Funding and Communications Officer
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In2Out is looking for a passionate and gifted Funding and Communications Officer to develop support from private individuals, companies, trusts and major donors to sustain and grow the work of In2Out, whilst raising awareness of our work through telling the stories of the young people we work with and the impact that we are having.
The successful candidate will have at least 2 years’ experience and a proven track record in raising funds from trusts and grant-making foundations and supporting communications within the charity sector. You will bring together all outward facing media and marketing materials to present a dynamic and compelling voice for the work of the organisation as we seek to engage support. You will be an excellent written and verbal communicator - passionate about the life-changing work In2Out does with young people. You will have an active Christian faith and be comfortable joining in and leading corporate prayer, as well as speaking to churches and faith communities about the work that we do.
As well as taking the lead on identifying prospective funders and writing proposals and reports, you will also manage the reporting cycle, working closely with the Executive Director to maximise grant funding opportunities. You will be responsible for the production of the Annual Review, Quarterly Newsletter and Prayer Updates, including writing copy and liaising with printers and designers, and will take the lead on developing key standard messages for the organisation and managing the content of the website and social media. You’ll have a high level of computer literacy including with Word, Excel, PowerPoint as well as image and design software.
The successful candidate will need to undertake an enhanced disclosure via the DBS and will, as required, join In2Out mentors inside HMYOI Wetherby and in the community to meet with the young people leaving custody.
The role is part-time, between 3 & 4 days per week depending on the availability and skills of the successful candidate. Normal working hours are Monday-Friday, with occasional evening and weekend work required. Initial Fixed Term 1 year contract with potential to become permanent.
Hours: Part time, 22.5 - 30hrs
Starting salary: £22,000 (FTE)
Closing date for applications: Friday, 18 October 2019
Interview date: Friday, 25 October 2019
Start date: Friday, 01 November 2019
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