Date Added: 22 December 2020
: 18 January 2021
Job Title: Head of Press/Office Manager
Working For: Center for Countering Digital Hate
Salary: £30-40,000 / £30-35,000 dependent on experience
The Center for Countering Digital Hate is a non-profit organisation that analyses and actively disrupts the architecture of online hate and misinformation. We do this by exposing individuals and networks behind online hate and misinformation; introducing costs for those seeking to spread hate and misinformation; and providing public advice to stop their spread online.
We are looking for a Head of Press and an Office Manager.
The Head of Press will ensure that the CCDH’s work is well represented across broadcast, print and online media. The position includes being the organisation’s main point of contact with the media.
In this role, you will lead on the CCDH’s press work, include drafting press releases; placing stories and quotes in relevant outlets; drafting articles; securing broadcast interviews; drafting quotes; producing content for the organisation’s various social media channels; and working with the research team to develop new stories for pitching to the media.
The successful candidate will be a motivated self-starter with at least four years’ experience working as a press officer or in a media environment.
The Office Manager will have excellent organisational and communication skills and gained experience in a relevant working environment. This is a new post and we are looking for someone who is able to take the initiative, and who can administer a range of operational, governance and financial systems and processes. You will be joining a small but rapidly expanding team. Ideally, we are looking for someone with a proven track record and measurable achievement administering a growing organisation.
This role needs a highly motivated, dynamic person with excellent people skills. Someone who is as excited about the organisation’s potential as we are and who will work with us to further build CCDH into a world leading organisation.
Please visit http://www.counterhate.co.uk/jobs for job descriptions and person specifications for both roles.
Closing Date: 18 January 2021
Interviews will take place between 18 and 25 January. Shortlisted candidates will be reuqired to undetake a work related task.
These are new roles so start date is dependent on notice periods.
If you are interested in this opportunity, please find below the job description and person specification. Application is by way of CV and a cover letter, which should be sent to email@example.com with “Head of Press” or “Office Manager” as the subject line. Your cover letter statement should include your current notice period if applicable.