Vacancy - Deputy Director: Communications
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Tax Justice UK (TJ-UK) is building momentum for progressive tax reform. In the run up to the 2024 general election tax will be high on the political agenda. Your role will be to use this key political moment to shape a public and media narrative which demands progressive tax reforms. You don’t need to be an expert in tax policy, but you do need to be hungry for change, and able to build a communications strategy which appeals to a broad range of audiences.
TJ-UK has a track record of securing campaign wins, forcing three government u-turns in the past couple of years. On top of this we have helped put taxing wealth more onto the agenda. We have built strong relationships with parliamentarians, policy makers and a network of influential think tanks and organisations. We also have excellent relationships with many influential media outlets, regularly securing extensive media coverage on tax justice issues.
We’re looking for a hands-on leader to join our senior leadership team. Alongside the Executive Director and the Deputy Director: External Affairs you will guide the organisation - helping to set our strategic direction and ensure that we’re having as much impact as possible. You will oversee the work of our campaigns and communications manager, who leads the engagement with our 50,000 supporters.
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Please find the job description and person specification here.
We are keen to encourage applications from women, people from minority ethnic and/or less advantaged backgrounds, or from communities often underrepresented in campaigning and politics.
To ensure the fairest recruitment process that we can, the first assessment is done anonymously. To help with that process, please make sure your CV does not include reference to your name or email address. If you need help with your application, or if you need any adjustments for the process, please contact us on firstname.lastname@example.org
To apply please fill in the online application form here.
You will be asked to upload your CV as a pdf (no longer than 2 pages. The file title should be your initials and two numbers, e.g. AA14.) You will also be asked to respond to the following questions (both 350 words max)
Deadline for applications: 10am on Thursday 1 June 2023. You must have the right to work in the UK by the start of your employment.
Interview date: 12 June 2023 at the Tax Justice UK office space in Vauxhall.
We do not want contact from recruitment agencies regarding this post.
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