Senior Communications & Media Officer

Senior Communications & Media Officer


Based in London

Circa £35k - £37k (pay award pending) plus 6% employer’s pension


Are you passionate about fighting the root causes of poverty? Are you an experienced and confident communications all-rounder, with a creative flair, eye for opportunities and strong strategic approach? We are seeking to recruit a brilliant, experienced communications and media professional to help lead the delivery and development of our impactful presence and authoritative voice.

The Senior Communications & Media Officer role is pivotal in ensuring that War on Want continues to punch above its weight and seen as the go-to organisation for the global justice themes we work on. With a keen eye for story opportunities, a captivating copy style and up-to-date knowledge of the latest digital communications tools, you will fulfil a key role in ensuring our outputs are highly regarded and widely taken up by key audiences in the pursuit of global justice.

Application pack downloadable below

Application deadline:  12 noon Monday 3 July 2017

Date for interviews:   week of the 10 July 2017

War on Want is a registered charity no 208724. We actively encourage applicants from ethnic minorities and aim to be an equal opportunities employer.

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