WheelPower - British Wheelchair Sport, the national disability sports organisation for wheelchair sport, is seeking an enthusiastic and committed communication and engagement professional to join our Communications team.  You will be an individual who wants to build and develop their career as part of a busy, delivery focused team. 
 
This role is vital if we are to increase the number of physically disabled people leading active lives.  Your key focus will be to:
  • Ensure that wheelchair users have access information which enables them to take part in sport and physical activity
  • Promote our events and activities by telling the stories of how our work has had a positive impact on the physical and mental well-being of disabled people
  • Produce regular outbound communications which promote WheelPower and our partners’ events and activities
  • Produce innovative content for the delivery of creative, successful and cost effective marketing and media campaigns
For an informal chat about the role, please contact Paul Rushton, Head of Fundraising on 01296 395995.  
 
Salary: £23,000 per annum, pro-rata.
 
Hours: 22.5 hours per week, will include some evenings, weekends and public holidays as required
 
Type of contract: Fixed term until 30th September 2020
 
Location: Based at Stoke Mandeville Stadium, nr Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire (the post will involve some travelling within the UK)
 
Closing date: 30 July 2018 at 5:30pm
 
Interview date: 6 August 2018

Apply

To apply, please complete an application form which includes an optional equal opportunities form . Send this to info@wheelpower.org.uk
 
Please note that CV’s will not be accepted.
 
Please submit your application as soon as possible as we reserve the right to change the closing date of our vacancies.
We aim to encourage a culture where people can be themselves and be valued for their strengths so we seek to attract and employ the best people from the widest talent pool, reflecting the diverse nature of our society.
We will support you throughout the recruitment process with any reasonable adjustments required in accordance with the Equality Act.  Please contact us if you require support.
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