Communications Officer

£29,739 yearly
  • YMCA England and Wales
  • Barbican, London, UK
  • Feb 14, 2020
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YMCA England & Wales is looking for a Communications Officer to support the organisation’s communications work with a particular focus on its internal and federation wide audiences.

Working in a vibrant Communications Team the purpose of this role is to support a wide variety of communications and engagement activities with a particular focus on internal staff and across the YMCA federation. This will comprise the production and delivery of YMCA England & Wales’ internal communications including its regular newsletters, the day-to-day content management of its intranet, and supporting wider communication activities.

The successful candidate should have experience of working in a complex communications environment; knowledge of internal and external communication audiences; excellent written and oral communications skills; and possess a particular attention to detail.

Reporting to the Head of Communications, they will have an in-depth knowledge of writing copy for a variety of audiences. They will also have experience in developing a wide range of targeted communication materials, including utilising case studies and developing content.

YMCA is the largest and oldest youth charity in the world, helping more than 58 million people across 119 countries. Across England and Wales, YMCAs operate in more than 740 different communities and support almost 230,000 young people with accommodation, training and education, health and wellbeing, support and advice and family work. YMCA England & Wales is the national council of YMCAs in England and Wales.

The closing date for applications is Sunday 8 March 2020. Interviews are scheduled to take place on Thursday 19 and Friday 20 March 2020.

If you think you have the energy, enthusiasm and determination for excellence then we want to hear from you.

We offer a range of staff benefits including company pension, life assurance and a health care cash plan scheme.  We also offer annual season ticket and gym membership loans.

Please note that should you be successful in your application you will be required to complete a safeguarding self-declaration form, undertake a Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check and have two professional reference checks.

If you don't hear anything within 4 weeks, please assume you have been unsuccessful on this occasion and your details will be kept on file for 6 months.