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Reference: 76815

Date Added: 17 December 2020
Closing Date: 18 January 2021

Job Title: Press and Campaigns Officer

Working For: Citizens UK

Location: London

Salary: £25,148 + £3,000 London Weighting PA

Job Details

Hours: 37.5 hours per week, 5 days per week

Contract: Permanent

Citizens UK is the home of Community Organising and the Living Wage movement. Our diverse member organisations include schools, churches, mosques, synagogues, parents groups, health practices, charities and trade unions. We help our 450+ members to develop leaders, so they can participate in public life and hold politicians and other decision-makers to account on the issues that matter to them.

Our work has led to the creation of many local, regional and national campaigns and social change projects including the Living Wage Foundation, Sponsor Refugees and Parents and Communities Together. We’ve achieved positive change for hundreds of thousands of people through positive interventions on wages for low paid workers, refugee resettlement and social support for new parents.

Right now, we at an exciting phase in our growth, with civil society alliances of faith, education, trade union, health and charitable institutions in 15 towns and cities in England and Wales, with several more alliances due to launch in 2020/21 and our projects planning a series of new interventions to improve the lives of the people they serve.

Purpose

The purpose of this role is to help Citizens UK, its chapters, projects and member institutions effectively communicate their activity and Community Organising to the outside world via the media and owned Citizens UK communications channels. Ideal for an adaptable comms or media relations professional looking to gain a broad range of experience. Working in a close-knit team of 3 comms specialists, this role’s primary focus is to act as a press officer working with the Head of Communications and the Living Wage press team to create impactful media moments with our Community Organising and project teams. It also includes elements of campaigns and communications work as part of the wider team of four who comprise the Citizens UK comms team.

Closing Date: 18 January 2021

Interview/Start Dates

Application deadline is 10am
Interviews to be held: TBC

Application Details

For details of how to apply for this role please visit: https://www.citizensuk.org/jobs_opportunities 

Website: https://www.citizensuk.org/

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