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October 7, 2019

YFF is hiring! Two new roles to lead on Communications and Evaluation and Evidence

We're hiring

The Youth Futures Foundation is establishing the team it needs to deliver on its strategy. We have two key vacancies at the moment; a permanent Head of Evidence and Evaluation and a freelance Communications and Content Consultant.

Head of Evidence and Evaluation

This role, which we are open to being 0.7 – 1 FTE,  will be crucial to ensuring that our work is based on evidence and contributes useful findings that help the sector to be better able to address youth unemployment.  Reporting to the Director of Policy and Partnerships, they will;

  • Establish our approach to evaluation
  • Lead on ensuring YFF has a strong understanding of the data on youth unemployment issues
  • Oversee our research requirements
  • Establish appropriate internal and external capacity to undertake all of the above

A downloadable version of the full job description can be found here: Head of Evidence and Evaluation – October 2019

To apply please visit the job posting on the Be Applied website:

Deadline for applications: 4th November 2019

Communications and Content Consultant

We are looking to work with a communications expert who can take the lead of the development and distribution of new communications content while simultaneously helping us to develop our first communications strategy. 

This contract will last 5 – 6 months and is likely to average out to around 20 hours a week. We are open to flexible working but the successful candidate will be required to be in the office at least weekly to work with the wider team.

Further details on the scope of this work and information on the terms of engagement can be found here: Comms and Content Strategy Consultant

Deadline for applications: 24th October 2019


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