Media and Communications Manager (12 month contract)

London (Greater)
up to £40,000
12 Sep 2017
12 Oct 2017
Full Time
Contract Type

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This is a full-time role, with a 12 month contract.

The organisation

  • An ambitious environmental charity.

The role

  • Develop a communication and media strategy to ensure the UK’s environmental standards are maintained.
  • Responsible for maintaining key relationships with journalists to ensure communications have the greatest impact possible.
  • Lead and coordinate team members from the organisation to help maximise speaking opportunities.
  • Develop and update key messages for use by the organisation and allies in their communications.
  • Write press releases to gain effective media coverage and produce social media resources to raise the profile of key environmental issues.

The candidate

  • Educated to degree or postgraduate level in a related field.
  • Experience of developing and implementing successful communication strategies.
  • Experience in leading reactive media work, running media events and writing press releases.
  • Sound understanding of environmental issues in the UK and knowledge of the British political landscape.
  • Extensive experience either working as a journalist or working closely with journalists.
  • Excellent communication and networking skills.

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