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Applications for the Communications Officer role may only be made via this page. Please ensure that you have read the job pack before downloading and completing the application form.

How to apply:

  • Download and fill in this application form. The application includes two parts. The online form is where you will provide personal details. The Word document asks for information relating to your job history and experience
  • Once you have completed the Word document, fill out the online form and upload this document to the relevant field below. Only the completed application document, and NOT any of the other information given on this form, will be passed on for review. Please do not include any identifying details in the application document you upload.
  • Follow the link provided in the confirmation email and page to complete our Equality and Diversity Monitoring Survey*

If you have any questions about the role or application process, please contact Head of Operations, Martha Stenhouse. Due to the volume of interest, email contact is our preference but if it’s better for you to call, our phone number is 020 7845 4679 and we are available 10am-6pm, Monday to Friday.

We'll also be holding an online job Q&A session on Tuesday 26th September at 6pm. This is time for prospective applicants to submit anonymous questions via Zoom for our Director, Molly Rosenberg, and Head of Operations, Martha Stenhouse. Register to join here. 

Applications close on Sunday 1 October 2023.

First interviews will be held online on Friday 13 October 2023. 

*The survey is optional, anonymous and not linked in any way to your application. Any information you provide will be used to monitor the demographics of candidates applying for roles and make improvements in line with our diversity and inclusion ambitions.

Applicant Details

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