Press & Communications Officer, Women in Prison

Location: Stockwell, London
Salary details: £27,948pa
Closes: 24/04/2019

Location: WIP’s office in Stockwell, London
Hours: Full-Time, 35 hours per week
Salary: £27,948pa (fixed-term contract of 12 months)

Please note: in light of the nature of work and focus of Women in Prison, the organisation considers the candidate’s gender to be an occupational requirement in accordance with Paragraph 1, Schedule 9 of the Equality Act 2010.

A new role at Women in Prison you will have responsibility for the charity’s external communications working in collaboration with a small campaigns team. You will be the first point of contact for media enquiries and will develop and deliver a proactive communications strategy to scope out opportunities to disseminate our key messages and raise the profile of our campaigns.

You will grow our network of media spokeswomen by providing support, training and opportunities for women affected by the criminal justice system to speak out as well as WIP’s staff and other high-profile champions for the campaign. You will support the campaigns team to keep our website, social media channels and national magazine current and engaging.

TO APPLY: Please download the PRESS & COMMUNICATIONS RECRUITMENT PACK complete the Application Form and return to recruitment@wipuk.org or send to:

Women in Prison,
2nd Floor,
Elmfield House,
5 Stockwell Mews,
London,
SW9 9GX

(We do not accept CVs, please complete the application form in the pack).

CLOSING DATE: Wednesday 24th April, 5pm
INTERVIEW DATE: TBC (week beginning 6th May)

Any questions or issues with the application process please contact claire.cain@wipuk.org or call the office mainline on 0207 359 6674