Media Officer

Location
Belfast
Salary
£16,970 actual per annum
Posted
14 Jan 2019
Closes
31 Jan 2019
Ref
00325588
Contact
Candidate Services
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Part Time
Media Officer 

Our people make us. Join the UK’s leading dementia charity. 

Alzheimer's Society is the UK's leading dementia charity. We provide information and support, improve care, fund research, and create lasting change for people affected by dementia. 

Position: Media Officer 
Location: Northern Ireland Country Office, Belfast 
Contract type: Part Time, Fixed Term, 12 month maternity cover 
Hours: 21 per week 
Salary: £16,970 actual per annum 

Closing date: 31 January 2019 
Interview date: TBC 

About the role: 

This post is key to raising the profile of Alzheimer's Society and increasing understanding of dementia in the Northern Ireland 

Key responsibilities include: 

Delivering and evaluating regional media relations activity that increases the profile of the charity and the issues associated with dementia 

Developing effective communication campaigns to increase understanding of dementia, working with important partners. 

Working alongside the NI management team to publicly communicate about the work of the organisation. 

Building relationships with people living with dementia and their carers to help inform our work. 

This role will require some travel throughout NI and occasionally to the UK. 

About you: 

We are looking for a tenacious, committed and ambitious media officer, hungry for a challenge. You will work autonomously and as part of different project groups to increase awareness of dementia in Northern Ireland. You will have an eye for a good news story and be creative in your approach to securing media coverage. 

This role will give you a chance to really make a difference to people in Northern Ireland living with dementia who need our support. 

Our employees work hard every day to make a true difference in people's lives. We are proud to support them with a range of benefits, recognition and many options for working agilely. All contributing to a strong work life balance. We also have various learning programmes to support you in your development and help you grow to realise your potential and shape a career with Alzheimer's Society. 

Alzheimer’s Society is committed to equal opportunities. 

You may have experience of the following: Media Officer, Charity, Charities, Third Sector, PR, Public Relations, Campaign Management, Marcoms, Marketing Communications, Press Officer, Journalist, Journalism, Voluntary Sector, Fundraising Engagement etc.

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