Marketing Officer (Fostering)

Contract: 2 year fixed term contract, 37 hours per week (incl some evening and weekend work as required)
Salary: £35,934 – £38,813, depending on experience
Closing Date: Midnight 11 April

Brighter Futures for Children is improving outcomes for Reading’s children, young people and families. 

One of our main priorities and focus is to engage more local foster carers, so children in care can stay within the borough of Reading and face less disruption and fewer unnecessary changes to their lives. 

We are looking for an experienced Marketing Officer who can help drive interest in our fostering offer and encourage the recruitment of more local foster carers. 

The post-holder will help plan and co-ordinate marketing, promotional and recruitment campaigns and other activities that result in the successful recruitment of foster carers and adoptive parents for Brighter Futures for Children. 

This role will require excellent presentation skills and communications skills, both verbal and written, as well offline and digital marketing skills as positive engagement with the local businesses and community groups is essential. 

Full details of the role can be found in the attached job description and person specification.

To apply, please send your CV and covering letter to Resourcing Advisor Suchita Sharma Swain. Email

Closing date for applications is midnight on 11 April, 2019. Interviews are scheduled for 23 April 2019.

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