Communications Officer

Job description

Just for Kids Law is a dynamic charity working with and for children and young people to hold those with power to account and fight for wider reform. We do this by providing legal representation and advice, direct advocacy and support, and through strategic litigation, campaigning and equipping others to work for children’s rights.

We are looking for an energetic self-starting Communications Officer to play a pivotal role in the organisation.

You will work to establish, maintain and develop the effective planning and delivery of the organisation’s media (including social media) and external profile, website, internal communications and campaigning activity. This will involve working closely with the CEO to maintain our websites, social media channels, news media profile and other communication activities. We are ambitious about what we want to achieve and the communications targets we want to meet.

Just for Kids Law has a strong reputation for punching well above its weight and is looking for an ambitious individual who wants to make their mark and gain wide ranging experience in a busy organisation that wants to maintain and further raise its profile.

The Communications Officer will work closely with the Senior Management Team as well as being well connected to the whole staff team. We are a friendly and supportive organisation providing a unique opportunity for somebody to make a real impact.

Please apply in writing by completing our application form.

Just for Kids Law believes in the value of a diverse workforce and encourages applications from people from all ethnic, cultural, religious and social backgrounds: in particular, people from BAME, LGBTQI+, etc. We strive to create a diverse working environment where anyone, regardless of background, can thrive.

To apply, please complete (attached) application form.  CVs will not be accepted.

Closing time for all applications is 5pm on Monday,  31st August 2020.

Interviews will take place on Wednesday, 16th September 2020.

If you have not heard from us by 9th September 2020, you haven’t been successful for the interview.


Employment information

Job title: Communications Officer

Contract term: Permanent

Location: Central London (currently Islington) 

 Hours: 35 hours (full time)

Salary range: £28,000 to £32,000

Pension: 5% per matching following probation. 4% matching during probation

Leave: A full time member of staff has 30 days annual leave which includes three days to be taken at Christmas in addition to bank holidays (usually 8)

 Probation period: 6 months

Salary Payment method: Payment is made by electronic transfer on or shortly before the 28th of each calendar month covering payment for that same calendar month.

These details are provided for information only and do not form part of an employment contract or job offer. 

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