Communications officer - Witness Service

London, Cardiff or Birmingham
£28,953 plus £3,520 London Allowance (If applicable)
07 Aug 2018
30 Aug 2018
Full Time
Contract Type

Citizens Advice provides free, independent and impartial advice and information to help people resolve their legal, money and other problems. In the past year we have helped over 2.5 million people solve over 6.2 million problems. Our national network delivers services from over 3,000 locations in England and Wales. In 2015 we won Charity Times Charity of the Year for our work. Now we want to do even more.

Communications officer - Witness Service
London, Cardiff or Birmingham
£28,953 plus £3,520 London Allowance (If applicable)
Full time
Fixed term until 31 July 2020
Job Ref: 18\151

This role leads on the planning and delivery of communications for the Witness Service - a programme funded by the Ministry of Justice and delivered by Citizens Advice in courts and communities across England and Wales.

You’ll lead on staff and volunteer engagement for the service, developing our communications approach and overseeing and creating content for blogs and newsletters. You’ll also lead on the design and delivery of events, including our annual  Witness Service staff conference.

You’ll support the management team to build our profile with stakeholders and the general public across our channels. You’ll be good at proactively identifying stories and confident in setting editorial direction. You’ll have an eye for timely, reactive content and know when to deploy different tactics to engage internal and external audiences.

You’ll thrive in a busy, proactive team at the heart of the national organisation, and be an excellent writer.

Citizens Advice values diversity, promotes equality and challenges discrimination. We encourage and welcome applications from people of all backgrounds. We particularly welcome applications from disabled and Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic people, as they are currently under represented in our workforce.

For more information and to apply, please click the "Apply now" button.

Closing Date: 30 August 2018
Interview Date: w/c 10 September 2018

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