Date Added: 2 November 2017
: 27 November 2017
Job Title: Communications Officer and Policy and Engagement Officer
Working For: Full Fact
Full Fact is the UK’s independent factchecking organisation. When we launched we knew that publishing factchecks is only the first step towards accurate public debate. To change culture we intervene in other ways, including asking for corrections to inaccurate claims or improving information at source to help avoid mistakes happening in the first place.
Through this award-winning approach we’ve secured corrections from all kinds of political actors: newspapers from the Guardian to the Daily Mail, national broadcasters, pressure groups, and politicians including a Prime Minister. We’ve successfully campaigned for an accurate and accountable public debate including stopping statistics being given out selectively to newspapers, improving the BBC’s editorial guidelines, and making sure experts’ voices are heard at election time.
We’re hiring for two roles, both of which have responsibility and opportunities to grow.
A Communications Officer who can grow our exceptionally engaged and committed supporter base, and get them sharing and donating, and advocating for facts out in the real world and online.
A Policy and Engagement Officer to systematise and expand our engagement work, so that we squeeze every last drop of impact out of the amazing research our factcheckers do. You’ll be seeking corrections to inaccurate claims, collating evidence for select committees and other policy makers, and working with experts and information producers to stop mistakes being repeated.
Closing Date: 27 November 2017
Interviews will take place on Monday 4th - Thursday 7th December. Please let us know if you are not available on these dates.
Please read about our standards and neutrality before applying here: https://fullfact.org/about/jobs/
Send a covering letter and CV to Phoebe Arnold via firstname.lastname@example.org. Please say where you saw the job advertised.