MAKE A DIFFERENCE – WORK FOR US AND DO GOOD
Are you looking for your next exciting challenge?
Do you want to make a real difference?
Do you want to work in an organisation that really cares about you and what you do?
Then join us here at Cheltenham YMCA.
We are looking for a Development and Communications Manager with a sense of purpose to help improve the lives of others and who will help us maintain the highest levels of support we can provide to those who need us most.
In return, you will receive generous holiday entitlement, healthcare benefits, training and professional development, as well as 2 additional well-being days a year. You will also receive a generous pension, life assurance and be part of the YMCA Cheltenham family – including free gym membership and being invited to our fun and annual events just for you.
Up to £36,049 per annum depending on relevant experience, and qualifications.
The Development & Communications Manager will manage all external and internal facing communications of the Charity, including social and other media channels, in conjunction with the CEO within the budgetary and branding constraints of the Charity.
To be successful in this role you will have had at least 4 years of experience in this type of role.
You will have strong verbal and written communication skills and the ability to deal effectively with a wide variety of staff at all levels, residents and members of the public.
YMCA Cheltenham, founded in 1855, is a registered charity and has become a leading provider of supported housing in Cheltenham and Gloucester, alongside other works including the provision of sports facilities, affordable housing and other charitable activities.
Since 2014 we have grown from having just one supported housing project of 50 beds to offering more than 250 beds every night, including long-term affordable accommodation, low to high-level supported accommodation, and emergency homeless provision.
YMCA Cheltenham is an organisation founded on Christian values and, as such, employees may encounter aspects of the workplace particular to, or representative of, the Christian faith. Employees are not required to adhere to the Christian faith or any faith, and no such consideration is taken into account by the organisation when making employment choices or in delivering its services.
ABOUT THE ROLE
The Development & Communications Manager will also manage the submission of grant applications, commissioning bids and delivery of fundraising activities on behalf of the Charity in order to support the operational and/or strategic objectives of the organisation.
This role will ensure that all externally facing publications or materials are of high quality, contain integrous information, while also ensuring that information in the public domain is current, meaningful to its intended audience and supports the culture, reputation and good standing of the charity.
Some internal messaging and publications will also be the responsibility of this role, including the production of staff and resident newsletters and any other corporate messaging that may be required.
To be successful in this role, the suitable applicant will require a Level 5 in a relevant field, along with 4 years of experience of working in this field. The successful applicant will have at least 1 year of Line Management experience and will have the ability to build excellent relationships with internal and external stakeholders.
ABOUT WHAT WE OFFER
We offer a salary for this position up to £36,049 per annum depending on relevant experience, and qualifications.
We offer hybrid working for this role.
The organisation recognise that employees need down time, or time off, so time will be given off after working shifts to ensure that you can achieve a great work-life balance.
We provide a contributory pension, paid overtime, 28 days holiday inclusive of Public Holidays (increasing after 2 years with an additional extra day of holiday, up to a maximum of an additional 5 days) and up to 10 days sick pay per annum.
The organisation also offers non-contractual benefits such as life assurance, a bike-to-work scheme and free use of the organisation’s sports and gym facilities. We provide a comprehensive training programme for all staff across the organisation and are committed to helping staff progress and develop their career, as well as increase their salary levels.
We are committed to creating a dynamic and diverse workforce and welcome applications from all suitably qualified candidates regardless of their age, gender, disability, race or ethnicity, sexual orientation or faith. We have procedures in place to ensure that all applicants are treated fairly and consistently at every stage of the recruitment process.
YMCA Cheltenham is wholly committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults. We expect all our staff and volunteers to share this commitment.
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|Job Category||Central Office|
|Hours||37.5 hrs per week|
|Salary||Up to £36,049 per annum D.O.E|