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Media Officer

Employer
Quakers
Location
Friends House, Euston Road, London NW1; Quakers in Britain Yorkshire Centre, Leeds LS2; or remote
Salary
£29,538 per annum (regional); £34,748 per annum (London)
Closing date
29 Nov 2021

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Function
Marketing, PR & Communications, Digital
Sector
Faith-Based
Hours
Full Time
Contract Type
Permanent
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This is an exciting opportunity to join a values-driven organisation and work on issues such as faith, climate justice and peace.

We are looking for a dynamic Media Officer to communicate Quakers in Britain messages proactively and reactively across print, online and broadcast channels.

The role involves:

  • building and maintaining contacts with journalists covering relevant areas
  • communicating Quakers in Britain messages in a timely manner using engaging and well-researched copy
  • advising colleagues and Quakers on media engagement and reputation management

The successful candidate will have:

  • understanding of how print, online and broadcast media works
  • experience of planning and delivering effective media work to promote organisational objectives
  • understanding of and sympathy with Quaker values (you do not need to be a Quaker)

This is a full-time (35 hours per week), permanent post. You will be based at Friends House, Euston Road, London NW1; Quakers in Britain Yorkshire Centre, Leeds LS2; or work from home.

If you have any questions or would like to have an informal conversation about the role, please contact Grace Da Costa, our Public Affairs and Media Manager, at GraceD@quaker.org.uk.

For further details of this role and information on how to apply, please visit www.quaker.org.uk/jobs.

Closing date: 9am on 29 November 2021
Interview date: 7 December 2021

Quakers have a faith commitment to equality and encourage and welcome applications for posts from all sections of society. You do not have to be a Quaker to apply for this post, but we expect you to uphold the values of our organisation.

Quakers in Britain is committed to safeguarding children and adults at risk and expects all of its staff and volunteers to share and uphold this commitment.

Britain Yearly Meeting is committed to equality in all its employment practices.

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