PR & Media Officer

Location
West Sussex
Salary
£26000 - £28000 per annum
Posted
13 Mar 2017
Closes
10 Apr 2017
Ref
13804360/001
Sector
Animal
Hours
Full Time
Contract Type
Permanent

This PR & Media Officer role for a leading national not for profit charity is based in picturesque West Sussex

Description

This PR & Media Officer will work on regional stories or national potential to generate greater awareness of the charity. Reporting into the Media Manager, the key responsibilities will include:

  • Work with local branches and departments on their local media to generate a better awareness of the charity
  • Recruit, induct and support regional media volunteers, including campaigns and learning and development support
  • Provide an advice service to volunteers and staff to improve the quality and quantity of media work
  • Offer a press release checking service to staff and volunteers
  • Identify and exploit regional media coverage opportunities

Profile

To be a success in this PR & Media Officer role, you will need the following:

  • Degree educated or qualification in media/journalism
  • Experience in a press office or journalism environment
  • Previous experience of working with regional or national media contacts
  • Excellent communications skills, both verbal and written
  • Experience of PR agencies or freelancer management is desirable, not essential
  • Able to manage own workload and priorities projects

Job Offer

£26,500 - £28,000 plus great benefits

Apply now to be part of this national not for profit and charities