Media Officer

7 days left

Location
London
Salary
£28000 - £30000 per annum
Posted
25 Sep 2018
Closes
23 Oct 2018
Ref
13955664/001
Hours
Full Time
Contract Type
Temporary

A leading Children's Charity based in Central London

Description

  • To devise and implement media and PR plans and tactics for national and regional activity, as directed by the Head of Media and PR, in keeping with organisational and team objectives.

  • To lead on, and develop, the charity's media work around key organisational priorities.
  • Identify and act on opportunities to grow the charity's media profile.
  • To work to streamlined communications processes with the staff, including managers, to ensure high quality media activity.
  • To help deliver the charities media and PR output, including devising supporting materials and both leading and assisting coverage on different media.
  • To collaborate across multiple teams, in complex projects, under matrix-style management and working.
  • To work with the Head of Media and PR and the digital team to help contribute to the charity's social media agenda

Profile

  • Experience in developing and maintaining good relations with the media.

  • Experience of working across multiple teams and divisions.

  • Experience of initiating and planning media launches and campaigns.

  • Experience of advising colleagues on media planning.

  • Experience of handling the issues relating to children in the UK desirable, not essential.

Skills

  • A creative flair and proven ability to initiative new ideas.

  • A strong news sense and significant experience of the media.

  • Excellent writing and editing skills.

  • Good understanding of, and some experience of, social media.

  • Ability to juggle competing priorities, meet deadlines and work under pressure.

Job Offer

6 month interim position with permanent role to follow

28-30k

Focused and experienced team of 4

Reporting directly into Head of Media

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