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We are currently recruiting for a Communications and Youth Engagement Assistant to join our growing team!

Communications and Youth Engagement Assistant

Providing a platform for young people’s to share their story and for their voice to be heard is central to our vision and mission; listening to our beneficiaries’ views and understanding their emerging needs is also central to the effectiveness and ongoing development of our programme. As such, this role has two key components:

(1) To support the development of high quality, youth-led communications which develop Khulisa’s brand awareness amongst our key stakeholders (including funders, partners, practitioners and policy-makers). Through this work, we hope that our stakeholders have a better understanding of young people’s needs, and understand that positive emotional wellbeing is critical to ensuring young people are equipped to live happy, healthy, crime-free lives.

(2) To develop (and lay the foundations for) a high-quality youth engagement strategy, ensuring young people play a leading role in the design and development of Khulisa’s progammes and their voices are central to our campaigning and advocacy work. As an organisation that places young people’s needs at the heart of all that we do, it is important that we invest resource into this critical role, to bridge the gap between our beneficiaries and our strategic and operational teams.

Download the Job Description here.

Please email a CV and Covering Letter to the hiring manager, Cara Cinnamon (cara@khulisa.co.uk) by 7th November 2018. Interviews will be held between 15th to 26th November.

Please note, the start date for the successful candidate can be no later than the 14th January 2019. As part of this role, the successful candidate will be expected to attend two mandatory residential conferences between 14-17th January 2019 and 20th-23rd May 2019 (all expenses are covered). You will also be required to complete a full DBS check (expenses are covered).

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