Communications Executive - Youth Work Charity

Circa £28,000 pa
20 Dec 2012
14 Jan 2013
Business Type
In-house / Client-side
B2B, Charity, FMCG
Contract Type
Full Time

Our client, the leading youth work charity, is recruiting for a Communications Executive who will be responsible for maintaining an overall level of communications activity for our client and its programmes through publications, website, social media and media management. Working in partnership with an external PR agency, our client is looking to raise the profile of youth work and the valuable role that youth workers play in line with its mission and strategic aims.

Communications Executive
Salary: circa £28,000 per annum
Location: Leicester
Contract: Permanent

The Communications Executive will be required to:

  • Support in the development of a marketing and communications plan
  • Work with the client’s National Programme Managers to prepare communications plans for individual programmes
  • Work with the PR agency to provide and maintain consistency for our client’s visual identity
  • Ensure the website and social media pages are up-to-date and well maintained
  • Plan and commission publications, newsletters, signage and communications material
  • Lead the planning and delivery of Youth Work Week by working with partners and associates
  • Attend conferences and events to promote the client and their work
  • Manage the Communications Assistant post and any other communications graduate / internship / apprenticeship posts if required

To succeed in this role you will be educated to degree level and have relevant experience in a busy communications office which should include website design, managing a social media presence, public relations and generating media interest. You will have the ability to build strong working relationships both internally and externally. You will have good time management and prioritising skills and experience of setting and managing a budget. You will be able to travel within the UK.

Closing date: 14th January 2013
Interview: 23th January 2013

Please note the dates above are set and cannot be changed.


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Our client is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all sections of the community.

No agencies please.