Luminate Education Group

Partnership & Communications Officer (LCC3301)

Leeds, West Yorkshire
£27,150 to £29,663 per annum
21 Sep 2022
04 Oct 2022
Contract Type
Full Time


The West Yorkshire Consortium of Colleges operates on behalf of FE Colleges in West Yorkshire.

We are 'The Colleges' Company' offering a gateway for businesses to a unique package of training and support in West Yorkshire and the surrounding Leeds City Region.

We bring businesses, organisations and training providers together to deliver workforce training to meet the needs of businesses and future jobs.


The successful candidate will be part of the project delivery team under the Joint Venture that has been developed in collaboration between FE Colleges in West Yorkshire, the West Yorkshire Consortium of Colleges (WYCC).

As Partnership and Communications Officer, you ensure consistent communications are deployed across a wide range of stakeholders and throughout our portfolio of funded projects.

This role will also be responsible for maintaining an awareness of developments within the WYCC and the West Yorkshire Skills Partnership (WYSP), the region’s priority sectors and funding organisations, enabling the consortium to effectively engage in new opportunities.

The successful candidate will communicate the WYCC vision and ambitions to the right partners and key stakeholders, ensuring all are kept well informed, and ensuring ongoing and efficient dissemination of WYCC results and projects.


  • Ability to communicate effectively with all stakeholders internally and externally.
  • Experience of working with internal governance processes and procedures.
  • Experienced with a proven track record of delivering within a results-orientated environment and understanding different customer journeys and communications needs.
  • Experience of delivering social media plans and knowledge of platforms including, but not limited to, Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Instagram and Google Business.
  • Experienced at executing tasks that support marketing and communication strategies, and managing online activities.


For more information about the role please contact:

Joanne Patrickson - WYCC Director - 07446 090471

Lucy Davies - Marketing & Communications Manager

About Us

Luminate Education Group consists of; Harrogate College (HC), Keighley College (KC), Leeds City College (LCC), Leeds Conservatoire (LC), University Centre Leeds, Leeds Sixth Form College and Yorkshire Centre for Training & Development. Luminate Education Group is one of the fastest growing and most innovative education groups in the country. 

We offer a curriculum as diverse as our students within a vibrant and multicultural learning environment. Our goal is to deliver excellent and innovative education which supports and inspires every student to achieve their ambitions. Join us on the journey to being the best that we can collectively be for our students, apprentices, staff and our stakeholders.


At Luminate Education Group we are committed to the safeguarding and welfare of all our student's including children, young people, and vulnerable adults. We expect all our staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We follow the Safer Recruitment requirements and best practice as set out within Keeping Children Safe in Education statutory guidance. All successful applicants will be required to complete mandatory pre-employment checks including an enhanced DBS check. Please be aware that it is a criminal offence to apply for this post if you are barred from engaging in regulated activity in connection to children.

For further information about the role including job description and application form please visit the vacancies section of our website via the apply link.

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