Huddersfield, West Yorkshire (Hybrid)
£23,660 gross per year
Permanent, Full-time
Job description

About YCC

YCC is based in Kirklees delivering services across West and South Yorkshire.  Our vision is a where children, young people, families and older people achieve their full potential in life.  Our work is delivered through 4 themes of activity - Education and Training; Early Intervention and Prevention; Specialist Family Services and Social Enterprise activities.

We aim to ‘Improve lives and Inspire change’ and, through our four strands of work, drive equality of opportunity and social justice forward – empowering individuals to make positive life choices and be the best they can be.

About this role

The role will focus on building and diversifying YCC income streams (unrestricted & restricted), developing and increasing income from fundraising activities as well as marketing, brand awareness and continuously raising the profile of YCC. Responsibilities will include:


  • Provide support in identifying, researching, and exploring potential prospects
  • Building effective written proposals and delivering strong presentations
  • Support the creation of a calendar of YCC core events and fundraising activities
  • Responding to general fundraising and income generation enquiries
  • Actively promote the work of YCC to internal and external stakeholders
  • Attending networking and other events to promote the work of YCC and gain new support
  • Acknowledge donations appropriately and maintain accurate records


  • Develop and manage content across all YCC social media platforms
  • Writing press releases and responding to media enquiries
  • Support the production of engaging marketing and fundraising materials
  • Responsible for creating and distributing digital monthly YCC newsletter
  • Support with updating the YCC website & YCC Brian Jackson College website, including news, vacancies, and events

Knowledge & Experience                    

  • At least 2 years’ experience of working in a fundraising, marketing, communications, or business development role
  • Knowledge and experience of Microsoft packages, and design software including Canva
  • Experience of creating digital content and managing social media platform communications
  • Ability to produce compelling written content for marketing and funding purposes
  • Ability to work to given deadlines, and prioritise workload
  • Ability to engage and maintain good relationships with internal and external stakeholders

The person

We would love to hear from you if you are a team player with a positive, solution focused approach, with the ability to work under pressure and with challenging groups.

You must have a creative approach to opportunities and challenges and enjoy working with people, be values driven and able to demonstrate YCC values - caring, inclusive, approachable, empowering, trusted - in working with our people, our partners, and our community.




Posted on: 24 May 2022
Closed date: 23 June 2022 at 23:59
Tags: Policy/Research

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