9 May 2019
Job: Communications Manager
Organisation: British Paralympic Association
Contract: Full-time, permanent
Salary: £38,000-£43,000 (dependent on experience)
Location: British Paralympic Association (“BPA”) central London headquarters
Are you passionate about Paralympic sport?
Would you like to play a key role at one of the biggest sporting events in the world?
Can you deliver your best performances when under pressure and support others to do the same?
ParalympicsGB is recruiting a Communications Manager to deliver media relations and PR in the build-up to and during the Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games and beyond. You will be brimming with creative ideas, passionate about the inspirational power of Paralympic sport and have significant experience of working with the media across a wide range of issues. You must have a keen eye for detail and strong team-building skills to enable you to lead a group of press officers at a global multi-sport event. You will be working with the Head of Communications to plan and deliver opportunities to grow ParalympicsGB digital channels and secures a wide range of media coverage around key milestones such as team announcements, team launch and crucially during Tokyo 2020. Experience of working at an international sporting event or similar is vital to this role.
You could be part of a world leading National Paralympic Committee that works tirelessly with National Governing Bodies and its high-performance system partners to deliver the ‘best prepared’ ParalympicsGB team at each summer and winter Games. With Paralympic sport in the spotlight like never before, we believe we can build on that to deliver our vision ‘Through sport inspire a better world for disabled people’.
The BPA is fully committed to the principles of the equality of opportunity. It is responsible for ensuring that no job applicant receives less favourable treatment, on the grounds of age, gender reassignment, religion or belief, sex, sexual orientation, race, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, disability, or socio-economic background than any other.
Disabled applicants meeting the minimum requirement of the role will be offered an interview. Please indicate in your cover letter if this may be applicable to your application.
How to apply
For details of the person specification download the Job Description and Equal Opportunities Monitoring Form below:
Please send a role specific cover letter, completed Equal Opportunities Monitoring Form, CV and indication of current salary to Eleanor Edson, Corporate Services Officer, at firstname.lastname@example.org.
All enquiries are to be directed to the email listed and no phone enquiries will be taken.
Closing Date: Mon June 3rd 2019
Interviews: Fri 14th June 2019 or w/c 17th June
Candidates who have been shortlisted for interview will be notified by Fri June 7th
Data Protection: The BPA will process and store your personal information (this means any information that identifies or could identify you) for the purposes of recruitment, for a period of up to six months after the closing date, after which it will be securely disposed.
We are a Disability Confident committed emploter