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Youth Engagement Officer

Meningitis Now
£23000 - £26000 Per Annum
Part-time (21 hours per week)
Contract (12 months)
Job description

Youth Engagement Officer
Location: Hybrid from our office in Stroud, Gloucestershire or remote based
Salary: £23,000 to £26,000 per annum (depending on experience)
Hours: 21 hours per week
Contract: Fixed term, 12 months
Closing Date: 28 May 2024

We are looking for a Youth Engagement Officer to become an integral part of the Meningitis Now Communications and Fundraising team.

Young people are a key audience for Meningitis Now – and one where cases of meningitis are increasing. This role will be key in engaging with and raising awareness amongst young people across the UK. You will be responsible for developing content for our new TikTok channel, as well as moderating and finding ways to grow our audience. You will also play a key role in engaging young audiences with fundraising for Meningitis Now, helping to create new campaigns and explore new products to help us develop relationships with this important audience.

About the job

Duties and Responsibilities

  • To create content for TikTok and other social channels, working to our social media strategy.
  • Report on social media performance and use this to inform future content.
  • Create and manage paid advertising campaigns on TikTok.
  • Community management of our TikTok channel, signposting to further information or support where necessary.
  • Engage with our Believe & Achieve team and Volunteering team to collaborate with young people to create social content.
  • Engage and build relationships with potential influencers/ambassadors who can help amplify our voice and messages.
  • Keep up to date with industry trends and identify opportunities for Meningitis Now to engage with trends.
  • Work closely with digital colleagues managing Meningitis Now’s other social platforms, to plan relevant content and ensure a joined-up approach.
  • Identify and develop youth audience fundraising opportunities.
  • Work with our Fundraisers to develop new products that appeal to young people.
  • Increase Meningitis Now’s profile and support the delivery of the charity’s strategic aims.

What we're looking for

Skills and Experience

  • Experience in marketing or social media.
  • Experience creating content for social platforms, particularly TikTok.
  • Experience using Canva and CapCut.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Creativity.
  • Attention to detail.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to work with different teams.
  • Empathy, often working with individuals who have been affected by meningitis.
  • Competency in Microsoft Office.

Desirable Selection Criteria

  • Experience in the charity sector.
  • Experience using Adobe Creative Cloud.

Other Requirements

  • Commitment to the goals and values of Meningitis Now.
  • Occasional out of hours travel and attendance at events, when required.
  • Other requirements as determined by the organisation.

Ready to apply?

Click apply now and you will be redirected to our website to complete your application. Please complete the application form at the bottom of the page once you have been redirected. Please note that due to using an anonymised recruitment process, only responses to the application questions will be used for shortlisting. If you choose to upload a CV or cover letter, this information won't be seen until after shortlisting has been completed. Therefore, please ensure you clearly demonstrate in the application form how your experience and skills fit with the requirements outlined.

Closing date for applications: 9am Tuesday 28 May 2024*
Interviews: Week commencing 3 and 10 June 2024

*Note: Meningitis Now reserves the right to close this advert early or extend it depending on the number of sufficient applications received. If you are interested, please apply as soon as possible.

Posted on: 01 May 2024
Closed date: 16 May 2024 at 10:53
Job ref: SPE-5055-4
Tags: Communications, PR, Marketing