Marketing and Communications Assistant Salary: £17,627 Full time, permanent role, 35 hours per week Are you interested in a fantastic opportunity to kick-start your charity marketing and communications career and make a real difference to children’s lives across the UK? Who we are Family Fund is the UK’s largest charity providing grants for families raising disabled or seriously ill children and young people – providing over 88,000 grants and services worth over £33 million in 2016/17. What you will do This role will widen and build on our networks of contacts amongst care professionals, organisations and support groups in order to raise awareness about our grants as well as the support and services available. Working in a busy, creative and innovative team, you will be expected to get involved in a large marketing and communications programme that supports families raising disabled and seriously ill children across the UK. You will contribute to social media activity, write content for marketing material and liaise and establish relationships with a range of stakeholders across different organisations and public services, along with general administrative duties. Whilst based at our York office, there will be the occasional opportunity to represent Family Fund at events. What we want We are looking for a motivated, confident, self-starter with a passion for marketing and communication, research and writing. With strong digital skills, you will be a social media user, who ideally has some experience of running accounts for others. An understanding of the current situation in the UK for those raising disabled children, including how the public, private and third sectors contribute to the care and support available, would be an advantage. How to apply For an informal discussion about this opportunity, please contact Alison Day, Communications and Marketing Manager on 01904 571049. If this describes you and your career aspirations, please visit our agency's website and submit a persuasive cover letter and CV. Please click here to read the job description The closing date for applications is 28 March 2018. Interviews will take place on 5 April 2018.