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National Criminal Justice Arts Alliance – Communications and Membership Officer

London based (occasional national travel) 2.5 days per week

£25,951 pro-rata, plus 6% pension contribution. Permanent contract

The National Criminal Justice Arts Alliance (NCJAA) is the leading national network supporting the arts in criminal justice. Its aim is to ensure the arts are used within the criminal justice system as a springboard for positive change.

NCJAA are seeking a dynamic individual with excellent attention to detail to effectively deliver the communications and membership engagement priorities for the leading arts and criminal justice membership network.

The successful candidate will be responsible for maintaining the role of the alliance as the go-to network for arts in criminal justice news and information via the website, e-bulletins, social media platforms and printed materials. They will also be responsible for membership engagement including developing good practice schemes by utilising effective communications.  The Communications and Membership Officer will also assist the NCJAA Manager perform administrative tasks including organising events and meetings to ensure the smooth running of the network as well as work closely with its  Chair and an active and committed Steering Group.

The role requires a talented communications officer who is confident working on their own initiative as well as collaboratively.  The individual will need to be able to manage competing tasks and work with a range of stakeholders. This is a great time for the right candidate to join the organisation and be part of this innovative area of work.

For more information regarding the work of the NCJAA please visit the National Criminal Justice Arts Alliance website at

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If you would like to discuss the position further, please email: to arrange a phone call.

  • The deadline for applications is Monday 25th September at 12 noon
  • Interviews will take place Thursday 5th October in central London

This post is covered by the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974, there is no requirement to disclose any convictions.

Please note CV's will not be accepted – please complete an application form and return to With regret we are unable to notify non-shortlisted applicants. If you do not hear from us by the interview date, please assume that you were unsuccessful on this occasion.


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