Application Deadline

Reference: DCO/01/15

Salary: c£27,500 per annum, (including London Weighting Allowance (£3350) for those based at Portland Place)

Hours: 35 hours per week (9.30- 5.30pm)

Contract: Permanent

Location: Sands Head Office – 28 Portland Place, London, W1B 1LY 


Sands, the Stillbirth and neonatal charity is a well respected national charity that:

  • Supports anyone affected by the death of a baby.
  • Works in partnership with health professionals to ensure that bereaved parents and families receive the best possible care.
  • Promotes and funds research that could help to reduce loss of babies’ lives.

Sands Communications team is expanding and we are looking to recruit a skilled digital media professional who can bring their expertise to this exciting key new role. With experience in planning, commissioning, creating, delivering and analysing digital activity, you will be instrumental in increasing the organisation’s use of digital platforms and social media.

You'll need to be strategic, with the ability to work across the organisation at all levels and will help deliver effective digital communications to support our digital and organisational strategies. You’ll be experienced in a variety of online platforms and have excellent knowledge of content management systems, with the ability to be innovative and devise creative solutions. You’ll be an experienced communications professional, with the ability to engage a variety of audiences online and through social media, and have superb copywriting and editorial skills plus an eye for design. You’ll also lead on a variety of discrete projects for which first class organisational and people skills are essential.

Please review the job description and person specification for this role and return the completed application form and equal opportunities form to recruitment@uk-sands.org.

Job description. 

Application form. 

Equal opportunities form. 

Closing date: 9am on Monday 9th February 2015

Interviews will be held w/b 16th February 2015 at our Head Office - 28 Portland Place, London, W1B 1LY

As we have limited staff resources we are unable to provide candidates with feedback about their applications. If you have not heard from us within 2 weeks of the closing date, then please assume that you have not been shortlisted.