Communications and Marketing

Salary £24,500 – £25,000 dependent on experience
Full Time (37.5 hours)

4% employer’s pension contribution
Westfield Health membership after one year’s employment.
(This post is part funded by the European Regional Development Fund)

SYCF are looking for a passionate, positive, and experienced individual with communications and/or marketing experience to join our Team here at the Foundation.  Reporting to the Head of Philanthropy, the job holder will be responsible for developing, and then executing actions to enhance philanthropic giving across South Yorkshire through key messaging, in line with the needs of our valued donors and the communities that SYCF supports.

If you have experience of working in a people related environment or similar, want to work in a community foundation, have gained experience of working in a communication and/or marketing environment, have excellent communication, digital skills, social media, networking, and analytical skills, and are passionate about improving the lives of communities in South Yorkshire, then we would like to hear from you.

You will be working with a great staff and Trustee team, in a modern and accessible workplace near to excellent facilities, with access to good public transport links.  Please note that at the current time due to the Covid-19 pandemic the staff team are all working remotely.

SYCF is committed to equality, diversity, and inclusion, which ensures everyone can make best use of their skills, free from discrimination or harassment.

The deadline for applications is 10.00am on Monday 18th January 2021

Interviews will be held by Zoom on Wednesday 3rd February 2021

Please read before applying:
Job Description >
Read about our Impact >

Please complete to apply:
Equal Opportunities Form >
SYCF Job Application Form >

Please send your completed application to Jo Reid – 

Social Enterprise Exchange (SEE) Fund Manager

28 hours per week
Fixed term of 6 months from 5th April 2021
Salary £28,500 pro rata (part funded by the European Regional Development Fund)

 Social Enterprise Exchange (SEE) is a programme managed by a consortium of specialist social enterprise support organisations and part funded by the European Union through the Yorkshire and Humber ERDF Programme 2014-2020.  SEE provides a comprehensive programme of social enterprise support contributing to jobs, growth and social inclusion across the Sheffield City Region, linked to the Regional Growth Hub.  The project will promote social entrepreneurship, through awareness raising events, knowledge exchange and peer networking; it will provide step-up support for start-ups, including hot-desks, start-up grants and mentoring; and it will offer specialist enterprise advice and support for existing social enterprises to grow and to develop new products and services.

The Fund Manager’s role is to assist in the delivery of the Social Enterprise Exchange Programme (SEE) with particular responsibility for the distribution of the South Yorkshire Community Foundations funds, SEE grants panels, and DIGITS database, in ways which are comprehensive, fair, and equitable and meet contractual requirements.  The successful candidate will work alongside other Fund Managers in the SYCF Grants Team and SEE partners to deliver the programme.

We are looking for someone who has excellent verbal and written communication skills, has experience of managing and distributing community grants; business acumen and used to working as part of a small team are essential, preferably with previous experience of ERDF programmes.

This post has been part funded by the European Regional Development Fund as part of Europe’s support for the region’s economic development through the 2014-2020 Yorkshire and Humber ERDF Programme.

Closing date is noon 10.00am Monday 18th January 2021

Interviews will be by Zoom on Wednesday 3rd February 2021

Please read before applying:
SEE Fund Manager Job Description >
SEE Impact Report >

Please complete to apply:
Equal Opportunities Form >
SEE Job Application Form >