Communications & Marketing Copywriter
Up to £25,500 pa
If you are a talented copywriter with an eye for compelling content which stands out from the crowd you can use your skills to benefit young people as part of the team at Youth Sport Trust.
We are a charity which exists to improve the lives the young people through the power of sport and play. We create, develop and deliver programmes and initiatives that improve wellbeing and equip young people with vital skills for life. In 2018 we were ranked one of the best places to work in the UK by the Sunday Times Top 100 Not for Profit Companies to Work For list.
Join our corporate communications team and you will be responsible for writing high quality, compelling content for use across, websites, social media, events, magazines and internal communications. You will oversee our case study and image libraries, ensuring that colleagues have access to up-to-date content which is compliant with GDPR and safeguarding policy guidelines. You will also manage and analyse our social media activity as well as help monitor and analyse our communications and marketing output. You will share any learning across the organisation, too.
You must have experience of producing copy content for a range of audiences across a variety of platforms including print, media and online. Expert at proofing and editing, you will be used to researching, compiling and disseminating information in a case study or publication format. You will be used to co-ordinating work with external web and design agencies, printers and photographers and policing house style and corporate identity too.
An excellent communicator, you will have an eye for detail and good interpersonal skills, committed to contributing ideas and helping to drive forward activity within the overall corporate communications strategy. Critically, you possess the ability to work creatively and find new and innovative ways of engaging different audiences.
Experience of building email campaigns in specialist email software (especially Dotmailer) would be an advantage.
In return you will get to join a dynamic and energetic charity passionate about improving young people’s lives where all staff are given the opportunity to engage in the leadership and direction of the organisation. Our values of trust, responsibility, integrity and partnership working underpin everything we do and we pride ourselves on a work culture which fosters innovation, creativity and personal passion. All staff are encouraged to engage in physical activity with opportunities put on every lunchtime and free yoga sessions. Benefits include generous annual leave entitlement, health cash plan, employee assistance programme and volunteering days.
If you have the skills to support our work and share our passionate belief in the benefits of sport for young people, we would love to hear from you.
Please go to our jobs page via the link and complete an online application.
The Youth Sport Trust believes that diversity drives excellence and that representation is important. The Trust therefore positively welcomes and seeks to ensure we achieve diversity in our workforce and that all job applicants and employees receive equal and fair treatment. We encourage applications from all candidates regardless of age, race, gender, gender identity, gender expression, religion, sexual orientation, disability, or nationality.
Closing date: 10am on 30 October 2019
Interview date: 11 November 2019 in Loughborough
Registered charity number: 1086915