Black Solicitors Network – Operations and Communications Co-ordinator (Part-time)

Posted on 17th June 2021
Type Freelance, Part Time
Specialism Diversity and Inclusion, Marketing
Deadline 9th July 2021

Job Description

Apply by 9 July 2021

  • Role: Operations and Communications Co-ordinator
  • Reporting to: BSN Chair and Operations Manager
  • Place of work: Off site as required & agreed

The successful candidate will be engaged as a contractor on a part-time basis on the following headline terms (subject to contract):

  • 10-16 hours per week (flexible).
  • £366.25 – £586 (plus overtime, if applicable) per calendar month (depending on hours of work completed).
  • Start date to be agreed between BSN and the successful candidate.

Overview of the role

This is a role to support and facilitate Black Solicitors Network (BSN) membership and stakeholder engagement and manage media platforms (including emails, social media, websites etc).

BSN’s websites:;;,,,

Key responsibilities

  • Communications support: creating, editing and uploading content (text, video and photos) to and across the UK Diversity Legal Awards (UKDLA) and BSN social media platforms and, as required, BSN-affiliated websites
  • Co-ordinate all social media channels
  • Press activity
  • Facilitation of BSN/UKDLA/BSN Grassroots/Creating Pathways/Regional group events and workshops
  • Administration and general office support

Core Tasks:

Communications: edit and upload content onto the websites and across UKDLA/BSN communications platforms: text (including journal articles, assessment reports, profiles, news items/newsletters, events material), videos and photos (from events).

Co-ordinate social media channels: and liaise with the Chair, Operations Manager, Committee leads and Directors to ensure that communications are streamlined.

  • Websites
  • Twitter
  • LinkedIn
  • Facebook
  • Instagram
  • Email

 Press activity: assist the Chair/Operations Manager/Committee leads in identifying news-worthy items, drafting and sending press releases

Facilitation of events:

  • In advance of events: provide support to organisers, upload information onto the relevant websites, advertise, manage delegate/event attendee lists and logistics.
  • Co-ordinating/managing Ticket Tailor/Eventbrite, invoices and other payments to BSN in relation to events, sponsorship and advertising.
  • After: upload event reports and/or presentations and add delegates’ contact details to the database. Press releases, event survey and post-event communications.

General Tasks:

  • Administrative support; website and other media maintenance and development, typing letters/emails, processing and mailing out literature, reviewing programme application forms and attendee data.
  • Dealing with enquiries and following up messages/correspondence, including managing and handling enquiries to and from UKDLA and other BSN e-mailboxes and related communication channels.
  • Managing and updating the attendee/delegate/member database
  • Preparing reports for the Committee leads, Operations Manager or BSN Board as required on communications, social media, database and website activity.

This role would be ideal for a freelance professional, undergraduate or post-graduate student or a professional seeking part-time work.

The successful candidate must have the right to work in the UK and be willing to work remotely (with some site/venue/events-based working, where required). Prior experience in marketing/communications, events and/or project management would be desirable (though not essential).


Candidates who are interested in applying for the role will need to, by no later than 9 July 2021, send a covering email to attaching their CV and including a brief summary of why they are interested in the role/why they should be considered for it.

We look forward to receiving your application!

Apply by 9 July 2021 


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