Digital & Communications Officer

Website southwayhousing Southway Housing

Social landlord with a mission to build communities that thrive

Part Time, Permanent (21 hours per week Mon-Wed) – apply here


Southway Housing Trust is a community-focussed housing organisation based in Didsbury. As well as providing high quality services and maintaining and improving our homes, neighbourhoods and green spaces, we use our strengths and local knowledge to increase opportunities and address challenges and inequalities for people in South Manchester. This helps our communities to thrive.


We embody our values – caring, committed and successful together – and invest in staff to ensure the best possible work life balance; with flexible working, options for home working and a focus on health and wellbeing. By doing so we empower our staff to focus on being brilliant at what they do.


An exciting opportunity has opened within our growing and vibrant Communications Team for a Digital & Communications Officer. You will help to deliver our Digital Strategy, exploring and facilitating ways to help more people benefit from digital technology and the internet. You will also assist the Communications team by providing high quality and professional internal and external communications for the business.


We are looking for a self-motivated, creative, highly literate and digitally capable individual. From supporting digital training initiatives and equipment loan schemes, to helping create website pages, adverts and social media content, the role is always exciting and varied, in a thriving organisation that believes that delivering the best services for customers means also looking after and developing our staff.


In return we offer:

  • A competitive salary
  • 25 days annual leave pro-rata, increasing with length of service
  • Pension scheme matched up to 8%
  • Cash back healthcare plan
  • Staff discount club membership
  • Flexible and home/hybrid working options

We’ll also make sure you get the training, development and benefits you need to unlock your full potential and do a fantastic job which makes an impact.


We are committed to equality of opportunity and welcome applications from suitably skilled people from all sectors of the community.


All applicants who have a disability or are ex armed forces that meet the minimum essential criteria for the post will be invited to interview. If you have a disability or are ex armed forces, please tell us about this on your application form and please let us know about any special arrangements you would like us to make if you are invited in for an interview.


Closing Date: 10am Monday 20th September 2021

Interview Date: Week commencing 27th September 2021


Check out our website for more information and to apply, or for an informal discussion, please contact Richard Eden, Communications and Marketing Manager, on 0161 448 4205, or email


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