Communications Officer

Salary: £33,075

Contract: Permanent

Hours of work: Full time (35 hours/week)

Location: Hybrid working with approx. 2 days a week in our Central London office

The Communications Officer is a key role at RSPH, responsible for ensuring we create compelling content and have an engaging brand. This is an exciting chance to join a newly formed Communications Team, with the opportunity to help us transform how we communicate about our work and the importance of public health.

You will have the opportunity to work across a range of different communications activities including media and PR, design, brand, marketing and digital to help us fulfil our mission of improving and protecting the health of the public.

Working as part of a small and collaborative communications team, the Communications Officer will work closely with colleagues across RSPH to ensure that we are effectively promoting our educational services, membership, programmes and policy influencing work and engaging with key audiences.

As the world’s oldest public health organisation, we have a proud track record of providing a credible and authoritative voice in public health, but there’s so much more we know we need to achieve to help fulfil our mission of ensuring that everyone can live healthier lives.

In return we offer:

· 25 days annual leave

· Agile working structure – 9-day fortnight available

· Pension contributions

· BUPA Cash plan

· Cycle to Work Scheme

· Membership of the Royal Society for Public Health

· Access to public health knowledge and skills training courses and qualifications

· Organisational commitment to supporting the health and wellbeing of our employees

· Welcoming and friendly team of colleagues, and an active Health Champions programme

RSPH values and actively strives to have a diverse and inclusive workforce in a working environment free from discrimination.

Please do let us know if you require any adjustment to allow you to participate in this recruitment process.


How to apply

Please send your CV and a supporting statement of no more than two pages highlighting how you meet the knowledge, skills and experience set out in the job description. Where possible please link to relevant examples of your work in your supporting statement and/or CV.

Applications should be sent to David Utley-Williams, Communications Manager at the Royal Society for Public Health at [email protected]

Closing date: 9am, 26th February 2024

Shortlisted applicants will be asked to attend an interview at our London office on Thursday the 7th of March. Please let us know if this date would be an issue when you send over your application.