Lead External Communications Officer

About the Role

As Interim Lead External Communications Officer at St John Ambulance, you will sit within the charity’s External Communications team and be responsible for the reputation of the organisation across a range of media channels. You will help the organisation achieve its strategic goals by helping promote its projects, proactive and reactive media liaison and contribution to SJA’s official social media channels.

This is an interim position to offer the communications team additional support during a busy period.

Please see the job description for more detail (this can be viewed on our website or once you click apply)

About You

To be successful in the role of Lead External Communications Officer at St John Ambulance, you should have a significant level of relevant PR experience and a working knowledge of planning and executing creative national media campaigns.

About Us

St John Ambulance works at the heart of communities, providing first aid, keeping people safe at events and working alongside the NHS in response to 999 calls.

Every year, hundreds of thousands of people learn how to save a life through our training, education and youth programmes.

Over the next decade, we have bold ambitions to help transform out-of-hospital care, having a positive impact on the people we treat and the communities we serve.

We are a team of 1,600 employees and 18,000 volunteers, united by our goal of saving lives through first aid.

You will receive:

  • Health and Wellbeing portal - access to financial, health and wellbeing support and an Employee Assistance Programme
  • Discounts – you’ll have access to Blue Light and NHS Discounts as well as discounts on mobile phones, gym memberships, cinema tickets, restaurants, holidays and shopping.

Interview Date: 06/01/2019

Application Review Date: 16/12/2019

We may review applications before the Application Review Date, however, if you apply after the Application Review Date, your application may not be considered. We will accept applications until we have successfully filled the role.

If you are a current St John Ambulance employee, please apply here: Click here

For all other candidates, or SJA volunteers wishing to apply, please apply below


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Job Information

Job Role
Communications & Engagement


Salary Description
£200 per day

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