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Reference: 83813

Date Added: 26 April 2022
Closing Date: 16 May 2022

Job Title: Communications and External Affairs Manager

Working For: Fair Education Alliance

Location: London

Salary: £35,000 – 38,000

Length of Contract: Permanent

Job Details

This is an exciting opportunity for an individual who excels at communicating a message with passion and clarity. You’ll enjoy collaborating with others to amplify our message and will have a keen sense of how to tailor communications for different audiences.

The role has responsibility for two key strands of our work:

• Lead the alliance’s communications (70% of the role): You will bring the alliance’s work to life, raising awareness about the issues causing educational inequality, and the impactful initiatives that are working to address it. You’ll create and deliver our communications strategy to reach our 250 member organisations and external stakeholders.

• Manage the alliance’s external relations (30% of the role): You will lead on creating content to
communicate the urgency and importance of our positions to key external stakeholders, including policy makers, business leaders and charity CEOs. You will create briefings, support the management of relationships, and lead on drafting our responses to consultations and policy developments.

Closing Date: 16 May 2022

Interview/Start Dates

First-round interview: Virtual interview taking place 25th or 26th May.

Second-round interviews: In-person, one-hour panel interview at our Brixton offices, taking place week commencing 6th June.

Application Details

Please send a cover note and CV to info@faireducation.org.uk with the subject line ‘Application –
Communications and External Affairs Manager’.

Your cover note should answer the following questions and be no longer than two A4 pages:
1. Why do you want to be part of the Fair Education Alliance Secretariat team?
2. Give examples of how you meet the skills and experience set out in this Job Description.

Website: https://www.faireducation.org.uk/

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