London, Greater London (Hybrid)
£38,000 - £42,000 per year
Permanent, Full-time
Job description

Role summary

5Rights is looking for a new Communications Manager to advance the organisation’s policy leadership and secure impact with our target audiences – in the UK and internationally. The role is pivotal in driving understanding and engagement with 5Rights’ pioneering policy work on children’s rights in the digital world. 

About 5Rights

5Rights Foundation exists to build the digital world that young people deserve.

Our small team has a track record of pioneering real-world impact on behalf of and with young people. As just a few of the highlights of our work from the last 6 months, we have:

  • Supported the progress of a children’s privacy Bill in California;
  • Organised the high-profile launch of a roadmap for children’s rights online; and,
  • Pioneered a ground-breaking standard on child-centred design.

5Rights is a policy-driven organisation that works towards realising enforceable, statutory regulation and positive change across technology products and services to protect the rights and welfare of children and young people online.

Role Purpose

5Rights Foundation is looking for a dynamic new Communications Manager, reporting to the Executive Director.

The successful candidate will take responsibility of 5Rights’ external communications, to increase our impact with our target audiences across the world. The role is pivotal in driving understanding and engagement with 5Rights’ pioneering policy work on children’s rights in the digital world. 

If you are a driven communications professional with a can-do attitude and you are excited at the prospect of making comms serve the mission of creating a digital world that children deserve, we encourage you to apply. 

Remuneration and details

Salary and benefits: £38-42,000 dependent on experience, with statutory pension contribution and 25 days annual leave

Location: London-based, expected to be physically present at our Angel (London) based office every week (currently 3 days a week: Monday, Wednesday and Friday). 

Working hours and pattern: this is a 40hr/week position

Key Responsibilities:

  • Leading external comms strategies to secure policy change internationally
  • Leading on the creation of engaging, impactful products 
  • Maximising the impact of our comms agency partnership
  • Keeping our network engaged 

Person specification

This is a multi-facetted role with a wide remit. We don’t expect candidates to be experienced in all the competencies. Therefore, we like to encourage you to apply even if you don’t fulfil all the requirements below, however you see yourself in some of the points.

  • You are excited about contributing to making a digital world that young people deserve
  • You see comms as a way to drive change in policy and practice
  • You are a doer and pro-active
  • You are adept at communicating specific policy language
  • Your drive is matched by your exceptional organisational skills
  • You have multiple strings to your comms bow. 
  • You are committed to equality, diversity and inclusion
  • You are comfortable working with dispersed, international teams
  • You are a self-starter and a team-player

How to apply

We plan to invite candidates to interview on a rolling basis, so we encourage you to apply as soon as you can. Please apply by latest 12th June, 11:59pm.

The latest dates for the first round of interviews will be held on 24th and 25th June and shortlisted candidates will be asked to complete a written task ahead of the interview. The task will take 1 hour.

Refreshed on: 02 June 2022
Closed date: 12 June 2022 at 23:59
Tags: Communications, PR

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