We have an exciting opportunity in the Communications department for a new PR Officer. This opportunity is to work 37.5 hours per week (full time) on a permanent basis, at our Head Office in London.
Title: PR Officer
Reference number: 42107
Hours: 37.5 hours per week
Location: Kings Cross, London
Contract type: Permanent
Salary: £25,748 - £28,945 per annum (Inclusive of London Allowance)
Sense salary points: 28 - 32
About the role
You will help us to raise public awareness of Sense and the people we support, by securing media coverage to support key operations, including services, trading, and fundraising events.
At Sense, the PR Officer is a vital role which manages valuable relationships across UK media. You will work with our committed colleagues in the organisation to create new ways to generate stories and deliver ambitious media coverage. We want you to tell everyone about the fantastic work Sense does!
Sense is a national charity that supports people who are deafblind, those with sensory impairments and those with complex needs, to enjoy more independent lives.
About you and what we offer
Working at Sense can be incredibly rewarding; we offer the opportunity to work in a large, diverse and successful charity where people can develop their skills, knowledge and careers in a supportive and flexible environment. In addition we have excellent training and development, the opportunity for you to join our Group Personal Pension scheme and a generous annual leave entitlement.
What do we want from you? The ideal candidate will be educated to degree level or demonstrate equivalent experience. You will have excellent written and verbal communications skills, with the ability to produce high quality creative, effective and accurate press materials.
Closing date: Wednesday 16 August 2017
Interview date: Tuesday 29 August 2017
To start: To be discussed at interview
TO APPLY AND FOR MORE INFORMATION:
If you would like to find out more about this position and to apply, please click the 'Apply Now' button. You will be directed to our website where you can download the information pack and complete the application form.
We would recommend that you read the candidate guidelines and job description before completing your application. If you are a disabled candidate and require a hard copy pack or a different format for example large print, Braille or audio, further details can be found on our website.
Sense is an Equal Opportunities Employer and is committed to ensuring that all staff are motivated, skilled and rewarded by their work. Sense is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of vulnerable children and adults and expects all employees to share this commitment. Therefore, all offers of employment are subject to a number of checks including an enhanced DBS check where appropriate.
No agencies please.