Join the team

Join the team

Are you a creative storyteller with a passion for gender equality? We are the Rape and Sexual Abuse Counselling Centre, Darlington and Country Durham (RSACC). We have a new and exciting vacancy for a candidate with the experience and ideas to help us grow and develop our fundraising and campaigning activity into the future.

Our mission is to end rape and sexual violence in Darlington and Country Durham by supporting and empowering women and girls.

We a looking for a dynamic individual with strong communications skills and experience, that wants to bring this to a small local charity and join us in working to end rape and sexual violence in Darlington and County Durham

RSACC was established in 1990 and now supports over 750 survivors each year. We are a charity run by and for women. We offer free, safe support to all women over 13 who have experienced any form of sexual violence at any time in their lives. Over the past 18 months we have made significant investment into our digital infrastructure and developed a communication strategy. We now want to bring in this new role to support us to continue to develop our ability to campaign and fundraise through developing a pool of supporters who are motivated by and committed to ending sexual violence and supporting survivors.

The role will report to the Deputy Chief Executive Officer. The position is for 18 hours a week which can be worked flexibly across the week upon agreement. Agile working is encouraged, and the role can be worked flexibly between our office base in the centre of Darlington and home working. The post is initially for 18 months, with the intention to extend subject to funding and satisfactory delivery of objectives.

Salary – £24,313 pro rata

Hours- 18 hours/week

Job Description, Person Specification and Application Form for the role can be downloaded below.

Engagement and Comms Officer JD

Engagement and Comms Officer Person Spec

Application Form

All completed applications must be emailed to by the closing date.

Closing date for applications: 12.00 on 1st June 2020

‘RSACC offers services to women and girls, who have experienced sexual violence, within a women-only safe space. It is an occupational requirement under the Equality Act 2010 for these posts to be filled only by people who identify as women. RSACC is an equal opportunity employer and is seeking qualified candidates who contribute to the diversity of the organisation’

Additional Reference Sexual Discrimination Act 1975 section 7 (ii); amended in 1998 and 2008; Schedule 9 Part 1 of the qualities Act 2010.