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Tel: 07726 562716

Communications and Policy Officer

Location: London

Salary expectation: £27,000

Application deadline: Thu 12th September

Do you want to play a key role in driving the communications and policy strategy of an innovative youth violence reduction charity? If you do then come and join StreetDoctors, playing a pivotal role in developing our communications and policy influencing.

About StreetDoctors

StreetDoctors is a youth social action movement. Our network of volunteer healthcare students teach lifesaving skills to young people at risk of youth violence across the UK. We do this through interactive training sessions delivered with a range of partners. We provide safe spaces to explore attitudes to violence, including its true medical consequences. We empower young people to become StreetDoctors in their communities helping to keep themselves and others safe.

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.

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

Deadline: Thu 12th September