VACANCY – Communications Support Officer

16th June 2017

Communications Support Officer

(22.5 hours per week) £22-24K full-time equivalent, depending on experience

Cumbria Community Foundation provides high quality philanthropic services (grant making) to a wide range of public, corporate and individual donors. It is an award winning charity that has distributed more than £35M in grant aid to community groups throughout Cumbria.

We are currently looking to recruit an experienced Communications Support Officer to support our Communications Officer.  You will play a key role at the heart of the Foundation’s communications strategy: using a wide range of tools (including our website, events, press releases, publications and e-newsletters) to reach our core audiences and inspire more giving across Cumbria. You will also act as an ambassador for our work, helping to raise the Foundation’s profile as the county’s foremost philanthropic organisation.

If you are a skilled copywriter who can produce interesting and engaging content for all of our media platforms, want to work with a highly respected organisation in a challenging but interesting role, then we’d like to hear from you.

The post is based at our office in Dovenby near Cockermouth. To apply, please read the  job description and person specification before completing an application form, which should be returned with a covering letter explaining why you think you are suitable for the role.

Please email completed applications to

For an informal discussion about the role, please contact Annalee Holliday on 01900 825760.

Closing date for applications is 9.00 am Monday, 24th July 2017.

Interview date is Monday 31st July 2017.