Since YGAM was founded five years ago, we have quickly established ourselves as a leading educational charity which builds digital resilience in young and vulnerable people, by training professionals to raise awareness of the potential of gaming and gambling-related harm specifically. Last year alone, we have reached just over 164,000 young people & students and collaborated with almost 1,180 educational organisations (schools, colleges, universities and charities) to deliver our programme.
YGAM are incredibly proud to be working with all stakeholders in this space, from the gambling & gaming operators who
make products available to the public; education professionals who support young people & students learning; the criminal justice sector; partner universities; public health; leading third sector organisations; leading sports clubs; Local Authorities and young people, students and parents themselves.
Given the high demand in our social purpose and our continued and projected future growth we are looking for a highly
organised and efficient Head of Marketing & Communications, who will sit on the Senior Management Team, leading on the marketing strategy and supporting the future development of YGAM. This post is being offered as a full-time position with a salary of £38,000. This is a home-based role but you will be required to travel in to London on a regular basis.
The principle purpose of the post is to deliver a comprehensive, cost-effective Marketing and Communications plan which supports YGAM in meeting the objectives of its core proposition to inform, educate and safeguard young people against problematic gambling and gaming. The ideal candidate will be highly organised, have an absolute eye for detail and the drive and ambition to support a fast growing, national charity. This is a very hands-on role and whilst you will be working with members of the SLT, Trustees and agencies you will also need to be willing to take on some of the lower levels tasks such as creating and posting on social media and updating website copy, alongside the strategic responsibilities.
To apply for the role please send a copy of your up-to-date curriculum-vitae along with a supporting statement (maximum two sides of A4) outlining your experience and how your skills match those in the person specification.
We will only accept applications accompanied by a supporting statement. The closing date for applications
is 24th January 2020. All received applications will be acknowledged. Shortlisted applicants will be invited to attend an
interview which is planned to take place on Monday 4th February 2020 in London. Please ensure you can attend on this date before applying.
YGAM are proud to be recognised as an Investors in People organisation, guaranteeing you a purposeful job
with plenty of training and career opportunities for the right person.
Good luck with your application and thank you so much for your interest in our work.
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