Macmillan Cancer Support

PR and Media Officer - Fundraising (maternity cover)

£26,100 - £29,000 pro-rated for 18 hours per week (Mon- Wed)
24 May 2013
05 Jun 2013
Part Time
Contract Type

Macmillan Cancer Support

PR and Media Officer - Fundraising (maternity cover)

£26,100 - £29,000 pro-rated for 18 hours per week (Mon- Wed)


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Already proven your media relations skills across a variety of media? Looking for a fresh challenge within an award-winning team where you can show off your PR prowess?

We need you to build awareness of Macmillan by securing high levels of media coverage for our fundraising events. 

Working with teams across Macmillan you will devise and implement PR campaigns, organise photo opportunities, mange event PR and maximise celebrity support in the press. The ability to create and apply effective PR strategies is vital, as well as strong interpersonal and organisational skills. 

With your excellent writing skills and demonstrable creativity and flair, you will identify and exploit opportunities and produce high quality press releases, features, online PR campaigns and media briefings. In addition, and equipped with the skills to manage the press at high profile events, you will be our ambassador in all external relations, developing excellent relationships with journalists across all forms of media. 

Conscious of the need to evaluate outcomes against objectives, you'll be rewarded for your efforts through a record of extensive coverage in which our key messages are invariably clear, apparent and consistently communicated.

We commit to actively developing you and our benefits include BUPA, life assurance, pension, childcare vouchers, generous leave, and interest free loans for season ticket and gym membership.

Closing date: 5 June 2013

Interview date:  13 June 2013

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