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Media and Communications Officer

  • Full time
  • £30,375 – £38,608
  • Glasgow
  • Closing 3rd February 2019


  • Advertised from 4th January 2019
  • Depending on experience
  • CAP0379

Role

Are you an exceptional media and communications professional with experience in media relations, public relations or journalism?

Do you have knowledge of the UK media landscape and a strong track record of working to generate coverage within the Scottish media environment?

Do you have a strong track record of delivering engaging public-facing communications?

If so, we would like to hear from you to be part of our UK Programme team based in our Glasgow office.

The role:

As media and communications officer, you will be responsible for leading on Oxfam’s media and communications output in Scotland. In this multi-faceted and challenging role, you will work to generate, develop and place engaging media stories which assist Oxfam to meet its domestic and international campaigning, fundraising and brand awareness objectives.

This is a role where no two days are the same. You will deliver effective and engaging supporter communications, including through email, website, social media and video as well as build, maintain and protect Oxfam’s reputation.

What we are looking for:

As media & communication officer you will have an excellent track record of delivering engaging public-facing communications for a range of audiences.

You will be able to demonstrate your ability to plan and manage your own workload effectively, juggle competing and fast-paced priorities; work to deadlines; and plan and manage the delivery and evaluation of communications projects.

In return, we offer fair pay and competitive benefits package (see our Oxfam’s Promise attachment for more details)

Please note candidates must have right to work & reside in the UK in order to apply for this role.

About Us

Oxfam is a global movement of people working together to end the injustice of poverty. That means we tackle the inequality that keeps people poor. Together we save, protect and rebuild lives. When disaster strikes, we help people build better lives for themselves, and for others. We take on issues like land rights, climate change and discrimination against women. And we won’t stop until every person on the planet can enjoy life free from poverty.

Oxfam GB is a member of international confederation of 19 organisations working together with partners and local communities in the areas of humanitarian, development and campaigning, in more than 90 countries.

Oxfam is committed to preventing any type of unwanted behaviour at work including sexual harassment, exploitation and abuse, lack of integrity and financial misconduct; and promoting the welfare of children, young people and adults. Oxfam expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment through our code of conduct. We place a high priority on ensuring that only those who share and demonstrate our values are recruited to work for us.

We are committed to ensuring diversity and gender equality within our organisation and encourage applicants from diverse backgrounds to apply.

Note: All offers of employment will be subject to satisfactory references and may be subject to appropriate screening checks, which can include criminal records and terrorism finance checks.

Application notes

How to apply

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