Communications Consultant

Communications Consultant

Ongoing role
J97502
At a glance

Skills

  • Campaigning
  • Copywriting / Journalism
  • Marketing strategy
  • Public relations
  • Social media marketing

Where

London, NW1 8NJ
Remote opportunity

Time

Either in or out of office hours Estimate of time needed:
1-3 hours / week

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School of Sexuality Education is looking for a volunteer to support us in strengthening our internal & external communications. 

What will you be doing?

School of Sexuality Education is looking for a Communications Consultant who will help the charity build its reputation as a leading voice in the UK for Relationships and Sex Education (RSE).

The role would involve:

  • Support with the charity's digital communications and strategy,
  • Assist with the design and publication of newsletters, blogs, and reports,
  • Help with the maintenance and update of the charity's website,
  • Advise on consistent brand messaging and visual identity across all communication materials,
  • Liaise with the Comms and PR team for a joined up approach to the charity's communications (social media, press, marketing).

Advisors may also be invited to attend School of Sexuality Education events from time to time.

We are looking for people to commit to 1-2 hours a week.

What are we looking for?

We are looking for people with an interest in education, particularly the transformative impact of inclusive Relationships and Sex Education.

Skills and experience

  • At least 3 years’ experience in communications,
  • Excellent written communication and presentation skills - reflecting the charity’s professional integrity as well as its unembarrassable approach,
  • Understanding of branding principles and visual design,
  • Enjoy working independently and collaboratively as part of a team,
  • Experience of strategy planning and implementation. 

Our values and mission are important to us and we expect our team to model our approach of inclusivity and passion for social justice. As a charity working with young people all team members must understand the importance of safeguarding children (training will also be provided).

What difference will you make?

Volunteers will play a key role in raising awareness of the charity's work, and help bust myths and taboos around sex, relationships, bodies, and health. As a Communications Consultant, your expertise will help us transform the narrative around RSE, and demonstrate the importance of inclusive education in empowering young people.

Before you apply

Please apply through Reach in the first instance. Shortlisted candidates will be asked to join an informal interview. 

Causes
  • Black, asian and minority ethnic groups
  • Children / families
  • Education
  • Health and well being / research and care
  • Human rights
  • Lesbian, gay, bisexual & transgender
  • Women
  • Organisation type: 
    Charity

    School of Sexuality Education is a charity that provides inclusive relationships and sex education (RSE) programmes to young people across England, Scotland and Wales.

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