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Jo’s Cervical Cancer Trust is going through an exciting period and we are looking for new trustees to join us in reaching our vision. To learn about the role of a trustee and make an application please visit our trustee recruitment page. 


Communications and Public Affairs Assistant

Hours: Full time, 37.5 hours per week. Permanent

Location: Jo's Cervical Cancer Trust Office, Borough, London

Salary: £20,000-£22,000 per annum

We are looking for an enthusiastic and motivated Communications and Public Affairs Assistant to join our busy Communications and Public Affairs team. This is an exciting time to join the team as we work to increase our voice, reach and influence and this role will be supporting the team across a wide range of activities spanning public affairs, campaigns, media and digital. We’re looking for a creative individual with excellent written and verbal communication skills who is able to juggle multiple tasks at once.

You will provide valuable support to our public affairs activities help us to raise our profile among key stakeholders and influencers, this will include assisting with research, arranging meetings and events, drafting briefings and developing communications. You will have a good understandings of how the media works and be able to assist with journalist enquiries, monitoring media coverage and writing a wide range of copy including press releases and blogs. The position will play an important role in running our national awareness campaigns supporting the team to develop, run and evaluate campaigns including our smear test awareness campaign #SmearForSmear. You will work closely with our case study database interacting with women affected by cervical cancer and helping them tell their story so a high degree of empathy and sensitivity is required. The ideal candidate will have experience of communicating with and writing for different audiences, this could include politicians, journalists, supporters and health care professionals.

This role provides an opportunity to develop a broad set of skills and work closely with the Fundraising, Support and Information & Engagement teams at the charity to raise their profile and support their activities and priorities.

To apply

Please send a CV and a covering letter to; Kate Sanger, Head of Communications and Public Affairs, Jo’s Cervical Cancer Trust, CAN Mezzanine, 7-14 Great Dover Street, London, SE1 4YR or email [email protected]. In your letter please explain why you feel your skills and experience are appropriate for this position, paying particular reference to the job and person specifications. Applications without a covering letter will not be considered. 

Closing date for application: Monday 25th September at 5.00 pm
Interview date: Week commencing 2nd October 

Job description and person specification 

Communications and Public Affairs Assistant - job description and person specification

Date last updated: 
18 Sep 2017