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Public Relations Specialist

The Salvation Army


London and Home Counties

Ref: JN012119

We are seeking a highly competent and professional Public Relations specialist in this full time role.


The charity are an international movement, an evangelical part of the universal Christian Church. Its message is based on the Bible. Its ministry is motivated by love for God. Its mission is to preach the gospel of Jesus Christ and meet human needs in his name without discrimination.

Position: VAC0077 Public Relations Specialist
Location: London
Salary: 43,483.99pa and defined Contribution Pension Scheme
Contract: Permanent, full time, 35 hours per week
Benefits: Generous Travel Allowance up to £3600pa. 25 days annual leave, plus 8 Bank Holidays.
Closing Date: 1 May 2024

About the Role
We are looking for a Public Relations Specialist to promote the work and mission of the organisation at home and overseas and to seek thought leadership and profiling opportunities for The General and other International Leaders.

The role is based in modern offices close to the Millennium Bridge, with flexible working options available after successful completion of a probationary period.

About You
This will be an exciting, exacting and sometimes demanding role, requiring experience and a highly organised, professional approach. Ideally you will have a degree in Public Relations (or related subject) with experience in a professional related working environment or have relevant experience in a professional public relations role, most likely in-house. You will be possessed of excellent media relations skills and experience.

You will have:

  • Exceptional story-telling and writing capabilities.

  • An outstanding command of the English language.

  • Highly competent interview skills and be able to tease out the subtle nuances of human interest stories whilst treating your interviewee with respect and dignity.

  • The ability to manage several projects simultaneously whilst hitting deadlines and enjoy collaborating with colleagues.

  • Evidence of continuing professional development will be an advantage.

The charity are a close-knit and expanding communications team working in an international context with a global audience. Some international travel may be required.

If you are a humanitarian at heart, motivated to work for and with the leader of a global Christian church and charity, we are keen to hear from you.

If you feel you have the necessary experience and would like to join the team, apply today by clicking the link below. You will be redirected to the charity’s website where you will need to complete their online application process, please note CV’s will not be accepted.

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Closing date: 01 May 2024

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