Technology Information and Partnerships Manager

£35,797 - £42,426 per annum, 35 hours per week, permanent, London

Would you like to help create a world without barriers for deaf children and young people?

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Deadline

2 October 2017

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Job description

The National Deaf Children’s Society is the leading charity dedicated to creating a world without barriers for deaf children and young people.

We are seeking a dynamic person to take a lead role in building knowledge and awareness of both specialist products and mainstream products (such as mobile apps) to transform the lives of deaf children and young people.

You will not necessarily be a “techie” but you will have a strong interest, curiosity and working knowledge of how products can develop and interface with people’s lives at home, school, work and in public places. In this post, you will be critically reviewing and identifying emerging user needs and gaps in provision. You will also internally and externally champion the opportunities to fulfil these through new products and initiatives.

We are looking for someone that has excellent networking and relationship-building skills and the ability to use these to fulfil strategic and operational goals. You may come from a technology or information or policy background. Whatever your background you will have significant experience of working with a range of partners – e.g. statutory, commercial and voluntary organizations.

You will be an effective communicator – able to create engaging technology content for information resources and from social media, to presentations and management reports.If this sounds like you, we would love to hear from you.

Please note that you will need Adobe Reader 7 or above to complete the application form. This can be downloaded for free if you do not already have it. If you are using an Apple Mac please open and complete the application form using Adobe Acrobat Reader and not the Apple Mac Preview Option.

The closing date for applications is 9am on Monday 2 October

We expect interviews to be held in London on Monday 9 October

If a disability or long term condition makes it difficult for you to complete our application form, please contact us to discuss alternative formats.

We strive to provide an accessible recruitment process. If you require reasonable adjustments to submit your application please contact us. If you need adjustments for your interview please tell us in the equal opportunities section of the application form.

We will contact you if you are short listed. Additional information about the support we can offer is on our jobs page.

The National Deaf Children’s Society is committed to safeguarding the welfare of children and expects staff and volunteers to share that commitment. We are also committed to promoting work-life balance amongst its staff.