Media & PR Officer - Charity
A fantastic opportunity has arisen to join the Media, PR and Campaigns team of a high profile charity as Media and PR Officer.
The Media and PR Officer reports into a Media and PR Manager and supports the organisation’s strategic objectives by delivering meaningful campaigns and stories across key areas such as Fundraising, Caring Services, Policy and Research. This role sits within a wider Communications team.
As well as supporting national PR and Media work, you will also support Community Fundraising, Business and Caring Services teams in an English region, where you will lead on PR to ensure they embed story-telling across all PR activities.
The Media and PR Officer will be working in a busy, national PR team that oversees all contact with press and oversees the reputation of the charity. As such, the successful candidate will need to be able to balance multiple projects, shifting priorities and take part in the news desk and on-call rotas.
…Have experience of working in a busy press office or PR agency, ideally in a charity setting but not essential
…Have excellent written and verbal communication skills and be comfortable liaising and influencing senior stakeholders both internally and externally
…Be calm under pressure, an efficient multitasker, have a good eye for a story and be able to assess what constitutes a reputational risk
…Be a strategic thinker and able to plan campaigns effectively, targeting different audiences based on sound research and insights
…An understanding of the health and social care space would be an advantage. What is essential is your ability to learn fast and make their cause understandable and relatable to all