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We are looking for a creative, organised and collaborative person to join our ambitious and supportive team. This new role will be central to the effective running of the Policy and Communications Directorate, working across a range of exciting projects as well as essential business as usual processes and channels.

We are looking for someone with an eye for a story, and a positive and flexible attitude to help us communicate our compelling evidence to the right people, through the right channels, at the right time to influence stakeholders and effect change. This is an exciting opportunity to gain skills and experience across the mix of policy, public affairs, marketing and communications.

This role can be based at any of our hubs located in London, Birmingham or Leeds.  We currently operate a hybrid model of two-days per week in the office and three-days from home.

Key responsibilities

  • Produce policy and communications assets such as reports, presentations, briefings, consultation responses and letters whilst ensuring that all outputs are accurate and evidence-based;
  • Produce content for our range of channels including website blogs, social media posts, email newsletters, graphic design, and photography, and support colleagues and young people to create content where appropriate;
  • Contribute to the ongoing health and development of our digital channels through supporting our social media strategy; day-to-day website troubleshooting, content tweaks and reviewing pages for SEO; maintaining our staff intranet; and testing improvements to our internal and external newsletters;
  • Horizon-scan, monitor and identify external opportunities to draw attention to Youth Future Foundation’s policy calls, including through legislation, parliamentary debates, parliamentary questions and other mechanisms;
  • Supporting on press office tasks including media monitoring, proactive forward planning and research, drafting press releases; and feeding plans into team communications calendar;
  • Contribute to marketing reports and platform monitoring, proactively suggesting improvements and creative ideas;
  • Work collaboratively with other teams and directorates to ensure that the work of the Policy and Communications Teams is integrated across the organisation;
  • Support the coordination of events for key stakeholders, including webinars, roundtables and our involvement in political party conferences;
  • Represent the Policy and Communications Teams at external and internal meetings.

Closing date

Applications for this post closed 11:59pm on Tuesday 23rd April 2024