Digital Communications Coordinator

Posted on: Monday 12 September 2022

Closing: Wednesday 21 September 2022 12:00

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The Faculty of Pharmaceutical Medicine (FPM) is seeking a new Digital Communications Coordinator.

FPM is a charity and membership body for doctors who work on all aspects of medicines research and development. Our small team work closely with the Board of Trustees and our 1,600 members to deliver on our mission and our strategic objectives, to improve the health of patients around the world.

You will be joining an award-winning team that has a busy schedule of work to support, inform and promote the range of activities from across FPM. The successful candidate will work with staff and FPM members to provide digital communications support; principally social media management, corporate communications processing and website updates and maintenance.

Job title

Digital Communications Coordinator





Starting salary


Fantastic benefits

Flexible working
29 days annual leave
Christmas closure days
Birthday leave
and more


Hybrid working with a minimum of two days a week in our Islington London office following probation

Reports to

Marketing and Digital Communications Manager

Works closely with

Policy and Media Coordinator,
FPM staff,
Policy and Communication Group

Main tasks and responsibilities:

Main tasks and responsibilities:

  1. Corporate communications
    • Working with colleagues to capture content and deliver a regular schedule of communications
    • Proactively liaising with authors and contributors in the production of blogs, articles and news items
    • Collating information for and designing the FPM Bulletin, President’s newsletter and other messages
    • Proof-reading copy and editing to the house style when needed
    • Uploading and designing copy on the FPM website
  2. Social media
    • Preparing social media posts, including text, design and scheduling, as directed
    • Creating social graphics from templates and support the development of new social graphic templates
    • Maintaining an optimal flow of output, linking social media with other corporate communications
    • Monitoring of social media activity and preparing periodic reports
  3. Website
    • Using WordPress to upload content to the website, including proofreading and checking for brand consistency
    • Advising on and implementing changes to the structure of the website
    • Carrying out routine maintenance and troubleshooting
  4. Audio/visual processing
    • Assisting with the production of video content and podcasts across FPM, including scheduling with participants and relevant staff, checking scripts, and audio and video recording
    • Editing audio and video content
  5. General
    • To conduct oneself in keeping with FPM’s Values
    • Contribute to and support the work of the wider FPM team, undertaking such other duties as may be from time to time required
    • Provide cover for colleagues as required
    • To undertake the duties of the role in compliance with FPM polices concerning Data Protection, Equal Opportunities and Health and Safety
    • This role will require working outside standard working hours periodically, so flexibility is essential
    • This job description may be reviewed from time to time in agreement with the post holder

Pay and conditions

The starting salary will be £28,000. FPM offers a fantastic benefits package, including flexible working, 29 days annual leave, Christmas closure days, birthday leave, cycle to work scheme and pension scheme.

FPM actively seeks to recruit people regardless of age, disability, gender reassignment, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief, sex, sexual orientation.

How to apply

  • Please submit your CV along with a covering letter of no more than 300 words explaining why you are interested in and suitable for the role to CVs in isolation cannot be accepted. Please read the person specification linked below.
  • Closing date: 12:00 midday on Monday 10 October 2022
  • Interviews: week commencing 17 October 2022. In-person interviews at our London HQ are preferred though online can be offered in exception circumstances.