Senior Communications Manager


  • Up to £44,000 per annum (Pro rata)

  • 12 month fixed term contract (maternity cover, 36 hours per week)

  • Hybrid working (minimum of 2 days and a maximum of 3 days per week in the office)

The BBFC is independent and not-for-profit, and we’re here to help everyone in the UK choose age-appropriate films, videos and websites, wherever and however they watch or use them.

The successful candidate will support the Director, Marketing and Outreach in the on-going development of the media and PR strategy for the BBFC. Including; managing high profile media activity; briefing the CEO and preparing key messaging documents; handling press and publicity; managing social media; coordinating internal communications; and supporting the BBFC's wider policy and education work. 

Candidates must have a demonstrable track record of leading the delivery of high profile campaigns and an evolving communications strategy in a fast paced environment. The successful candidate will be proactive and strategic - a leader and do-er, have outstanding copywriting skills, strong digital communication experience and a solid network of media contacts. They will have line management responsibility for the Communications and Outreach Officer, have oversight of a broad range of channels, including; press and media; publications; resources; social media, education and policy work. 

They will have excellent organisational and time management skills. The ability to project manage and multitask are essential.  

Your application and equal opportunities monitoring form should be sent to Hamira Saddique, HR Manager, BBFC, 3 Soho Square, London W1D 3HD or email to  The closing date for receipt of completed application forms is 4pm on Friday 26 November 2021. 

If you have not heard from us by Monday 6 December 2021, you may assume your application has been unsuccessful.

Interviews are likely to take place during the week commencing Monday 6 December 2021.

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BBFC Application and Equal Opportunities Form