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Communications and Campaigns Officer, Europe – Global Campaigning Organisation

Job Title: Communications and Campaigns Officer, Europe – Global Campaigning Organisation
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: UK or Europe
Industry:
Salary: to £35,000
Reference: ECCOGCO
Contact Name: Caroline Ivory
Contact Email: caroline@peterchilds.co.uk
Job Published: May 17, 2021 10:27

Job Description

An exceptional opportunity for a talented communications executive who would relish the opportunity to take on this newly created role with  a fast growing UK charity committed to bringing about policy change on some of the most pressing global issues of our time.  Home or office-based, you’ll develop and deliver wide-ranging communications campaigns to drive a positive narrative for the organisation and its mission across Europe.  Specific responsibilities will include:

  • Writing and placing press releases, op-eds and blogs
  • Building relations with key journalists and other stakeholders across Europe
  • Preparing spokespeople for media interviews and events
  • Developing social media content and channels
  • Generating web content and updating the website
  • Working with fundraising colleagues on campaigns
  • Coordinating agencies and freelancers to support the delivery of programmes at country level and in multiple languages

Experience gained in PR, media relations, social media or journalism is essential along with exceptional writing skills and a passion for proactive media outreach.  You’ll demonstrate keen judgement and the ability to think strategically in terms or audience,

channels and messaging, and you’ll bring excellent people skills with the ability to influence, network and build alliances while juggling a varied, busy remit. Fluency in English is a prerequisite and additional languages would be an asset.