Marketing & Communications Manager

Contract Type: Permanent, Full Time

Location: Cardiff or London, home-based also considered

Salary: £30,000 – £32,000pa (Plus £2,000 London Weighting Allowance if applicable)

About Tempo

Tempo is a rapidly-growing social enterprise with huge ambition. Our work builds strong, resilient communities and gives people the tools to make real, lasting changes in their lives.

Tempo works to enable more people to volunteer in their communities, because giving your time and feeling valued improves health, happiness and future prospects. We do this with Time Credits, one of the world’s largest time-based community currencies. People earn Time Credits when they give their time and spend them on a wide range of activities they choose. Over 56,000 people have earned over 900,000 Time Credits so far, and we partner with over 1500 community organisations, public services and businesses.

Tempo are on a journey to becoming a nationwide organisation, enabling people from any community to get involved in Time Credits, share their talents and access new opportunities. We’ve just reached an epic milestone of 1 million Time Credits earned since Tempo started out in the Welsh Valleys in 2008.  By 2023, we aim to have reached 250,000 people across England and Wales and see 2.5m Time Credits earned and spent.

About You

We are looking for a key individual to join us on our journey and grow our impact and reach.  This is an exciting and challenging role for a professional with significant experience in both marketing strategy and implementation and with the drive to shape the future of Tempo’s communications.

The ideal candidate must have the ability to creatively develop and deliver innovative and effective marketing and campaign strategies. A team player, you are comfortable working on a social media account or writing copy, alongside contributing to strategic discussions and developing campaigns. You need to be organised, able to work under pressure, pro-active, a self-starter, and have a track record of achievement within a similar role.

You will drive and coordinate communications across the organisation in order to raise our profile with key audiences and support the organisational scaling strategy. You will work closely with others to develop our communications and marketing strategy and content; manage key communications channels including our website, newsletters and social media; and coordinate with network teams to generate content and quality assure communications across the organisation.

You will be able to communicate effectively about the work of Tempo, build relationships quickly and work collaboratively with a range of team members to achieve a goal. You are target driven, with the ability to stay on top of a varied and demanding workload.

You are passionate about developing communities and about creating positive, lasting societal change. This role would suit someone looking to move from corporate communications and marketing into the charity sector or someone already working in the sector and seeking a new challenge.

 Please refer to the job description and person specification for a comprehensive list of the main duties and the requirements of the role.

Closing date for applications: 9am on Wednesday 4th March 2020

Interview date: Thursday 12th March 2020 in Cardiff

Please do not apply if you will not be able to make this interview date, either in person or via video conference.

How to Apply:

If you think this is the role for you, please take a look at our candidate pack first as it will help you decide whether we’re a good fit for you.  It also provides you with important information on how to complete the Application Form and fully demonstrate your strengths to us.

View our Candidate Pack

View the Job Description / Person Specification

Download the Application Form

Please send your completed application form to using the post title and your name as the subject heading by no later than 9am on Wednesday 4th March 2020.

As part of our commitment to Disability Confident, candidates who consider themselves to be disabled will also be given the opportunity to attend an interview if they meet the essential criteria for the role.  By opting-in to this scheme, you are disclosing that you have a disability solely for the purpose of the interview guarantee and we will not assume nor infer that you wish to disclose or record your disability in any other way – including any reasonable adjustments you may need if you are employed.

The successful applicant will be subject to a satisfactory Disclosure and Barring Service check.

We strongly believe in the benefits of having a diverse and inclusive workforce and encourage applications from all sectors of the community.