Job Title: Communications Officer
Reporting to: The person in this role will report primarily to the trustee/s with oversight of communications. On Bright Now communications tasks, the person in this role will work with the Bright Now Campaign Manager.
Salary and hours: The person in this role will be engaged as a self-employed freelancer. We expect the job to take the equivalent of one day per week. The work would be done from home, with regular trips to our office near London Bridge. The remuneration will be at £150 per 7-hour day or equivalent.
Background: Operation Noah is the leading Christian charity campaigning on climate change. Our Bright Now campaign focuses on church investments becoming fossil-fuel-free.
Main tasks and responsibilities:
Undertake communications tasks for Operation Noah, including communications work on Bright Now and on Operation Noah outreach.
If required, to work as part of a team with the Bright Now Campaign Manager in the general cause of Bright Now, and on Operation Noah outreach as agreed with line manager.
Work to include:
Drafting, producing and publishing a monthly newsletter for distribution to Operation Noah supporters
Managing Operation Noah's Twitter presence and updating Facebook page as required
Updating website news and events section as required
Drafting press releases, sending to appropriate media, liaising personally with key press contacts
Other communications activity as required
PERSON SPECIFICATION - essential requirements
Excellent written and oral communication skills
Ability to be diplomatic
Excellent organisational skills
Ability to motivate self
Ability to manage own workload
An understanding and knowledge of Christian principles and culture
Commitment to care for the environment and passion to take action on climate change
Publishing web content on WordPress or similar
Using Twitter on a professional basis
Creating email newsletters using third-party provider (we use Mad Mimi)
Writing press releases
Please send your CV and a cover letter outlining how you meet the person specification to [email protected] by noon Monday 2 March.
Interviews will be held on Monday 9 March in London.
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