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Spokesperson Coordinator - Media & Messaging

Group:UK Media and Messaging
Location:From home role with XR UK (UK Wide)
Hours per week:5-9
No. spaces available:1
Meeting Time: Fridays at 14:00 (Press team meeting)
Meeting Format:Conference call
Meeting Schedule:
Essential Skills:Organisational skills. Knowledge of press/media. Reactive and thinking on your feet during busy times e.g. Rebellion when there are many press requests. Approachable, people orientated.
Desired Skills: Background in media, press, journalism could be useful but it not essential
Accessibility considerations:

Spokesperson Coordinator - Press Team Role description: This is a very specific role for someone to team up with the existing coordinator for the official spokespeople of Extinction Rebellion UK. You will be working within the Press Team which sits in the Media and Messaging working group of Extinction Rebellion UK. Core duties: - Managing and maintaining the group of spokespeople using Signal. - Recruiting new spokespeople. - Organising training for new spokespeople - Organising regular practise and refresher sessions for existing spokespeople. - Organising briefings for spokespeople on specific topics. - Working together closely with the Press Team, liaising with the media who have requested to interview Extinction Rebellion. - Knowing the strengths and weaknesses of the group of spokespeople to ensure you select the right person for the interview. - Supporting the spokesperson before an interview. - Debriefing and moral support after an interview, especially if it was a hostile one. - Keeping a record of completed interviews in a spreadsheet for budget and strategy reporting purposes. - To attend the weekly Press Team meeting. - You will keep the Press Team informed about your work and latest developments. We ask all people volunteering with Extinction Rebellion UK to: Sign the Rebel Agreement Adhere to our Principles and Values Respect our Regenerative Cultures

This role is being advertised by the following working group:

UK Media and Messaging

Location: XR UK (UK Wide)

UK wide comms and messaging

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