Fundraising & Comms Co-ordinator

20125.00 GBP Annual
05 Aug 2017
23 Aug 2017
Job Type
Contract Type

This is a new role within YSS and as such the post-holder will be responsible for developing the role in this fast moving and challenging environment. The purpose of this post is to support service delivery by researching, identifying funding and applying for appropriate funding to support existing services as well as to develop new areas of work to enhance our services.

The post-holder will work closely with the Chief Executive to pro-actively develop and deliver YSS communications strategy and to lead and continually improve YSS digital communications, including our website, e-newsletters and social media channels. Also to lead and deliver the organisations internal communications strategy to staff members and to oversee the production of attractive and cost effective electronic and print versions of newsletters, bulletins, reports and other materials.

We envisage a creative, enthusiastic and driven individual who will join YSS as its Fundraising and Comms worker. The post-holder will be responsible for raising income and increasing the profile and reach of the charity's fundraising as well as taking the lead in communications to market and promote YSS's services and activities. This is an excellent opportunity for a pro-active candidate who enjoys all aspects of charity fundraising and communication.

YSS is an independent charity with over 30 years' experience of providing mainly community based support services for people who are often vulnerable, have complex needs and who face difficult life challenges. We have over 50 staff and more than 100 volunteers working across West Mercia (Worcestershire, Herefordshire, Shropshire, Telford and Wrekin). We are very proud to have Her Royal Highness, The Princess Royal, as our patron. For more detailed information about our work please visit

Please also visit our website to download the job and person specification, closing and interview dates together with an application form and guidance notes on applying for a role with YSS. Please note we do not accept CVs.