Digital Lead: Fundraising and Communications

03 Feb 2020
02 Mar 2020
Business Type
Brand / In-house
Contract Type

Job title: Digital Lead: Fundraising and Communications

Contract type: Full time, 37.5 hours per week, permanent

Reports to: Director of Fundraising and Communications

Working with: - Colleagues in the Fundraising and Communications Team                             - Colleagues across L’Arche Communities in the UK

Responsible for: N/A

Location: Manchester, UK (with some travel across the UK, and occasional weekend and evening work)

Terms: Salary £25,192; annual leave 25 days plus 8 public holidays


In L’Arche we believe that people with learning disabilities have much to teach us and contribute to the world. During the last fifty years, we have learnt that one of the best ways to enable this is by creating Communities with a culture of shared lives between people with and without learning disabilities from which we can work together to build more human society.

Purpose of post

We are looking for a dedicated, creative and flexible Digital Lead who is passionate about digital fundraising and communications and can move the dial forward on L’Arche’s digital strategy to ensure a strong presence that is integrated across all fundraising and communications initiatives. Your experience of developing and implementing effective digital fundraising strategies will allow L’Arche to maximise its visibility, fundraising potential and communication with our supporters.

You will have a strong understanding of websites, a range of social and other media platforms (Twitter, Instagram, Facebook, YouTube, Googleplus, Pinterest, SoundCloud, Medium etc) supported by an in-depth knowledge of emerging trends and the use of analytics to inform and build strategy.

This is an exciting and rewarding role within a pioneering organisation that is committed to creating a world where everybody belongs. 

Application process

CVs and covering letters should be sent to Gillian Finegold by using the apply section below.

Deadline for application: 5pm Monday 2 March 2020

Proposed interview date: Friday 6 March 2020 in Manchester

For further information or an opportunity to discuss this post, please contact Gillian on 0161 438 2832.

Please refer to the Job Description and Personal Specification attached below for further information on the role.