Communications & Campaigns Manager I £30,000 – £35,000 I FTC 12 months I London

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In the middle of a pandemic, the need to transform the outlook for young prison-leavers has never been more pressing.


This new role of Communications and Campaigns Manager at Switchback is your chance to join a small, award-winning team making a big difference through our work with young prison-leavers in London.


You will take the lead on managing Switchback’s communications, producing high quality content and taking our social media, digital and campaigns activity to the next level. You will work collaboratively with prison-leavers and colleagues at every level to develop and deliver a range of communications, media and campaigns activities to serve the charity’s strategic objectives.


We are looking for someone with the skill, initiative and creativity to improve the quality and impact of Switchback’s communications and drive forward our use of campaigns. You will be a strong writer and authentic communicator, comfortable with complexity, and excited for the opportunity to take all the brilliant work happening at Switchback and run with it.


Switchback is determined to ensure that our team is representative of the young men we support, so we especially encourage applications from Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic candidates and people with lived experience of the justice system or poverty.


At Switchback we have big ambitions expand our reach and to use our evidence to secure wider change across the criminal justice system. To maximise our impact now and for the future we need quality, strategic communications to raise our profile and drive our case for change forward. This is an opportunity to play a key role in realising that ambition. Apply now!


Deadline for applications: 10am on Monday 7th December 2020

Skills test (remotely): week of 14th December 2020

Interviews: week of 4th January 2021


HOW TO APPLY: Please download the Switchback Communications and Campaigns Manager Recruitment Pack 2020 (PDF) from our website and read the full job description and person specification and quote the reference LONGMIRE RECRUITMENT. To apply, email the below three items to by 10am on Monday 7th December, with the subject COMMUNICATIONS AND CAMPAIGNS MANAGER:


  1. Your CV
  2. A cover letter of 600 words max explaining the following:
  • Why do you want to work for Switchback?
  • Why are you the right person for this role? In your answer you must clearly explain how you meet the person specification.
  1. A completed equalities monitoring form available to download here (this will be treated anonymously and separated from your application entirely).

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Applications Accepted Until

07 December 2020

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