Marketing & Communications Officer, Stevenage

Are you searching for a position with purpose? A role to make a real difference? Where your time can be transformational?

MCR Pathways is a national, award-winning charity dedicated to ensuring the country’s most vulnerable young people are defined by their talent and never their circumstances. Our in-school mentoring has profound impacts on mentees in their confidence, wellbeing, achievement and post-school progression. MCR Mentors make and experience a life changing difference.

In 2021 MCR were winners of a prestigious UK Centre for Social Justice Award CSJ award. The CSJ produced this film about MCR young person Emily and her mentor Elaine.

Our Marketing and Communications team works to increase engagement with, and knowledge of MCR Pathways’ mentoring programme across new and existing audiences and stakeholders. We are recruiting a Marketing and Communications Officer based at our office in Stevenage, Hertfordshire to support the National Marketing Manager and wider team by developing and delivering marketing campaigns to support our recruitment of volunteer mentors across the country, and in developing awareness of the impact of MCR Pathways’ award-winning mentoring programme.

You will be responsible for developing and implementing communications for internal and external audiences, including staff, mentors, businesses, partners, stakeholders and media.

The role demands a solid understanding of marketing principles, creative flair, up-to-date knowledge of current marketing trends and a professional approach to process, deadlines and internal communications. The Marketing and Communications Officer is required to produce fast and accurate work, undertaken with a keen eye for detail, and work on multiple projects simultaneously.

To apply, please click the link below and complete the application form in 500 words or fewer, making clear reference to the points covered within the Role Description and Person Specification.

Please note, the role will be subject to a DBS check and two satisfactory references, one of which must be from your current or most recent employer.

MCR Pathways is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. This role is subject to a DBS check. Applications to process DBSs will only be submitted once the successful candidate has accepted the offer of a position. For further information, visit:

MCR Pathways is committed to creating an inclusive and diverse environment. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, or age.