Events & Marketing Officer

Closing date:Sunday 30 January 2022
York / London / Remote Working

Salary - £26,990 per annum (£31,990 if based in London)

Hours - Full time, 35 hours per week

About the role

We have a fantastic opportunity for a savvy and strategic Events and Marketing Officer to join our stakeholder management team, which forms part of Communications and Public Engagement.

The role involves event planning, B2B marketing and stakeholder management. You will be an imaginative yet analytical events professional with creative marketing skills who can help ensure we communicate to the right people in the right way.

We are looking for a motivated self-starter with experience of end-to-end management of events. As Events and Marketing Officer you will be responsible for creating engaging content strategies that will drive multi-channel event marketing campaigns, as well as database management and stakeholder analysis.

You will also be able to plan and manage your own events, engaging with colleagues across JRF and external stakeholders including policy experts, politicians and local communities.

About you

You will be curious by nature and be someone who enjoys digital working and trying new things. You’ll be creative and innovative with an ability to manage multiple projects.

You'll thrive within a fast-paced, politically driven environment with the ability to manage multiple projects. Planning skills and attention to detail are vital, especially as JRF are embarking upon an exciting new strategic direction, and this role will be pivotal in engaging our key stakeholders. We are looking for someone with enthusiasm for JRF’s work, who can engage in our mission and purpose.

You will work with care and compassion, being approachable, personable and supportive and someone who is able to flex their approach and style to cater for a range of audiences and collaborators.

If you share our passion, then we’d love to hear from you!

About us

Joseph Rowntree Foundation is a social change organisation with a 100-year history. We’re built on trust, show we care, and exist to make a difference.

We work with others to put forward sector-leading research, evidence, solutions and stories to the UK’s influencers and decision makers.

We believe that a prosperous poverty-free UK is within reach, we just need more people to believe it too.

To make our vision a reality we need talent, ideas, skills and passion, plus we need to change some of what we do and how we do it too. So, we’re embarking on a significant period of change. Change that will see us become an outcome focused organisation that embraces new ways of working and modern practices.

Additional Information

At JRF / JRHT we’re at our best when we’re continually building on trust, showing we care and making a difference – and hope others will do the same. So as life returns to normal, and for those roles which allow it, we’re developing a more blended approach to how and where you work. Which means you can expect to work flexibly between the office and home.

We want to make sure that everyone, including our residents and staff, are kept safe and have extensive safety and infection control measures in place, throughout our working environments.

Additionally, it is legislation from 11 November 2021, that everyone who works in a residential or nursing care home or needs to enter a residential care setting to carry out their role, must be fully vaccinated against Covid-19. Consequently, ensuring this requirement is met forms part of our recruitment and selection process, where applicable.

How to apply

To apply complete the online application

Closing date for applications is Sunday 30 January 2022

Interviews will take place on Thursday 10 February 2022

Job Description

Our commitment to Equality, Diversity and Inclusion

At JRF/JRHT we believe in giving everyone an equal chance to succeed. Applications are welcome from all regardless of age, disability, marriage or civil partnership, pregnancy or maternity, religion or belief, race, sex, sexual orientation, trans status or social economic background. We positively encourage applications from people with experience of living in poverty.

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.