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Social Media & Digital Officer

Employer
Youth Sport Trust
Location
Loughborough, Leicestershire
Salary
Circa £25,000 per annum
Closing date
19 Apr 2021

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Social Media & Digital Officer

Circa £25,000 per annum

Initially temporary with the possibility of becoming permanent

Loughborough

Having worked in a social media role and gained experience producing multi-media content you are now looking for a bigger challenge and a learning opportunity. This Social Media & Digital Officer role with the Youth Sport Trust offers just that. We are looking for a talented and creative digital marketing and communications specialist to manage our social media presence and produce engaging content for our 100,000 followers, while growing our reach through digital marketing tools like Google Ads.

We are a charity which exists to improve the lives of 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 2020 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.

We are a charity which exists to improve the lives of 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 2020 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 managing our social media presence and campaigns across all of the charity’s platforms. You will lead on developing digital content which drives online engagement with the charity’s priority areas of work – from big national campaigns like National School Sport Week, to promoting our offer to schools and supporting our commercial partnerships. You will be responsible for driving online engagement through impactful Google Ads campaigns and will be adept at using Google Analytics and social media monitoring tools to capture and share audience insights and use these to continually improve engagement.

This is a busy role in a fast-paced environment where you will be working with teams across the charity to support a broad range of priorities.

You must have experience of producing copy content for a range of audiences across a variety of platforms and will be an expert proof reader with a sharp eye for detail

An excellent communicator, you will good interpersonal skills, be committed to contributing ideas and helping to drive forward activity within the overall corporate communications strategy. Critically, you will 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 Pardot) 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. 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 like to hear from you.  Please go to our website via the link and apply online.

Youth Sport Trust 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, religion, sexual orientation, disability, or nationality. 

Closing Date: 10am on 19 April 2021

Interviews: 28 April 2021, via Zoom

Registered charity number: 1086915

Company

The Youth Sport Trust is a registered charity, established in 1994.

Our mission is to build a brighter future for young people by enhancing the quality of their physical education (PE) and sporting opportunities.

  • We want to increase young people’s participation and enjoyment of PE and school sport.
  • We want young people to have the chance to experience and enjoy different types of activity at whatever level is right for them.
  • We want to ensure youngsters receive the best teaching, coaching and resources possible and have the chance to progress if they show talent.
  • We want to help our young people to live healthy and active lives and to be the best they can be.

How we achieve our aims

Our objectives are achieved through the educational sporting programmes that we produce. These are delivered through schools and are supported by a range of corporate partners, trusts and foundations and government departments.

Another important area of work is our support of Specialist Sports Colleges. These designated sports-focused schools are at the hub of the government’s strategy to enhance young people’s opportunities to participate in a wide range of sports. They also raise the standards of teaching and learning in PE and school sport, and across the curriculum. To assist Sports Colleges in the achievement of these aims, we provide them with a framework of support and resources.

 

Find Us
Telephone
01509 226635
Location
Sir John Beckwith Centre for Sport
Loughborough University
Leicestershire
LE11 3TU
GB
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