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Reference: 60420

Date Added: 18 April 2017
Closing Date: 15 May 2017

Job Title: Communications Officer

Working For: Living Wage Foundation

Location: London

Salary: £23,000 - £25,000 including London Weighting

Job Details

The Living Wage is an independent movement of businesses, organisations and people who believe that a hard day’s work deserves a fair day’s pay. The Living Wage campaign was launched by London Citizens in 2001 and aims to ensure low paid workers have enough money to get by and enough time for community and family life.

The Living Wage is an hourly rate calculated according to the basic cost of living in the UK, that employers choose to pay on a voluntary basis. The Living Wage Foundation recognises and celebrates employers that pay the real Living Wage through an accreditation programme which awards the Living Wage Employer Mark.

The independently-calculated rates are announced during Living Wage Week each November when we celebrate our growing network of Living Wage employers. There are now over 3000 accredited Living Wage employers across the UK which has secured pay rises for over 150,000 employees.


The Living Wage Foundation has an exciting opportunity to join our dynamic team as a Communications Officer. We are looking for an exceptionally motivated and organised individual who enjoys working in a fast-paced, high profile communications environment.

The role will involve developing, drafting and updating content for our website, newsletters, press and social media channels. The position would suit an applicant with strong digital communication skills, marketing experience and enthusiasm for engaging supporters through social networks.

Please see our website for full details includng personal specification: http://www.livingwage.org.uk/news/we-are-recruting-two-new-opportunities-join-our-team 

Closing Date: 15 May 2017

Interview/Start Dates

Interview dates: W/C Monday 22nd May

Application Details

Send CV and covering letter of no more than 2 pages
Submit to: accreditation@livingwage.org.uk 
Please note: The subject heading of the email must contain the applicants name and the words ‘Communications Officer Application’

Website: http://www.livingwage.org.uk

Additional Notes