Shoreditch, Greater London
£40,574 - £43,279 per year
Permanent, Full-time
Job description

The National Deaf Children’s Society is the leading charity dedicated to creating a world without barriers for deaf children and young people.


Head of Media and PR 


£40,574 - £43,279 per annum 

35 hours per week



Eager to play a key role in transforming the lives of deaf children?

The National Deaf Children’s Society is looking to recruit a Head of Media and PR to lead the media team and initiate and deliver national and local media campaigns which capture the attention of key stakeholders and drive change for deaf children and young people. 


We’re looking for a highly motivated multi-tasker with the diplomacy and influence to win the support of colleagues and the attention of media contacts. 

You’ll be joining at an exciting time as we accelerate the organisation’s digital transformation and pivot to address the challenges faced by deaf young people and their families due to the pandemic. 


This is a great opportunity to put your proactive and creative skills to work to maximise the contribution of media activity to the National Deaf Children’s Society’s vision of a world without barriers for every deaf child. Are you this special person?


To apply for this role you will have to complete an online application and specify how you meet the person specification criteria, as outlined in the job description. To do this, we suggest that you download the job description from our website prior to starting your application.


Currently, the application process works best on desktop / laptop devices. 


The closing date for applications is on Monday 8 February 2021 at 23.59. 


We expect first round interviews to be held via Zoom on Monday 22 February.  


A disclosure check will be sought in relation to the successful applicant for this post. This will be shared with Human Resources and may also be shared with the Safeguarding Manager and the relevant management team. All applicants must also complete a self-disclosure form. 


We strive to provide an accessible recruitment process. If a disability or long term condition makes it difficult for you to complete our application form, please contact us to discuss alternative formats. If you require reasonable adjustments for taking part in the interview, please indicate this in response to the corresponding question in the application form. 

Additional information about the support we offer is on our jobs page. 


We are a Disability Confident Employer and committed to offering interviews to candidates who request to be considered under the disability confident scheme and meet the minimum requirements of the person specification.


The National Deaf Children’s Society is committed to safeguarding the welfare of children and young adults and expects staff and volunteers to share that commitment. 


We are also committed to promoting work-life balance amongst our staff.

Posted on: 15 January 2021
Closed date: 08 February 2021
Job ref: F&C-235
Tags: Communications, PR