London, Greater London (On-site)
Permanent, Full-time
Job description

The Diocese of Southwark is looking for an experienced Editor/Communications Manager to join its creative, enthusiastic and vibrant Communications Department in implementing its exciting new Communications Strategy. The Communications Department is responsible for sharing the good news stories from across the diocese through a variety of platforms ranging from The Bridge, the Diocesan newspaper, to social media. We also handle enquiries from local and national print and broadcast media.

The responsibilities include to:

  • Draft a range of communications materials, including press releases and statements
  • Produce The Bridge Newspaper
  • Deputise for the Director of Communications
  • Plan and prepare materials to accompany particular campaigns on a range of subjects for different departments
  • Handle media enquiries in a timely, confident, courteous and effective manner – including producing statements, background briefing materials and other helpful information for journalists

If you are an excellent communicator with a Journalism or English degree, have excellent writing, editing and media relations skills, have experience of, and enjoy writing and editing copy to a high standard in a clear and lively manner. You must have at least 6 years work experience, exellent design and layout skills with knowledge and experience of Adobe InDesign. You must have a passion for communications, the ability to work to deadlines and a strong news sense. We are a small team, so the willingness to pitch in as and when required is important.


More about Diocese of Southwark

Our Vision:

To Serve our Communities, Share our Faith, with great joy and

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Refreshed on: 17 May 2022
Closed date: 31 May 2022 at 23:30
Tags: Communications, PR, Operations