Email: | Tel: 01227 639768

Tel: 01227 639768

Communications Lead (part-time, permanent contract)

Location: Islington (London) / home-based

Salary expectation: £43,871 to £47,071

This is a part-time role
21 hours per week - salary is pro rata and includes London Weighting

Salary: NJC scale PO3 – £40,221 to £43,421 pro rata plus £3,650 if attending London office regularly, and 5% pension contribution

Family Rights Group’s mission is to create a more socially just society in which the child welfare and family justice systems support children to live safely and thrive within their family, while strengthening the family and community networks of those children who cannot live at home.

Founded in 1974, our work combines commitment to human rights and social justice with expertise in child welfare law, policy and practice.

As Family Rights Group’s Communications Lead, you will lead the way in shaping and delivering our communication activities, creating informed and impactful content for our external audiences, and helping us to achieve our policy and public affairs objectives. You will develop and implement the charity’s communications strategy, helping to strengthen our voice in the public arena.

You will identify, create and deliver a variety of engaging and insightful material for a broad range of channels including our website, bulletins, blogs, social media and films.

You will strengthen and increase our outward-facing profile, the promotion of our mission, external partnerships, work with families, and showcasing of our key programmes and outputs.

You will manage our social media channels, overseeing the day-to-day management of our Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, YouTube and LinkedIn activities, developing our profile in the press, engaging with our audiences, and raising the charity’s profile.

You will also coordinate the publication of regular newsletters, e-bulletins and other communications to our supporters and partners.

Benefits of working for Family Rights Group include:

  • a generous pension (5% employer contribution)
  • 27 days holiday allowance (rising to 30) pro rata, plus 3 additional days at the end of the year
  • playing a key role to support the charity’s outward-facing growth
  • a wide-ranging Employee Assistance Programme for all staff and other well-being initiatives
  • joining a small team of committed staff in a values-driven organisation.

This is a part-time role with a start date as soon as possible. Below is a full job description and person specification for the role. Please read it carefully before applying.

The charity is committed to equality, diversity and inclusion in all aspects of its work, including employment.

The application process:

Please complete an application form linked below, as well as an equal opportunities form.

We anonymise all applications when shortlisting to help ensure that all candidates are evaluated solely on their skills and experience.

The application form includes three questions about your suitability for the role. Please refer to the job description and person specification when answering them. Candidates who meet the person specification and requirements for the role will then be invited to a 1-hour interview with a 3-person panel. You will be asked to give a short presentation as part of this interview.

The deadline for applications for this position is Thursday 6th May (9am).
Interviews will be held the following week.

Click APPLY NOW below to kindly submit an application form and equal opportunities monitoring form to by 23rd April (9am).