The Network for Police Monitoring (Netpol) is looking for an exceptional communicator with great digital skills who can engage grassroots campaigns across Britain. This is a 12 month post to cover a staff member away on parental leave. You will be joining a small but ambitious organisation, working alongside two other team members.

In 2022, we will be working to challenge the Policing Bill as it becomes an Act, pushing back against intrusive police surveillance of campaigners, and providing responsive support to communities and campaigners across the UK as they resist police power. If you’re passionate and committed to Netpol’s mission, we’d like to hear from you.

Post details

Job title: Netpol Communications Coordinator

Contract type: One year post (parental leave cover), part time

Reports to: Steering Group, through a link person. 

Existing staff team: Netpol Project and Campaigns Coordinator, Research Fellow with the Article 11 Trust

Working hours: 17.5 hours a week (0.5 FTE).

Starting salary: £18,083.48 per annum (£36,166.95pro-rata) if based in London. Without London weighting this is £16,275.13 (£32,550.26 pro-rata).

Location: Home working with occasional travel to London for Steering Group meetings / other UK cities as required

Deadline for applications: 10am GMT Friday 25 February

Interviews: Wednesday 9 March

Start date: Mid / late April. We are aiming for a week handover period with the existing staff member 

Post summary

As our Communications Coordinator, Netpol wants you to help us grow our social media platforms and email list by designing and creating great fundraising and campaigns content. We also want you to help us build our media reach, improve our website content and grow our supporter fundraising base.

As we are a small team, the role will be wide-ranging and needs someone that takes the initiative and is able to get involved in all areas of Netpol’s work including campaign strategy and some organisational management to support the day-to-day running of the organisation.

To apply

Please send the following to  

  • Your CV (two pages maximum, word, open office or pdf file).

  • A letter (2 pages maximum) about yourself, your activist/campaigning experience and outlining how you meet the person specification criteria (word, open office or pdf file). Please use examples to draw particular attention to experience, knowledge, achievements and skills gained in past employment or voluntary/leisure activities, provided they are relevant to the post. We recommend using the Situation, Task, Action, Result model to do this for each competency.
  • Equal opportunities monitoring form (see below).

  • An example email you have drafted to go out to our email list with the aim of encouraging our supporters to make a regular donation to Netpol (word, open office or pdf file).

  • Up to three relevant example/s of your graphic, video, website or other digital campaigns work. If these were produced in collaboration, please include a few sentences to explain your personal role in the creation. Please be aware that the panel do not have access to specialist design or editing software, so choose file types which are easy to view.

Download the Application Pack and Equal Opportunities Monitoring Form