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Communications Officer
National Energy Action
  • Salary £24,353 to £28,785 + 11½% non-contributory pension
  • Location Newcastle, TYNE and WEAR, North East
  • Job Type Permanent
  • Category Communications, PR
  • Sectors Social Welfare
  • Job Reference : CJCOOct18

Job Description

Are you looking for an exciting opportunity to work in a small but highly effective charity Communications team, maximising media profile and implementing communications programmes to promote initiatives that will make a real impact on the lives of vulnerable energy consumers?

Cold homes kill more people in the UK than road traffic accidents. Around four million households suffer the health impacts of living in fuel poverty, one million are families with children. NEA campaigns and takes action on their behalf.

You will have at least two years’ experience in communications, marketing or PR, including experience of working with the media, especially using social and digital platforms and event organisation skills.

You will be creative, have excellent communication and interpersonal skills and the ability to write for a variety of audiences. Enthusiasm and being able to work as part of a team are a must, as is empathy with NEA’s charitable aims. You will be tenacious when it comes to selling in NEA’s stories to the media with a proven track record of getting media coverage.

The job description provides a list of the duties of the post and the person specification provides the list of essential and desirable criteria.

The closing date for applications is noon on 6th November 2018.  Interviews will be held on 13th November 2018. Full details of this post and an application form are available on our website.

CVs will not be accepted as part of the application process.

NEA aims to be an equal opportunities employer.  We welcome applications from all people with the necessary skills and experience for the post. 

Charity Registration No. 290511

The client requests no contact from agencies or media sales.