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Reference: 70442

Date Added: 27 March 2019
Closing Date: 24 April 2019

Job Title: Press & Communications Officer

Working For: Women in Prison

Location: London

Salary: £27,948 (full-time, fixed-term contract of 1 year)

Job Details

Women in Prison (WIP) is a national organisation providing support, advice and guidance to women affected by the criminal justice system and campaigning to prevent the harm caused to women, their families and our communities by imprisonment.

A new role at WIP you will have responsibility for the charity’s external communications working in collaboration with a small campaigns team. You will be the first point of contact for media enquiries and will develop and deliver a proactive communications strategy to scope out opportunities to disseminate our key messages and raise the profile of our campaigns.

You will grow our network of media spokeswomen by providing support, training and opportunities for women affected by the criminal justice system to speak out as well as WIP staff and other high-profile champions for the campaign. You will support the campaigns team to keep our website, social media channels and national magazine current and engaging.

Closing Date: 24 April 2019

Interview/Start Dates

Interview dates TBC (week beginning 6th May)

Application Details

To apply please go to our website: https://www.womeninprison.org.uk/staff/vacancies.php 

Please download the Press & Communications Recruitment Pack and complete the Application Form. Please note we do not accept CVs.

* In light of the nature of work and focus of Women in Prison, the organisation considers the candidate's gender to be an occupational requirement in accordance with Paragraph 1, Schedule 9 of the Equality Act 2010.

Website: https://www.womeninprison.org.uk/

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