Marketing and Communications Officer

Leeds, WYCC at Leeds City College, Technology Campus
£31,758 with progression to £34,693 per annum
17 May 2017
26 May 2017
Ref: EB157
Contract Type
Full Time

Marketing and Communications Officer

Fixed term contract until 30.09.19

The West Yorkshire Consortium of Colleges (WYCC) is a partnership between the seven Further Education Colleges in West Yorkshire. In 2016, the seven colleges developed a new Joint Venture that unites the region’s further education sector to work together to help improve the skills of the local workforce and ultimately  improve productivity across the Leeds City Region.

As a result the WYCC is now seeking experienced individuals to join its team in delivering a number of skills projects across Leeds City Region funded through the European Strategic Investment Fund. The funding will deliver a number of three year projects designed to improve the skills levels of individuals working together with partners and stakeholders to fulfil the region’s skills priorities.

The post holder will be pivotal in developing effective marketing & communications strategies for the delivery of the ESIF funded contracts across Leeds City Region. Ensuring consistent communications are deployed resulting in effective engagement of businesses & stakeholders by promoting the project aims, ambitions and achievements, and help ensure that the right participants and businesses are effectively engaged. The successful officer will be responsible for deciding how these objectives are achieved by developing and implementing the programmes communication plan, and PR strategy.

Previous candidates need not apply

The WYCC is committed to Equality of Opportunity (ensuring everyone is treated fairly) and safeguarding children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All successful applicants are required to complete an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Services (DBS) check as well as mandatory pre-employment checks which may also include checking social media profiles. We positively welcome applications from all sections of the community.