Joseph Rowntree Housing Trust

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Job Description

Full time: 35 hours per week
Salary: £32,616
Location: York (JRF may be able to contribute towards re-location costs)

Digital and social media is a crucial part of JRF and JRHT communications. This post builds on JRF and JRHTís strong digital and social media presence to position the organisationsí content as leading research communications and ensure we are engaging effectively with those who matter most. You will play a critical role in driving forward digital change to achieve our mission and will take lead responsibility for delivering new websites for both JRF and JRHT and continuing to ensure our digital offering stays ahead of consumer demand.

We are looking for someone with knowledge of information architecture and user experience principles as well as knowledge of emerging digital trends in the field of research communications.

The role is part of the Communications and External Affairs Directorate, and is located within the Engagement Team which includes the functions of media, stakeholder relations, and digital marketing and communications. The role reports to the Head of Engagement. The postholder line manages the Web Manager, who manages a Digital Officer.

If you would like to discuss this role in more detail, please contact Michelle Ong on 01904 615932 or email who will be able to arrange a phone call with the appropriate person.

Download an application pack and further information at: or 24-hour recruitment answerphone: 01904 615943.

Closing deadline for applications: 1.00 pm on Friday 24th October 2014

Interviews will be held in York in November 2014

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