Southwark, London

£24,254 pro rata


About the organisation

About HMD/HMDT Holocaust Memorial Day takes place on 27 January each year. It’s a time for us to pause to remember the millions of people... Read more

Job Description

Main duties

  • Communicate the impact of local HMD activities externally
  • Drive greater media awareness of local HMD activities
  • Enable activity organisers to address communication challenges


Local HMD activities

  • Support and enable local HMD activity organisers to manage any potential political challenges, for example around contemporary antisemitism or controversial speakers
  • Encourage local HMD activity organisers to use HMDT resources to deepen their knowledge of the Holocaust, Nazi Persecution and subsequent genocides, alongside relevant contemporary issues
  • Support local HMD activity organisers to expand the reach and communicate the impact of their activities
  • Work as part of the HMDT Communications team to develop resources, content and communications that adhere to HMDT’s style and brand
  • Ensure HMDT engages with a wider range of people and organisations
  • Work closely with the Outreach Team when supporting local activity organisers, ensuring good communication between teams


  • Handle media enquiries, draft press releases and articles to support local HMD activities
  • Work with Regional and National Support Workers to support regional media requests
  • Ensure that the impact thousands of local HMD activities across the UK is communicated widely and clearly in the media
  • Support the Communications Manager in the production of copy, including press releases, digital content and resources
  • Develop and use information systems to prepare reports and statistics


  • Work as part of the HMDT Communications team to provide support for media work, social media, internal communications, design, brand, public affairs and survivor engagement, as required
  • Work as part of the HMDT team to realise HMDT’s charitable aims and the organisational strategic plan
  • To undertake other tasks as may reasonably be required

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