Director of Media, PR and Artists

Recruiter
WWF
Location
Woking, Surrey
Salary
Salary is commensurate with experience
Posted
07 Aug 2019
Closes
25 Aug 2019
Hours
Full Time
Contract Type
Permanent

Director of Media, PR and Artists

Salary is commensurate with experience

Living Planet Centre Woking, Surrey, GU21 4LL

Our planet is in peril and as the world’s leading independent conservation organisation,

we are on a mission to make our voice the loudest and most respected in helping to save the planet and provide a future where people and nature thrive.  

At WWF we have incredible opportunity for an accomplished media and PR senior professional to join us as our Director of Media, PR & Artists and be part of a senior leadership team at the forefront of driving change.

As Director of Media, PR and Artists, we will look to you to spearhead our media and PR engagement, with a focus on delivering extensive, bold and relevant coverage across all media, targeted at key fundraising and advocacy audiences. 

We will look to you to drive high awareness and engagement of the brand through media, PR, artists and influencers as well as support high impact campaigns with integrated and powerful communications strategies. You will also provide media advice and reputation management at the highest level. 

Importantly, you will play a critical role in delivering our ambitious strategy to grow support over the next three years by generating the most creative ideas to engage and attract new audiences as well as extend our reach into new media arenas.

A successful candidate will:

  • be an experienced senior leader with a track record motivating and building high performing teams operating at the highest level, working at pace and in an integrated way
  • be a senior media and PR professional with extensive experience
  • have an outstanding understanding of how the media works and a track record of using the media to influence decision makers and deliver successful fundraising and advocacy campaigns
  • used to working and building relationships with journalists and influential senior editors as well as artists and influencers
  • an expert at launching short and long-term PR campaigns
  • have an in-depth understanding of digital platforms, social media and their audiences hold a relevant qualification                                                                                                 

You will be skilled at managing budgets and as a consummate communicator you will also excel at building relationships and networking.

You will be able to demonstrate a commitment to the natural world and WWF’s core mission.

How to Apply

If you have the skills required to help us drive change and build a movement in defence of our world, please click on the link and apply via our website.

Complete the online registration and submit a copy of your up to date CV with cover letter highlighting what makes you a good fit for us. If you would like to discuss the role further please contact Lisa Lee, Executive Director of Communications on 01483 412456.

 Closing Date : 25/08/2019

At WWF-UK we are committed to creating an inclusive working environment, where diversity is valued and there is equality of opportunity. We therefore welcome applications from all sections of the community and we offer a range of benefits to encourage a work life balance.

Our world needs you like never before. We are the first generation to know we are destroying the world and we could be the last that can do anything about it. We’re looking for people who are passionate about making it politically, socially and economically unacceptable to destroy our planet’s natural resources. We need you to join us in the fight for our world.

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