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Reference: 71732

Date Added: 3 July 2019
Closing Date: 22 July 2019

Job Title: Communications and Policy Manager

Working For: Redthread

Location: London

Salary: Circa £35,000-£40,000

Job Details

Redthread plays a high profile and meaningful role in the debate around a public health approach to tackling violence. We have achieved this through significant media coverage, government and stakeholder engagement, for example co-managing the secretariat of the All-Party Parliamentary Group on knife crime. Watch this video (https://vimeo.com/286201435) about Redthread from our win at last year’s Charity Awards which gives a taster of what we do.

To build on and accelerate this engagement, we are looking for an experienced communications professional with experience of managing a busy press office and with excellent knowledge of how to influence policy and make our voice heard. This is a varied and exciting role with opportunities to communicate a different narrative about vulnerable young people and to shape the policies that affect them.

"I've seen first-hand how our hospitals provide a unique moment to engage with young people. Redthread have helped thousands of Londoners - and I'm proud to support their work" (Sadiq Khan, Mayor of London, June 2019)

The purpose of the role is to develop and deliver all of Redthread’s external communications activities.

Closing Date: 22 July 2019

Interview/Start Dates

Application deadline: 10am on the closing date

Interview Date: Thursday 1 August, with a second round of interviews for successful candidates the following week

Application Details

For full details on the role and how to apply, please see the application pack on our website: http://redthread.org.uk/join-the-team

Website: http://redthread.org.uk

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