The Health Foundation is an independent charity committed to bringing about better health and health care for people in the UK.
The External Affairs Officer (Media) will support the external affairs team in effectively delivering high quality media, public affairs, stakeholder relations, and integrated communications activity. You will build strong and productive relationships with across local, national and trade media, manage monitoring of the UK media landscape, be responsible for maintenance and management of our third-party contacts database, support reporting on Health Foundation media activity and co-ordinate the Health Foundation’s response to inbound media inquiries.
To be successful in the role of External Affairs Officer you will need to be educated to degree level, with significant experience of working in a fast- paced press office and implementing impactful and timely reactive and proactive media activity and have experience of delivering integrated communications plans and strategies that blend the full range of communications disciplines.
This is a fantastic opportunity for a communications professional with a passion for improving health outcomes who is committed to our core behaviours - Commitment to Diversity and Inclusion, Achieving Impact, Working Together and Discovering and Learning. Read the job description to find out more.
Application deadline: 23:59, Sunday 29 November 2020
Interview date: TBC
To apply for this role please submit your CV and a supporting statement which addresses all the person specification criteria flagged as CV/SS (Essential), indicating which role or roles you wish to be considered for. More details can be found in our application pack. Applications without a supporting statement will not be considered.
The Health Foundation values diversity and champions inclusion and strongly encourages applications from all sections of the community.