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The Mulberry Centre
Isleworth 19.08 miles
£37,000 per year
This role will oversee the delivery & development of all our client support services ensuring we meet the needs of the people we serve.
Richmond Carers Centre
Twickenham 17.39 miles
£40,029 per year
Helping carers to live well is our aim. We need someone to manage development and delivery of services and oversee the office environment
The Eikon Charity
West Byfleet, Surrey 7.57 miles
£35,00 to £39,00 FTE pro-rated £19,600 - £21,840 per year
Experienced in major donor relationship development? Use your skills to grow our income so we can help more children.
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Greater London 19.51 miles
£35,000 FTE equating to £14,000 for 0.4 FTE
Permanent, Part-time
Job description

About School Food Matters

School Food Matters (SFM) exists to teach children about food and to improve children’s access to healthy, sustainable food during their time at school. We provide fully funded food education programmes to schools.  Our experience delivering these programmes informs and strengthens our campaigns, bringing the voices of children, parents and teachers to government policy.

We are enjoying a period of rapid growth and want to share our stories with a wider audience. Our new strategy describes five priorities for 2020-2025; the first is to grow our profile to improve our charity’s ability to influence government policy

Job Purpose

  • To help make SFM the destination for media as the voice for food in schools
  • To create and implement a communications and social media strategy for School Food Matters
  • To increase media coverage for our work across all platforms (press, TV/Radio, digital)
  • To increase engagement on social media by 100%
  • To track media activity and produce quarterly reports for trustees

Key Tasks include

  • Building relationships with journalists and developing a strong network of media contacts
  • Writing and issuing press releases and comments
  • Writing editorial and blog content as needed
  • Generating responses to news stories to be sent to relevant media sources, posted on our website and shared on social media
  • Maintaining up-to-date and accurate records of media contacts
  • Coordinating any video production or visual content across all SFM’s projects
  • Maintaining the ethos of the charity and positively promoting our work at all times
  • The Press and Communications Manager will also undertake any other tasks relevant to the affairs of SFM that may arise from time to time.  Therefore, being flexible and approaching the job with an open and positive mindset is essential!

Person Specification


  • Exceptional oral and written communication skills in fluent spoken and written English, with strong attention to detail and the ability to translate complex data and policies into accessible language and engaging stories and communication materials
  • Experience of getting media coverage and established contacts with media outlets/journalists/bloggers
  • Knowledge of issues around school food, children’s health and food education
  • Ability to work independently, with high levels of self-motivation
  • Good project management, time management and organisational skills and the ability to work under pressure and to meet deadlines
  • Energy, enthusiasm, creativity and tenacity


  • Experience of working within a network or coalition of campaigning organisations
  • Digital campaigning and social networking skills
Additional documents
Press and Communications Manager (.pdf)
More about School Food Matters
School Food Matters

School Food Matters is a registered charity.  It was set up in 2007 and became a charity in 2010.  Our core goal is for every child t... Read more

Posted on: 25 August 2020
Closing date: 22 September 2020
Tags: Communications, PR

The client requests no contact from agencies or media sales.

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