Communications and Marketing Assistant

Pro rata

The Fostering Network

Salary: £19,147 - £26,805pa plus £3,737 London Weighting allowance (if applicable)
Hours: 36
Location: Flexible

The Fostering Network is the UK’s leading fostering charity. We are dedicated to creating a better future for fostered children and young people. We bring together everyone who is involved in their lives, leading, inspiring, motivating and supporting them to make foster care better. Together with our members and supporters we are a powerful catalyst for change, and we’ve been shaping and influencing the fostering agenda for more than 40 years. 

We’re looking for an enthusiastic self-starter and motivated team player to join our communications and marketing team. The assistant role will be key in ensuring the smooth running of the team, and in supporting key campaigns and events to raise the profile of The Fostering Network.  

You’ll get the opportunity to work across a broad range of projects, including the Fostering Excellence Awards, State of the Nation report launch and Foster Care Fortnight. You will also work closely with the rest of the communications and marketing team to develop and embed planning and administrative processes, as well as supporting the development of creative content.

If you are an excellent communicator with strong attention to detail, we would love to hear from you.

Closing date: Monday 13 September 2021, Noon

Interview date: 22/23 September 2021

Interview location: Remote

Please note: CVs are not accepted.

To apply please see the 'How to apply' section and please email your application form to

The Fostering Network is committed to equal opportunities and welcomes applications from all sections of the community and especially encourage applications from groups which are underrepresented. All applicants are treated equally and selected on the basis of individual merit and ability to meet the requirements of the role.

Additionally, we consider family-friendly flexible working arrangements within the role descriptions.

The Fostering Network is a registered charity in England and Wales 280852 and in Scotland SC039338.