Barbican, Greater London
£ 33,928 per year
Permanent, Full-time
Job description

YMCA England & Wales is looking for a Digital Communications Officer to manage the organisation’s social and online presence.

Working in a vibrant communications team, the Digital Communications Officer will lead on YMCA England & Wales’ web and social media output promoting our organisation, research and campaign work.

The role will focus on co-ordinating and growing the digital activity for the largest and oldest youth charity in the world, alongside working with the wider 116 member strong YMCA federation to ensure alignment of messaging, branding and imagery throughout YMCAs digital channels.

The successful candidate should have experience of working in a complex communications environment and planning campaigns as part of wider communications; knowledge of online campaigning techniques; excellent written and oral communications skills; and excellent attention to detail.

Reporting to the Head of Communications, they will have an in depth knowledge of managing social media and communications campaigns. They will also have experience in developing a wide range of targeted communication materials, including utilising case studies and developing digital 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 1 December 2019. Interviews are scheduled to take place during the week commencing 9 December 2019.

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.

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Posted on: 12 November 2019
Closed date: 01 December 2019
Job ref: YMCGI482385
Tags: Communications, PR, Digital