PR Manager

Recruiter
UNICEF
Location
Stratford and New Town, London (Greater)
Salary
Circa £36,000 per annum
Posted
07 Feb 2019
Closes
20 Feb 2019
Hours
Full Time
Contract Type
Permanent

Unicef ensures more of the world’s children are vaccinated, educated and protected than any other organisation. We have done more to influence laws and policies to help protect children than anyone else. We get things done. And we’re not going to stop until the world is a safe place for all our children.

We are currently recruiting a PR Manager to join Unicef UK.  In this role, you will deliver Unicef UK’s communications and media work for public campaigning and public fundraising. You will manage relationships across UK media and contribute to internal strategic thinking about how to maximise our campaigns and fundraising.

You will also work alongside others to deliver effective, ambitious and well-messaged media coverage to promote our high profile communications projects, such as Soccer Aid for Unicef, World Children’s Day, fundraising gala events and high-profile supporter fronted media campaigns.

To succeed in this role, will have experience of developing, implementing and evaluating high profile media strategies and securing effective coverage within key mass media titles. You will be an exceptional communicator, able to develop highly productive working relationships with consumer journalists, key internal stakeholders and external partners. You will have experience of working in or dealing with the voluntary sector on development issues. You should have a strong knowledge of the UK media, humanitarian issues and children’s rights.

This role offers a genuine opportunity to make a difference to the lives of millions of children around the world.

Closing date: 5pm, Wednesday 20 February 2019.

Interview date: Tuesday, 5 March 2019.

Unicef UK promotes equality, diversity and inclusion in our workplace. We make employment decisions by matching business needs with skills and experience of candidates, irrespective of age, disability (including hidden disabilities), gender, gender identity or gender reassignment, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief, or sexual orientation.

We are happy to talk about flexible working, personal growth, and to promote a workplace where you can be yourself and achieve success based only on your merit.

The successful candidate will be required to apply for a criminal records check. A criminal record will not necessarily bar you from working with us. This will depend on the nature of the role and the circumstances of your offences.

We only accept online applications as this saves us money, making more funds available for us to help ensure children’s rights. CVs will not be accepted.

If you require support in completing the online form or an application form in an alternative format, please contact Supporter Care on 0300 330 5580 during office hours.

If you do not hear from us within 14 days of the closing date, please assume your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion. Please note that we only provide feedback to shortlisted candidates.

Registered Charity Nos. 1072612 (England and Wales) SC043677 (Scotland)

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