looking to recruit a part-time Marketing and Commutations Assistant.


This part-time role will be for a 10 month contract.

Marketing and Comms assistant JD

Job Description

Marketing & Communications Assistant


Purpose and Aims of the role

Sight Life provides a range of services to blind and partially sighted people across much of South Wales. We are now looking for a full time Marketing & Communications Assistant to support with implementing our marketing strategy.


General Information

Job Title:                        Assistant Marketing Officer


Location:                        Office Based at Jones Court Cardiff with potential for some homeworking as required.


Renumeration:               £9,600.00 / year


Hours:                             Two days per week.


Duration:                        Commencing April/May 2024.  This is a fixed term post. Funding has been secured from for this post for 11 months.


Responsible for:            Please see the “What will I be doing outline below”.


Reports to:                     Fundraising Manager/CEO


What will I be doing?

  • Promoting Sight Life’s work under the Shared Prosperity Fund
  • Making amendments to the website through WordPress
  • Preparing, writing, and scheduling social media posts
  • Designing assets on Canva
  • Writing copy for the quarterly newsletter and website
  • Writing fundraising communications and marketing material
  • Using and updating third-party fundraising platforms used to collect donations
  • Helping to provide a brief for videos for the website and social media
  • Assisting on fundraising campaigns and Christmas campaigns
  • Helping to prepare Sight Life’s Impact Reports
  • Supporting with the SEO for the website, including google AdWords and Facebook ads.
  • Fundraising research tasks
  • Representing Sight Life at external meetings and events as required, acting as an ambassador for the organisation and engaging with stakeholders.
  • Producing short videos on tablets/mobile phones


What skills can I bring to this role?

  • Ability to work on own initiative.
  • Good communication and writing skills, with some prior experience in a Communications role or course and the ability to write copy for different audiences.
  • Experience using WordPress, Hootsuite and Canva are desired.


What qualities do I need?

  • Be enthusiastic, flexible and committed to the cause.
  • A fast learner
  • Reliability and a commitment to treat all information in a confidential manner.
  • Ability to communicate in Welsh language.


When will I be needed?

  • The role will be for 2 days per week for 11 months.



  • Jones Court, Womanby Street, with some homeworking required.


What support will I be given?

  • Induction
  • Training
  • Supervision and support from your manager


Additional Information

To apply, please send a 2-page CV and covering letter to [email protected]


Closing Date 23rd April 2024


Contact Details

For more information please contact Michelle Jones on 02920 398900