Family Friendly Leave Pay
Pension Contributions
Healthcare Plan

PR & Communications Officer

Salary £24,990 - £28,079
Location Based from either our Cardiff, Birkenhead or Birmingham office with homeworking flexibility
Hours 35 hours per week
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This is a {Advertised Permanent / Temporary}, {Advertised Full Time / Part Time} vacancy that will close in {x} days at {xx:xx} BST.

Interview date: Wednesday 12th October 2022

Do you want to work for the UK’s leading children’s rights charity?

We’re looking for a creative individual to help us shout about all the brilliant work that goes on at NYAS, help us influence change and give young people a voice!

This is an exciting and varied role, with the PR and Communications Officer joining our small but passionate Communications Team.

We are transforming our communications at NYAS, and we want you to join us to help us raise our game further. There’s real scope for you to make this role your own and bring fresh new ideas to the table.

You’ll be our first point of contact for all media enquiries, design engaging marketing materials for use across the organisation and work with children and young people in coordinating our case studies work. You’ll have experience working with journalists to get stories out there, an eye for design and excellent copywriting and proofreading skills with the ability to create stand-out content for a variety of audiences.

In return, you can expect to be supported by a strong Communications and Fundraising Manager united in a common purpose, who will strive to upskill you and enhance your personal development.

Note for candidates

When completing the application form, it is important that you refer to the person specification within the job description and detail how you can evidence the criteria. The job description can be located at the bottom of this page.

If you would like to have an informal discussion about the role, please email Communications and Fundraising Manager Leah Mead at

We reserve the right to close this vacancy early if we receive a high number of applications.

As an established leading rights-based charity, NYAS (National Youth Advocacy Service) is well positioned to ensure that children, young people, and adults across England and Wales are fully respected, represented, and supported in expressing their views and having their rights upheld.

We work with care-experienced children, young people, and adults who are often reliant on statutory services suffering the negative impact of the cuts in public expenditure. Our combination of social care and legal services places us in a unique position to ensure that they receive the services they need and that their voices are heard.

We are an equal opportunities employer and we are committed to creating an inclusive environment which means NYAS welcomes applications from all individuals regardless of age, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation, ethnic origin, nationality, religion or belief, or any other protected characteristic.

 NYAS is proud to share that we are a Disability Confident Employer and we guarantee to interview all disabled applicants who meet the minimum criteria for our vacancies.

Work with us to help change young lives.

26 days annual leave plus bank holidays

Salary sacrifice pension contributions

Additional sick pay

Enhanced pay for family friendly leave

Health care plan

Employee assistance programme

Cycle to work

Learning & developing opportunities

At NYAS we listen to what children and young people want, care about what they say, and empower them to get their voice heard.

We ensure their wishes and feelings are expressed and acted upon to improve their situation and help them build a better future. We will never stop in our efforts to influence, lobby, and campaign to bring about positive changes and ensure children's and young people's rights are upheld.

  • Every child and young person has the right to be heard.
  • Every child has a right to feel safe.
  • Every child has the right to be involved in decisions made about them.


We work closely with colleagues and partners to deliver an outstanding service to the children and young people who need us.


We are open, transparent, and accountable, taking responsibility for what we do.


We value and respect each other and the people we work with, embracing diversity and nurturing trust.


We listen to children and young people when they are not being heard, inform them of their rights and empower them to change their lives for the better.

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