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Reference: 70677

Date Added: 11 April 2019
Closing Date: 2 May 2019

Job Title: Communications Officer

Working For: Demos

Location: London

Salary: £23,000-£26,000

Job Details

We are now recruiting for a Communications Officer. This is a fantastic opportunity for an experienced communications professional to work in a thriving, cross-party environment. It will suit a candidate:

  • Passionate about Demos’ mission to bring people together across party and social divides to find solutions to the problems of our age.
  • Confident working independently and as part of a dynamic, multi-disciplinary team, with particular expertise in translating complex information and research into digestible content for different audiences.
  • Ambitious to grow Demos’ public profile, and help secure meaningful impact across government, business, civil society and politics.

Demos is looking to recruit a talented communications professional to act as our voice and deliver key messaging to external groups such as our funders, supporters, the public,
politicians and the media.

Within this remit, our Communications Officer will ensure that Demos has a detailed understanding and map of the political and social landscape, in order to identify key opportunities to increase Demos’ influence amongst target audiences including MPs, journalists, civil society organisations and other key stakeholder groups.

Reporting directly to Demos’ Director of External Affairs, the post holder will write, edit, co-ordinate and publish content across various channels (including Demos’ website, social media, printed materials). They will also plan and implement communications campaigns to raise awareness of the organisation’s activities and publications. In doing so they will find themselves at the centre of public conversations on issues including but not limited to housing, artificial intelligence, domestic poverty and the future of social media.

The role will involve raising the organisation’s profile across different media platforms and in the public and political eye. The Officer will be expected to help develop Demos’ brand and discover insights into how different audiences respond to Demos’ content and visual identity.


Closing Date: 2 May 2019

Interview/Start Dates

Job closes: 8am on the closing date

Interviews: w/c 6 May

Second interviews if needed: w/c 13 May

Application Details

Please send a cv and a covering letter to jobs@demos.co.uk. These documents should be attached to the email, formatted as pdfs, with filenames as set out below:

Candidate Name – Communications Officer – CV

Candidate Name – Communications Officer – Covering Letter

In your covering letter, please set out what your ambitions would be for Demos, if appointed, as well as your qualifications for this post.

Website: https://demos.co.uk/

Additional Notes