Communications and Project Officer

£24,254 per annum
Permanent post based in Vauxhall, London
 
The Holocaust Memorial Day Trust (HMDT) promotes and supports Holocaust Memorial Day (27 January) in the UK. We are at a particularly exciting time in HMD’s development. For HMD 2017 there were 7,700 commemorative activities taking place across the UK, and record levels of public awareness and engagement. 
 
Are you a communications professional with creative project management experience, interested in a diverse role in a challenging, rewarding and unique national charity?
 
We are seeking a Communications and Project Officer to strengthen support for local activity organisers marking Holocaust Memorial Day (HMD) through media engagement and resources. The successful candidate will play a key role in handling sensitive media issues, ensuring that everyone marking HMD is aware of contemporary challenges of hatred and intolerance faced by society. The successful candidate will also co-ordinate plans for HMD 2020 – a milestone anniversary in Holocaust commemoration.
 
We are seeking candidates who have experience of working with the media, can demonstrate excellent written and verbal skills and have a commitment to raising awareness of the Holocaust and subsequent genocides.
 

Deadline for applications: 9am on Monday 17 July 2017

To apply please read the covering letter and job description and person specification before completing the application form and equality and diversity monitoring form. Please send your completed application and monitoring form by email to recruitment@hmd.org.uk. Please note we will only accept applications by email.

 

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