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Marketing and Communications Officer

Youth Cymru
Treforest CF37
Hybrid work
Up to £28,000 a year - Permanent, Part-time


Treforest CF37

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  • Company pension
  • Work from home

Full job description

Job Title: Training and Accreditation Officer

Pay Rate: £25,000 to £28,000 pro rata

Area: Wales

Hours: 16 hours per week, weekend end and evening work will be required

Annual leave: 25 days pro-rata

Contractual Status: This a part time, fixed term role for 12 months in the first instance.

Main purpose of Role

Main purpose of Role

This is an exciting opportunity for individuals interested in the field of training and accreditation within the youth work sector, including those at the beginning of their careers. In this role, you will play a crucial part in bringing Youth Cymru's new five-year strategy to life and supporting the development of our training and accreditation curriculum. We are seeking enthusiastic and motivated candidates who can join our team and help ensure the sustainability, growth, and development of our charity's work throughout Wales.

Reporting to the Joint CEO, this position requires effective organisational skills and good communication abilities. We are looking for someone with a forward-thinking, positive mindset who can contribute to our future success. By taking on this role, you'll have the chance to make a significant impact on the lives of young people across Wales.

The successful applicant should have a keen attention to detail and a genuine interest in maintaining a high-quality accreditation and training curriculum. We're seeking candidates who possess a foundational understanding of training, accreditation, and qualifications and a willingness to further develop their skills and learn with the aim of enhancing and developing our services.

If you are a team player, are genuinely committed to continuous improvement and providing young people with access to new opportunities and achievements, we encourage you to apply. If you're passionate about youth work and are ready to contribute to our mission, we invite you to seize this exciting opportunity. Your dedication and skills can help us achieve our goals and make a real difference in the lives of young people across Wales.

Key Responsibilities Tasks and Activities

Member Support:

· Provide day-to-day support for our national youth sector membership network.

· Ensure members' needs are met, fostering a sense of community and value among them.

· Develop initiatives to grow and diversify our membership base.

Marketing and Communication Development and Implementation:

· Develop and deliver marketing strategies aligned with the charity's goals, aims, and membership network.

· Maintain and update the charity's website to ensure up-to-date, accurate, and visually appealing content.

· Develop compelling stories and case studies showcasing the impact of our network.

· Manage and curate content for our social media channels, ensuring consistent brand messaging and engagement.

· Develop and execute digital marketing campaigns across various platforms, including social media, email, and other digital platforms.

· Monitor and analyse digital marketing performance, adjusting strategies to optimize results.

Brand Management:

Oversee brand management, ensuring consistency of messaging in all marketing and communications.

Essential attributes:

  • Ability to be creative and proactive, able to use initiative and make sound professional judgements where required
  • Eligible to apply for an Enhanced category Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check before employment commences. Any offer of employment is subject to a satisfactory check.

Desirable attributes:

  • Current, clean driving licence with access to own vehicle and business insurance.

NB: These duties and responsibilities described are not a comprehensive list and additional tasks may be assigned to the employee from time to time. The scope of the job may change as necessitated by operational, organisational demands or the needs of young people; this will be negotiated and will aim not to place the employee at a disadvantage. Changes could include job title, location, operational responsibilities in line with national funding, hours of work and pay.

If you are interested in finding out more about this position or simply want to find out more about Youth Cymru before applying, then please contact to arrange a telephone call.

To apply for this position, please email your CV together with a covering letter to Please give as much detail on your expertise and experience as this information could determine you being shortlisted. Personal information will be withheld during the selection process to ensure a fair and equitable process.

Please visit our website for more information at Opportunities at Youth Cymru - Youth Cymru

Job Types: Permanent, Part-time

Salary: Up to £28,000.00 per year

Expected hours: 16 per week


  • Company pension
  • Work from home


  • Monday to Friday

Work Location: Hybrid remote in Treforest, CF37 5BP

Application deadline: 10/11/2023
Reference ID: TAO01