Senior PR and Media Officer

Alton, Hampshire
up to £32,000 depending on experience
11 Oct 2016
11 Nov 2016
Full Time
Contract Type

Salary: up to £33,000 depending on experience.

An exciting opportunity has arisen to work for The British Kidney Patient Association as Senior PR and Media Officer, at a time of significant growth and a new five year strategy. This position offers the opportunity to work closely with the Director of Marketing and Communications to develop and deliver a comprehensive PR and media plan for the charity.

In this critical communications role, you’ll be responsible for managing the British Kidney Patient Association’s media profile and relations, including social media, to ensure we are recognised as the UK’s leading kidney patient support charity, to maximise proactive and reactive media opportunities and to develop and lead on corporate communications and campaigns.

A creative thinker and excellent copywriter, the successful candidate will have a strong track record of increasing media presence and coverage, ideally for a charity or health related organisation, as well as expertise across traditional and digital/social media. Experienced in successfully planning, and implementing a broad range of PR and media activity and helping to create compelling national and local campaigns, the post will suit a proactive “hands on” individual who “makes things happen”.

Please apply in writing to the British Kidney Patient Association with a copy of your CV and a covering letter outlining your suitability for the post.

Applications should be addressed to Paul Bristow, Director of Marketing and Communications, The British Kidney Patient Association, 3 The Windmills, St Mary’s Close, Turk Street, Alton GU34 1EF. 

Closing date for applications: Friday 11th November.

Interviews will be held week commencing 21st and 28th November

A full job description and person specification available below.

For an informal discussion about the role with the Director of Marketing and Communications, please contact the British Kidney Patient Association.  or 01420 541424.