Marketing and Communications Officer

City Year UK have an exciting opportunity for a passionate and creative marketing and communications professional to join their team, as Marketing and Communications Officer.

Position: Marketing and Communications Officer

Location: Angel, Islington, London

Hours: Full-time – with excellent flexible working options

Salary: £23,000 - £27,200 per annum, dependant on experience

Contract: Permanent

Benefits: Pension - up to 5% pension employer contribution matched after 3 months of employment, 25 days’ holiday per year plus one additional day per year after two years of employment, capped at a maximum of 28 days, grace days as additional two leave days over the Christmas break, interest-free loan for season ticket or bicycle, volunteering days: all employees can take up to 2 days to volunteer in a mission-aligned charity, free eye tests, flexible working arrangements are available.

Closing Date: 25th November 2019. Please apply early to avoid disappointment as we will be interviewing as we receive applications.

The Role

The Marketing and Communications team is responsible for City Year UK’s reputation with key external stakeholders across numerous channels (digital, fundraising, education, partnerships and youth).

Reporting into the Marketing and Communications Manager, the Marketing and Communications Officer will play a key role in the planning and day-to-day management of City Year UK’s digital channels and champion the use of digital marketing to promote City Year’s work and engage people through social media, email marketing, content creation and social advertising. You will build strong relationships with colleagues and volunteers to develop innovative and engaging content.

City Year put their staff at the heart of what they do and offer an amazing benefits package including innovative flexible working options including flexible start and finish times and working from home options.

About You

As Marketing and Communications Officer you will be a dependable, flexible, self-starter with a can do attitude and the ability to work alone and in a team. You will bring with you:

  • A passion and creative flair to deliver the visual marketing communication materials across all media formats.
  • Strong relationship building skills.
  • A real eye for detail and be creatively led and can easily engage with different audiences creatively to be able to bring our digital stories to life.
  • An interest and passion for the aims and mission of the charity alongside a willingness to learn and develop.

Whilst not essential, some digital expertise and experience, which may include social media, online advertising, Adobe Suite, SEO, website, video editing and social media analytics and reporting would be an advantage for this role.

To apply for this position please submit your CV and a cover letter that explains what you think you can bring to this new role and why you think this is the right step for you.

In return…

Work for an amazing organisation that supports and develops its team and offers some amazing staff benefits including flexible working opportunities. If you want to make a real difference and believe that young people can change the world, we want to hear from you!

About the Organisation

City Year UK is a youth social action charity which challenges 18 to 25-year-olds to tackle educational inequality through a year of full-time voluntary service. As mentors, tutors and role models in schools, we support pupils growing up in some of the most disadvantaged areas of the UK.

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