We are looking for a Head of Communications, Head of Events, and Digital Manager. The hours for these roles are not contracted as this is a volunteer-run organisation, however, they are expenses-paid with the potential to progress into a part-time and full-time paid jobs.

The application process will consist of three steps.

First, we ask that you send us your CV along with a cover letter (and a portfolio of your past work if you are applying for the digital brief). If you progress to the second round, we will ask you to carry out a task. Finally, the third round will consist of a telephone interview with one of our founders.

CVs will be accepted until 17:00 on 26 July.

Please submit your documents for the first round to our Head of Operations at elena.bunbury@1828uk.com, using the job title as the subject of the email.

Head of Communications

Job description:

  • Build and maintain relationships with national and regional media outlets, ensuring that 1828 is featured regularly on media platforms
  • Create new and manage established contacts with think tankers, MPs, and journalists through building relationships
  • Ensure a regular flow of content is delivered to the editorial team
  • Represent 1828 at events and meetings and, where appropriate, as a spokesperson

Requirements:

  • A commitment to neoliberal values
  • Ability to work to tight deadlines
  • A built-up network of politicians, think tankers, and journalists

Events Officer

Job description:

  • Build up an events strategy and line-up with politicians, think tanks, universities, and schools
  • Represent 1828 at events and meetings and, where appropriate, as a spokesperson

Requirements:

  • A commitment to neoliberal values
  • Ability to work to tight deadlines
  • Previous experience at organising events

Desirables:

  • A good network of politicians, think tankers, and journalists

Digital Officer

Job description:

  • Market articles, events, and general news on social media with creative graphics and videos
  • Assist in the development of 1828’s social media accounts, ensuring our content is well advertised and our following is growing
  • Represent 1828 at events and meetings and, where appropriate, as a spokesperson

Requirements:

  • Experience of working with Adobe Photoshop
  • Video shooting and editing experience
  • Ability to work to tight deadlines

Desirables:

  • Social media experience and past success at growing accounts