Anti-slavery charity seeks Communications and Outreach Deputy


The Arise Foundation is an innovative anti-slavery charity confronting the problem of human trafficking and slavery through networks of front-line abolitionists. We are offering an exciting opportunity to a highly motivated and organised individual, strongly committed to the protection of human dignity, to help tell the story of human slavery around the world today, and to grow Arise. The ideal candidate will have experience working in journalism, and will be looking to develop and refine their fundraising skills. The role offers a unique opportunity to work with world leaders in the human rights, business, political and communications fields.

Post title: Communications and Outreach Deputy
Hours: Full-time
Location: Hammersmith, with travel
Reports to: Director of Communications and Outreach and Director
Salary: Circa £30,000, negotiable on experience
Dates: Closes 30 January with interviews early February
Apply: CV with covering letter to [email protected]

Principal responsibilities:

To work closely with the Global Head of Communications and Outreach, and the broader Arise team, including trustees, to develop and implement a comms strategy;
To support, and be integral to, Arise's advocacy and communications work;
Gather content from frontline anti-slavery partners with sensitivity, balancing the need to raise awareness against the need to safeguard on-the-ground operations and remain faithful to the ethos of those we serve;
To devise and implement a fundraising system and strategy, utilising and growing Arise's networks;
Support Arise's senior team and trustees in outreach work;
Manage events as needed;
Manage social media and website content, including writing articles for Arise and other publications;
To liaise on occasion directly with survivors of exploitation;
To carry out any other duties which fall within the broad spirit, scope and purpose of this job description.

Ability and Skills:

Organised and self-motivated, looking to grow briefs
Personable with a wide-range of individuals
Strategic
Confident writer
Ability to work as part of a multidisciplinary team and establish good working relationships at all levels
Ability to travel
Ability to work and act on own initiative
Ability to work anti-social hours
Ability to contribute positively and creatively at team meetings
Ability to complete tasks and projects on time and to a high standard, demonstrating a 'can-do' attitude.

DESIRABLE CRITERIA:

Education and Qualifications

A University Degree. Advanced IT skills.
Fluency in English, and another language is a plus, especially a language related to one of Arise's areas of operation.

Experience and Knowledge

At least two years experience in journalism or public affairs/ relations.
Experience dealing with high-net worth individuals.


Sr Dominica Popach OP

Coordinator for the Project 'Threads of Solidarity: Mapping the Work of CoREW Members Against Human Trafficking and Modern Slavery'
Arise Foundation Fellow 2018/19

Arise Foundation
Nazareth House
175, 169 Hammersmith Rd.
London W6 8DB

phone: 0203 903 7205 or 07880 771707

Read more about the Arise Foundation here: www.arise.foundation/

To apply, please send a CV and cover letter to [email protected]


Tags: Slavery, Arise Foundation, Job Vacancy

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