Job Opportunities

Job Opportunities

Communications and Policy Officer

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StreetDoctors is recruiting a Communications and Policy Officer to play a key role in driving the communications and policy strategy of this innovative youth violence reduction charity. The post holder will play a pivotal role in developing our communications and policy influencing.

About the role

Working with our Senior Team you will be responsible for developing and delivering our internal and external communications activity and marketing. You will also be responsible for developing and coordinating StreetDoctors’ policy influencing activity and putting young people’s voices at the heart of both our communications and policy work.

You will be passionate about reducing youth violence and the importance of youth social action and be able to build strong relationships with all StreetDoctors stakeholders. You will also demonstrate a genuine commitment to the organisation’s growth and success and its unique mission.

Candidate profile

The successful candidate will have demonstrable experience in charity communications, marketing and policy influencing. You need to be adaptable, flexible and as comfortable rolling your sleeves up and getting involved in practical tasks as you are dealing with high level communications and policy development. You will have a proven experience of developing an external and internal communications strategy as well as overseeing social media accounts and websites.

You need to be a team player, aligned with the values of volunteering and social action. You will be practical and focused, able to work independently and function as a vital part of a small team. You will be reliable and organised with excellent verbal and written communication skills.

How To Apply

If you are interested in being considered for this role, please submit a full CV with a cover letter (no more than two sides) explaining how you believe you can fulfil the role requirements to by no later than 9am on 12 September 2019.

Interviews will take place in London on 25 September 2019.

Successful candidates will be notified by close of business on 27 September 2019 at the latest.

Please note it is StreetDoctors policy that all postholders are subject to a DBS check.

Call for Consultants

StreetDoctors is becoming trauma informed. This tender focuses on a review of our approach to addressing trauma, and a specific piece of work to produce a set of resources for our volunteer workforce.

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Deadline for applications is Friday 6th September.