PR Officer (Charity)
Our client is looking for an experienced, self-starting PR professional to join their PR team in London.
They are the UK’s leading charity dedicated to conquering stroke.
There are over 1.2 million stroke survivors in the UK. Almost two thirds have a disability and one third rely on others for help, making stroke one of the biggest causes of disability. They are continually working to improve the lives of stroke survivors and their families who deserve the very best treatment and care. They deliver amazing, life-changing support to over 60,000 stroke survivors and their families each year. They also fund research to find better treatments, campaign for better stroke care and help people understand how to spot and prevent stroke. This work is made possible by more than 4,000 talented volunteers and staff, their fantastic supporters and their strong relationships with the stroke clinical and research community.
They work with integrity, demonstrating their values as one combined passionate, innovative, respectful and professional team.
Together we can conquer stroke.
Position: PR Officer (South Zone)
Location: London – office based
Job type: Fixed term maternity cover for 12 months
Hours: 35 hours per week
Salary: Salary circa £33,299 per annum (including £3,299 inner London weighting)
Benefits: 25 days’ annual leave plus bank holidays (this will increase with service up to 30 days, full time equivalent) cashback and discount scheme, employee assistance programme, learning and development, pension scheme, Life Assurance, season ticket loan, Eye Care vouchers, Long Service Award, Cycle2Work scheme, Tax-free childcare, Health Cash Plan, Working Pattern Agreement.
Closing Date: 24th February
Interview Date: TBC
Reporting to the Media Manager, the PR Officer (South) will lead on the charitys media and PR activities across the South of England.
The PR Officer (South) is responsible for PR in support of fundraising activity, local service delivery, public awareness campaigns and policy issues relevant to the South of England in support of the charity’s corporate objectives.
Working closely with the wider PR team and colleagues in the South Zone, the PR Officer (South) develops, delivers and evaluates proactive and reactive PR activities to engage with key target audiences mainly through the regional and local broadcast, print and online media.
The role will require some travel to locations across the South of England. The use of a car with business use cover and the ability to drive would be desirable to be able to fulfil the requirements of the role.
You may also have experience as a Communications Officer, Media Officer, Press Officer, PR Officer, Senior Press Officer, Media Relations Officer, Senior Media Officer, PR Officer, Communications Manager, PR Manager, PR, Communications and Media Officer