18 February 2018

Communications & Marketing Officer

Business Disability Forum

Employer of the Week

Location: London


Job Description

Business Disability Forum is a world-leading membership organisation bringing together business and the public sector to build disability-smart organisations. We have more than twenty five years’ experience providing high-quality advice and guidance, in-depth consultancy, business to business networking and knowledge-sharing relevant at all stages of the journey towards greater disability confidence.

Our Disability Standard defines Best Practice and provides the benchmark against which organisations measure their performance on disability across the entire business.

Our taskforces and networks regularly bring together our Members and Partners with disabled opinion leaders to share best practice and create change in their specialist fields or areas of common interest.

The role
The Communications & Marketing Officer is responsible for providing support to the Communications, Marketing & Events team, with a particular focus on supporting the delivery of a strategic approach to promoting Business Disability Forum’s products and services to new markets and existing Members and Partners (membership).

The requirement
For the full job description and person specification of this role and instructions on how to apply please visit our website here

• Demonstrable experience of working on a number of events, projects or campaigns at the same time.
• Experience of working with a Customer Relationship Management (CRM) database and a website Content Management System (CMS).
• Excellent attention to detail and accuracy in all communications.
• Able to identify and respond quickly to problems and challenges through the publication and campaign building/dissemination process.
• A genuine interest in digital marketing and a desire to take on increasing responsibility.

How to apply
Applications for the role should be by CV and a supporting statement, of up to 400 words, detailing why you think you would be suitable for the role. If you require any adjustments to the application process please contact Barnaby Powell as set out below. Applications should be addressed to Barnaby Powell, HR & Office Manager, Business Disability Forum, Nutmeg House, 60 Gainsford Street, London SE1 2NY. If you are submitting your application by email please do so to

Closing date for applications is: 5pm on Sunday, 18 February 2018 with first interviews planned for the: Thursday, 22 February 2018. Second interviews are likely to take place in the week commencing 26 February 2018.
Business Disability Forum is committed to ensuring that all its information, products and services are as accessible as possible to everyone.

If you wish to discuss anything in regards to accessibility or if you require alternative formats please contact Barnaby Powell:

• Tel: 020-7403-3020.

For further information on Business Disability Forum please refer to
Equal opportunities

We are committed to becoming disability-smart and an employer of choice irrespective of race (which includes colour, nationality and ethnic or national origins), sex, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, religion or belief, marital or civil partnership status, age, disability, or pregnancy and maternity. The ethical and business case of ensuring that our workforce is representative of wider society is at the heart of what we do. When we are recruiting, disabled candidates who meet all of the essential criteria will be guaranteed an interview.

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