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Reference: 72866

Date Added: 25 September 2019
Closing Date: 14 October 2019

Job Title: Head of Communications

Working For: Trust for London

Location: London

Salary: £48,719-£56,891 per annum

Job Details

About the role

Trust for London is an independent charitable foundation that aims to tackle poverty and inequality in London. We do this by funding voluntary and charity groups, currently make grants totalling around £10 million a year. We also fund independent research and provide knowledge and expertise on London’s social issues to policymakers and journalists.

The Trust is recruiting a new Head of Communications to help raise the profile of poverty and inequality in the city and show what can be done to tackle it. This is a unique opportunity for someone with ambition and commitment to shape our approach to external communications and make a real difference to the lives of low-income Londoners.

The role has responsibility for both our digital communications and our media relations. This includes managing our website and social channels, as well as contact with journalists, newspapers, radio and television. The role will be responsible for the proactive identification of opportunities for further coverage related to poverty and inequality in London, ensuring that the organisations the Trust supports are placed front and centre.

What we are looking for

You are likely to be someone who has a track record of developing relevant and powerful communications strategies or campaigns, working with both digital and traditional media.

You could already be leading a communications function, or looking to make the step up into a leadership role. What is important is that you have a strong commitment to social justice and the ability to drive our external communications forward.

For more details, visit www.trustforlondon.org.uk/about/vacancies/headofcommunications/

Closing Date: 14 October 2019

Interview/Start Dates

Interview date: Friday 1st November 2019

Application Details

If you would like to apply, please find all the documents you need on the Trust for London website at www.trustforlondon.org.uk/about/vacancies/headofcommunications/

Please send your completed application form and equal opportunities monitoring form to v@trustforlondon.org.uk

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

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