London, Greater London
£33,720 per year
Permanent, Full-time
Job description

Senior Press Officer 

Contract: Permanent

Hours: Full time, 37.5 hours per week

Refuge is the UK’s largest provider of specialist services and we are proud to be a leader in our field and an employer of choice, with leading edge systems for supervision, quality management and development.  For more information on our work, please visit our website.

This is an exciting time to join Refuge's small but high performing press team. You’ll lead thematic areas of work and help drive forward our press strategy to help secure a range of coverage across print and broadcast media.

The successful candidate should have excellent relationships with a range of journalists and enjoy pitching stories and creating press opportunities. You’ll be a strategic thinker, creative and organised, and be an avid consumer of news. Working closely with colleagues across digital and policy teams you’ll know how media coverage can drive policy change and support survivors to tell their stories and help amplify their voices.

Refuge offers: a competitive salary with annual progression within points of the salary grade; 28 days annual leave increasing to 30 days; a pension scheme that includes a 6% employer contribution; as well as a comprehensive Employee Assistance Programme

Closing Date: 9:00am on Monday 20th December 2021

Interview Date: Thursday 6th January 2022

An enhanced Disclosure Barring Service (DBS) certificate will be required for this role.

Refuge is committed to equality, diversity and inclusion and welcomes applications from all sections of the community. This post however is restricted to women due to the nature of the role. The Occupational Requirement under Schedule 9 (part 1) of the Equality Act 2010 applies.

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Refreshed on: 13 December 2021
Closed date: 22 December 2021
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Tags: Communications, PR