Could you elevate our communications? Two Ridings is hiring

We are looking for an enthusiastic comms person to join our passionate team

In 2024 we are switching things up a little here at Two Ridings. Bec, our current Communications Manager is going to be working more strategically with Celia, our CEO and Harriet, our Head of Partnerships on donor communications, strategic planning, partnerships and events which leaves a great role up for grabs for a new comms person to join the team. 

We are really excited to be looking for a Comms & Events Officer, to work alongside Bec, focusing on sharing our news through social media and newsletters, keeping our website relevant and up to date and delivering a programme of events that really engages with our audience. 

This is a role for someone who is an excellent and confident communicator, who sees the story in our work and can tell it enthusiastically to others, and is meticulous about events and making them stand out. We are keen to receive applications from people whose identities are currently under-represented in our staff team, and who will bring fresh perspectives to our work.

Full details including job description, personal specification and application form can be found on our Vacancies page.

⏰Hours: 21 per week
💵 Salary: £24,000 – £27,000 pro rata
📍Location:  Home-working, with ability to work in the York office occasionally and to travel throughout North and East Yorkshire
🗓️Closing Date: Monday 29 January 2024

Communications & Events Officer 

Our new Communications & Events Officer will deliver inspiring communications and events that enable Two Ridings to support more thriving, equitable and connected communities. 

You’ll ensure we have effective, regular engagement with the community groups we fund, our generous and varied donors, and the partner organisations we work alongside. 

You will provide streamlined, relevant, attractive information and activities so that we can raise more funds, are known by organisations and individuals who want to give, and ultimately support more people and communities with our work. 

Working with our Communications & Partnership Manager you will create a wide range of well-designed, engaging and purposeful content for social media, write people-focused blogs, case studies and newsletters, maintain our website, create compelling, but simple, video content and monitor the performance of all our communications. 

You’ll deliver a programme of events that engage our current and future supporters and ensure all the practicalities of event management are done effectively and appropriately. You will manage our Drop-Ins with the Grants team and organise visits to the community groups we support. 

As well as working with the finance team to get annual fund statements out with case studies and mini impact reports, you will maintain accurate and compliant records of our relationships with key donors and supporters on the Salesforce system. 

When necessary you will deputise for the Communications & Partnerships Manager around press and marketing related queries. 

Get in touch for a chat

Does this all sound like you? To find out more and have an informal conversation about the role, please email [email protected]. We will get back to you to arrange a mutually convenient time for a chat with a Bec, our Comms Manager or Harriet, our Head of Partnerships.

Apply here 

Disability Commitment BadgeTwo Ridings Community Foundation is committed to improving the diversity of our workforce. We encourage and welcome applications from candidates from all backgrounds, particularly from Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic and Refugee, LGBTQ+ communities and/or disabled people who are currently under-represented within Two Ridings.

We are a Disability Confident Employer. This means that we are committed to the recruitment, progression and retention of disabled individuals. We shall also offer interviews to disabled candidates who meet the minimum criteria for the job. If you have a disability, please tell us if you would like to be considered for an interview under the Disability Confident Scheme.