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Marketing and Communications Coordinator

Marketing and Communications Coordinator

UUK Youth is looking for a proactive, organised and creative Marketing & Communications Coordinator to promote the great work of UK Youth to raise brand awareness and ensure the importance and impact of our work is well known.

This job requires a highly organised individual with exceptional attention to detail who is comfortable interacting with a variety of individuals across all levels. The ideal candidate needs to stay up to date on the latest social trends within the community and learn best practices and guide co-workers on these best practices. You will have a passion for all thing’s social media and digital trends and be able to work in a fast paced environment.
UK Youth is a leading national charity, committed to providing access to appropriate, high quality services in every community so that young people are empowered to build bright futures, regardless of their background or circumstances. With a dynamic team and ambitious goals UK Youth is entering a new phase of development, making it an exciting time to join the growing organisation.

In this role, you will have the opportunity to lead on coordinating planned marketing and social media activity to help raise brand awareness of UK Youth and issues affecting young people. Working in a small team, you will be responsible for the day-to-day management of marketing and communications tools including our social media channels, activities calendar, digital marketing, website management and copy, blog posts and content creation. You will be process driven with meticulous planning skills, an excellent writer and communicator, who can work under pressure and to tight deadlines.

This is a great opportunity for someone looking to gain experience in marketing and communications for a national organisation. The ideal candidate will have a proven knowledge of social and digital channels, strong website management skills and experience with content management systems. You will need to be able to create engaging and shareable content, have good copywriting and proofing skills and the ability to work proactively and under your own initiative.

This role offers the chance to make a real difference to the lives of thousands of young people through supporting the fundraising and delivery efforts of our team and the community-based youth groups we support.

If you have the experience, energy and enthusiasm to help us ensure that every young person is a positive force for change in their own life, and the lives of others, we look forward to receiving your application.

In return for your expertise, experience, initiative and drive, we can offer you a friendly, supportive, vibrant environment, and genuinely interesting work within an ambitious charity with a proud history and an exciting future.

To apply please forward a CV together with a one page supporting statement to use the apply now button below. Please ensure you fully addresses the criteria in the person specification and to state your current salary.

Closing date for applications will be the 7 May 2019 and interviews commencing the week of 13 May 2019.

As this role involves working in a regulated environment any offer will be conditional to satisfactory background checks which include criminal record check and employment reference.

UK Youth is an equal opportunities employer. We value the differences that a diverse workforce brings and is committed to inclusivity, and to employing and supporting a diverse workforce. We welcome applicants from all backgrounds and within our selection procedures ensure that people are treated on the basis of their relevant merits, experience, skills and abilities and that no individual receives more or less favourable treatment on the grounds race; colour; nationality; religion or belief; ethnic or national origin; age; gender; marital status; sexual orientation; or disability.

Position: Marketing and Communications Coordinator

Thank you for your application for the Partnerships & Fundraising Manager role at UK Youth. I confirm your application has been received.

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Applications without a supporting statement will not be considered. If you have not completed a supporting statement but would like to submit one you can email this to and we will consider it as part of your application. Due to our limited resources if we have not contacted you within 21 days after the closing date unfortunately your application has not been successful on this occasion. We would like to be able to write to every UK Youth applicant individually, but must use our limited HR resources carefully. We hope you understand our policy on this matter.

Please note that successful applicants for vacancies with UK Youth will be required to have a Disclosure and Barring Service check as a condition of employment

Deborah Woolf
Head of People

Base Salary
£ 22,000 - £ 25,000, dependant on experience
Other Benefits

27 days annual leave plus bank holidays (pro rata for part time staff)

Pension scheme (currently UK Youth match employee contributions up to 5%)

Membership of our life insurance scheme which would pay out up to 4 times your salary

15% off at Cotswold Outdoor, Snow+Rock, Runners Need and Cycle Surgery.

Employee Assistance programme to support employees both professionally and personally

We are committed to investing in the personal and professional development of everyone at UK Youth. Every staff member is entitled to 1 days paid development per calendar year in addition to the 2 days charity wide staff training days as well as volunteering leave one full day or two half days per calendar year.

Working Hours
We are a flexible employer and will to consider applicants applying for this role on working on a part time, flexible basis or job share basis, this will be subject to operation need. Occasional evening and weekend work will be required as part of this role.
Job Location
London, some travel is required across the UK
Employment Type
Date posted
April 12, 2019
Closing Date
May 7, 2019