Brixton, Greater London
£28,000 - £31,000 per year
Contract, 24 Month Fixed Term, Full-time
Job description

MAIN DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: 

     

Communications (60%)

 

  • Manage annual communications plan for all channels, identifying potential news stories, and working across our teams to plan and develop content.

 

  • Work with colleagues to support their use of the Charity’s website and communication channels, both digital and offline, based on needs of supporter base.

 

    • Maintain press release and communication templates for volunteers / local groups.
    • Help colleagues and volunteers to deliver consistent tone of voice in their comms.
    • Compile and produce e-news & policy updates in collaboration with colleagues.

 

  • Lead on PR; maintain and develop relationships with key journalists, keep media lists updated, ensure RoadPeace is on relevant press release distribution lists, create and disseminate media and stakeholder briefings and press releases.

 

    • Focus on National Road Victim Month (Aug) & World Day of Remembrance (Nov)
    • Support the promotion of RoadPeace events and projects with colleagues.
    • Share content with partners and stakeholders for their own channels
    • Work closely with colleagues / volunteers to prepare them for media interviews

 

  • Lead on content-gathering & creation; be aware of issues across the sector and create content for the Charity’s channels – website, digital, multimedia and offline as appropriate.

 

  • Manage & grow RoadPeace’s social media channels, publishing content, driving, and responding to engagement; working closely with local groups to support their channels.

 

  • Track, measure & report on the effectiveness of the Charity’s communication channels.

 

 

Campaigns (40%)

 

  • Campaign development Working with the CEO, Board of Trustees, staff, local groups, and members, coordinate the development of relevant focused lobbying and campaigns to further RoadPeace’s aims and objectives 

 

  • Campaign delivery Manage, deliver, and monitor a work programme, towards achieving the target policy changes the charity has identified, including meeting agreed milestones and internal and external project reporting, as required. 
  • Create campaign toolkits and materials to enable action to be taken nationally and locally through activities such as petitions, campaigning packs, and direct enquiry responses.  
  • Work closely with local groups to support their own campaigns and provide direct support where appropriate.
  • Coordinate with and support victims and partners to campaign on traffic justice, road danger reduction and promote active travel. 
  • Coordinate campaign and media training for victim campaigners and survivor advocates, bringing in external support where budget pro-bono opportunity allow.
  • Coordinate campaign calls and actions with sustainable transport partners. 

 

Ways of working

  • Manage, deliver, and monitor a work programme, including reporting against agreed milestones outputs and outcomes, and internal and external project reporting, as required.
  • Work in partnership with other organisations, where this will maximise impact of our activities.

 

 

About you:

 

  • Educated to degree level, or equivalent, ideally in a relevant discipline
  • Understanding and experience of UK broadcast, print and social media
  • Experience of leading, delivering and supporting national and local campaigns and ensuring joined up working across the organisation
  • Work independently with minimal supervision and meet deadlines
  • Excellent communications skills including experience in creating content and proof reading
  • Promote and implement RoadPeace’s policies, e.g. equal opportunities and diversity, to consistently deliver on our strategy, raise awareness and grow membership

 

MAIN DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: 

     

Communications (60%)

 

  • Manage annual communications plan for all channels, identifying potential news stories, and working across our teams to plan and develop content.

 

  • Work with colleagues to support their use of the Charity’s website and communication channels, both digital and offline, based on needs of supporter base.

 

    • Maintain press release and communication templates for volunteers / local groups.
    • Help colleagues and volunteers to deliver consistent tone of voice in their comms.
    • Compile and produce e-news & policy updates in collaboration with colleagues.

 

  • Lead on PR; maintain and develop relationships with key journalists, keep media lists updated, ensure RoadPeace is on relevant press release distribution lists, create and disseminate media and stakeholder briefings and press releases.

 

    • Focus on National Road Victim Month (Aug) & World Day of Remembrance (Nov)
    • Support the promotion of RoadPeace events and projects with colleagues.
    • Share content with partners and stakeholders for their own channels
    • Work closely with colleagues / volunteers to prepare them for media interviews

 

  • Lead on content-gathering & creation; be aware of issues across the sector and create content for the Charity’s channels – website, digital, multimedia and offline as appropriate.

 

  • Manage & grow RoadPeace’s social media channels, publishing content, driving, and responding to engagement; working closely with local groups to support their channels.

 

  • Track, measure & report on the effectiveness of the Charity’s communication channels.

 

 

Campaigns (40%)

 

  • Campaign development Working with the CEO, Board of Trustees, staff, local groups, and members, coordinate the development of relevant focused lobbying and campaigns to further RoadPeace’s aims and objectives 

 

  • Campaign delivery Manage, deliver, and monitor a work programme, towards achieving the target policy changes the charity has identified, including meeting agreed milestones and internal and external project reporting, as required. 
  • Create campaign toolkits and materials to enable action to be taken nationally and locally through activities such as petitions, campaigning packs, and direct enquiry responses.  
  • Work closely with local groups to support their own campaigns and provide direct support where appropriate.
  • Coordinate with and support victims and partners to campaign on traffic justice, road danger reduction and promote active travel. 
  • Coordinate campaign and media training for victim campaigners and survivor advocates, bringing in external support where budget pro-bono opportunity allow.
  • Coordinate campaign calls and actions with sustainable transport partners. 

 

Ways of working

  • Manage, deliver, and monitor a work programme, including reporting against agreed milestones outputs and outcomes, and internal and external project reporting, as required.
  • Work in partnership with other organisations, where this will maximise impact of our activities.

 

 

About you:

 

  • Educated to degree level, or equivalent, ideally in a relevant discipline
  • Understanding and experience of UK broadcast, print and social media
  • Experience of leading, delivering and supporting national and local campaigns and ensuring joined up working across the organisation
  • Work independently with minimal supervision and meet deadlines
  • Excellent communications skills including experience in creating content and proof reading
  • Promote and implement RoadPeace’s policies, e.g. equal opportunities and diversity, to consistently deliver on our strategy, raise awareness and grow membership

London based, but remote working with regular attendance in the office will be considered

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RoadPeace

RoadPeace is the national charity for road crash victims in the UK. We provide information and support services to people bereaved or seriously... Read more

Refreshed on: 03 November 2021
Closed date: 18 November 2021
Tags: Communications, PR

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