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Website and Conference Manager
  • Salary £14,400 for 20 hours per week (FTE £27,000)
  • Location Home-based
  • Job Type Contract, Part-time
  • Category Marketing , Digital
  • Sectors Disability
  • Job Reference : W&CM

Job Description

Website and Conference Manager

  • Home-based in UK (travel to Cambridge will be required from time to time as the project requires)
  • £14,400 for 20 hours per week (FTE £27,000)
  • Working hours are flexible but please note we hold some Zoom meetings in the evening and so there may be up to 15% of the time spent out of normal working hours
  • Part-time (20 hours a week), one-year contract
  • Deadline for applications is 5th April

The International Prader-Willi Syndrome Organisation (IPWSO) is looking for a talented and motivated Website and Conference Manager to help us make the most of our online presence and to organise our international conference.

Who we are

IPWSO was founded in 1991 by a group of parents and professionals to promote better information, support and international co-operation to bring about improvements in the lives of people with a rare genetically determined disorder called Prader-Willi syndrome (PWS). Since then we have grown to be an international membership body with 38 full (fee paying) country members and 73 associate country members.

We are currently going through an exciting period in our development. We became registered with the Charity Commission for England and Wales in 2019 and have recently appointed our first Chief Executive Officer. We are now prioritising the redevelopment of our website, have several new projects in the pipeline and are looking forward to our next international conference in 2022.

We are looking to expand our small team

We are looking to recruit a Website and Conference Manager, a new role within the organisation, to join our team. The position is home-based with occasional travel to Cambridge. The contract will be for 12 months.

This role has two key areas of responsibility:

  1. To oversee the bedding in of our new website (currently in development), with particular emphasis on SEO, paid search and website optimisation, and the development of an overall digital strategy (main focus of first 6 months).
  2. To establish the development of web pages for our 2022 conference, to market the conference and to work with the conference leads to build the programme and the conference booklet (main focus of the second 6 months).

Please see the application pack for the full Job Description and Person Specification.

  • To apply for this role please send a covering letter or video application outlining how you meet the Person Specification (2 sides of A4 max, or video up to 5mins long). In addition please send contact details for two referees (please advise us whether you are happy for us to contact them at this stage) and your CV.
  • Please also indicate whether you are a settled worker.
  • The deadline for applications is 5th April.
  • Interviews will be held by Zoom or in person in Cambridge during or around the week commencing 20th April.

The client requests no contact from agencies or media sales.