PR and Celebrity Manager – Major Charity

03 Jan 2014
03 Feb 2014
Full Time
Contract Type

Our client is a major UK charity who raises money to fund world-class research. They are looking for a talented, ambitious individual to join them as PR and Celebrity Manager. This is a fantastic opportunity for an outstanding individual with a passion for charity work and medical research to join a hard-working, close-knit team.

As PR and Celebrity Manager your key responsibilities will include:

  • Raising our client’s profile through creative media relations and celebrity engagement
  • Leading the PR campaigns for the charity’s major fundraising event
  • Line managing two PR and Celebrity Officers
  • Working closely with internal stakeholders
  • Drafting and implementing outstanding media strategies
  • Creating publicity material
  • Building celebrity support for the charity, including managing agents and celebrity ambassadors
  • Developing and nurturing relationships with key journalists
  • Helping run PR events, press conferences, launches etc

The ideal candidate must:

  • Be able to demonstrate outstanding experience in a press office, PR agency or as a journalist, though in-house experience would be ideal
  • Have a proven track record of delivering outstanding PR campaigns
  • Have previously liaised with a range of national and regional media, with high-quality media contacts
  • Have significant line management experience
  • Have worked on a range on consumer, fundraising, policy or campaigning projects
  • Be able to demonstrate experience of project management, as well as of digital and social media PR
  • Have a passion for charity work, medical research and the PR industry
  • Ideally have worked alongside celebrities in a previous role
  • Have outstanding written and verbal communication skills, with fantastic interpersonal skills

This is a fantastic opportunity for a talented individual who is passionate about charity work and to join a major charity that makes a real impact. If you feel you are the ideal candidate for this role then please apply below.