The Ouseburn Trust is an ambitious organisation committed to working with others to achieve a vibrant, diverse and sustainable future for the Ouseburn Valley. Currently we manage properties, promote regeneration, develop heritage initiatives and environmental improvements.

Person specification

The Trust is looking for an enthusiastic, committed individual to explore how best we might develop our Communications Strategy, how we better tell our story and engage more people with the opportunities we have for learning, volunteering and making the Ouseburn Trust an even better place to Live, Work and Play.  It is vital that this person subscribes to the values and aims of the Trust and has the skills, experience and enthusiasm to continue to uphold its status as one of the leading Development Trusts in the North East.

About the role

It promises to be a very interesting and rewarding position working closely with a wide variety of people and activities and will be key in raising the profile of the Trust as the organisation enhancing and protecting the future of the Ouseburn Valley. There will be a requirement to communicate regularly with members of staff, Trust Members, trustees, volunteers and external stakeholders and visitors to the Ouseburn Valley.

For more about the position, please download the Marketing and Communications Officer Job Description and Person Specification (PDF)

How to Apply

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Download the job application form (.docx)

Please return your application by 12 noon on Friday 21 February by email to: or by post to: Ouseburn Trust, 53 Lime Street, Ouseburn, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE1 2PQ

If you would like any more information please contact Lesley Turner on 0191 261 6596 or by email at

Interviews will take place the week of 2-6 March 2020