Communications & Media Officer (Female*)

Communications & Media Officer (Female*)

Closing date: Sunday 28th August, 2022

Salary: £27,537 pro rata per annum

Hours: 16

Quote reference: CMO072206

Are you an experienced Communications & Media Officer and looking for your next challenge? We are placing a renewed emphasis on press and media. Working within the Fundraising and Communications Team and will report directly to the Fundraising & Engagement Manager and work closely with the CEO.

You will be leading proactive and reactive communications across RISE both internally and externally. You will maintain existing relationships with journalists and media and build new ones, to raise awareness of our work and brand profile. You will have responsibility for volunteers, students and interns. You will ensure our survivor’s voices are heard in a sensitive and engaging way.

You will also be responsible for our digital media channels and growing our reach here will be an important part of your role. You will need to be comfortable and familiar with using social media, email software and CRM systems and your outputs will always be creative, high-quality and inspiring.

We offer hybrid working, and we believe in creating a positive environment where our differences are respected and each of us feels valued for our contribution. Treating people fairly and with respect is part of our values and at the core of our culture.

On appointment, you will be expected to complete an enhanced DBS disclosure and supply us with references.

For information or support with the application process please email [email protected]

The deadline for applications is: 28th August 2022

Interviews will take place: 9th September 2022

* This post is only open to female applicants as being female is deemed to be a genuine occupational requirement under Schedule 9, Paragraph 1 of the Equality Act 2010.

RISE is a Disability Confident employer and actively works on being inclusive. We are keen to diversify our staff team to better reflect our community by encouraging black and minorities and disabled women to apply for this role. We guarantee an interview to all women meeting this description that meet the competencies required.

Benefits that we can offer in return:

  • 3% employer contribution pension.
  • Very generous holiday entitlement of 27 days’ annual leave rising to 29 after 5 years plus bank holidays.
  • Employee-assisted programme.
  • Focus on well-being and balancing flexible working alongside RISE’s priorities.
  • Committed to training and learning opportunities for continuous development.
  • Trauma Focussed wellbeing support.

For all the information on how to apply please use the links below:

  1. Information on RISE
  2. Job Description with Person Specification
  3. Privacy Statement with Application Form
  4. Equality Monitoring Form.