SE1, London (On-site)
£30,000 per year (starting salary)
Permanent, Full-time
Job description

Post summary

This is an exciting position for an exceptional communicator with digital skills who wants to work for a high-impact campaigning NGO. In this role, you’ll have the opportunity to boost the digital channels of one of the UK’s leading rights NGOs. We’re looking for someone with a vision to help take our digital campaigns to the next level.

Big Brother Watch is a leading voice in the UK protecting privacy and has a strong track record of successful campaigns that defend civil liberties in the UK. We are seeking to significantly grow our reach, fundraising and impact through digital channels. The central objective of the role is to grow our public support and manage supporter engagement, by producing original, persuasive digital content and deploying it across multiple channels.

For full details of the job description and how to apply, please download our Job Information Pack. 



Big Brother Watch

Big Brother Watch is a UK civil liberties campaign group fighting for a free future. We’re determined to reclaim our privacy and defend freedoms at this time of enormous technological change. And we fight to win.

We’re a fiercely independent, diverse, non-partisan and non-profit group of campaigners and researchers who work to roll back the surveillance state and protect rights in parliament, the media or the courts if we have to. We publish unique investigations and pursue powerful public campaigns to pursue real change. We work relentlessly to inform and empower the public to collectively reclaim privacy, defend our civil liberties and protect freedoms for the future.

We’re a small, dedicated and highly effective team of five full-time staff (soon to become seven) and five volunteers.


Person specification

  • Passion for Big Brother Watch’s mission

  • Experience of managing website CMS, basic HTML

  • Experience of producing impactful copy for campaigns, including on sensitive and nuanced issues

  • Strong understanding of social media, particularly Twitter, YouTube and Facebook, including best practice and trends

  • Demonstrable experience using digital skills for campaigns and/or fundraising

  • Experience producing graphics and video content; use of image, video and audio editing software; ability to produce podcasts, blogs, and other content

  • Good understanding of the political climate

  • Ability to write persuasive content and create engaging messaging for a variety of audiences and across multiple digital channels

  • Ability to monitor trends and identify creative opportunities that support campaign objectives.

  • Ability to monitor and analyse performance data

  • Strong organisational skills with ability to manage multiple projects and deadlines

  • Friendly, positive and adaptable team player


  • 2+ years experience in digital campaigns, marketing or communications

  • Educated to degree level in a relevant field.

  • Interest in free and open source software


Digital Communications Officer Webinar

Our Digital Communications Manager Erlend Evans and Director Silkie Carlo will host a webinar to talk more about Big Brother Watch and the role, and to invite any potential applicants to ask any questions about the role or application process (attendees are welcome to join anonymously if they wish).

The webinar will be held on Monday 7th February at 6.30-7.30pm, and can be joined via the link available in the Job Information Pack.

If you’re unable to join but would like to watch a recording of the webinar, please email us (details in the Job Information Pack).


Posted on: 26 January 2022
Closed date: 25 February 2022 at 23:59
Tags: Fundraising, Digital

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