Vacancies

Below are a list of vacancies that are currently open.

Media and Communications Officer

Do you have a keen eye for a story and a strong news sense? Do you want to work for a dynamic charity whose work at the centre of the local community transforms lives and impacts positive change?

We are seeking a creative and skilled Media and Communications Officer who can support the Diocese of Portsmouth’s ambitious communications and media plan, with a focus on telling the great stories of our volunteers and building a positive culture across our communities.

You will be joining a busy and forward-thinking Communications and Engagement team, looking to increase the Diocese of Portsmouth’s visibility through the media and other communications channels. You will seek out, develop and disseminate stories to engage new and existing audiences, supporting the organisation’s new media relations strategy, as well as helping the Fundraising team to deliver communications strategies to promote a number of priority projects, including the CARITAS Refugee programme and our environmental strategy.

A talented storyteller, with proven copywriting skills and knowledge of traditional, digital and social media channels and platforms, you’ll have an ability to spot a strong story and tell it powerfully. You’ll have excellent communications skills and strong ability to build relationships with colleagues across an organisation to produce public-facing media and communications content.

At a time of ambitious organisational growth, this is a brilliant opportunity for someone to grow their skills and knowledge and develop their career in the charity sector.

Please use the link below for a job description and details of how to apply. For further information please contact Chris Smith Director of Communications and Fundraising Diocese of Portsmouth Tel : 023 9421 6514

Closing date: Assessing Applicants on a rolling basis

Grants and Engagement Co-Ordinator

Do you have experience of building relationships with funding organisations and working to secure grants? Do you want to use this experience and broaden your horizons beyond traditional grant management? If so, then we have a fantastic opportunity for you.

The Grants and Engagement Coordinator is responsible for looking after a large diverse and varied portfolio of grants. This includes a mixture of working closely with our parish communities to shape their vision and develop projects and in helping them to showcase the transformational nature and impact of their projects. The post holder will also work closely with the Director of Communications and Fundraising to support funding and management of grants and the development of major projects in priority areas, giving an opportunity to expand and develop their management skills, work closely with the Catholic Church and its stakeholders and play a part in the real-life impact the funding makes.

Please use the link below for a job description and details of how to apply. For further information please contact Chris Smith Director of Communications and Fundraising Diocese of Portsmouth Tel : 023 9421 6514

Closing date: Assessing Applicants on a rolling basis

CARITAS Portsmouth

Two Part Time Vacancies

Project Officer - Social Justice

Resources Officer

Caritas Portsmouth is looking for committed, experienced and professional people to help us to expand and deliver our social justice and environment programmes and projects.

Caritas Portsmouth mostly works at parish level, helping to determine and address local needs and to design social action projects which respond to these needs, especially to help the most vulnerable. All projects are firmly rooted in Catholic Social Teaching.

The posts available are:

 

Project Officer-Social Justice  14-21 hours a week

You will assist in the development of new projects and programmes, assisting in research and provision of information about need and service provision, contributing to approval process and funding process.

You will also work closely with volunteers in the delivery of projects and programmes.

 

Resources Officer     7 hours a week

You will provide an administration service to back up the delivery of Caritas projects and programmes. This will include operating financial systems to monitor and control income and expenditure along with the management of an effective data storage system for Caritas activities.

 

If you would like to join our small team, in either of our new part time paid roles, then please get in touch with Sheila Wade, Interim Head of Charity, for more information and full job descriptions: swade@portsmouthdiocese.org.uk

Closing date:  Monday 13th September 2021