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[NOW CLOSED] We are Recruiting for a Trustee! Are you a Marketing & Communications Specialist?

[NOW CLOSED] We are Recruiting for a Trustee! Are you a Marketing & Communications Specialist?

Media Defence is recruiting for a new trustee.

The Board of Trustees is jointly and severally responsible for the overall governance and strategic direction of Media Defence, and for its financial health. It is the responsibility of the trustees to further the organisation whilst keeping within its charitable objectives.

To supplement the range of skills and knowledge already present amongst its Board, we are looking for a well-networked marketing and communications professional with appropriate experience to provide oversight and guidance on Media Defence’s work.

This role will provide strategic direction around Media Defence’s communications in collaboration with other members of the Development Committee. This role will support our development team to explore new opportunities and reach new audiences, will highlight and help mitigate the risks involved in increasing our visibility, offer expertise regarding crisis communications, and ensure that Media Defence’s marketing and communications are legally compliant.

For more information on duties and person specification, please read the full role description:

Marcomms Trustee Role Description 2022

For more information on our work and on our achievements to date you can read our Annual Report here.

To apply, please email your CV and covering letter setting out your background and interest in the role to by 29 July 2022.

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