We have an exciting opportunity for an External Affairs Officer to join our New & Planning team.
You will act as a first point of contact for journalists and external stakeholders in line with JRF’s mission, brand and values.
The role will hugely contribute to the smooth running of JRF’s internal processes for forward planning ensuring that all teams are equipped with the relevant knowledge and information.
The ideal candidate will be an ‘organisation lookout’ to build and nurture relationships with influencers, politicians and policy makers. Media, forward planning, content delivery and campaigns are all areas in which the role will heavily focus on.
Our ideal candidate will be experienced in working in a communications environment, with an interest and working knowledge of current affairs, news agenda and public affairs.
You will be a digital and social media enthusiast who embraces the possibilities that digital communications provide for social change.
High standards of accuracy and attention to detail are essential, along with a confident team player who can work effectively with colleagues and external stakeholders including those with livery experience of poverty.
Millions of people are locked in poverty in the UK, we don’t believe that’s right. That’s why we’ve made it our mission to solve it. JRF’s new strategy is to work alongside others to build public and political will for change and demand for solutions.
If you share our passion, then we need to hear from you.
Further information about the role can be found at www.jrf.org.uk/jobs