Communications Coordinator

Countering Colston
Contract Type: 
Part Time
1 -3 hours a week
Details of Role: 

- Roughly 1 - 3 hours a week.
 Home-based role, you will need to provide your own laptop.
 We're looking for someone reliable to join our small team for at least 6 months.

Person specification:
    •    Some experience working with the media - ideally at least 6 months working or volunteering in communications or press management.
    •    Passionate about the values and aims of the Countering Colston campaign, which can be found on our website.
    •    Bristol-based.
    •    Good written and spoken English - with a clear, concise writing style.
    •    An understanding of how the local and national media function, and an ability to work cooperatively with journalists.
    •    Good at working under pressure and to working to deadlines.
    •    Some experience working in an informal but effective social justice campaign.

Main responsibilities:
1. Coordinate media coverage
    •    Promptly responding to media inquires (over email and phone)
    •    Approaching members of the team about media inquires and promptly linking them up with the journalists
    •    Building and maintaining good relationships with members of the media (a media list and contacts will be provided)
    •    Occasionally coordinating the creation of press releases with the rest of the team (press release templates can be provided)
2. Update the Countering Colston Wordpress
    •    Occasionally updating the Countering Colston wordpress website with news and updates
3. Write and share Facebook content
    •    Regularly posting media coverage and relevant articles, videos and content on our Facebook page

What we can offer you:
- Some training from an experienced press manager and campaigner, our press release templates, our press database and support from the Countering Colston team.

Closing Date: 
Friday, 5 January, 2018 (All day)
How to Apply: 

How to apply:

Fill in the application form by 12pm on 5th January:

We will hold informal interviews for the role between 12th - 15th January.


Contact Person: 
Katie Finnegan-Clarke
Contact Email:
Contact Phone: 
07514 751543