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Reference: 60345

Date Added: 12 April 2017
Closing Date: 5 May 2017

Job Title: Communications Officer (Public Affairs)

Working For: British Paralympic Association

Location: London

Salary: £22,500 - £32,500 dependent on experience

Job Details

The Communications Officer will conduct domestic and international stakeholder relations for the organisation. The job-holder will develop domestic and international policy and develop a targeted contact programme with politicians, civil servants, stakeholder organisations and international counterparts.

The Communications Officer will support the Director of Communications on programmes of activity which seek to fulfil the organisation’s vision ‘Through Sport inspire a better world for disabled people’. These currently include an education programme and celebrations of the birth-place of the Paralympics in Stoke Mandeville.

The BPA is the lead organisation responsible for the Paralympic movement in the UK. We focus on creating the best environment for our athletes as part of ParalympicsGB to perform at summer and winter Paralympic Games. With Paralympic sport in the spotlight like never before we believe we can build on that to deliver our vision ‘Through sport inspire a better world for disabled people’.

The BPA is fully committed to the principles of the equality of opportunity. It is responsible for ensuring that no job applicant receives less favourable treatment, on the grounds of age, colour, disability, ethnic minority, parental or marital status, nationality, religious belief, gender, social status or sexual preference, than any other.

Closing Date: 5 May 2017

Interview/Start Dates

Interviews: Friday 19 May 2017. Candidates who have been shortlisted for interview will be notified by Friday 12 May 2017.

Application Details

For details of the person specification download the Job Description and Equal Opportunities Monitoring Form from the British Paralympic Association’s website - http://paralympics.org.uk/about-us/jobs.

Please send a role specific cover letter, completed Equal Opportunities Monitoring Form, CV and indication of current salary to Eleanor Edson, Corporate Services Officer, at jobs@paralympics.org.uk.

All enquiries are to be directed to the email listed and no phone enquiries will be taken.

Website: http://paralympics.org.uk

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