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Walton on Thames Charity
Walton-on-Thames 12.27 miles
£30,000 per year
Exciting opportunity if you have experience in research/policy/communications - taking a proactive role in our policy & communications work
Kingston Centre for Independent Living
KT1 16.42 miles
£40,614-£45,036 - Negotiable depending on skills and experience
Kingston Centre for Independent Living are seeking a dynamic and enthusiastic individual to join our organisation in the CEO role.
Kingston Centre for Independent Living
KT1 16.42 miles
£22,849 - £25,337 per year (pro - rata)
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Ealing Community and Voluntary Service
Hounslow 17.73 miles
£36,000 including OLW allowance FTE (pro rata 28 hours £28,800)
Cycling UK
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£30,000 - £32,000 per year + gym membership
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£10,000 based on 16 hrs (£24,438 FTE)
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£33,600 - £42,000 per year
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circa £19,000 pa (dependent on experience)
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Walton-on-Thames, Surrey 12.27 miles
£30,000 per year
Permanent, Part-time
Job description

Job Purpose

  • Lead on executing our communications strategy where is relates to speaking out on issues of inequality and need locally.
  • Work closely with Corporate Partnerships Manager to increase awareness and understanding of the Charity and its objectives.
  • To work with the Head of Community Programmes to continue to develop and put into practice Walton Charity’s evaluation framework.

Main duties and responsibilities

Strategy and Planning

  • To contribute to the development of Walton Charity’s Communications strategy.
  • Monitor regularly and evaluate occasionally the impact of our policy and communications work, working alongside the Corporate Partnerships Manager.

Shining a light on local need

  • Conduct desk-based research into poverty and inequality locally.
  • Conduct research on specific issues as requested (eg housing, loneliness and isolation, mental health etc.)
  • Track policy developments, research, reports, announcements and debates that relate to key priority areas and make recommendations as to any potential communications opportunities that might arise from them.
  • Be proactive about sharing the above information through a variety of communication channels (eg website, blogs, social media, events and meetings).
  • Support Walton Charity to amplify the voices of local residents and organisations on issues of poverty and inequality.
  • Work with other organisations to raise awareness on local need.



  • Maintain and develop relevant pages on the website ensuring that content is dynamic and engaging and up to date.
  • Draft and prepare reports, publications, committee papers, press releases etc related to policy, research and evaluation.
  • Write regular, concise and relevant research or policy updates in priority areas to keep staff and trustees informed.


  • Act as a spokesperson when necessary on issues of inequality in Elmbridge.
  • Work with the Corporate Partnerships Manager to develop relationships with target media representatives.


  • Work with Head of Community Programmes to develop and refine Walton Charity’s evaluation framework.
  • Support colleagues to implement the evaluation framework, including analysing results and writing reports.
  • Lead on developing the content and agenda for the annual  Impact Event.
  • Write occasional reports for trustees and/or external audiences on our impact.
  • Proactively and regularly interview beneficiaries to gain in-depth knowledge of our impact.

To undertake any other duties that may reasonably be requested appropriate.

Experience and abilities


  • Experience of policy and/or campaigning, ideally within the charity sector.
  • Able to communicate clearly and effectively and to represent the Charity in a positive way.
  • Able to write engagingly for a variety of audiences.
  • Confident using social media to communicate key messages.
  • Ability to assimilate, understand and re-present large amounts of content quickly.
  • Attention to detail.
  • Excellent team-working skills.
  • Ability to think ahead, to plan, prioritise and schedule workload and activities


  • Knowledge and understanding of policy issues and research relating to poverty and inequality.
  • Understanding of evaluation approaches and methods.
  • Experience of working in the voluntary sector.
  • Knowledge of the local area.

To apply

Please submit your CV and covering letter highlighting your skills and experience in relation to the role. The covering letter should not exceed 2 sides of A4.

Deadline: Sunday 1st March (midnight)

Interviews: Friday 13th March

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Walton on Thames Charity

Walton on Thames Charity has origins that date back to 1212. 

We are a place-based charity working in the borough of Elmbridge. ... Read more

Refreshed on: 24 February 2020
Closing date: 01 March 2020
Job ref: Policy & Communications
Tags: Campaigning,Communications, PR

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