Senior communications officer – job description

06 June 2023

Transport Focus is the independent watchdog working on behalf of passengers and road users across Great Britain. We need a senior communications officer to help us deliver top-quality external and internal communications.

We’re looking for someone to:

  • be part of our 24/7 press office
  • help develop and deliver comms plans, including advising senior colleagues on handling
  • help manage and provide content for the website, intranet, social media channels and newsletter
  • produce compelling insight reports, including working with our talented freelance designers
  • help deliver virtual and real-life events
  • use analytics/evaluation for continual improvement.

We are committed to diversity and inclusion. We’re keen to hear from all enthusiastic, creative self-starters regardless of background or formal education level.

Salary: £32,000 plus benefits.

This role is for an initial period of three months.

The role is full time, but we are open to flexible working. Hybrid working with a mix of office (London or Manchester) and home working. There will also be some travel across Britain.

Please feel free to contact Kieran Watkins, the head of communications, for an informal discussion.

You can download the job description below. If you are interested in applying, please email

Senior communications officer - job description
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