Communications Officer


The Centre for Progressive Change is looking for a part-time Communications Officer to lead the press, social media and stakeholder communications for our national sick pay campaign. This role will primarily be focused on creating frequent national press stories that make the case for a change in statutory sick pay legislation.

The ideal candidate will excel at creating positive national press attention for an issue. They will have extensive press contacts across the political spectrum and be able to work with a diverse range of stakeholders. They will be a self-starter with creative ideas on how to keep generating national press attention for our campaign. Plus, they will be able to work on multiple press stories and projects simultaneously. 


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This position is London based, with flexibility for some remote working. The successful candidate must be able to travel to other parts of the country when needed. 

Contract type     

The role is for a fixed term contract for 12 months, with extension subject to further funding. 


£32,500 - £45,000 pro rata, dependent on experience


2-3 days a week (negotiable)


How to apply

This position is an excellent opportunity to create national press attention on a key issue our society faces and help bring about legislative change. 

To apply please see the Job Description and the process below.

Job Description

Recruitment Process 


To apply please download and fill in the application form below and send it to [email protected]The  deadline to submit your application form is Tuesday 3rd May at 9am.

Successful applicants will be invited to a first face-to-face interview on Wednesday 11th May (let us know if you cannot make this date).  

A second round of interviews with stakeholders will be held on Wednesday 18th May to Friday 20th May. 

Both interviews will be held at Pelican House in Bethnal Green.

If you have any questions please email [email protected].

Application Form

The Centre for Progressive Change values equality and diversity and welcomes applications from candidates regardless of sex, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, gender identity, religion or belief.

If you are applying it would be great if you could also fill in this equal opportunities form and send it to [email protected].

Equal Opportunities Form