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Reference: 85954

Date Added: 14 September 2022
Closing Date: 10 October 2022

Job Title: Public Affairs & Communications Officer

Working For: Arthritis and Musculoskeletal Alliance

Location: Homeworking

Salary: £32,418 - £34,209 pro-rata + homeworking allowance

Length of Contract: Permanent

Job Details

An opportunity to join a small charity which punches above its weight, influencing policy and care for lifelong musculoskeletal (MSK) health.

The Arthritis and Musculoskeletal Alliance (ARMA) is looking for a highly motivated, excellent communicator who can support and deliver our strategic plan by leading on our public affairs and communication work. ARMA is a growing alliance with high levels of influence and engagement in key policy areas, such as the NHS England Best MSK Health Programme. Working alongside our experienced CEO, this is an excellent opportunity for the right candidate to gain valuable experience to further their career.

This position is 17.5 hours per week and is home based.

The Arthritis and Musculoskeletal Alliance (ARMA) exists to improve MSK services. We are a membership organisation which brings together patient charities, research and healthcare professional organisations working in musculoskeletal health. Working together as an alliance we have a powerful voice to influence policy and improve standards of care across the UK.

You will be maintaining and developing communications with our members and key external stakeholders as well as supporting the CEO in public affairs and policy work. Your days will be interesting and varied, including chairing our regular policy and communications meetings, ensuring our website and newsletters are engaging and relevant, leading on communication through social media, and supporting ARMA events. The successful candidate will have excellent interpersonal and communication skills, lots of drive and enthusiasm and a demonstrable ability to take responsibility for their own workload.

Closing Date: 10 October 2022

Interview/Start Dates

Remote interviews Friday 21 October via Zoom. 

Application Details

Full details of the role, requirements and how to apply. Please read the information pack before applying. 


Website: https://arma.uk.net/

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