Recruiting: Membership and Communications Officer – 1 year fixed term contract

**Recruitment for this post has now closed**

The NSPA is currently recruiting for a Membership and Communications officer, based at Samaritans’ offices in Ewell, Surrey on a 1-year fixed-term contract.

The National Suicide Prevention Alliance (NSPA) is a coalition of public, private and voluntary organisations in England whose mission is to get all parts of society working together to take action to reduce suicide and improve the support for those bereaved by suicide. The NSPA was formed in 2012 out of the Call to Action which successfully supported the development of the national Cross-Government strategy Preventing Suicide in England.   It has a small Secretariat which is hosted by Samaritans.

This is an exciting time to be joining the NSPA, with a new strategy in place and a growing and active membership.   The Membership and Communications Officer is a new post which will be crucial to helping the NSPA achieve its goals.  The post will lead on the development of its communications, including its website, as well as being the first point of contact for members and ensuring excellent communications for and with members.  It has responsibility for leading membership development, ensuring that the NSPA attracts new members and finds new and innovative ways for them to work together.

We are looking for an individual with excellent communication skills, who enjoys a busy and varied role and has the ability to juggle competing priorities. Good interpersonal skills will be important, as well as a track record in developing and delivering effective communications, preferably in a membership environment.

For more details please review the full Job Description of the role below. Samaritans is managing the recruitment process for NSPA, so to apply, please download and complete the application form below and email this to recruitment@samaritans.org

The closing date for applications is Tuesday 3rd November at 9am.

1st interviews will take place on Tuesday 10th November.

2nd interviews will take place on Monday 16th or Tuesday 17th November.

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