Media Manager (PR)

Woking, Surrey
Circa £32,000 depending on experience
06 Feb 2019
17 Feb 2019
Full Time
Contract Type

Media Manager (PR)

6 Month Fixed Term Contract

Circa £32,000 depending on experience

Living Planet Centre Woking, Surrey GU21 4LL

PR Manager – The Role

Proactively generating positive and agenda-setting news coverage of WWF’s work in advocacy, campaigns and fundraising, you will help make our message the loudest, most respected and reliable in the UK media, and grasp the public and decision makers’ attention so they join the fight for our world!

An experienced PR Manager, your focus will be to support the delivery of media activity around the upcoming and groundbreaking Netflix documentary series, Our Planet, of which WWF is a partner. You will need to hit the ground running, helping drive awareness of the science behind the series and our work to protect the planet.

Alongside this, by increasing WWF-UK’s profile in the media and building relationships with journalists, confidently pitching stories and ideas to media outlets you will maximise WWF’s coverage within a variety of media types including consumer lifestyle, national, broadcast, regional and digital. You will also help coach spokespeople for media interviews as well as get involved in monitoring and evaluating the success of media activities.

PR Manager – Requirements

Educated to degree level or equivalent. You will be an experienced PR Manager with a proven track record of delivering high quality media coverage and increasing brand equity and awareness. An excellent communicator, you will write and produce content to a high standard, at short notice and when under pressure. You will also have experience of managing integrated PR campaigns and handling media and influencer trips. Through an excellent understanding of the media and social media landscapes, you will be adept at spotting and making the most of media opportunities.

Who are we?

WWF believes in a future where people and nature thrive.

Best known as the world’s leading conservation body, we’ve seen first-hand how wildlife, the environment and human activity are all interlinked.

That’s why our passion for safeguarding the natural world has to be backed up by other environmental action – tackling the global threat of climate change (through our big global campaigns like Earth Hour) and helping people to change the way they live to ease pressure on natural resources.

WWF is at the heart of global activities in all these areas. We have teams of highly skilled professionals working with governments, businesses and communities here in the UK and around the world.

PR Manager – How to Apply

If you have the skills to help WWF #FightForYourWorld, please visit our website via the link, complete the online registration and submit a copy of your up to date CV with cover letter highlighting why you are interested in this role and why you believe you are suited for the role.

This is a Fixed term contract for 6 months 

Closing Date: 17/02/2019

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.

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