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Social Media & Communications Officer

YMCA Norfolk

Norwich, NR3 2HF

Job Description

Position: Social Media & Communications Officer

Pay: £11.11 per hour – Grade D (£12,998.70 per annum)

Location: Hybrid Working – YMCA Norfolk, Aylsham Road, Norwich & Home based

Contract Type: Permanent

Hours per week: 22.5 hours per week

Job Role:

To lead on all social media content design, production and posting across YMCA Norfolk social media channels (including Williams’ Kitchen and Explorers Soft Play) and support YMCA Norfolk through a range of digital communications and media-related tasks to heighten supporter engagement
Further information can be found in the Job Description – Social Media and Communications Officer Job Description
The Organisation:

YMCA Norfolk is a great place to work, offering meaningful opportunities to make a difference in the lives of young people. Working at YMCA Norfolk is an opportunity to be a part of an organisation which is challenging, innovative, rewarding and fun! We place young people at the heart of all we do and are committed to building an organisation that is responsive to the needs of young people and our stakeholders.

What you’ll need to succeed:

You will be a confident user of various marketing tools such as Mail Chimp and have proven experience of using Canva. You will have great interpersonal skills with the ability to communicate effectively and build strong working relationships with a wide range of staff and external contacts. You’ll need to have super organisation skills, and be excellent at planning and time management, being able to work flexibly and productively with minimal supervision.

What you’ll get in return:

£500 signing on bonus (T&C’s apply)**
Healthshield Health Care Plan
34 days (pro rata) per annum inclusive of Bank and Public Holidays
An additional day of annual leave (pro rata) awarded after 5 and 10 years of continuous Long Service
Access to contributory stakeholder pension scheme after 3 months
Health and wellbeing events and activities
Family friendly policies
In service training opportunities and bursaries investing in your development
Annual staff day and staff awards to celebrate our successes
Death in service benefit of 2 x annual salary
Regular line management and support
Staff discount at Williams Kitchen Café, Explorers Soft Play & Muddy Puddles Nursery
What to do next:

For more information on this role, please contact Vicki Palmer on 07849 085023 or

To apply, please complete an Application Form and a Survey Form and forward along with a copy of your CV to or by post to Vicki Palmer

Closing date for applications: Friday 14th October 2022 at 9am

We reserve the right to close the online vacancy when we are in receipt of sufficient applications. Should you wish to apply for this post you are advised to complete and submit your application form as soon as possible.

Interview date: TBC

YMCA Norfolk is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people, and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

Please note the successful candidate will be required to undertake a Basic DBS check prior to starting employment.

** (£500 signing on bonus applies to external applicants only and will only apply to those vacancies indicated. The bonus will be paid to the employee once they have received written confirmation of successfully completing their probationary period as outlined in their contract of employment. We reserve the right to withdraw the offer of a signing on bonus at any time without notice).


Pay: £11.11 per hour – Grade D (£12,998.70 per annum)


Between Monday - Friday


22.5 hours per week

How to apply

To apply, please download and complete an Application Form and a Survey Form from our website and forward along with a copy of your CV to or by post to Vicki Palmer