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Reference: 76016

Date Added: 22 September 2020
Closing Date: 4 October 2020

Job Title: Media Officer

Working For: Stonewall

Location: London

Salary: £25,872

Job Details

At Stonewall, our vision is for a world where everyone, everywhere can be themselves. We work to ensure acceptance without exception, so that lesbian, gay, bi and trans (LGBT) people around the world can participate fully in society and enjoy lives free from discrimination. We work to do this in a way that is aligned to our values.

Getting strong, positive media coverage for LGBT issues is vital if we are to create a society where everyone is accepted without exception. This role works closely with Stonewall’s Media Manager to create media opportunities and to respond effectively to press enquiries. The post holder sits within the wider Communications and Campaigns Team, supporting the day-to-day work of the busy media office, including providing monitoring and media administration.

The Media Officer is responsible for drafting comments, briefings, opinion pieces and press releases and media lists, with the support of the media manager.

They will also provide support for Stonewall’s leading campaigns and thought leadership output.

Upon appointment you will be required to comply with the Baseline Personnel Security Standard, undertaken by the Members’ Staff Verification Office (MSVO). See Members’ Staff Verification Office (MSVO) page for further info. MPs generally pay staff in accordance with IPSA guidelines.

Closing Date: 4 October 2020

Interview/Start Dates

W/c 5 October 2020

Application Details

Fill in our application form and recruitment analysis form which can be found at http://www.stonewall.org.uk/aboutus/join-our-team and send to recruitment@stonewall.org.uk.

Please note that CVs are not accepted, and any information given on a CV will not be considered.

Website: https://www.stonewall.org.uk/

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