Vacancy: Marketing and Communications oFFICER

Salary: £18k pro rata Hours: 15 hours per week                                                                                                                  Contract Length: 1 year in the first instance (pending funding)

The post of Communications and Marketing Officer is an exciting and dynamic position that is integral to the development of Comics Youth CIC’s core mission and its objectives. The post-holder will support Management to expand Comics Youth CIC within the Liverpool City Region and attain support for our Publishing arm, Marginal CIO.

About the role

We are looking for a skilled, experienced and passionate Communications and Marketing officer who can provide marketing and communications, advice, support and guidance to the team, whilst taking the lead on developing and implementing a range of communications and campaigns. In this important role within the organisation you will have the responsibility to market and positively promote Comics Youth CIC, its projects, its staff, and most significantly its young people to diverse audiences on a regional and national scale, utilising a range of communication outlets and media platforms. With a strong ability to plan robust communications strategies and campaigns, you will work closely with Comics Youth CIC’s delivery team during the planning stage of new initiatives, particularly in support of funding applications or investment pitches, to embed objectives, actions, targets and measures intended to bring maximum exposure to project activities at various stages.

Positive, confident, highly creative and intuitive, you will be skilled in supporting the developing of Comics Youth’s fundraising campaigns and marketing collateral that connects diverse audiences of prospective donors, investors and partners, with targeted messaging and imagery that is both stimulating and compelling.

How to apply

If the opportunity to work with our dynamic organisation appeals to you, get in touch with the team today. We’ll send you an information pack about this vacancy as well as the full job description and person specification.

Please email us at rhiannon@comicsyouth.co.uk or call us on 0151 708 2808 and we will send you a full candidate information pack.

Closing date: 5pm, Friday the 14th of June. Interviews will be held on the week commencing the 2nd of July 2019.

 

Vacancy: Lead Youth Mentor

Salary: £18k per annum Hours: 37.5 hours per week Contract Length: 10 months

About the role The post of Lead Youth Mentor is an exciting and dynamic position that is integral to the development of Comics Youth CIC’s core mission and its objectives. The post-holder will support Management to expand Comics Youth CIC within the Liverpool City Region and provide an integrated package of proactive and reactive support for young people aged 8-25, with a focus on youth participation and youth voice.

Main duties:

  1. To play a positive and proactive role as a member of a small team to ensure the successful implementation of Comics Youth projects to design and deliver a range of comic book and zine creation sessions targeting young people at risk and marginalised aged 8-25.

  2. Identify and recruit 25 YP who fit within our key target groups of programmes across the Liverpool City Region to engage in our Marginal Leadership programme.

  3. To design and deliver outreach programmes and initiatives which enhance young people’s active participation in the issues, services and decisions that impact on young people’s lives.

  4. To provide comic book intervention programmes, on both a 1-2-1 and group work basis.

  5. To provide appropriate training to build the capacity of young people and other volunteers who have a role in supporting youth work activities.

  6. Develop publicity materials for the project, such as leaflets and posters, and make written contributions for the comics youth website, newsletter and other publications.

  7. To develop and implement and integrated marketing campaign relating to Comics Youth CIC’s varied activities and events (including Zine newsletter, website, blog, Tumblr, emails and social media).

 How to apply

If the opportunity to work with our dynamic organisation appeals to you, get in touch with the team today. We’ll send you an information pack about this vacancy as well as the full job description and person specification.

Please email us at rhiannon@comicsyouth.co.uk or call us on 0151 708 2808 and we will send you a full candidate information pack.

Deadline for applications is 5pm on Tuesday the 11th of June 2019.