Public Law Project (London) - Events and Communication Officer

Job Title: Events and Communications Officer

Contract Term: Permanent

Location: Central London (King’s Cross)

Hours: Full time (we will consider part-time or job share for the right candidate)

Salary: £27,000 per annum and 10% pension after one year

Closing date: 11.59 pm Wednesday, 12 December 2018

Interviews: Week beginning 17 December 2018 (TBC)

These details are provided for information only and do not form part of an employment contract or job offer. This is a fantastic opportunity to join a unique, award winning legal charity and NGO based in Central London.

PLP was founded in 1990 with the mission to improve access to justice for those facing poverty, discrimination or other disadvantage, through legal aid casework, research, policy initiatives and training. We have recently refreshed our vision and mission as part of planned expansion. Our vision is a world in which individual rights are respected and public bodies act fairly and lawfully. Our strategic priorities are to:

  • Promote and preserve the Rule of Law
  • Ensure fair systems
  • Improve access to justice

As we are expanding, there will be opportunities for the right candidate to develop their portfolio to make best use of their skills and develop both their, and the organisation’s interests. Your role will assist in the administration and programming of PLP events such as our annual conferences in London, Cardiff and Manchester, training across the legal and NGO sector in public law and fundraising initiatives to support PLP such as the Royal Parks Half Marathon.

You will be an excellent communicator, able to self-direct and prioritise between a diverse range of responsibilities. An understanding of and engagement with human rights and public law as it affects people in the UK would be a distinct advantage.

The Events and Communications Officer will:

  • Support the smooth running of events by liaising with venues, suppliers and speakers
  • Supporting the dissemination of information including maintenance and development of PLP’s web presence and social media profile
  • Provide executive assistance to our director by liaising with key external stakeholders

For more information and to apply please download the information pack and send your completed application form to: hr@publiclawproject.org.uk 

Full details of this role can be found here.

Application deadline is 11.59 pm Wednesday, 12 December 2018

PLP is an equal opportunities employer. PLP welcomes applications from individuals with a disability whatever their impairment. Applicants should note that our current building is located over four floors and regrettably has no lift facilities. If you have a disability which you think may interfere with your ability to do the job as described, please let us know and PLP will make reasonable adjustments both at interview and on appointment.