Greater London (Hybrid)
£37,000 - £40,000 per year
Permanent, Full-time
Job description

Prospectus is delighted to be working with Woman's Trust to recruit an External Communications Manager who will be responsible for planning and delivering effective communications that reach, engage, motivate and resonate with media, clients, fundraisers and policy makers across a range of channels.

Please note, this post is open to female applicants only - the Equality Act 2010 pursuant to Schedule 9, Part 1 applies.

Woman's Trust are the largest independent charity providing free and confidential mental healthcare to domestic abuse survivors throughout London. This role is vital in ensuring that the public and key stakeholders understand the impact of the work; that they can generate more support and funding for what they do, helping more women as a result; and that they can influence public policy to ensure even more survivors of domestic abuse have access to specialist mental health support.

The role will be responsible for proactive and reactive media relations, acting as a spokesperson for Woman's Trust and identifying media opportunities. You will harness the news agenda, develop campaigns and draft and sell stories, comments and opinion pieces. You will also develop effective engagement on social media and engaging content for the website in line with brand guidelines. You will also design and manage campaigns to raise awareness and contribute to Calls For Evidence and public consultations.

To be successful as an External Communications Manager, you will have a strong news sense, demonstrable experience with press campaigns and be able to handle proactive and reactive media relations. You will ideally have experience of working on fundraising and awareness campaigns and will be able to create content on social media in line with branding guidelines. You will also have experience developing communications strategies and reporting KPIs, and be able to reflect confidential nature and sensitivities around domestic abuse and mental health.

Please note this role is offered on a hybrid basis with a minimum expectation to work from their London office 2 days a week.

As a specialist Recruitment Practice we are committed to building inclusive and diverse organisations, and welcome applications from all sections of the community. We invest in your journey as a candidate and are committed to supporting you in your application.


In order to apply, simply submit your CV, covers letters are not required at this stage. Should your experience be suitable, we will send you the full job description and arrange for a call to discuss the role further.



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Posted on: 05 August 2022
Closing date: 22 August 2022 at 23:59
Job ref: HQ00181500
Tags: Communications, PR