We have an exciting opportunity for a Head of Communications to cover a maternity leave from May 2021. We are looking for an organised, all-rounder with a strategic mind and a willingness to roll up their sleeves and get involved in delivery.
This senior role leads a small communications team to drive YBI’s ambitious communications strategy forward and closely monitor results, adapting plans as needed to hit key milestone deliverables over this crucial time for our partnerships. A digital expert you will work with the team to lead an evaluation of our website and social media accounts to develop individual channel strategies.
You will act as brand guardian for the organisation and promote the important work our network is doing around the world to our members, current/prospective funders, and the wider sector. A natural storyteller, you will be motivated by human-led stories and have an instinct for what resonates with audiences.
Working closely with YBI’s senior management, the wider Network Team, and our partners and members you will plan and deliver campaigns (including our two flagship campaigns of the year) to celebrate programme success, promote results and learning and publish reports and findings.
To thrive in this role, you will need to be a confident and hands-on communications expert, ready to quickly execute and run several multi-channel external communications campaigns to reach new audiences.
1. Strategy and management
2. Partnership and member communications
3. Campaigns and publications
4. Brand and content
If you are interested in applying, please send your CV (maximum 2 x A4), Equal Opportunities Monitoring Form, and a covering letter to HR@youthbusiness.org. Your covering letter (maximum 2 x A4) should:
Closing date: Monday, 15th March 2021 at 9:30 am
R1 Interviews: w/c 22nd March 2021
R2 Interviews: w/c 29th March 2021
YBI is an equal opportunity employer and we are committed to ensuring representation of people from all backgrounds regardless of their gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, race, religion, disability, age, ethnic or national origin, or any other aspect which makes them unique. We welcome applicants from all backgrounds to apply and would encourage you to let us know if you require any adjustments, we can make to ensure that our recruitment process enables you to present yourself in a way that makes you comfortable.
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