Events and Marketing Coordinator


We are looking for an Events and Marketing Coordinator to coordinate and support the digital and marketing content for Barnwood Trust and to provide logistical support of the learning events programme. This role will suit someone who is organised and an excellent communicator, with the ability to creatively generate engagement with a wide range of audiences.

We want to diversify our team to better reflect the work and communities we support– this means we would particularly welcome applications from people who:

  • are from Black, Asian and minoritised backgrounds.
  • have lived experience of disability and/or mental health challenges.


Key duties:

  • Support Barnwood Trust to engage with a wide range of external audiences effectively and creatively.
  • Provide coordination and logistical support of Barnwood’s learning events programme, and wider events activities across the Trust.
  • Maintain high standards of accessibility and inclusion for all events, marketing and communications channels.
  • Be the Trust’s social media ‘expert’, which will involve coordinating the Trust’s social media presence, managing content, keeping up to date with trends and monitoring reach.


Experience and Skills:

  • Proven experience of using social media platforms and scheduling programmes, email marketing programmes, website maintenance and a range of marketing channels is essential for this role
  • It’s essential that you have experience of planning and coordinating in-person and online events for a wide range of audiences.
  • Strong communication (especially written) and IT skills are critical to this role. You must have experience using MS Office.
  • Understanding of accessibility and being able to communicate the work of the Trust to a diverse audience.



  • 36 days annual leave including bank holidays!
  • Work within an organisation that is committed to improving equality and diversity.
  • Competitive salaries and fantastic pension contribution rates.
  • Excellent personal development plan and extensive training which includes a commitment to training employees to be confident to engage directly with people with a wide variety of impairments, disabilities and mental health challenges.
  • Friendly and collaborative working culture; everyone’s voice is heard.
  • We have a range of supportive wellbeing policies and almost a third of our employees, including every Head of department are qualified mental health first aiders with Mental Health England.
  • Our newly renovated office in central Cheltenham is wheelchair accessible, has free accessible parking on site and great facilities.
  • Assistance dogs are welcome!


Contract Terms:

  • This role is permanent, and the hours are flexible for the right candidate; we welcome applications from people looking for full time hours (37.5hrs a week), part time hours (minimum 3.5 days a week) and those keen to work on a job share basis (we can consider 2 people covering 37.5 hrs a week).
  • This position is based in our office in central Cheltenham. Working from home is on offer on occasion.
  • Salary – £27,958

Guidance On Applications

Click on Apply Now below to be taken to the online application form. We would like you to answer 3 role specific competency based questions; your answers will be used by the hiring manager to shortlist applicants for interview. Please note that this is the only part of the application that the shortlisting panel will see. Make sure that you show in your answers how you fit the person specification for this role, but do not include any personal information. In addition to this, there is a basic application form to complete and an equal opportunities form. Your application form will not be shared with the hiring manager until after shortlisting and will be held by the recruitment team. Your equal opportunities form is separated from your application at source.

Should you have any questions or require any of the information in a different format please email the recruitment team directly at

We want our application process to be right for you as an individual, so if there’s anything you think we can do to make this process more straightforward for you please email directly to discuss what support we might be able to provide. Our Join our Team page has some examples of things we may be able to put in place for people who request extra support.


Guaranteed Interview:

In the application pack we describe some ‘essential skills or experience’ (a few things we really need the person applying to be able to do). If you have a disability (this includes mental health or long-term health conditions) and have these essential skills or experiences, we will guarantee you an interview.

To be invited to interview or assessment in this way, you must detail in the answers to our ‘Competency Questions’ document how you meet the essential criteria for the role and then check the box next to the question asking if you would like your application to be considered for this.

A request under the guaranteed interview scheme does not guarantee an applicant a job. At interview, the best candidate will be offered the role. If you are invited to interview you will receive your invite and we’ll ask you about any reasonable adjustments that you may need.


Closing date, interviews and start date:

Deadline for applications is 5pm Friday 8th April 2022. First interviews will take place 22nd April and second stage interviews 4th May 2022, with a view for the successful candidate to start as soon as possible.



Please click here to download the Application Pack