Senior Media and Public Relations Officer

Kings Cross, London
£32,000 per annum + benefits
24 Dec 2013
20 Jan 2014
Full Time
Contract Type

Dynamic Senior Media and Public Relations Officer sought for national hospice charity.

Are you looking for your next PR challenge and would relish the opportunity to help promote the UK’s leading hospice care charity?

Help the Hospices is looking for an experienced and dynamic Senior Media and PR Officer to help drive its media work.

The role:

Reporting to the Head of Press, the role will focus on driving proactive media work to promote Help the Hospices, as well as supporting other external communications work.

Key responsibilities will include:
• Designing and implementing PR plans for key projects and campaigns
• Generating creative ideas for media coverage to help increase public awareness about Help the Hospices
• Working with member hospices to develop stories and case studies
• Producing vibrant, well written copy for communication materials for key stake holders

This is a permanent role.

The candidate:

You will have solid experience in media relations and possess high quality writing skills, with a strong track record of achieving positive media coverage for an organisation’s key projects and activities. You will be creative, dynamic and bursting with ideas, as well as having excellent judgement and strong emotional intelligence, with a well-honed ability to deal sensitively with a range of stakeholders.

About Help the Hospices:

Help the Hospices is the leading UK charity for hospice care which supports and champions more than 200 hospices. Hospices provide vital care for people with terminal illnesses and their families, helping them live well for the time they have left together.

In return we will offer a salary of £32k and a varied and interesting role in a great place to work.

For more information about the role and to find out about how to apply, please visit:

Applications must be received by 9am on Monday January 20, 2014. 
First interviews will take place w/c January 27 with second interviews scheduled to be held in early February.