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)

Understanding our stakeholders and the best ways to engage them is a crucial part of delivering JRF and JRHTs organisational purpose to help bring about positive lasting social change. JRF and JRHT are part of a wide network which includes influencers, policy makers, practitioners, users, residents and the local community, and we want to be well placed to make the most of those relationships.

The successful candidate will provide strategic advice to JRF and JRHT on maximising its external relationships with stakeholders in line with organisational objectives. You will have the ability to work collaboratively across both JRF and JRHT to put stakeholders at the centre of our activity and provide practical support to colleagues engaging with our various audiences. You need to be a team player with excellent interpersonal skills who can work across content, digital, public affairs, stakeholder engagement, media relations and events. This post will require occasional travel to London and frequent travel in the York area.

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.

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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