Media & PR Officer, Charity – 7 month contract

London (Greater) / London (Central), London (Greater) / London (City of), London (Greater)
£25-27k pro rata
18 Aug 2014
18 Sep 2014
Full Time
Contract Type

A fantastic opportunity to join a high profile healthcare charity, for a 7 month contract, as Media & PR Officer.  Reporting into the Senior Media & PR Officer, you will play a key role in helping to deliver PR strategies for the charity’s fundraising appeals, in particular the charity’s largest campaign.

Key Responsibilities: -

  • Working with other members of the PR team to plan, implement and evaluate PR activities for the charity’s flagship fundraising campaigns and events
  • Actively sell in stories to national and regional media building strong relationships with the journalists
  • Write, co-ordinate and issue media materials including press releases and statements
  • Actively research, identify and create media stories and opportunities to promote the charity’s fundraising campaigns.
  • To organise and attend photocalls, press conferences and receptions for all aspects of the charity’s work.
  • Assist in identifying and placing case study stories in the media.
  • Assist in setting up media interviews and briefing spokespeople.

To be considered for this exciting inhouse charity PR opportunity you will have: -

  • At least 18 months PR experience gained from an inhouse or agency environment
  • A genuine interest in current affairs and a good knowledge of the health sector
  • The ability to take your own initiative and be proactive
  • The ability to work autonomously but be a great team player at the same time
  • An understanding of media tools such as Durrants and Metrica.
  • Social media experience

To be considered for this 7 month contract you must be available to start in September.  There is a possibility that this role could be made permanent.