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We are currently seeking a Senior Corporate Partnerships Communications Officer to join our newly formed Marketing & Income Generation team, you will join a team of passionate, talented and highly engaged people who are always looking to find new and innovative ways to achieve a greater impact to benefit cats. You will join us working 35 hours per week and in return you will receive a competitive salary of up to £33,884.72 per annum plus excellent benefits.
Cats Protection is the UK’s leading feline welfare charity with a nationwide network of adoption and homing centres, volunteer-run branches and charity shops. During 2021, despite all of the challenges, we helped 137,000 cats and kittens. That's the equivalent of around 389 cats a day!
You will be joining us at an extremely exciting time in Cats Protection’s history, having recently set out our ambitious strategic direction to benefit the welfare of many more cats in the UK. The Brand & Marketing team are responsible for the development and consistent activiation of our ban, we ensure an integarted and coordinated marketing approach across the charity. This will be a key role also working closely with the Corporate Partnerships team. We work with a range of valued corporate partners and have ambitious plans to grow our income each year to help the thousands of cats that need us.
Responsibilities of our Senior Corporate Partnerships Communications Officer:
This pivotal role will provide expert planning and delivery schedules for both existing and potential corporate partners as well as ensuring our plans and strategies for partner communications are audience focused and aligned with organisational activity. The Senior Corporate Partnerships Communications Officer is responsible for developing, coordinating, and delivering strategic communications opportunities that magnify Cats Protections objectives and goals through our Corporate Partnerships. The role will work closely with both the Communications team and the Corporate Partnerships team to build innovative and impactful communication strategies and marketing plans for current and new partners as well as generate creative ideas for prospects.
What we’re looking for in our Senior Corporate Partnerships Communications Officer
- Significant charity experience
- Significant corporate partnership account management experience
- Extensive marketing communications experience
- Extensive experience of developing strong relationships with supporters, clients, and colleagues
- Experience of developing bespoke propositions / presentations / proposals
- a self-starter, you will be able to use your own initiative, have the ability to problem solve and prioritise, with good planning and organisational skills
- In addition, the post holder will need a positive, resilient attitude, be able to work under pressure, meet deadlines and will have a flexible and adaptable approach
What we can offer you:
- salary of up to £33,884.72 plus excellent benefits
- generous annual leave entitlement
- contribution pension scheme
- life assurance scheme
- range of health benefits
- Employee Assistance Programme
Join us as our Senior Corporate Partnerships Communications Officer and know you are helping to make a real difference to cats and kittens across the UK!
Unfortunately, we cannot accept applications or CVs that are emailed to us directly. Applications received after the closing date may not be responded to.
Closing date: 15th August 2022
Virtual/in-person interviews: 24th August 2022
Cats Protection is committed to safeguarding children and adults at risk and protecting anyone that comes into contact with us from harm. We expect all employees and volunteers to share this commitment.
Humanity & Inclusion (HI) is an award-winning international charity working alongside disabled and vulnerable people in situations of poverty and exclusion, conflict and disaster. Our teams work tirelessly in 60 countries worldwide to help meet the needs of the most vulnerable people, improve their living conditions and promote respect for their dignity and fundamental rights.
Our UK team is looking for an enthusiastic and committed person to join us as our Communications and Media Officer as maternity cover for a period of 10 months.
This is an exciting and varied role helping to raise awareness in the UK about the situation faced by people with disabilities and other vulnerable groups worldwide.
Increasing our brand recognition and securing quality media coverage is central to our strategy. Our communications focus on three core elements of our brand – emergencies, armed violence and physical rehabilitation – underpinned by our core values of humanity and inclusion.
If you are keen to work in an international environment, are motivated to find new stories and create engaging content, have a proactive, hands-on approach and enjoy managing multiple priorities, we’d love you to join our small, friendly team.
The Communications and Media Officer should have these skills:
Experience in a communications and/or media-relations role or equivalent skills
An excellent eye for a story and ability to pitch to media outlets and brief spokespeople
Strong written communication skills, with the ability to express complex information in an accessible and appealing way for a variety of audiences
Able to develop engaging communications content for a range of channels including website and social media
Strong planning and organisational skills, with the capacity to manage a number of projects simultaneously, prioritise, meet deadlines and manage tight timescales
Excellent spoken and written English (either native English or bilingual)
Strong IT and digital communication skills (ideally with experience using Microsoft Office 365 suite, social media management tools, website CMS)
In the first 6 months of your role, you will:
Help to build our brand awareness by creating engaging content for our website and social media.
Work to secure media coverage of the humanitarian situation for disabled people in conflicts and crises.
Help to succesfully deliver our BBC Radio 4 appeal.
Support the organisation of interviews with key staff and facilitate communications visits to our overseas programmes.
All full-time employees are entitled to 28 days holiday per year in addition to UK public holidays.
Training and development opportunities are open to all staff, and will be provided in order to support them to fulfil their roles.
We value all our employees and strive to support them in their professional lives. This includes flexible working opportunities (including home-working and flexible hours).
We offer a competitive workplace pension scheme, matching contributions up to 6% of gross salary.
We are positive about employing persons with disabilities and are proud to be accredited as a Disability Confident Employer.
We offer a Worklife Support Employee Assistance Programme and confidential information, support and counselling.
We strive to create a diverse and inclusive working environment and we are constantly looking at ways to improve our policies, processes and culture.
Our office is conveniently located in SE1 with great transport links to Waterloo, Blackfriars, London Bridge, and the London Underground. We are trialling hybrid ways of working, with staff expected to work from the office at least six days a month.
Equal opportunities policy
HI UK is committed to diversity and inclusion. We recognise that discrimination shapes the opportunities that many people have in society and that people have different needs in order to realise their full potential. Addressing this requires organisations to be proactive in creating environments that encourage the inclusion and development of all. Though we still have a long way to go, inclusion is central to our identity at HI UK and we are strongly committed to the continuous work that it requires.
We are particularly interested in hearing from candidates with disabilities and/or from Black and minority ethnic backgrounds, to help make us more representative. If you have a disability and meet the minimum requirements for the role, we will guarantee you an interview.
All candidates invited for interview will be asked if any reasonable adjustments are needed for the interview stage, whether they have disclosed a disability or not at the application stage.
The client requests no contact from agencies or media sales.
Fine Cell Work (FCW) is looking for a PR and Communications Officer with experience in running PR campaigns working across all channels. Our 25 year celebrations this year have opened a number of opportunities to expand our reputation, stakeholder networks and promote our products making this a key role in building the profile, brand and channels of communication of the charity.
Fine Cell Work is a rehabilitation charity and social enterprise that teaches prisoners and ex-prisoners to make beautiful handmade products. The making and selling of high quality needlework boosts their self-worth, instils self-discipline and fosters hope. Our aim is for our stitchers to finish their sentences with work skills, money earned and saved, and the self-belief to not re-offend. We also guide them towards training and support on release. At the Fine Cell Works Hub in Battersea, we run our Open the Gate programme which provides work experience, formal training and employment to ex-prisoners.
This is a key role on the Fine Cell Work staff team. You would be responsible for:
- Identifying and securing PR opportunities to promote the work, products and fundraising activities.
- Building FCW’s PR campaigns. This includes increasing exposure across all digital channels, building relationships with press, and supporting marketing campaigns and other functions of the charity.
- Building on the charity’s internal and external communications whilst being mindful of staff, volunteers, all other stakeholders and the brand.
- Represent FCW at events and external meetings.
- Media and communications
- Building and maintaining strong relationships with relevant media contacts and other key stakeholders, utilising these relationships to expand the reach and increase the profile of Fine Cell Work’s work both in prison and post-release.
- Identifying and securing features and product placement opportunities to promote the sale of FCW products.
- Ensure consistent and clear messaging, tone of voice and house style is maintained across all communication platforms.
- Act as the first – and central - point of contact for all media enquiries.
- Social media
- Collating and producing content for social media.
- Overseeing the development of the Fine Cell Work social media strategy and the implementation of the social media calendar.
- Using a wide range of communication channels, support the fundraising, events and sales teams.
We are a vibrant, energetic group of people who are passionate about our mission and care deeply about providing a working environment that is inclusive, supportive and committed to the principle of equality.
We are looking for someone with the following experiences and qualities:
- Experience in PR and communications and a working knowledge of marketing
- Personable with exceptional interpersonal and written communication skills. A confident, eloquent speaker and a dedicated wordsmith
- Flexible, adaptable and able to work in a fast-paced environment
- Demonstrable organisation, project management, administration and co-ordination skills to manage a demanding, rewarding workload
- An interest in social justice and/or retail with social purpose
- Ability to demonstrate sensitivity around the nature of FCW’s service users and a commitment to maintaining confidentiality
Because of the nature of our work, any of the following would be desirable:
- An interest in interior design
- A wide network of media contacts
- Photography and image enhancement skills
- Experience working with volunteers or with volunteering yourself
This role is full time and based in our offices in Battersea, South London.
Reports to: Development Manager
Holiday: 25 days annual leave p.a. plus bank holidays
Salary: up to £28,000 depending on experience
- A supportive learning culture and opportunities to develop in your role
- Annual leave entitlement increases after 2 years of service
- Employer pension contribution of 5% to your workplace pension after 3 month probationary period
- Season ticket loan
- Cycle to work scheme
To apply please submit a covering letter and CV demonstrating how you meet the requirements of the role. Please note, applications submitted without a covering letter will not be considered.
Please note: Application deadline is 12pm on the 10th of August
The client requests no contact from agencies or media sales.
PR and External Communications Manager
Up to £36k + benefits (including 25 days annual leave and pension)
Leatherhead, flexible working available
Rainbow Trust Children’s Charity is going through an exciting time where we are rebuilding and growing!
Following a difficult year, we are pleased to be in a position to begin growing our care teams so that we can continue to deliver a high-quality family support service to more families in need. Our strategic plan is to rebuild and then continue to grow, so this is a perfect time to join us as we are in the process of opening two new Care teams this year. Reading has recently opened and CQC registration is underway, and Liverpool is opening shortly whilst we are recruiting.
Rainbow Trust Children’s Charity provides emotional and practical support to families who have a child with a life threatening or terminal illness to make the most of time together, providing expert, practical and emotional support, where they need it for as long as it is needed.
About the role:
This Best Companies Top 100 mid-sized company and Top 20 charity is looking to appoint a PR and External communications manager to work closely with the Fundraising, Engagement and Care teams to drive forward awareness of Rainbow Trust amongst our target audiences. This is a broad and exciting role which includes strategy and communication, influencer and celebrity management, media management and reporting.
This is an exciting time for a talented PR and communications professional to join Rainbow Trust as we are an ambitious charity with a clear vision for growth and a strong sense of values. Reporting to the Head of Engagement, you will work collaboratively with colleagues on our communication and media strategies, and deliver plans to support fundraising activity, and strengthen our position as experts in children’s palliative care.
You will take the lead on generating creative, engaging content and ideas for fundraising and brand awareness campaigns that drive increased targeted engagement to showcase our work and deliver our fundraising ambition You will be responsible for delivering the press office function and crisis management
Location: Leatherhead, Surrey (some flexible, remote working options available)
Our modern Head Office is situated in Leatherhead, Surrey located just 45 minutes from London Waterloo and Victoria and 25 minutes from Guildford. We are less than a 10 minute walk from Leatherhead Station and the town centre, with free on-site parking
What we’re looking for:
- An experienced PR or communications manager – you have a motivational engaging style, who can draw out information and ideas of others
- Poised and outgoing – you are enthusiastic, with a collaborative approach to achieving goals through knowledge-sharing and effective delegation. You are excellent at building rapport and developing good working relationships
- A multi-tasker with a sense of urgency for goal achievement – you delegate effectively with thorough follow-up, and are quick to learn
- An innovative, practical and creative problem-solver – you are a big picture thinker that responds quickly to varied activities and changing conditions. You will have experience in developing and delivering a communication and media strategy
- Confident use of Content Management Systems– you have an imaginative and creative working style
Applications will be particularly welcome from those in the charity/not-for-profit sector with a PR and communications background.
What we offer:
We have a range of fantastic benefits that we offer our employees. If you’d like to find out more about these benefits and working with us, click here. More information can also be found in our Candidate Pack.
How to apply:
To apply please send your CV and a covering letter.
Your covering letter should highlight why your application should be considered above others, and clearly state how your experience matches the essential criteria outlined in the Person Specification.
Interviews will take place at our Head Office in Leatherhead or virtually via Microsoft Teams. We will only contact those applicants who have been successful.
Early application is encouraged as we will review applications throughout the advertising period and reserve the right to close the advert early.
An enhanced DBS disclosure will be required for this post.
As a CQC registered organisation, it is an expectation that all Rainbow Trust employees are fully vaccinated against Covid-19 (unless medically exempt).
A health and social welfare campaign.
To develop the media strategy and oversee the resulting activities
To lead the media office and line manage an officer. And oversee the content including media announcements and social media.
To work closely with the campaigns team on public awareness communications to raise awareness and change behaviours.
Significant experience of producing communications activities for broadcast, print and digital media.
Successful experience of gaining relevant and targeted media coverage in national and regional media.
Knowledgeable on how social media can be used to maximise press coverage for the campaign.
Press and Public Affairs Officer, Scotland and NI
£34,000 - £37,000 + benefits
12 months maternity cover
35 hours per week (happy to talk flexible working)
Scotland (home based)
We’re the CIPD — the professional body for HR and people development. We are the voice of a worldwide community of more than 160,000 members committed to championing better work and working lives. We’ve been setting the benchmark for excellence in people and organisation development for more than 100 years, helping members build their professional expertise and organisations build their HR and leadership capability. Given the many recent changes in the world of work, there has never been a more interesting and important time to join us. We offer a friendly and stimulating culture and a wide range of professional development opportunities and benefits such as 28 days’ holiday, free access to LinkedIn Learning and an award-winning pension.
The Press and Public Affairs Officer will work in collaboration with our Public Policy team and the Head of CIPD in Scotland & NI to develop ways to maximise the external profile of the CIPD amongst key stakeholders in Scotland and NI on issues affecting the world of work. You will bring focus to growing CIPD’s relationships with relevant local press and media, and develop a forward-looking media plan to build profile, credibility, and impact across our policy campaigns. You will be leading Policy Forum activity in Scotland and NI including public policy engagement and influence in Scotland, with a secondary remit to support CIPD policy engagement in Northern Ireland.
What You’ll Be Doing
- Devising and implementing proactive engagement strategies on agreed policy priorities.
- Proactively spotting opportunities to promote CIPD policy and influence in Scotland and Northern Ireland.
- Engaging key policy contacts to develop meaningful and insightful relationships.
- Arranging and attending meetings with policy stakeholders in Scotland, producing concise and relevant briefings.
- Supporting the development of CIPD’s relationships with key press and media in Scotland and NI to maximise impact and voice.
- Developing and maintaining thorough knowledge of CIPD’s areas of policy expertise surrounding the world of work.
- Leading CIPD’s Policy Forum in Scotland, a channel to proactively engage our members in influencing public policy across the nations of Scotland and NI.
- Supporting colleagues to feed policy insight and evidence into other relevant CIPD networks and communities.
What You’ll Need To Be Successful
- Good understanding of and engagement with the political landscape, institutions and processes in Scotland.
- Established experience of working in a similar role in the political, policy and/or public affairs environment in Scotland.
- Knowledge of the press and media, and proven success in achieving positive coverage in a range of relevant media in Scotland.
- Experience or an understanding of working with policy stakeholders and the media in Northern Ireland.
- Strong interpersonal and communications skills, and clearly demonstrating the ability to build and maintain effective relationships.
- Experienced in representing organisations at stakeholder meetings and acting as an ambassador.
- Excellent organisational skills and the ability to managing projects independently, often at short notice and to tight deadlines.
- Ability to work in a small team, supporting with tasks and projects as needed, collaborating regularly.
- An understanding of and experience of leveraging social media platforms to elevate brand, voice and mission.
- Experience of writing for different audiences, including letters to parliamentarians, policy briefings, research, and social media content.
If this role describes you and your career aspirations, then click APPLY.
CIPD: valuing everyone as an individual!
The CIPD define diversity as valuing everyone as an individual – we value all our employees, customers and clients as people. Harnessing these differences creates a productive environment in which everybody feels valued, where their talents are fully utilised and organisational and personal goals are met.
We are committed to employment practices that promote diversity and inclusion in employment regardless of age, disability, gender, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, marriage and civil partnership status, pregnancy and maternity status, race, religion, or belief.
Please note, we reserve the right to close or extend this position depending on application numbers. Therefore, we would urge you to submit an application as soon as possible.
The client requests no contact from agencies or media sales.
TPP is currently working with a professional membership body serving a specialist area of the healthcare sector. They are seeking to hire a PR & Media Executive to join them on a permanent basis.
You will support and lead on a variety of public facing and media focused projects, supporting the PR and Media manager to deliver strategic communications objectives. This is a newly created position and you will play a key role in helping deliver our client's public facing and media engagement work, to raise the profile of the organisation.
Your duties and responsibilities will include :
- Support on the delivery of our client's health campaigns and public affairs initiatives.
- Lead or support on the delivery of public facing materials including leaflets, videos, blogs, digital and print adverts.
- Create press materials including press releases, spokesperson briefs and reactive quotes
- Working with the PR and Media manager, provide press office support including liaising with journalists to respond to media enquiries, pitching stories and building media lists
- Lead on policy and campaign social media content across our client's social media channels to drive the opinion leadership agenda
- Plan in and create original and re-purposed content to support PR objectives.
- Use social media as a tool for amplifying their media campaigns.
Your experience and skillsets will include :
- A minimum of 2 years experience of working in a similar PR, Press & Communications role either within the not for profit or commercial sector or agency side.
- Experience working on PR campaigns for different audiences and across a range of channels
- Experience of providing press office/PR/media support and managing enquiries from journalists
- Strong communication skills, both in person and in writing with an ability to adapt writing style for various target audiences, formats, and channels.
- Experience of creating content for social media channels would be desirable.
We want you to have every opportunity to demonstrate your skills, ability and potential; please contact us if you require any assistance or adjustment so that we can help with making the application process work for you.
Civitas Recruitment are proud to be partnering with a great charity focused on working with those living with older age and committed to fighting loneliness so that people can have social lives and friendship groups however old they are. The charity looks to inspire and enable meaningful connections and shared experiences within communities across the UK for people over 75 facing loneliness and social isolation. An exciting opportunity exists for a Social Media and PR Officer to join the charity. The postholder will be responsible for recruiting older people and volunteers to our services across the UK through our digital platforms. You will be responsible for using social media and developing paid ads (google advertising) to recruit guests and volunteers and also for securing coverage of the charity’s work in local press. This role will be well supported by senior members of the Charity’s Marketing & Comms team. The role is home based in the UK.
Who are we looking for?
Ideal candidates will possess excellent written and verbal communication skills with the ability to communicate effectively in a wide range of audiences. Candidates will have experience of working in a busy communications team as well as experience managing social media advertising channels across Facebook, Instagram, LinkedIn and Twitter. Candidates will also have experience in managing Google ad campaigns and have experience using Canva or Photoshop to create eye catching graphics. Experience of writing press releases and securing coverage across a range of print and online media will be a bonus.
If the above role description sounds of interest and you feel like you meet the criteria; please apply immediately or for further information, please contact Syed at Civitas Recruitment for a full JD and informal discussion. Early applications are encouraged as we will be reviewing on a rolling basis.
Are you a creative individual with an eye for a story? Are you keen to empower others by sharing their experiences? Then why not marry your determination and passion with a move that will help the UK’s leading brain injury charity raise awareness, and ultimately, improve life after brain injury.
- Title: Communications Executive (Press)
- Location: Nottingham or home-based/flexible working
- Salary: £24,000 per annum
- Duration: Permanent, Full Time
- Hours: 35 hours per week
- Annual Leave: 25 days per annum excluding bank holidays
- Closing date: Tuesday 16th August 2022
- Interviews: w/c 22nd August 2022
Headway is a UK-wide charity that supports people affected by brain injury and we’re seeking a creative and effective communicator to join our growing communications team.
Reporting to the Press and Campaigns Manager, you will be responsible for handling media enquiries, generating stories and creating and monitoring press coverage on a local and national level.
This is your chance to directly influence the lives of those affected by brain injury through big ideas and driving campaigns alongside the communications team.
You will have the privilege of working directly with inspiring people, giving a voice to those living with brain injury so that they can work with us to raise awareness and provide encouragement and support to others.
We’re looking for a motivated individual, with excellent writing and people skills that can deliver important stories and articles to deadlines.
This is an exciting time to be joining Headway and your chance to play a key role in the next chapter of our history.
Find out more and apply on our website.
The client requests no contact from agencies or media sales.
Salary - £19,459 - £21,081 (FTE £24,000 - £26,000)
Hours - 30 per week
- Pension Scheme
- Hybrid working
- Life Assurance
- Day off on your Birthday
- Monthly draws to win ‘lunch on your manager’ or ‘leave work early’
- Wellbeing initiatives throughout the year
- Ongoing training relevant to your role
- Employee Assistance Programme - support with wellbeing & personal struggles
- Sick pay - up to 1 month after 1 year service (up to 4 months after 4 years service)
- 25 days per annum pro rata increasing by one day a year after 5 years’ service to a maximum of 28 days (in addition to Bank and Public holidays)
Creating, developing and evaluating hyh’s online and social media presence to engage supporters, stakeholders and the wider public and to maximise digital fundraising opportunities. The role will also support the development of digital content to support service delivery at the charity leading on public and internal comms.
We welcome applicants who are at the start of their career as well as experienced. If you are good with social media and video, and willing to learn on the job then this role could be for you. There are many training courses available to develop your career and learning.
The Digital Communications Officer will:
- Contribute to hyh’s overall Fundraising & Communications strategy as a member of the Fundraising & Communications Team
- Improve supporter acquisition and retention through digital channels, building engagement and loyalty
- Source, generate, edit, schedule and post written, visual, audio and video content that drives brand awareness, is shareable and encourages actions to generate income
- Deliver outstanding and innovative communications for different audiences and across multiple channels which align with hyh’s Comms plan
- Inspire, inform and motivate supporters to give to hyh as well as demonstrating the impact of their donations on beneficiaries
- Manage a calendar programme of social media and website activity
- Act as the first point of contact for social media and our website, responding appropriately and championing and signposting people to the work of hyh
- Increase content reach and impressions to our website; improve our SEO
- Create digital materials to support the Fundraising team across all income generation streams with their activities and campaigns throughout the year
- Contribute ideas, materials and copy to paid FB and Google ad campaigns to maximise their effectiveness at driving event entries or donations
- Improve engagement with our followers and those we are following
- Act as a brand champion within hyh, promoting the use of social media and encouraging greater understanding of the website and social media channels
- Keep abreast of new developments, trends and technologies, identifying and proposing new digital opportunities for hyh
- Understand, evaluate and circulate social media and website analytics
- Test and learn from new methods for donor recruitment and increasing donations Monitor and evaluate results and make improvements to future activity
- Develop digital projects to support delivery of hyh’s services to support young people facing homelessness.
If you are hardworking, conscientious and take pride in doing a job well, then we would like to hear from you.
Please click 'apply' and submit a cover letter along with your CV.
If you are shortlisted, an initial interview will be arranged followed by a second (final) interview stage if you are successful.
This post is classed as having a high degree of contact with children or young adults and is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974. An enhanced disclosure will be sought through the Disclosure & Barring Service (DBS) as part of Herts Young Homeless’ pre- employment checks.
We care passionately about diversity, equity and inclusion and want to ensure anyone who works for us can belong, thrive and grow in our culture. We would like our organisation to be representative of those we serve and our communities. We also want to make sure that our team represents the communities that we serve, and we’d love to hear from candidates who are Black, Asian or from other Ethnic groups. We are also committed to pay equality.
Asking for adjustments
Herts Young Homeless is committed to making our recruitment practices barrier-free and as accessible as possible for everyone. If you would like us to do anything differently during the application, interview or assessment process, including providing information in an alternative format, please click the 'apply' button, where you will see an email address to contact.
The Third Age Trust is the umbrella body supporting the u3a movement in the UK. Founded in 1982, the u3a is a UK-wide movement of locally run charities with interest groups that provide a wide range of opportunities for members who are no longer in full-time work to come together to learn for fun. Today we work with over 1000 local u3as with around 400,000 members, and membership is growing.
Our main website, is central to the work of the Trust. As well as helping prospective members join a u3a and find out more information about the movement, it serves as a content hub for existing members and committees to get more out of their membership and effectively run their local groups.
As the Website and Digital Officer, your primary responsibilities will be to oversee content management, editing, writing and uploading content, providing support to staff across the organisation to create the best possible user experience for our members. As the main point of contact for the website, you will use your knowledge of Content Management Systems to create engaging content, make improvements across the site and advising staff in best practice for accessibility, user experience and content design.
You will also oversee development work on the website, gathering requirements, writing project plans and working closely with our external developers to make improvements to the site as needed.
Reporting to the Head of Policy and Communications, you will work closely with the members of the Communications team to ensure high standards are met across our digital platforms, supporting staff with email newsletter design and delivery as well as other areas of our digital offering as required by the organisation. This is a rewarding and busy role working in a welcoming and supportive environment where initiative, communication skills and determination are highly valued qualities.
To find out more and to apply, please review the full job description available.
Closing date: Midnight, 22nd August 2022.
Interviews: 31st August/1st September.
We welcome and encourage applications from everyone regardless of age, disability, sex, gender reassignment, sexual orientation, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief and marriage and civil partnerships.
The Talent Set are excited to be working with Action for Children to find their new Consumer PR Media Manager.
Action for Children has a wonderful flexible working environment, and this role is offered as a primarily remote home working position with the expectation of travel to AFC’s Offices in London or Watford 2 times monthly. For those who prefer a hybrid working pattern office work is available more frequently.
Action for Children protects and supports children and young people, providing practical and emotional care and support, ensuring their voices are heard, and campaigning to bring lasting improvements to their lives.
We are looking for an accomplished PR professional to Manage, plan and deliver consumer PR strategies and activities across the UK to highlight the work of Action for Children and issues relating to disadvantaged children, young people and families, raising our brand profile, build our celebrity PR profile and the media profile of our fundraising and corporate partnership work.
- Act as an expert advisor with staff and stakeholders on broad ranging PR and media relations issues and events, utilising this expertise to develop and deliver effective and compelling consumer media relations strategies, relating to the organisation’s core business objectives e.g. for campaigns, services, policy and fundraising initiatives.
- Overall responsibility for all aspects of key proactive consumer PR launches and reactive opportunities, including coordinating sell-ins to national and regional news, trade and consumer PR media.
- Build effective working relationships with key internal stakeholders, fundraising, communications and policy colleagues and relevant services to create and deliver innovative, integrated consumer PR campaigns.
- Work with the celebrity partnerships team to build campaigns that maximise PR opportunities with our high-profile supporters, helping to build more awareness of our work.
- Line manage the Media Relations Specialist - Consumer, ensuring they have clear and achievable objectives and promote a positive work environment through support, guidance, and problem solving where needed, in accordance with Action for Children’s policies and procedures.
To do this the right candidate will have experience in these key areas:
- Proven track record of working in a busy press office or PR agency
- Experience of designing compelling, creative, and effective consumer media PR strategies
- Experience of building and maintaining good working relationships with a variety of stakeholders, including internal clients, corporate partners, and journalists
- Experience of managing projects from planning to delivery stages, including evaluation
- Proven knowledge of working in a UK media with consumer PR outlets
- Ability to work in a complex, fast paced environment, juggling multiple priorities and remain calm under pressure
If we receive a high number of applications, we may need to close earlier than advertised so get your application in quickly! Regrettably please note we may not be able to reply to each and every application.
Along with Action for Children we are committed to diverse and inclusive recruitment practises that ensure equal opportunity for everyone, regardless of race, sexual orientation, mental or physical disability, age or gender. We encourage applications from all backgrounds and will happily make reasonable adjustments to always ensure a fair process.
We are looking for a paid intern to join our events team at the British Ecological Society.
This is an unrivalled opportunity for someone wanting to develop their skills and gain experience in event management and communications. If you are interested in gaining skills to work within the events industry, you know the importance of good customer service, and are interested in working in the science and environment sector, this is for you.
About the role
The BES Annual Meeting is Europe’s largest and most influential annual event dedicated to ecology, bringing together over 1200 ecologists from around the world. With the ongoing pandemic, we are faced with the challenge of continuing to support the global community in a safe way. This will involve offering virtual content, alongside our face-to-face event, which provides a great opportunity to gain skills in both in-person and virtual conferencing.
The Events Intern will be an integral part of the Society Programmes team. You will get the chance to develop your skills in a wide range of areas and gain hands-on experience within events management.
This is a full-time, fixed-term position for three months, finishing after our Annual Meeting in December, and the internship will be paid at the London Living Wage (£11.05 per hour).
Contract: Full-time, 3 months fixed-term
Location: London, within walking distance of Angel and Old Street tube stations, with some hybrid working and travel to Edinburgh for our December Annual Meeting.
Salary: £20,111, pro-rata (London Living Wage)
Please refer to the job specification document for full details of the role.
The Society is undertaking a hybrid working trial (a mix of remote and office working) throughout 2022. Whoever is successful in this position should therefore expect to work in both the office and remotely for the foreseeable future. The necessary equipment will be provided by the Society to enable staff to fulfil as much of their role as is viable while working in both working environments.
You will be based at the British Ecological Society office at Wharf Studios, London, N1 7GS. There may be occasional travel to some events, including to our Annual Meeting in Edinburgh on 18 – 21 December 2022.
Applicants must have the right to live and work in the UK. Successful applicants will need to provide evidence that they have the right to live and work in the UK. The BES is unable to provide visa sponsorship.
The client requests no contact from agencies or media sales.
WHAT WE’RE LOOKING FOR
We are recruiting for a talented Communications and Campaigns manager to support us in our mission to advance the Global Goals around the world. We’re in a critical phase for the achievement of the Sustainable Development Goals which we believe are the World’s ‘To Do List’ and never been as important as they are right now.
As we approach the halfway point to the Goals we’re looking for a multi-skilled individual to join the campaigns team at Project Everyone. You will need to be part researcher, part project-manager and part comms expert – with an excellent eye for detail and a real passion for change.
You will be asked to research, write and edit communications material, including pieces for our websites, newsletters and campaign updates. You will work closely with our social media team, helping them develop the themes and messaging for them to write posts and produce assets.
You will pull together presentations to bring our campaigns to life, for partners, funders and the wider team. You will also write research briefs, to inform strategic decisons around campaigns, and pull together briefings for speeches and public appearances.
There will also be an element of general administration and support – which might include project management, timelines, co-ordinating calendars and sharing key actions from partner calls.
You will work closely with our key partners at the UN and NGOs – ensuring teams are aligned on priorities. You will also have a specific focus around the efforts of cities and mayors to localize the Goals, looking for best in class examplars and contacting city offices to encourage them to join in with the campaign. Given the range of partners, it is essential that you are skilled in dealing with stakeholders and the competing demands that this can bring. You will both have a lively interest in global politics and be tapped into the hottest cultural trends and current zeitgeist. A good understanding of the Global Goals, and the issues that are contained within them will be vital within this role.
ABOUT THE ROLE
- Provide campaigns support and project management coordination to the Global Goals and cities campaign working with diverse stakeholders especially cities, think tanks and creative partners
- Contribute to the messaging of social media campaigns for major initiatives and relevant international days.
- Proactively identify external opportunities to promote the Goals from what’s in the news to international summits and events.
- Produce external and internal comms products includingProject Everyone’s regular newsletter and content for the website including blogs and news updates
- Establish effective relationships with a diverse range of partners from UN agencies to civil society and individual activists and manage our Global Goals week partnership
- Keep up to date with SDG related policy and development ensuring these are factored into campaigns.
- Support colleagues and directors to ensure the team is working effectively
- Undertake other duties that may from time to time be necessary and are compatible with the nature and level of this role.
- Represent PE externally ensuring that PE’s positions are well represented.
- Campaigns experience with proven record of performance
- Demonstrable experience of developing communications products e.g newsletters, social content
- Experience of audience engagement best practices from email to digital engagement
- Demonstrable experience of stakeholder management
- A motivated self-starter, who will be proactive in driving our work and team.
- Able to work under pressure and with tight deadlines
- Experience of working in sustainable development and a strong network of contacts both in the UK and globally is preferred.
- Ability to use simple design products e.g Canva is desirable
- Professional-level fluency in English
Project Everyone is a not-for-profit creative communications agency which was co-founded by Richard Curtis (the filmmaker and founder of Comic Relief). Our mission is to make the Global Goals (also known as the SDGs) universally known and to establish them as the framework by which governments, businesses, and citizens take action and make progress towards a fairer world by 2030.
We are a team of communications and campaign specialists, mainly based in London, who sit at the heart of a global network of civil society organisations, public sector partners, brands, government departments, UN agencies, public figures and social influencers. We use our creative and strategic resources to curate events, convene partners and create content across digital platforms, advertising sites, media outlets, social channels, physical activations and to garner press attention.
ONE TEAM; 17 GOALS
We’re a collaborative, passionate and motivated team working towards an amazing set of Global Goals. We support, nurture and challenge each other daily, and have a relatively flat structure, where feedback and ideas are welcomed. We have created a space based on ideas and passion and are actively looking to welcome people from diverse backgrounds and experiences.
DIVERSITY AT PE
PE is an equal opportunities employer that works with partners and organisations globally. We benefit from the knowledge and skills that these culturally diverse teams bring. We’re therefore keen to create a team with a variety of skills that come together regardless of race, colour, ancestry, religion, sex, nationality, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, or gender identity.
The client requests no contact from agencies or media sales.
This is an exciting opportunity to join a dynamic and passionate team working to ensure that no child in the UK starts the day too hungry to learn.
Following our new CEO, Lindsey MacDonald joining us in November 2021 we undertook a review of our organisational structure which led to the creation of Policy and Engagement Team, combining our policy, communications, campaigning and research functions in one team. Following this and the recent appointment of Jacquie Bance de Vasquez, Director of Policy and Engagement we have developed a new strategy and restructuring and expanding the team to meet the challenge of ending morning hunger for now, and for good, enable us to better leverage and build on our social impact, engagement, and influencing.
Purpose of the role
The Policy & Public Affairs team work to influence the devolved legislatures and Westminster to address the underlying systemic causes of child poverty & hunger and drive change through policy.
We are seeking a talented individual with an in depth understanding of UK political context, parliamentary processes and structures within the Westminster and the devolved legislatures including experience of building relationships with politicians.
This post offers the exciting opportunity to manage relationships and communications with our target political audiences in England, influencing and advocating to enable to Magic Breakfast to secure policy changes to eliminate child morning hunger.
The client requests no contact from agencies or media sales.